Delavan

Holiday lights

Holiday lights

      At the tree lighting ceremony in Tower Park in Delavan, Mayor Mel Nieuwenhuis kicks things off once Santa arrived by fire truck. See more photos in the Dec. 12 Enterprise. (Dave Dresdow photo)

 
 

Delavan officials respond to questions about closed session

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent City Attorney Steve Koch responded to questions about why a discussion by the Common Council on Nov. 19 about the Temperance House was conducted in closed session. Koch said doing so was proper and no one associated with the Temperance House should be surprised the […]

 
 

Thanksgiving Dinner serves record number

Thanksgiving Dinner serves record number

By Heidi Schulz Staff Writer This year marked the 13th annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner With Friends. The event is coordinated by Chris and Patti Marsicano and led by many dedicated volunteers. The food is all paid for by donations and the turkeys are cooked by many local restaurants including: The […]

 
 

Owner of emaciated dogs faces charges

Owner of emaciated dogs faces charges

Jeffrey Freund, of Elkhorn, located thanks to social media post By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer The identity of the owner of two dogs who were found wandering around the Walmart parking lot in Delavan on Thanksgiving, was announced yesterday by Delavan Police. Jeffrey M/ Freund, 48, of Elkhorn, appeared in […]

 
 

Delavan Council debates new development

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan Common Council was presented a concept plan for a business that may fill the former Pick ‘N Save building at  319 S. Wright St. in the former Kmart Plaza at its Nov. 19 meeting. Opinions about the plan to locate a self-storage business there […]

 
 

Solar farm coming to Delavan-Darien area

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Darien Solar Energy Center is in the developmental stages toward bringing a power generation facility to the Town of Darien in the next few years. Invenergy Senior Associate of Renewable Development Cooper Johnson made a presentation to the Village of Darien board Nov. 18 […]

 
 

Limited visibility

Limited visibility

A structure fire at Strategic Materials at 1849 Hobbs Dr. in Delavan Nov. 7, involved a piece of equipment inside the warehouse, according to Delavan Fire Chief Tim O’Neill. Above; the ladder truck is set up for point vantage of the equipment that was on fire. Also, O’Neill noted, the […]

 
 

Homecoming royalty

Homecoming royalty

Students selected for the Wisconsin School for the Deaf’s homecoming court included: (from the left) 2nd Prince and 2nd Princess – Andra Flowers and Faith Sims; Queen and King – Madison Bongard and LeVante Sanders; 1st Princess and 1st Prince – Tao Yi Dallmann and Noah Bergelin (Submitted photo)

 
 

Positive outcomes

Teamwork key for emergency response in Delavan By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer It’s not every day members of the Delavan fire and rescue department are dealt numerous calls in a short period of time but that’s precisely what happened recently. “We had six EMS calls between just after 4 a.m. […]

 
 

Delavan closes vacant building loophole

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan Common Council closed a loophole in its recently adopted vacant buildings registration ordinance on Oct. 15. The loophole allowed some building owners to avoid having their buildings inspected twice a year by the fire department to make sure they are up to code. […]