Child found not breathing at bottom of pool revived

By Vicky Wedig Editor A 4 ½-year-old girl found not breathing at the bottom of the pool at Lake Lawn Resort last week was revived and is doing well, according to Delavan police. Lake Lawn staff notified authorities when the child’s parents found her not breathing at the bottom of […]


School Board approves referendum

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent After discussing the need for a referendum for several months, the Delavan-Darien School Board on Monday approved asking for a vote April 3. The referendum has two parts. With a budget deficit last reported at $3.7 million, the board must again address the need for […]


Man gets 25 years for killing brother-in-law

Man gets 25 years for killing brother-in-law

Alan Johnson, 32, of Lima Center, was sentenced Friday to 25 years in prison and 10 years extended supervision for the Oct. 25, 2016, shooting death of his brother-in-law Ken Myskewicz in Whitewater. Mykewicz’s wife and son, Kimberly and Tyler Myskewicz, Johnson’s sister and nephew, made statements at Johnson’s sentencing […]


Elkhorn man dies in crash

An Elkhorn man died Thursday when he lost control of the car he was driving on Dam Road and was ejected when it rolled multiple times. The single-car crash occurred at about 1:50 a.m. Thursday on Dam Road in the Town of Sugar Creek. The driver, Jeff Myers, 24, of […]


Police seek armed robbery suspect

Black men in rusty car pointed gun at bicyclist, took money Delavan police are seeking a man suspected of pointing a gun at a bicyclist and demanding money Oct. 18. The victim told police he was robbed at gunpoint on Terrace Street south of Washington Street at about 9:15 a.m. […]


Former Lake Committee members call for dredging ponds

Town experimenting with less costly solutions By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Delavan Town Board Chairman Ryan Simons announced Aug. 22 that the Delavan Lake Sanitary District has been experimenting with pellets and floc logs in Delavan Lake in an effort to find cost effective ways to keep the lake clean. […]


Fourth Street homes condemned

Fourth Street homes condemned

By Vicky Wedig Editor Two Fourth Street homes – at 329 S. Fourth St. and 215 N. Fourth St. – have been condemned and are being demolished. The Delavan Fire Department conducted a practice burn drill on the South Fourth Street home Monday, and the North Fourth Street home is […]


Author to talk about Wright’s Penwern

Author to talk about Wright’s Penwern

Author Mark Hertzberg will present an illustrated talk about “Penwern,” Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fred B. Jones estate on Delavan Lake at 7 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Walworth County Historical Society’s Heritage Hall, 9 E. Rockwell St., Elkhorn. Hertzberg, the author of three books about Wright’s work in Racine, has […]


Woman who wandered from home found safe

Firefighters locate 84-year-old nearly 2 miles away By Vicky Wedig Editor Firefighters found an 84-year-old woman nearly two miles from her home Saturday three hours after she reportedly wandered from her condominium. Delavan firefighters Chris Lofy and Capt. Adam Booth found 84-year-old Rita Cichon at Wright and Ann streets after […]


Bond to remain at $10,000 cash for stabbing suspect

Man from Guatemala has been in Delavan four months By Vicky Wedig Editor A judge Wednesday denied reducing the bond of a man from Guatemala charged with stabbing a man at the Super 8 Motel in Delavan on Saturday. Bond was set at $10,000 cash for Eduardo Godinez Diaz, 29, […]


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