Delavan

City of Delavan looks to add new TID

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan Common Council approved a step toward creating a new tax incremental district in the city last week. The new district, called TID No. 6, would overlay portions of the existing TID No. 4. Administrator Denise Pieroni said at the Oct. 20 meeting, the […]

 
 

Lakefront fall fest

Lakefront fall fest

People gather at Community Park last Saturday for the Delavan Oktoberfest event, which featured vendors, music, dancing, games and food including German offerings. This very tall pumpkin was making its way around the festival, spreading fall cheer – and maybe a little fear – to guests. See more photos in […]

 
 

Haunted Farm Trail a fun fundraiser

Peach Tree Organic Gardens, 2609 Highway O South, Delavan, is hosting a Haunted Farm Trail, tonight, Oct. 30 from dusk until 9 p.m., which is when the last tour will be allowed. The trail will feature students from Williams Bay High School, Badger High School, Turtle Creek Elementary and Darien […]

 
 

Fall fun

Fall fun

Among the many features at Lake Lawn Resort’s Oktoberfest event Oct. 17 were wagon rides throughout the grounds, scarecrows lining the sidewalk, and a pumpkin patch. There was also a contest to guess the weight of a large pumpkin, an area for pumpkin decorating and a variety of other family […]

 
 

That’s a lot of pies

That’s a lot of pies

Delavan Christian School held its annual Homemade Apple Pie Sale Oct. 10. They sold more than 1,700 pies, which was a reduction made by organizers due to COVID bringing about changes in the process. Luke Taylor, school administrator, Melissa Sisk and Karyssa Green are hard at work making piecrusts. See […]

 
 

Town of Delavan to host Oktoberfest

Town of Delavan to host Oktoberfest

The Town of Delavan and Delavan Friends of the Park are in the final stages of planning a celebration of German culture with its Oktoberfest on Saturday. The celebration will be held noon to 6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 24 at the Delavan Community Park, at the corner of Highway 50 […]

 
 

Rotary Club recognizes DDHS students

Delavan-Darien High School students Breanna Yartey – daughter of Renee Yartey and Kofi Yartey – and Michael Cobb – son of Tammy Cobb and James Cobb – were selected as the Delavan Rotary Club students for the month of September. Yartey participates in girls swim (as captain), student council, track, […]

 
 

Fire causes evacuation

Fire causes evacuation

A fire in the wall at the Walmart in Delavan last weekend led to the store being evacuated for a short time. According to Delavan Fire Chief Tim O’Neill, the call came in a little before 2 p.m. Oct. 10 and damage was confined to a freezer and electrical wiring. […]

 
 

Painting at Delavan library restored

Painting at Delavan library restored

Piece by Ada W. Shulz bright again thanks to donation This past year, one of the beloved Aram Public Library paintings, “Child and Red Pullet” by Ada W. Shulz, was restored through a donation from the Blooming Prairie Questers of the Delavan area. The library displays a collection of works […]

 
 

Town of Delavan concerned about manure injection

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Town of Delavan Lake Committee has sent a letter to the Walworth County Land Use and Resource Management department asking for better communication with the town. Town Supervisor Mary Knipper, also Chairman of the Lake Committee, asked for authorization from the Town Board on […]