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McGMO raises $40K for cancer patients

McGMO raises $40K for cancer patients

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The McGMO golf tournament was forced to alter course last summer due to the pandemic. On July 30, with some safety precautions in place, the tournament returned and raised more than $40,000 to provide comfort items for cancer patients. The tournament got its start when […]

 
 

Crash results in injuries

Crash results in injuries

Several people were injured in a two-vehicle crash that happened about 3 p.m. on Aug. 6 at the intersection of Highway 89 and Highway A, northwest of Delavan, according to officials. Delavan and Whitewater fire and rescue departments responded along with Medix Ambulance. Above: Firefighters wait for the vehicles involved […]

 
 

The swing of summer

The swing of summer

On July 30 at the Phoenix Park Bandshell in Delavan, the Jack Farina Swing Band performed hits from the Big Band era, swing, Latin, a tribute to the Glenn Miller Orchestra and a Veterans Salute featuring members of the Marine Corps League. Swing dance lessons were offered early on and […]

 
 

Delavan Common Council approves annexation

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan Common Council approved the annexation of 273 acres of land along the north side of State Highway 50, the south side of Mound Road and the west side of County Highway F in the Town of Delavan on July 20. The owner of […]

 
 

Parade of thanks

Parade of thanks

An antique and classic boat parade on Delavan Lake July 17 was organized to show appreciation to nurses and first responders who worked through the pandemic and to military, according to Gary Huge, whose family sponsored the event along with The Inn Between and the Delavan Boat Shed. See more […]

 
 

Village of Darien sewer rate to increase by 5%

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Village of Darien board approved raising the sewer rate in the village by five percent at last week’s meeting. The board had previously approved the rate increase as part of the 2021 budget but it had not yet been implemented. Village Administrator Lindsey Peterson […]

 
 

Harbor Freight Tools open for business

Harbor Freight Tools open for business

Harbor Freight Tools will officially open its new store in Delavan on Saturday, July 31 at 8 a.m. but began welcoming customers last week in what’s referred to as a soft opening, which features normal store hours. The Delavan store, located at 1456 E. Geneva St., in a portion of […]

 
 

Delavan-Darien district doing well financially

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien School District showed signs of financial strength at its July 12 school board meeting. The board put more money toward a newly established building and grounds fund and saved money on a new busing contract. The board approved setting up a Fund 46 […]

 
 

Town of Delavan Board votes against TID

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Town of Delavan board voted to abandon plans to form a tax incremental district in the town that would move the proposed Shodeen development known as Shores of Delavan Lake closer to reality on July 6. Supervisor Katherine Gaulke was the only supervisor to […]

 
 

Cruisin’ at the park

Cruisin’ at the park

The Cruisin’ Car Show at Phoenix Park featured hot rods, food, drinks, live entertainment and more. In between wandering throughout the park to get a close up look at the classic vehicles on site, many guests spent time showing off their dance moves to music by the Dirty Fishnet Stockings. […]