Meijer receives final approval from City of Delavan

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The planned Meijer store in the City of Delavan received its final approval on Dec. 4 from the Common Council. At a special meeting, the council approved several agreements with the company paving the way for the company to close on the property it intends […]


Public information meeting on Highway X slated

The Walworth County Public Works Department is planning a highway improvement project for County Highway X between the Rock County line and the south Delavan City limits, skipping the Village of Darien limits and the Interstate 43 interchange. A public information meeting will take place from 5 to 7 p.m., […]


Orchestra holds annual concert at Calvary

Orchestra holds annual concert at Calvary

DDHS string choir greets guests in the church lobby By Tom Ganser Correspondent On Nov. 3, Lake Geneva Symphony Orchestra volunteer musicians from southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois, including Delavan, performed in a concert at Calvary Community Church in Williams Bay. The concert included Hungarian Dance No. 6 by Johannes […]


Woman charged in meth cook at hotel to withdraw guilty plea

By Vicky Wedig Staff Writer A woman who pleaded guilty in a 2017 meth cook and has appeared in court twice to be sentenced is filing a motion to withdraw her plea. A status conference is scheduled for Dec. 27 for Melissa E. Kuen, 37, whose attorney told the court […]


Signatures collected before law allows

Town Board member says move was honest mistake By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Delavan Town Board Supervisor Lynnette Phillips admitted last week that she solicited signatures from town residents for fellow supervisor Larry Malsch earlier than allowed by state law. Phillips said the action was an honest mistake on her […]


Delavan Common Council fills vacant seat

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan Common Council appointed Delavan-Darien High School teacher Carri Deschner-Brandt to the council Nov. 20 to fill the Second District seat vacated with the resignation of former Alderman Chris Phillips on Oct. 5. Deschner-Brandt will run for election to the seat in April. She […]


Teen gets eight years in prison for assaulting girl

A Sharon teenager was sentenced Nov. 26 to eight years in prison and 10 years extended supervision for assaulting a 4-year-old girl whom his mom babysat. Nicholas M. Trzebny, 17, pleaded guilty to first-degree child sexual assault, which carries a maximum sentence of 60 years in prison, on July 2. […]


Blessings shared

Blessings shared

      Ronald Warrenburg (left) gets meals ready to go for Delavan Township Police Chief Ray Clark. Clark helped deliver meals to shut-ins in the township area at the annual free Thanksgiving meal at Community Park in the Town of Delavan. (Submittted photo)


Highway Department aims to keep roads safe

The Walworth County Highway Department is responsible for the snow and ice removal of about 400 lane miles of county trunk highways and an additional 700 lane miles of state highways through contract with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. The majority of snow removal operations within Walworth County will occur […]


Man charged with burglarizing ex’s home

An initial appearance is scheduled for Nov. 28 for a Delavan man charged with stealing items from his ex-wife’s home in the Town of Delavan. Jesse C. Ostrander, 37, was charged Nov. 7 in Walworth County Circuit Court with burglary of a building or dwelling. According to the criminal complaint, […]