Delavan-Darien proposing adjustments to 4K Program

The Delavan-Darien School District, a partnership of students, families, staff, and community, is looking at making adjustments to its 4-year-old kindergarten program to better meet the needs of district families. Parents of current or incoming 4-year-old kindergarten students (age birth to 3) are invited to attend a listening session at […]


City takes over Darien Police Department

VICKY WEDIG Delavan Enterprise
	Delavan Police Chief Tim O’Neill stands next to one of the department’s squad cars, which were painted with the phrase “serving Darien” when the city took over the Darien Police Department on Jan. 1.

By Vicky Wedig SLN STAFF Five full-time officers were sworn in as City of Delavan police at midnight Dec. 31 as the city took over Village of Darien police services Jan. 1. The city intended to hire four officers to accommodate Darien. One officer was hired to fill a vacancy […]


School Board to evaluate diversity class

Parent objects to teaching ‘white privilege’ theory By Michael S. Hoey CORRESPONDENT The Delavan-Darien School District will evaluate a class called American Diversity offered at Delavan-Darien High School before it is taught again as the result of a complaint filed by resident Lisa Olson. Olson lodged her complaint during the […]


Enterprise office moves this week

Enterprise office moves this week
Newspaper will have new phone numbers

Newspaper will have new phone numbers The Delavan Enterprise news and advertising office will move to a new location this week. The newspaper’s staff will move from its Geneva Street office to 1102 Ann St., Delavan, on Thursday and will resume normal operations at the new location Friday. The change […]


Land sales expected to pick up in 2013

By Vicky Wedig SLN STAFF As empty building space fills in Walworth County, companies are expected to start buying land and building. NAI MLG Commercial Senior Vice President John Henderson, who has been in corporate real estate sales for 27 years, said Delavan’s industrial park has had some interested buyers […]


School transportation contract up for renewal in April

District working with Dousman Transport to reduce cost “Nothing can overshadow the health and safety of our kids.” — Superintendent Robert Crist   By Vicky Wedig SLN STAFF The Delavan-Darien School Board will likely consider in April renewing its contract with Dousman Transport Co., which has provided busing for the […]


Snow Day

Snow Day

PHOTO BY Michael S. Hoey  Sledders take advantage of the snow Dec. 21 at the Rudy Lange Sledding Hill.


Town of Delavan cop fired for misconduct

By Bob Peryea CORRESPONDENT   The Town of Delavan Police and Fire Commission decided Dec. 18 to terminate Officer Jeremiah Burdick. “Upon the foregoing findings it is hereby ordered that Jeremiah Burdick is removed as an officer of the Town of Delavan Police Department and his employment is hereby terminated,” […]


Town approves ambulance

By Michael S. Hoey CORRESPONDENT The Delavan Town Board last week approved sharing the cost of a $137,699 ambulance with the Town of Delavan Rescue Squad after denying the purchase last month. On Nov. 20, a motion to buy the vehicle for the Rescue Squad failed when no one seconded […]


Council votes to let people choose alderman’s replacement

By Michael S. Hoey CORRESPONDENT The Delavan Common Council voted unanimously last week not to fill the vacancy created on the council when former alderman Dave Kilkenny resigned Nov. 12. The council had voted Nov. 20 to advertise the vacancy, and then listen to interested candidates and potentially fill the […]