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Delavan Celebrates Memorial Day

Delavan Celebrates Memorial Day

  Town of Delavan resident Nancy Coglianese explains the significance of the soldier statue, which was placed in Community Park last week and dedicated at Monday’s Memorial Day observance.     U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Craig Lodahl speaks at Monday’s Memorial Day ceremony at Spring Grove Cemetery. Lodahl […]

 
 

Alice in Delavan

Alice in Delavan

State’s dairyland ambassador makes Walworth County stops before reign ends By Vicky Wedig Editor Wisconsin’s 65th Alice in Dairyland made stops in Delavan on Friday as she winds down her reign as the state’s dairy industry promoter. Rochelle Ripp, of Lodi, began her Walworth County tour Friday with a radio […]

 
 

Town Board denies health buoy on lake

Residents oppose device because of aesthetics, potential boating hazard By Michael S. Hoey CORRESPONDENT The Delavan Town last week denied placing a public health buoy on Delavan Lake. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Professor Todd Miller proposed placing a water quality monitoring research buoy on Delavan Lake at no cost to the […]

 
 

Recycling center to occupy former Stock Lumber property

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan Common Council on May 14 unanimously approved an amendment to its zoning ordinance and three conditional use permits that will allow HVD Recycling LLC to open a metal recycling center at the former Stock Lumber truss plant property at 1835 and 1849 Hobbs […]

 
 

Spring Grove gets spring cleaning

Spring Grove gets spring cleaning

Student volunteers clean up cemetery   By Vicky Wedig SLN Staff About 50 fifth- through eighth-graders from St. Andrew Parish School gathered at Spring Grove Cemetery on Friday to sweep, dig, spray and plant. The students did spring cleaning at the cemetery – swept the floor and wiped down the […]

 
 

Plan for downtown calls for senior apartments, access to Lake Comus

Council approves strategies to attract business to downtown, connect with Hispanic residents By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Capitalizing on the retail draw of the big box stores east of Interstate 43, building senior apartments and creating access to Lake Comus are among the recommendations in a strategic plan for Delavan’s […]

 
 

District takes another step toward one-to-one technology

    By Michael S. Hoey   CORRESPONDENT         The Delavan-Darien School Board on Monday approved borrowing up to $725,000 to fund technological devices such as laptop computers or tablets for every student.         Superintendent Robert Crist in November proposed providing all students in the district with a […]

 
 

Congressman’s mobile office begins summer stops

Congressman’s mobile office begins summer stops

Paul Ryan visits Delavan Enterprise to kick off season By Vicky Wedig SLN Staff       U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan and two of his staff members visited the Delavan Enterprise, 1102 Ann St., on Monday to kick off the First District mobile office’s summer stops.       The mobile office, which provides […]

 
 

Former coach gets 10 years for sexual assault

By Jean Matheson Correspondent After a tearful teenage girl testified about sexual trysts with her basketball coach in his Delavan apartment, she heard the judge sentence the man to 10 years in prison. Shane S. McKinley, 28, had pleaded guilty in March to repeated sexual assault of a child, an […]

 
 

D-DHS forms largest team for first Cancer Assault Challenge

Elkhorn couple plans  Tough-Mudder style run to raise money for research By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Team Lodahl – a group of Delavan-Darien High School students, parents, teachers and coaches – is the largest registered for the first Cancer Assault Challenge. The Cancer Assault Challenge is set for May 19 […]