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Delavan soldier up for Bronze Star

Delavan soldier up for Bronze Star

21-year-old injured leading unit in Afghanistan By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent U.S. Army Cpl. Daniel Weilandt, who was born and raised in Delavan, was injured March 12 leading his unit through an ambush in southern Afghanistan and is being considered for a Bronze Star. Daniel Weilandt’s father, Terry Weilandt, said […]

 
 

Newcomer challenges incumbent in Third District

Two candidates vie for vacant seat in Second District By Vicky Wedig SLN STAFF Two contested races for the Delavan Common Council will be decided in Tuesday’s spring election. In the Third District, newcomer Chris Lindloff is challenging incumbent Ryan Schroeder. In the Second District, two candidates – real estate […]

 
 

15 departments battle three-alarm fire

15 departments battle three-alarm fire

By Michael S. Hoey CORRESPONDENT The Delavan Fire Department battled a three-alarm fire with the help of 14 other area departments Monday afternoon at Bob’s Lawn Mower Repair at 725 E. Wisconsin St. Assistant Fire Chief Tim O’Neill said the fire began in the business with two occupants in the […]

 
 

Planting seeds of faith

Avery Johanna McCarthy, 11, of Delavan, was killed in a car crash Oct. 24 in the Town of Whitewater.

“If everyone knew Jesus, they wouldn’t feel lonely or afraid anymore.” ~Avery Johanna McCarthy Family starts ministry for girl killed in car crash By Alexandrea Dahlstrom SLN STAFF On Oct. 24, the Delavan community learned it had lost one of their children. It seemed everybody mourned the 11-year-old girl they […]

 
 

Fifth Street residents stand behind their turkey

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	The “Fifth Street turkey” wanders the neighborhood where the U.S. Postal Service stopped mail delivery after a carrier was reportedly chased and attacked by the bird.

Post office won’t deliver mail to neighborhood By Vicky Wedig SLN STAFF To North Fifth Street residents, the turkey who has wandered the neighborhood since it was born and abandoned there is one of their own. He attracts paparazzi of sorts – locals who stop to take pictures; has his […]

 
 

Wrong absentee ballots sent to city voters

SUBMITTED PHOTO Delavan Enterprise
	Shirley Dettman, who lives a few doors away from Third District Alderman Ryan Schroeder, received this absentee ballot – a white First District ballot with First District Alderman Mary O’Connor’s name on it. Third District absentee voters should have received blue ballots with Schroeder and opponent Chris Lindloff’s names on them.

Clerk rectified mistake, sent correct ballots By Michael S. Hoey CORRESPONDENT When Second District resident Arlene Hessler received an absentee ballot in the mail March 12 with the names Chris Lindloff and Ryan Schroeder on it, she knew something was wrong. Schroeder and Lindloff are candidates for Delavan’s Third District […]

 
 

Delavan residents stand behind their turkey

Delavan residents stand behind their turkey

Post office won’t deliver mail to neighborhood By Vicky Wedig SLN Staff To North Fifth Street residents, the turkey who has wandered the neighborhood since it was born and abandoned there is one of their own. He attracts paparazzi of sorts – locals who stop to take pictures; has his […]

 
 

‘Zombie Prom’

‘Zombie Prom’

Miss Strict, played by Delavan-Darien High School senior Sarah Kieffer, belts out the last few notes of “Rules, Regulations, and Respect,” during the D-DHS production of “Zombie Prom.” (Kyle Forster photo)

 
 

All aboard for train show

All aboard for train show

Beall Jewelers sponsored this model train layout shown at the Delavan Train Show at the American Legion Hall on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. (Michael Hoey photo)

 
 

Driver in shooting to appear in court

Three charged in Elkhorn drive-by that allegedly involved man later killed by deputy A preliminary hearing is scheduled for March 15 for an Illinois woman believed to be the driver in a drive-by shooting that involved an 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a sheriff’s deputy two days later. Sarah […]