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Fifth Street residents stand behind their turkey

SUBMITTED PHOTO Delavan Enterprise
	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 […]

 
 

District considers adding locations, days to 4K program

“We could completely change the program, take what we have and expand or any number of options. The most important part is we want to hear from the parents. We want all the input we can get and what works best for the families in the district.” – Delavan-Darien School […]

 
 

Town residents say no to sharing public safety services

  By Michael S. Hoey CORRESPONDENT Town of Delavan residents who attended a listening session last week about the possibility of sharing services with the City of Delavan said they’re not interested in combining public safety functions. About 50 people attended a meeting at Town Hall on Feb. 19 to […]

 
 

Lake Geneva man dies in Highway 11 crash

Enterprise office moves this week
Newspaper will have new phone numbers

A Lake Geneva man was killed Tuesday when the truck he was driving collided with a semi on Highway 11 in the Town of Darien. Carlos R Cantu, 44, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which happened about 50 feet east of Old Highway 89 at about […]

 
 

Chiefs question impetus of studying shared services

Town officials say board is ‘fact finding;’ no plans are proposed By Michael S. Hoey CORRESPONDENT The Town of Delavan has no plans to have the city take over its police department, town officials said last week. The town has begun talks with the City of Delavan about possible ways […]