Archive for: December, 2012


Karolis Zukaushas, 20, of Fontana died Dec. 10. Services were held Dec. 14 at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Lake Geneva. Steinke Funeral Home & Cremation Services assisted the family.



Jerilyn “Jeri” I. Hallenberg, 65, of Elkhorn died Dec. 17, 2012 at her residence. Mass of Christian Burial was held Dec. 21 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Elkhorn. Steinke Funeral Home & Cremation Services assisted the family.



Roland A. Johnson, 92, of Williams Bay died Dec. 21, 2012 at his residence. Memorial services will be held Dec. 26 at the Lake Geneva United Methodist Church. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to time of services at the church. Steinke Funeral Home & Cremation Services are assisting […]


Girls lose two despite strong showing

JENNIFER CESARZ Delavan Enterprise
	Delavan-Darien High School’s Chloe Nieuwenhuis takes a shot against Elkhorn.

By Jennifer Cesarz CORRESPONDENT Despite losing two Southern Lakes Conference games last week, the Delavan-Darien High School girls’ basketball team showed signs of improvement and had chances to win both games. The Comets fell to Elkhorn 55-37 on Dec. 11 and then lost to Waterford, 43-35 on Friday. Against Elkhorn, […]


Boys lose to Monona Grove, Badger

By Jennifer Cesarz CORRESPONDENT Playing one of its best weeks of basketball this season, the Delavan-Darien High School boys’ basketball team still fell short, losing to Monona Grove 57-51 and Lake Geneva Badger 61-50. “Both games stood within reach of the Comets last week,” D-DHS head coach Bob Beighton said. […]


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 […]


Council unhappy with sewer rate increase

By Michael S. Hoey CORRESPONDENT The Delavan Common Council intended to send a message to the Walworth County Metropolitan Sewerage District by not approving its rate increases but realized the move would drain the city water utility’s fund balance. Every member of the council opposed WalCoMet’s rate hike set to […]


DNR wants state parks open to hunting and trapping

By Bob Peryea Correspondent The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has sent its recommendations for hunting and trapping on Wisconsin state parks to the Natural Resources Board (NRB) for approval. The opening of state parks is a significant part of the Sporting Heritage Act (Act 168) passed by the legislature […]


‘It’s all about touching people’s lives’

‘It’s all about touching people’s lives’

Jail chaplain uses his life experiences and religious faith to help others By John Koski SLN Staff It’s an address few want to claim – 1770 County Road NN, Elkhorn – but for those who reside there, the choice wasn’t theirs, the courts made the decision for them. It is […]


City council listens to Sunset pool options

Possibilities range from demolition to a $7 million aquatic center By John Koski SLN Staff At its meeting Monday night, the Elkhorn City Council listened to a summary of a report on Sunset pool prepared by Stantec Consulting of St. Paul, Minn. Presenting the report was Jim Maland, head of […]