Month: September 2020


Fall fun

Downtown Delavan was the hub of welcoming fall Sept. 19 at the annual Scarecrow Fest. The band Sawdust Symphony brings ambience to the event, which also featured a car show, vendors, concessions and voting on scarecrows. See more photos in the Sept. 24 Delavan Enterprise. (Dave Dresdow photo)


Council refers alcohol violations to committee

Incidents at three Elkhorn establishments being reviewed By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent Last week, the City of Elkhorn Common Council opted to table the assessment of 75-point alcohol violation demerit point notifications for three Elkhorn establishments. They referred the issue to the Legislative and Regulatory Committee for further review before making […]



Gwendolyn “Gwen” Tveter, 92, longtime resident of Williams Bay, currently of Golden Years Retirement Home, died Tuesday, Sept. 22. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Friday, Sept. 25, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Delavan. Friends may call the church a half hour prior to services. Betzer Funeral Home […]


Music in the (purple) rain

The Phoenix Park Bandshell welcomed a Prince tribute band, The Prince Experience, on a cool, rainy night. Despite the soggy Sept. 12 weather, the concert drew a large crowd. Among the most popular hits Gabriel Sanchez, who portrays Prince, and his band mates performed is “Purple Rain.” (Dave Dresdow photo)



      Dietrich “Dick” A. Nietfeldt II, 47, of Darien passed away on Sept. 19, 2020, at home in Darien. He was born in Elkhorn on March 27, 1973, to Dietrich and Dorothy (Keyzer) Nietfeldt. Dick was an avid motorcycle rider and loved dogs, especially walking with his dog. He is […]



Kathryn Allington Brown, 97, of Williams Bay, died Sept. 12, 2020. Born Oct. 9, 1922, in Rochester, N.Y., Kathryn Allington was second of three children. She never liked the name Kathryn and preferred to be called “Kit” instead. After attending Elmyra College and a few years of night-college in Rochester, […]



      Bonnie Ruth Anderson, 76, of Delavan Township, passed away peacefully with love surrounding her on Aug. 15, 2020, at Aurora Summit Hospital. She was born in the New York Harbor on a naval ship to Captain Russell and Ruth Anderson (Miss Sweden.) She was a world traveler in her […]



      Dennis J. Kramer, 68, of Delavan passed away on Sept. 11, 2020, at Mercy Health Hospital in Janesville. He was born June 30, 1952, to Joseph and Marion (Norling) Kramer. Dennis was united in marriage to Dale Ann Crawford on April 8, 1972, in Illinois. He worked at Kunes […]



Howard G. Swacina, 98, of Beloit, died Sept. 7, 2020, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Janesville. He was born March 18, 1922, in Delavan, to Edward and Ruth Swacina. He was a 1940 graduate of Delavan High School, Delavan. Howard enlisted in the Army in August of 1940. He fought […]