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Walworth County Sunday | Janesville Messenger | Stateline News



Friday, 29 August 2014 00:00

Scarecrows beckon you to downtown Delavan

WALWORTH COUNTY SUNDAY -- Scarecrows of many shapes and sizes will be dressed to impress visitors this September in downtown Delavan.

The scarecrows will be displayed as part of the 14th annual Scarecrow Fest, which will run from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.  Saturday, Sept. 13.

STATELINE NEWS--U.S. Army Lt. David Johnson was killed in action on Jan. 25, 2012, while fighting in Afghanistan. The soldier’s body was flown home to parents Andrew and Laura Johnson, and though their grief was tremendous, they weren’t left alone in their mourning.

With the results in from Tuesday’s primary vote, the field now is set for the Nov. 4 general election.

DELAVAN — The city of Delavan will celebrate its culture and history at the second annual Heritage Fest from Thursday through Sunday, Aug. 14, 2014 through Aug. 17, 2014.

Tuesday, 05 August 2014 00:00

Work begins on long-vacant hotel in Delavan

DELAVAN -- Worked resumed this week on the long-vacant Delavan-House Hotel.

Editor’s note: Saving Downtown is the first in an occasional series by freelance writer Lisa Schmelz exploring how Walworth County communities are breathing new life into their historic downtown districts.

WALWORTH COUNTY SUNDAY -- Lois Stritt does not want to be the one to turn the lights out at Bradley’s Department Store in downtown Delavan. She purchased this fading slice of Americana in 2010, and though she has no plans to throw in the towel, this 77-year-old, pint-size powerhouse freely admits that running a local department store is no easy feat in today’s big box, homogenized, strip mall of a world.

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 00:00

Photo Gallery: 2014 Cars Time Forgot

Lake Lawn in Delavan hosted the 2014 Cars Time forgot, at the resort last weekend.

Delavans fourth of July parade and Fontana fireworks from the fourth.

Thursday, 03 July 2014 00:00

Enjoy classic cars at Delavan show

WALWORTH COUNTY SUNDAY -- The Cars Time Forgot car show in Delavan has grown to be one of the biggest events of its kind in the state.

This year, organizers say they wouldn’t be surprised to see more than 1,000 classic vehicles on display at Lake Lawn Resort along the shores of Delavan Lake.

JANESVILLE MESSENGER -- The seeds are being planted. Now, Claire Cantwell is hoping that it germinates and blossoms.

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Cantwell is the recreation supervisor with the city of Delavan’s Parks & Recreation department whose efforts are helping introduce local residents to pickleball, a national craze and arguably the fastest-growing sport in the country.

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