Author Archive: Heather Perkins

Officials: referendum won’t impact tax levy

Public listening session slated Tuesday night By Heather Ruenz Editor School districts throughout the state continue to face structural deficits as a result of state-imposed revenue limits and the Whitewater Unified School District is no exception. In an effort to maintain its current services, the district has placed a $1.2 […]

 
 

KATHLEEN ANNE SANCHEZ ITCZAK

KATHLEEN ANNE SANCHEZ ITCZAK

 Kathleen Anne Sanchez Itczak, 76, of St. John, Ind., and formerly of Delavan, passed away at home on Aug. 30, 2014. She is survived by her loving husband of 41 years, Raymond; and four children, Kim Cole, Lisa Cole (Ron Groesche), Paul Cole (Diane Lindauer) and Tina Cole (Kevin Kaufman). […]

 
 

D-DHS shut out in final game of season

D-DHS shut out in final game of season

Waterford locks share of SLC title By Jennifer Cesarz Correspondent The Delavan-Darien High School football team was dealt a 28-0 loss to Waterford last Friday night, with the Wolverines locking up a share of the Southern Lakes Conference title with the win. The Comets finish 4-5 overall and 2-5 in […]

 
 

DANIEL E. KUCKER

Daniel E. Kucker, 62, of Delavan, passed away on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at his home in Delavan. He was born in Elkhorn on Jan. 3, 1952, to Darwin and Clara Lucille (Veley) Kucker. Dan was an antique deal and owned Dan’s Antiques and Uniques in Delavan for many years. […]

 
 

Community ‘goes big’ for Callope

Community ‘goes big’ for Callope

Local teacher to represent state nationally By Heather Ruenz Editor Whitewater Middle School teacher Diana Callope hardly had time to take in the news that she was one of four teachers chosen in Wisconsin when she learned that had been chosen to represent the state at the national level. The […]

 
 

Man who exposed priest sex abuse inducted into WSD Hall of Fame

Man who exposed priest sex abuse inducted into WSD Hall of Fame

1968 grad is among 20 honored for sports, service By Vicky Wedig Editor A Wisconsin School for the Deaf graduate who was a victim of and helped expose sexual abuse by an Archdiocese of Milwaukee priest was among 20 people inducted into WSD’s Hall of Fame on Saturday. Arthur Douglas […]

 
 

District poverty second in state

65 students listed as homeless By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Sixty-five students in the Delavan-Darien School District are listed as homeless according to an internal database the district keeps. That number is up from 50 homeless students last year, Sara Halberg, the district’s director of student services and special education, […]

 
 

Comets win regional soccer championship

Comets win regional soccer championship

Delavan-Darien advances to sectional with 4-1 win over St. Anthony’s By Jennifer Cesarz Correspondent The Delavan-Darien High School boys soccer team won the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association regional champion title Oct. 16 with a 4-1 win over St. Anthony School of Milwaukee. St. Anthony’s ousted the Comets from the No. 3 spot […]

 
 

City finalizes purchase of property

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Plans to purchase a dormant Elkhorn Road property that has been locked in foreclosure proceedings have been finalized, following a decision last week. The Common Council on Oct. 7 voted to partially fund the purchase by borrowing from the city’s wastewater equipment fund to purchase the […]

 
 

Library prepares for three-county program

The Irvin L. Young Memorial Library in Whitewater announces that trio – a tri-county program featuring libraries in Dodge, Jefferson and Washington counties – will be launched Nov. 20. The program will allow the local library, and its patrons, access to more than 1.5 million items within the three counties. […]