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Boys and Girls Club asks for school space

By Michael S. Hoey CORRESPONDENT The Boys and Girls Club of Walworth County asked the Delavan-Darien School Board on Oct. 8 to consider allowing it to use space in district schools. School Board members were amenable to the request and plan to consider it formally in November or December. Board […]

 
 

Gas prices continue to fall in state

Average retail gasoline prices in Wisconsin have fallen 7.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.74 per yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.8 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.77, according to gasoline price website WisconsinGasPrices.com. Including the change in gas […]

 
 

Workshops will discuss Whitewater’s pedestrian plan

The City of Whitewater is in the midst of developing a Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan for the community and will hold “Walking Workshops” as the next step in the process. The city is working with consultants from Alta Planning & Design and the Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin to develop […]

 
 

Teens find niche building competition robots

Teens find niche building competition robots

By Vanessa Lenz SLN Staff For teens like Rachel Hunter, who have long been embracing a love of science and engaging in the not so typical activity of building robots, the creation of East Troy’s first robotics team has been a long time coming. Hunter was among a group of […]

 
 

Vandals strike at Home Lumber, $1,000 reward offered

Vandals strike at Home Lumber, $1,000 reward offered

By Vanessa Lenz SLN Staff The staff at Home Lumber Company was shocked to discover upon returning to work Saturday morning that vandals had destroyed the large wooden American flag that has graced its front entrance for more than a decade. General manager John Padinger said the vandals did the […]

 
 

Elkhorn students’ scores dip slightly

By Maureen Vander Sanden Editor Participation remains steady, but for a second year in a row, Elkhorn students who took the ACT college admissions test last year, scored below the state average. The slight dip from a 21.8 average composite ACT score in 2010-11 to 21 in 2011-12, in part, […]

 
 

School Board approves booster club raffle

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent   The Delavan-Darien School Board approved a new raffle from the high school booster club on Monday night. The raffle is a calendar-based raffle and will replace the auctions the booster club has conducted in the past. Julie Supernaw represented the booster club and said […]

 
 

WSD begins construction of new high school building

State Superintendent Tony Evers will was expected to visit the Wisconsin School for the Deaf on Monday for a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off construction of a new high school building. Construction was expected to start Monday and last 13 months. The new high school building will replace Walker Hall, […]

 
 

Police shut down illegal masseuse parlor suspected of providing sexual favors

Police shut down illegal masseuse parlor suspected of providing sexual favors

By Alexandrea Dahlstrom SLN Staff A business that was allegedly being run by illegal immigrants, and provided sexual favors to customers was shut down by Lake Geneva police last Friday. According to a press release from Lake Geneva Police Chief Michael S. Rasmussen two Chinese women, ages 52 and 54, […]

 
 

Defendant’s condition delays sexual assault case again

By Vicky Wedig SLN Staff     A Delavan man appeared in court last week intending to waive a preliminary hearing in a sexual assault case against him but his attorney said he was not competent to do so Oct. 2. The man, 67, was found not competent July 13 […]