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Harbor Freight Tools open for business

Harbor Freight Tools open for business

Harbor Freight Tools will officially open its new store in Delavan on Saturday, July 31 at 8 a.m. but began welcoming customers last week in what’s referred to as a soft opening, which features normal store hours. The Delavan store, located at 1456 E. Geneva St., in a portion of […]

 
 

Delavan-Darien district doing well financially

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien School District showed signs of financial strength at its July 12 school board meeting. The board put more money toward a newly established building and grounds fund and saved money on a new busing contract. The board approved setting up a Fund 46 […]

 
 

Town of Delavan Board votes against TID

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Town of Delavan board voted to abandon plans to form a tax incremental district in the town that would move the proposed Shodeen development known as Shores of Delavan Lake closer to reality on July 6. Supervisor Katherine Gaulke was the only supervisor to […]

 
 

Cruisin’ at the park

Cruisin’ at the park

The Cruisin’ Car Show at Phoenix Park featured hot rods, food, drinks, live entertainment and more. In between wandering throughout the park to get a close up look at the classic vehicles on site, many guests spent time showing off their dance moves to music by the Dirty Fishnet Stockings. […]

 
 

Bookmobile a chance to avoid summer slide

Bookmobile a chance to avoid summer slide

Program encourages kids to borrow books, keep reading By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien School District will once again be offering local children the opportunity to borrow books this summer in an effort to prevent the summer slide that many students face when they’re off of school for the […]

 
 

DDSD adopts levy at annual meeting

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien School District adopted its 2021-22 tax levy and mill rate at its annual meeting on June 28. The levy was set at $17.7 million, down .01 percent from this year. The mill rate was set at $879.85 per $100,000 of property value, also […]

 
 

Early show

Early show
 
 

Teen gets stuck on pier

Bystander held patient’s head above water until rescuers arrived By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer In what City of Delavan Fire Chief Tim O’Neill described as “one of the more unique calls” he’s responded to, a 14-year-old is reportedly doing well following a freak accident at a pier on Delavan Lake […]

 
 

School for the Deaf has four area grads

School for the Deaf has four area grads

The Wisconsin School for the Deaf has 16 graduating seniors this year. Each one of them attended school in Delavan during the week but live in various towns and cities all over the state. The following four students from this area graduated with WSD’s Class of 2021 on June 11. […]

 
 

Delavan-Darien school board member resigns

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Ron Deschner resigned his seat on the Delavan-Darien School District Board on May 18. The board voted to name Kevin Hermann to replace him on June 14. Deshner served on the board for four years. He was a student and graduate of Delavan-Darien High School […]