Local business gives away SUV

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Advanced Auto Clinic in Delavan had a fundraiser Saturday for the Boys and Girls Club of Walworth County and gave away a reconditioned GMC Yukon as part of its “Deserving Rides” program. Tony Lynn, owner of Advanced Auto Clinic, said he has donated to many […]


Two people wanted for questioning

The Walworth County Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance from the public with the identification of two male subjects wanted in questioning for criminal trespassing and attempted burglary. Sheriff’s deputies responded to a residence in the Town of LaGrange at about 11:50 p.m. Friday for a report of a burglary in […]


District hires new curriculum director

District hires new curriculum director

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien School District hired Jill Sorbie to take over as director of curriculum and instruction. Sorbie will begin her new position Monday. Former Director of Curriculum and Instruction Deborah Erdmann left the district June 30 to accept another unspecified position. Erdmann came to the […]


Whitewater man dies in crash in Delavan

A Whitewater man died Thursday when the car he was driving hit a tree in the Town of Delavan. Brian G. Blucher, 26, died at the scene on County Highway P north of County Highway M at about 6:10 a.m. Thursday. Blucher was driving a red Dodge Intrepid south on […]


Janesville man dies in Town of Darien crash

A 46-year-old Janesville man died Saturday in a crash in the Town of Darien. Ryan Andrew Phetteplace died when the 2008 Subara Impreza he was driving east on Highway 11 and 14 in the Town of Darien went into the westbound lane and collided head-on with a semi, according to […]


Resort gets OK to sell liquor at airport site

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Lake Lawn Resort received a liquor license modification from the Delavan Common Council on July 18 that will allow the resort to sell liquor at its airport property across Highway 50. The modification will allow the resort to host more big events that will benefit […]


Darien seeks county’s help dealing with odor

It’s linked to businesses in township By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Darien Village Board passed a resolution and authorized sending a letter July 17 to the Walworth County Board asking for its help in solving an odor problem that has plagued the village and town of Darien for about […]


District looks to add programs

Focus is on race, language, disabilities By Michael S. Hoey Corrrespondent The Delavan-Darien School Board listened to several proposals for new programs within the district on July 10. The first program presented to the board was Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity, or SEED. Rosamaria Laursen, a bilingual reading specialist at […]


School board step closer to reorganization

District considers lifting requirement of board members living in districts they represent By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien School Board moved one step closer to changing how members represent the district July 10. The board authorized Superintendent Robert Crist to have school district attorneys draft a resolution that would […]


Delavan dodges flooding bullet

Delavan Lake, Mill Pond closed until water recedes, swimming deemed safe By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The town and city of Delavan sustained minor flood damage as a result of a storm that dumped as many as 7 inches of rain in parts of southeastern Wisconsin in the early morning […]


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