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Delavan-Darien schools referendum fails

Voters in the Delavan-Darien School District said no Tuesday to a referendum that would have allowed the Delavan-Darien School District to exceed state revenue caps. The district asked to exceed the revenue cap by $3.5 million for three years and $3 million thereafter. In other area election results: City of […]

 
 

Delavan-Darien schools referendum is on ballot Tuesday

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As Delavan-area voters head to the polls Tuesday, they’ll be asked to vote on a referendum that would allow the Delavan-Darien School District to exceed state revenue caps. The referendum contains two parts ­ ­– it asks to exceed the revenue cap by $3.5 million for three years and $3 […]

 
 

Lions’ corned beef dinner past

Information in this week’s Delavan Enterprise about the Delavan Lions Club’s annual St. Patrick’s Day corned beef and cabbage and baked chicken dinner was incorrect. The meal was March 11.

 
 

300 students join walkout at Delavan-Darien High School

300 students join walkout at Delavan-Darien High School

An estimated 300 students gathered outside the front entrance of Delavan-Darien High School at 10 a.m. Wednesday morning in what student organizers said was a 17-minute rally to honor the 17 students and staff members killed in last month’s school shooting in Florida and to encourage students to reach out […]

 
 

School District test scores improving

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Director of Curriculum and Instruction Jill Sorbie made a presentation to the Delavan-Darien School Board on Jan. 8 that showed district test scores are on the rise. Sorbie’s report included district scores for 2015-17 for the ACT and Forward exams. Sorbie said 31 percent of […]

 
 

Village approves stipend for new commission

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Darien Village Board on Monday approved a resolution amending the 2018 budget to allow paying a stipend to the appointed commissioners of the newly created Joint Commission of Fire and EMS Commissioners. The board approved the appointment of Randy Wutke, Alice Davis, Charlie Scott, […]

 
 

Child found not breathing at bottom of pool revived

By Vicky Wedig Editor A 4 ½-year-old girl found not breathing at the bottom of the pool at Lake Lawn Resort last week was revived and is doing well, according to Delavan police. Lake Lawn staff notified authorities when the child’s parents found her not breathing at the bottom of […]

 
 

School Board approves referendum

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent After discussing the need for a referendum for several months, the Delavan-Darien School Board on Monday approved asking for a vote April 3. The referendum has two parts. With a budget deficit last reported at $3.7 million, the board must again address the need for […]

 
 

Man gets 25 years for killing brother-in-law

Man gets 25 years for killing brother-in-law

Alan Johnson, 32, of Lima Center, was sentenced Friday to 25 years in prison and 10 years extended supervision for the Oct. 25, 2016, shooting death of his brother-in-law Ken Myskewicz in Whitewater. Myskewicz’s wife and son, Kimberly and Tyler Myskewicz, Johnson’s sister and nephew, made statements at Johnson’s sentencing […]

 
 

Elkhorn man dies in crash

An Elkhorn man died Thursday when he lost control of the car he was driving on Dam Road and was ejected when it rolled multiple times. The single-car crash occurred at about 1:50 a.m. Thursday on Dam Road in the Town of Sugar Creek. The driver, Jeff Myers, 24, of […]

 
 
 
 
 

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