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Delavan standout inducted into Panther Hall of Fame

Delavan standout inducted into Panther Hall of Fame

Four former Milwaukee student-athletes and a prominent head coach were inducted into the Bud K. Haidet Milwaukee Athletics Hall of Fame, presented by Holiday Inn Milwaukee Riverfront on Nov. 13. The members of the Class of 2021 include: Cheryl Berkley (volleyball); William Krueger (track and field/cross country); Emily McClellan (swimming); and Marc Mitchell (basketball). Jerry […]

 
 

More delays to Borg Stadium project

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien School Board received an update about construction delays to the Borg Stadium project on Nov. 8. The project was scheduled to be completed in October but will now be completed next spring or summer. The project to renovate Borg Stadium and build new […]

 
 

A time to reflect

A time to reflect

The splashes of color along the shore of still water on Comus show off Mother Nature’s art show, which was on full display last week in the Delavan Memorial Arboretum, which is off of North Terrace Street (Dam Road.) (Heidi Schulz photo)

 
 

DDSD board approves budget and levy

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien School Board approved the 2021-22 budget and tax levy on Oct. 28. The board approved a levy of $16.3 million, down 8.09 percent from last year. That translates to a mill rate of $763 per $100,000 of property value. The tax levy is […]

 
 

Final shoot signifies end of an era

Final shoot signifies end of an era

Darien Sporting Goods trapshooting facility closed Oct. 31 By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent After 32 years in business, Darien Sporting Goods, a trapshooting facility just outside the Village of Darien, closed on Oct. 31. An offer to purchase the business and turn it into a wedding facility has been accepted […]

 
 

New subdivision coming to Delavan

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent A developer recently took a step forward to add 24 more homes to the existing 24 homes along Arbor Ridge Drive in the City of Delavan in the Lake Meadows Subdivision. The Common Council approved a preliminary plat request for the development on Oct. 19. […]

 
 

County arts council visits library

County arts council visits library

The Walworth County Arts Council held its most recent quarterly meeting at Aram Public Library in Delavan. At the Oct. 18 meeting, Nancy Rasmussen, president of the arts council, outlined the importance of the library in a community and shared the news of Aram Public Library’s upcoming building project, which […]

 
 

Storm water issues rise in Town of Delavan

Repairs needed but who will pay remains undecided By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Several Town of Delavan residents attended the Oct. 19 board meeting to voice concerns about storm water drainage pipes they say need to be replaced and paid for by the town. The board ultimately ended up tabling […]

 
 

Keeping them safe

Keeping them safe

During Fire Prevention Week Oct. 3 through 9, members of the City of Delavan Fire Department spend time with students at Turtle Creek Elementary School. Fire chief Tim O’Neill said they connected with more than 550 pre-K and Kindergarten students in all, including additional stops at St. Andrew’s, Delavan Christian […]

 
 

Delavan-Darien district changes health plan

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien School Board recently approved a change to the health plan it offers to employees. The plan moves the district away from WEA Trust Insurance and offers employees three choices for their health care. Business Administrator Anthony Klein said at the Oct. 11 meeting, […]