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‘If We Roast it They Will Come’ – Annual Cornfest celebration returns to Darien

‘If We Roast it They Will Come’ – Annual Cornfest celebration returns to Darien

The 61th annual Cornfest runs Sept. 9 to 11 at Daien West Park. This year’s theme is “If We Roast it They Will Come.”       Darien West Park isat the intersection of Highway 14 and North Road at 335 W. Madison St.       Cornfest features family friendly activities throughout its […]

 
 

Village to go through full revaluation

By Michael S. Hoey CORRESPONDENT       The Village of Darien board approved a full revaluation of village property on Aug. 22. The work will be done in 2023 by Associated Appraisal at a cost just over $39,000.       Administrator Lindsey Peterson said the village last went through revaluation was in […]

 
 

People charged in meth ring to appear in court

Eleven people charged with trafficking and delivering more than 500 grams of methamphetamine throughout Walworth County are scheduled to appear in court between now and Oct. 25.       Frederick M. Taylor, 46, of Burlington, is scheduled for a preliminary hearing Sept. 19.       Sean M. Mason, 45, of Red Granite […]

 
 

New developments coming to Delavan

By Michael S. Hoey CORRESPONDENT       The Common Council approved several actions on Aug. 16 that will pave the way for several new developments to begin in the City of Delavan.       The largest development is a proposed new apartment complex at the intersection of Phoenix Street and Faryl Ave. […]

 
 

Sister hopes to provide support for terminally ill Sarah Jennison

Sister hopes to provide support for terminally ill Sarah Jennison

By Jennifer Eisenbart STAFF WRITER       When Delavan’s Sarah Jennison was first diagnosed with chordoma 10 years ago, she resolved to fight the rare cancer as long as she could for her two children.       A single mother, she went through multiple surgeries and chemotherapy as well as immunotherapy and […]

 
 

Election results Primary night Aug. 9

Election results Primary night Aug. 9

With unofficial final results tallied by Walworth County posted about 10:55 p.m., it looks like Walworth County Undersheriff Dave Gerber has defeated Walworth County Sheriff’s Department investigator Craig Konopski, 8,149 votes to 7,943 votes. In the State Assembly races, Ellen Schutt (District 31) and Tyler August (District 32) are leading. […]

 
 

McGMO raises $43,000 for cancer

By Michael S. Hoey CORRESPONDENT       The McGMO golf tournament was, like most other things, forced to alter course the last two summers due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Two years ago, the event was canceled, though over $23,000 was raised in an online campaign.       Last summer, with some safety […]

 
 

Village approves NewCold agreements

By Michael S. Hoey CORRESPONDENT   The Village of Darien Board approved on July 18 a developer’s agreement and the creation of a tax incremental district that will pave the way for NewCold to develop a site in the village that was recently annexed from the Town of Darien. The […]

 
 

Family to host celebration of life for son

Family to host celebration of life for son

David and Stacey Lazzeroni  are hosting a celebration of life for their late son Colton Lazzeroni. The celebration is Sunday, July 31,  — which would have been Colton’s ninth birthday — at Northpoint beach in Lake Como, 3 p.m. The Lazzeronis want to thank their friends, family and the community […]

 
 

John Clinton Doe ID’ed as Delavan man

John Clinton Doe ID’ed as Delavan man

By Jennifer Eisenbart EDITOR       A long-standing John Doe case in the state of Wisconsin was given an identity last week, as the Rock County Sheriff’s Office announced that a body found in November of 1995 was Carl J. Isaacs Jr., of Delavan.       The Rock County Sheriff’s Office quickly […]