Delavan

Early survey responses show residents want limited class sizes

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien School Board took an early look at responses to a survey given to district families and made available to district residents July 9. Interim Superintendent Jill Sorbie, whose contract was approved in closed session, said 428 responses to the survey have been returned […]

 
 

Delbrook celebrates 90 years

Delbrook celebrates 90 years

Long-time golf pro Gene Shreves honored for work at course By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Delbrook Golf Course in Delavan celebrated its 90th anniversary Saturday with a breakfast, golf scramble and dinner. Long-time manager Gene Shreves was also honored with a proclamation and a street sign posted at the entrance […]

 
 

State representative discusses closing Darien Elementary

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent State Rep. Amy Loudenbeck provided a Legislative update last week to the Darien Village Board that included discussing the closure of Darien Elementary School and school funding. Loudenbeck said on July 16 she was very surprised when the Delavan-Darien School Board decided to close Darien […]

 
 

Changing of guard

Changing of guard

      Incoming Delavan-Darien Rotary Club President Denise Pieroni presents a past president’s pin to outgoing president Barb Bauer on June 25 aboard a Lake Lawn boat on Delavan Lake during the “changing-of-the-guard” event. (Submitted photo)

 
 

Corn Fest amenities

Corn Fest amenities

      Darien Corn Fest Committee members Deb Shinkus, Greg Epping, Greg Nichols, Ron Bigelow, Barb Huber, Kathy Vance, Doris Maize, Kathy Boss, Pattie Keyzer and Jane Koehl stand in front of one of the new scoreboards the committee purchased and donated to West Park. Three new LED digital protection screen […]

 
 

School board considers options for referendum

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien school board is considering its options in asking for a new referendum in November and wants input from the public. A survey was sent home to district parents July 2 and is available to residents without children in the district on the district […]

 
 

Town of Delavan designates preferred towing service

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan Town Board designated Purcell’s Towing and Recovery LLC in the City of Delavan to be the township’s preferred provider of towing and vehicle storage services on June 19. Supervisor Larry Malsch said a discussion was had with Purcell’s when the town received a […]

 
 

Under the big top

Under the big top

      Performers welcome the crowd with an opening performance at the Carson and Barnes Circus June 23 at Lake Lawn Airport. (Madeleine Freitag photo)

 
 

Darien village, town disagree on odor issue

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The village and towns of Darien do not agree on what should be done about the odor issue that has plagued both entities for years. The town wants to give the two businesses most think are responsible for the odor more time to correct the […]

 
 

Legislators respond to district letter

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Three area legislators sent a joint response to the Delavan-Darien School District dated May 23 in reply to a letter the district sent to them on May 4. The legislators were State Sen. Steve Nass and State Reps. Amy Loudenbeck and Tyler August. A copy […]