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 […]


Concert to be performed Sunday at Christus Church

The public is invited to attend a Christian concert at Christus Evangelical Lutheran Church in Richmond Township at 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Chris Driesbach, a Christian singer and musician, will share his journey from an atheist to a Christian through words and music. A light lunch will be provided following the […]


Missing lynx returned

Two baby Siberian lynx that had been taken from Animal Gardens in the Town of Delavan were returned Wednesday. The 7-week-old lynx were reported missing from the Highway 50 business late Monday or early Tuesday, according to a press release from Town of Delavan police. At about 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, […]


Food pantry renovates space at St. Andrew

Food pantry renovates space at St. Andrew

Daughter carries on vision dad began in 1980 By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Harold S. Johnson Food Pantry at St. Andrew of the Apostle Church in Delavan is renovating its space to better serve its clients. The pantry is temporarily located in space provided by Town Bank between the […]


School Board still considering changing representation

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien School Board is still considering if it should change how its seats represent the district in an effort to generate more interest in serving on the board. Board President Jeff Scherer again suggested a plan for reorganizing and asked for other ideas from […]


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