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Delavan-Darien School Board appoints new member

Delavan-Darien School Board appoints new member

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien School Board selected a new member – Tiffany Schutt – at a special meeting Jan. 29 to replace Monica Los, who resigned on Nov. 21 because she moved out of the district. Schutt will fill the position until the April 2 election. Three […]

 
 

Hear the band

UW Varsity Band concert a fundraiser for DDHS The Delavan-Darien High School Band Booster Club and the DDHS Band program will welcome the University of Wisconsin-Madison Varsity Band to the gymnasium at the high school in early March. Scheduled for 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 3 at 1:00 p.m., members […]

 
 

Comets lead Care Center collection

Comets lead Care Center collection

Items donated throughout community go to local families By Michael Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien High School boys’ basketball program will be collecting items for the Comet Care Center at the high school until Feb. 23. The Comet Care Center is a resource center for high school students who have essential […]

 
 

Delbrook receives $1.7 million bequest

Delbrook receives $1.7 million bequest

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Delbrook Golf Course received a $1.7 million be-quest on behalf of Earl, Charlotte and Pat A. Nelson last week. Patricia Lane Smith, a cousin of Pat Nelson, presented the donation to the Delavan Common Council on Jan. 15. Smith said Nelson passed away on June […]

 
 

Sharing the light

Sharing the light

Hard work, persistence leads to church cross being lit again By Cathy Kozlowicz Correspondent After tirelessly working to locate an obsolete 100-year electrical part, the cross above Delavan’s First Baptist Church is now lit. The light of the cross, that is lit internally and located above the bell tower, broke […]

 
 

Giving hearts

Giving hearts

      St. Andrew students collected items during this Advent for the kids at Children’s Hospital, shown by Student Council members (front) Harlie Seuser and Dylan Beighton, (middle) Evan Heindselman and Sophia Szczap, (back) Zach Malisow, Anna Quartucci, Elizabeth McQuality, Grace Brown and Delanie Thone. Councilmember Adrienne Baar is not pictured. […]

 
 

School board removes interim tag from administrator title

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien School Board voted unanimously to remove the interim designation for District Administrator Jill Sorbie early last week. Sorbie had served as interim administrator since the district parted ways with former Superintendent Robert Crist last June. Sorbie was the district’s Director of Curriculum and […]

 
 

Judge to appoint attorney for murder suspect

Judge to appoint attorney for murder suspect

Man called police and waited to be arrested for stabbing wife Late last week a judge instructed the court to appoint an attorney for a Delavan man accused of stabbing his wife to death Jan. 6. The man, Robert J. Scott, 56, was formally charged last week with first-degree intentional […]

 
 

Bartender gets two years for selling cocaine

By Vicky Wedig Correspondent An East Troy woman was sentenced to two years in prison and four years extended supervision for selling cocaine at the Vegas Club in the Town of Darien. April A. Esquivel, 37, pleaded guilty Oct. 2 to three counts of manufacturing or delivering cocaine. Three additional […]

 
 

One injured in Darien house fire

One injured in Darien house fire

A single-family home on the 200 block of Fremont Street in Darien caught fire at about 11:40 p.m. Jan. 5. The home’s occupant needed medical attention, according to a press release from Darien Fire Chief Justin Schuenke. The extent of the injury suffered by the home’s occupant in the fire […]