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Delavan-Darien High School performs ‘Footloose’

Delavan-Darien High School performs ‘Footloose’

Delavan-Darien High School recently entertained fans with a trio of performances of ‘Footloose the Musical.’ Footloose is the story of Ren McCormack, a teenage boy from Chicago. He and his mother move to the small town of Bomont after his father abandons them. Upon arriving, Ren finds himself at odds […]

 
 

‘Being in the right place’

‘Being in the right place’

Delavan FD captain given Medal of Valor for saving girl’s life By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer June 23, 2018 is a day Delavan Fire Department Captain Tom O’Neill will never forget. On that day he did something not many people can say they have done. He saved a life. “I […]

 
 

WSD Academic Bowl team qualifies for nationals

WSD Academic Bowl team qualifies for nationals

The Wisconsin School for the Deaf Academic Bowl team recently qualified to participate in the 23rd National Gallaudet University Academic Bowl at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C. April 12 through 14. The WSD team earned a third-place finish out of 19 teams that participated in the February Midwest Regional Academic […]

 
 

Delavan Taco Bell to be torn down, rebuilt

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan Taco Bell will be torn down and rebuilt over the next few months with a re-opening set for July. The Common Council approved an amended conditional use permit for the site that will allow a new building that will occupy the same footprint […]

 
 

Filling ‘em up

Filling ‘em up

At the Delavan Lions Club’s grocery games event March 13 at Stinebrink’s Piggly Wiggly, Delavan, Lions members Marilyn Carlson, Deb Schwaan, Karen Heine and Carri Brandt join store manager Bill Goff and shoppers Jean Mulderink-Jacobs (filling in for Derek Becker) and Lynn Husain, who loaded up carts for the two […]

 
 

Darien eliminates annual business license

Ordinance was not enforced during first several years By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Village of Darien board voted to repeal its ordinance requiring an annual business license on Monday night. The ordinance had been in place since 2011 but had rarely been enforced. Administrator Rebecca LeMire said the ordinance […]

 
 

DDHS student wins free tuition at UW-W

DDHS student wins free tuition at UW-W

Vying for one year of free tuition at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, 11 high school students competed in the third annual Midwest High School Pitch competition held in Hyland Hall on Feb. 27. As the only event of its kind in the Midwest, the competition drew 58 applicants from Wisconsin […]

 
 

Delavan-Darien remains committed to dual language program

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Kara Sussek, a resident of the Delavan-Darien School District, questioned the district’s commitment to its dual language program at Monday night’s regular board meeting. Her comments were in part because of the district’s decision to eliminate the position of Director of Language Acquisition, which currently […]

 
 

Fundraiser to support area bandshell

If the name, Gimme Skynyrd doesn’t make it clear, many of the songs Lynyrd Skynyrd fans enjoy will be part of a fundraiser tonight to raise money for the Phoenix Park Bandshell in Delavan. “They are not just a tribute band. It is six musicians dedicated to putting on a […]

 
 

Delavan man allegedly pushed girlfriend

A status conference is scheduled for March 21 for a Delavan man charged with pushing his girlfriend and taking her phone away when she tried to call police. Nathan James Ledger, 23, pleaded not guilty Feb. 22 to felony intimidation of a victim, disorderly conduct and criminal damage to property, […]