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Delavan-Darien district deems homecoming successful

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien School District made great efforts at bringing homecoming back to what it used to be this year, according to district officials. District Administrator Jill Sorbie told the School Board on Oct. 8 that in her opinion the event was significantly improved. Sorbie said […]

 
 

Zombie Bowl to benefit Alzheimer’s Association

Roll into fall and the Halloween season at once by participating in the Zombie Bowl Saturday at Delavan Lanes. The event, which will benefit the Alzheimer’s Association, will be at 2 p.m., Oct. 20. The registration fee of $15 per person will include two hours of bowling, shoe rental, a […]

 
 

Class of 1958 reunites during homecoming

Class of 1958 reunites during homecoming

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Class of 1958, the first class to graduate from Delavan-Darien High School after the Delavan and Darien school districts were brought together, celebrated its 60th reunion last week during the high school’s homecoming celebration. The class was in town from Oct. 4 through 7 […]

 
 

Downtown Delavan hosts first Wine Walk

Downtown Delavan hosts first Wine Walk

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Delavan area organizations collaborated to host the first Delavan Wine Walk on Sept. 27 in downtown Delavan. Visit Delavan, the Delavan-Darien Rotary Club, the Delavan Historic Foundation, the Delavan Downtown Project Management Team and 96.1 WLKG got together to host the event at locations along […]

 
 

Delavan-Darien School District switches health insurance plans

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien School Board approved switching from Anthem Insurance to Wisconsin Education Association Trust on Sept. 24. The switch will help the district avoid an 18 percent increase in costs, and the district will save 4 percent over the amount it spent on health insurance […]

 
 

Clean Sweep scheduled for Friday and Saturday

This year’s Clean Sweep event will help households, businesses, schools and municipalities properly dispose of damaged, banned, unusable or unwanted products that contain volatile chemicals. Clean Sweep services are provided free to household residents who may drop off items without an appointment at the following times and locations: 3 to […]

 
 

Wisconsin School for the Deaf celebrates homecoming and 125 years of football

Wisconsin School for the Deaf celebrates homecoming and 125 years of football

The Wisconsin School for the Deaf’s annual homecoming festivities were amped up this year as WSD celebrated the 125th anniversary of the establishment of its first football team. This year’s event showcased past accomplishments, spotlighted outstanding athletic coaching careers and provided a venue for WSD alumni to share memories.   The […]

 
 

Food pantry in Delavan moves back home

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Harold Johnson Food Pantry, located in the basement of St. Andrew Church since 1980, has spent the past 21 months at a temporary location while its space at St. Andrew was renovated. The pantry moved back home on Sept. 15. “It felt really good […]

 
 

Meijer and Kwik Trip set to come to Delavan

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan Common Council approved preliminary plans Sept. 18 for Meijer and Kwik Trip to come to Delavan. Meijer is set to build a store at East Geneva Street and North Shore Drive on part of the former dog track property. Kwik Trip is set […]

 
 

Former newspaper GM charged with theft

She took nearly $375,000 from Delavan-based company, complaint alleges An initial appearance is scheduled for Oct. 17 for an Illinois woman charged with bilking nearly $375,000 from her former Delavan employer. Cynthia R. Jensen, 55, of Kingston, Ill., was charged Sept. 25 in Walworth County Circuit Court with seven counts […]