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Walk-run takes place in memory of Delavan girl

Walk-run takes place in memory of Delavan girl

Funds raised benefit home for girls in Haiti By Penny Gruetzmacher Correspondent The 2018 Avery Step You Take 5K walk and run and 1.5-mile walk and run took place June 15 at Delavan Christian School. One-hundred participants ran or walked in the event, which included a display table with posters […]

 
 

Failed referendum costs district another administrator

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent A failed attempt to pass a referendum April 3 for operating expenses and to upgrade facilities at the high school has cost the Delavan-Darien School District another administrator. The resignation of director of special education and pupil services Sara Halberg was announced on June 11. […]

 
 

District: Darien school could re-open with successful referendum

Village looks to reclaim building, research opening own district By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien School Board voted to close Darien Elementary School at a special meeting April 23 as a consequence of the failure of a referendum April 3. That action has caused the Village of Darien to […]

 
 

Realization of accounting error shows district’s finances are worse that thought

Officials detail fall-out of failed referendum By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Delavan-Darien School District officials outlined the affects of the failure to get a referendum passed on April 3 and the need to pass a referendum in November. Superintendent Robert Crist said accurate accounting ahead of the April election might […]

 
 

Darien threatens to form own school district

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Darien Village Board President Kurt Zipp addressed the Delavan-Darien School Board on Monday night and expressed his community’s disappointment in the district’s recent decision to close Darien Elementary School at the end of the school year. The district voted to close the school in response […]

 
 

Boys and Girls Club to expand services

Merger with Dane County club gives Walworth County organization more resources By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Boys and Girls Club of Walworth County plans to expand the services it offers to the Delavan area this summer and next fall. A new summer program will offer programming to Delavan children […]

 
 

Men charged in drug ring appear in court

   Two of four men charged in connection with a cocaine-selling ring in Delavan and Darien appeared in court late last month. Jose A. Galarza Jr., 29, of Delavan, appeared in court April 27 free on bond with his attorney Frank Lettenberger. He is charged with manufacturing or delivering cocaine, […]

 
 

Church tree

Church tree

      Bobby Betzer (right) of Betzer Funeral Home and Rita Yadon (left), of Arbor Vista Nursery, present a tri-color beech tree to Mary Kay Merwin, moderator at United Church of Christ Congregational, along with dog, Timmer. (Submitted photo)

 
 

Delavan-Darien schools referendum fails

Voters in the Delavan-Darien School District said no Tuesday to a referendum that would have allowed the Delavan-Darien School District to exceed state revenue caps. The district asked to exceed the revenue cap by $3.5 million for three years and $3 million thereafter. In other area election results: City of […]

 
 

Delavan-Darien schools referendum is on ballot Tuesday

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As Delavan-area voters head to the polls Tuesday, they’ll be asked to vote on a referendum that would allow the Delavan-Darien School District to exceed state revenue caps. The referendum contains two parts ­ ­– it asks to exceed the revenue cap by $3.5 million for three years and $3 […]