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Fresh produce vouchers available for seniors Monday

The Walworth County Nutrition Program for Older Adults will sponsor the Senior Farmers Market program. The program provides vouchers of $25.00 per household to eligible seniors to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables from approved farmers markets and stands throughout the county. Walworth County will be able to provide vouchers to […]

 
 

Swimming Season

Swimming Season

The Mill Pond opened for swimming over the weekend with free admission. (Michael S. Hoey photo)

 
 

D-DHS grads ‘underdogs’ but set for success

D-DHS grads ‘underdogs’ but set for success

By Mike Heine Contributor The 191 Delavan-Darien High School graduates who make up the class of 2017 are “the underdogs,” said D-DHS class speaker and valedictorian Ismael Coello. He knows what that’s like. The son of immigrants, he was raised not knowing English at a young age and often without […]

 
 

Seventh Street to close for rail crossing work

The Wisconsin and Southern Railroad is expected to begin rebuilding the Seventh Street railroad crossing Monday. The block of Seventh Street between Wisconsin and Ann streets will be closed during the work, according to the city’s Public Works Department. The work will involve removing and replacing the rails, ties and […]

 
 

Borg Road to close for two weeks

Access to intersection businesses will be maintained On Wednesday, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation plans to begin a 14-day closure of Borg Road at East Geneva Street in Delavan. The closure is necessary for reconstruction of the Highway 50 and Borg Road-Wright Street intersection, according to the DOT. The closure […]

 
 

TRAIL to replace Varsity Club

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent A new leadership group called Teamwork Respect Accountability Integrity Leadership, or TRAIL, has emerged at Delavan-Darien High School to replace the Varsity Club. The school board approved transferring a $1,000 stipend that used to go to the Varsity Club to TRAIL. Athletics and activities director […]

 
 

Car vs. pole

Car vs. pole

      A car struck a power pole Monday on Ann Street in Delavan, knocking out electricity to the area. A second car also was involved in the crash. (Vicky Wedig photo)

 
 

Mural to be dedicated during Cinco de Mayo festival

Delavan’s 19th mural will be dedicated at noon Saturday during the annual Cinco de Mayo festival. The FranCisco Vargas mural is located behind Hawks Nest at 103 N. Second St. and is dedicated to the memory of FranCisco Vargas. Vargas lived from 1951 to 2015 and was an artist and […]

 
 

Darien man killed while walking on Highway 14

A Darien man was killed Saturday after being struck by a trailer while walking on Highway 14. Austin Fehrm, 30, was struck by a trailer being pulled by a pick-up truck on Highway 14 near S-D Townline Road at about 6:05 p.m. Saturday, according to the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office. […]

 
 

Delavan man dies in motorcycle crash

Delavan man dies in motorcycle crash

      A Delavan man died Monday after the motorcycle he was driving crashed into a tree in the Town of Sugar Creek. Joshua Faber, 32, was found dead next to a tree at about 11:35 a.m. Monday at County Highway H and Sugar Creek Road, according to the […]

 
 
 
 
 

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