Delavan

District takes another step toward one-to-one technology

    By Michael S. Hoey   CORRESPONDENT         The Delavan-Darien School Board on Monday approved borrowing up to $725,000 to fund technological devices such as laptop computers or tablets for every student.         Superintendent Robert Crist in November proposed providing all students in the district with a […]

 
 

Congressman’s mobile office begins summer stops

Congressman’s mobile office begins summer stops

Paul Ryan visits Delavan Enterprise to kick off season By Vicky Wedig SLN Staff       U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan and two of his staff members visited the Delavan Enterprise, 1102 Ann St., on Monday to kick off the First District mobile office’s summer stops.       The mobile office, which provides […]

 
 

Former coach gets 10 years for sexual assault

By Jean Matheson Correspondent After a tearful teenage girl testified about sexual trysts with her basketball coach in his Delavan apartment, she heard the judge sentence the man to 10 years in prison. Shane S. McKinley, 28, had pleaded guilty in March to repeated sexual assault of a child, an […]

 
 

D-DHS forms largest team for first Cancer Assault Challenge

Elkhorn couple plans  Tough-Mudder style run to raise money for research By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Team Lodahl – a group of Delavan-Darien High School students, parents, teachers and coaches – is the largest registered for the first Cancer Assault Challenge. The Cancer Assault Challenge is set for May 19 […]

 
 

Boys & Girls Club gets location

Group ready to open at Phoenix Middle School in October By Vicky Wedig Editor The Boys & Girls Club of Walworth County confirmed May 2 that it will locate at Phoenix Middle School. “We’re very excited,” said Judy Mueller, chairman of the Boys & Girls Club’s advisory committee. The organization […]

 
 

City warns water customers of solicitation

By Vicky Wedig Editor The City of Delavan Water Utility is warning its customers of solicitation from a company that might not be legitimate. Some City of Delavan water customers have received a letter from a company offering insurance for water lines. The company – HomeServe USA Repair Management Corp. […]

 
 

Colorful celebration

Los Chinelos de Morelos performs during Delavan’s Cinco de Mayo celebration in Tower Park on Saturday. Chinelos are traditional dancers, and the dance came about after the Spanish conquest when native and Christian traditions began to blend. (Kyle Forster, Delavan Enterprise)

Los Chinelos de Morelos performs during Delavan’s Cinco de Mayo celebration in Tower Park on Saturday. Chinelos are traditional dancers, and the dance came about after the Spanish conquest when native and Christian traditions began to blend. (Kyle Forster photo)

 
 

Trustee must resign before first meeting

Attorney: EMS chief role conflicts with spot on Village Board By Vicky Wedig Editor A Darien Village Board trustee elected in April had to resign before his first meeting. The board Friday accepted the resignation of Robert Krueger, 27, chief of Darien’s Emergency Medical Services Department. Krueger was advised to […]

 
 

Long-time Our Redeemer teacher to retire

Long-time Our Redeemer teacher to retire

Kindergarten mainstay will be first retiree in school’s 29-year history By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The members of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church decided it was time to build a school in 1983. Judy Becker was one of those members and then a substitute teacher in the school’s first year. She […]

 
 

Staff gives district a C

Delavan-Darien schools get results of first ‘climate survey’ By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Staff gave the Delavan-Darien School District an overall grade of C in its first climate survey. The grade is below the B- benchmark of similar schools in surveys conducted by School Perceptions, a Slinger-based public opinion research […]