School board step closer to reorganization

District considers lifting requirement of board members living in districts they represent By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien School Board moved one step closer to changing how members represent the district July 10. The board authorized Superintendent Robert Crist to have school district attorneys draft a resolution that would […]


Delavan dodges flooding bullet

Delavan Lake, Mill Pond closed until water recedes, swimming deemed safe By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The town and city of Delavan sustained minor flood damage as a result of a storm that dumped as many as 7 inches of rain in parts of southeastern Wisconsin in the early morning […]


Concert to be performed Sunday at Christus Church

The public is invited to attend a Christian concert at Christus Evangelical Lutheran Church in Richmond Township at 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Chris Driesbach, a Christian singer and musician, will share his journey from an atheist to a Christian through words and music. A light lunch will be provided following the […]


Missing lynx returned

Two baby Siberian lynx that had been taken from Animal Gardens in the Town of Delavan were returned Wednesday. The 7-week-old lynx were reported missing from the Highway 50 business late Monday or early Tuesday, according to a press release from Town of Delavan police. At about 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, […]


Food pantry renovates space at St. Andrew

Food pantry renovates space at St. Andrew

Daughter carries on vision dad began in 1980 By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Harold S. Johnson Food Pantry at St. Andrew of the Apostle Church in Delavan is renovating its space to better serve its clients. The pantry is temporarily located in space provided by Town Bank between the […]


School Board still considering changing representation

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien School Board is still considering if it should change how its seats represent the district in an effort to generate more interest in serving on the board. Board President Jeff Scherer again suggested a plan for reorganizing and asked for other ideas from […]


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 […]


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