Boys & Girls Club to be named after governor

	Gov. Scott Walker speaks at a breakfast of the Boys & Girls Club of Walworth County at Lake Lawn Resort on Oct. 23. At the breakfast, the club announced it will name its Delavan club the Gov. Scott Walker Chapter.

By Jennifer Cesarz Correspondent Gov. Scott Walker visited his hometown last week for the announcement that the Boys and Girls Club of Walworth County will be named after him. Walker and his wife, Tonette Walker, supporters of the Boys and Girls Clubs in Milwaukee and Madison, attended a breakfast Tuesday […]


‘God girl’ goes home; 11-year-old dies in Whitewater crash

‘God girl’ goes home; 11-year-old dies in Whitewater crash

By Vicky Wedig and Alexandrea Dahlstrom SLN Staff The last time Bridget McCarthy saw her daughter, she was singing – loudly — “jammin’ out” to the Jamie Grace song “God Girl” on the way to school. When McCarthy dropped the fifth-grader off at Delavan Christian School, Avery McCarthy told her […]


Woman hit by car suffers serious injuries

Elkhorn resident Shelly Mornard, 65, plays with her granddaughter before a July 26 accident that left her hospitalized for three months.

By Alexandrea Dahlstrom SLN Staff An Elkhorn woman who was hit by a car in Delavan three months ago returned home on Saturday. Shelly Mornard, 65, was crossing Borg Road on July 26 on her way to Kune’s Country Ford to pick up her car from work in the Shopko […]


Trick-or-treat hours

Trick-or-treat times Trick-or-treat times in Delavan are: • Town of Delavan – noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 28; and • City of Delavan – 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 31.  


Haunted house spooks old fire station

Haunted house spooks old fire station

By Michael S. Hoey CORRESPONDENT The former fire station at the Brad Liddle Safety Building in Delavan is haunted. At least that is what the Southern Lakes Association of the Deaf wants the public to think for three weekends in October. In two weeks, a five-person committee and volunteers transformed […]


Boys and Girls Club asks for school space

By Michael S. Hoey CORRESPONDENT The Boys and Girls Club of Walworth County asked the Delavan-Darien School Board on Oct. 8 to consider allowing it to use space in district schools. School Board members were amenable to the request and plan to consider it formally in November or December. Board […]


School Board approves booster club raffle

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent   The Delavan-Darien School Board approved a new raffle from the high school booster club on Monday night. The raffle is a calendar-based raffle and will replace the auctions the booster club has conducted in the past. Julie Supernaw represented the booster club and said […]


WSD begins construction of new high school building

State Superintendent Tony Evers will was expected to visit the Wisconsin School for the Deaf on Monday for a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off construction of a new high school building. Construction was expected to start Monday and last 13 months. The new high school building will replace Walker Hall, […]


Defendant’s condition delays sexual assault case again

By Vicky Wedig SLN Staff     A Delavan man appeared in court last week intending to waive a preliminary hearing in a sexual assault case against him but his attorney said he was not competent to do so Oct. 2. The man, 67, was found not competent July 13 […]


Artists to create 18 murals in Delavan

Artists to create 18 murals in Delavan

By Vicky Wedig SLN Staff The City of Delavan is ready to paint the town – literally –in 2015. The Walldogs – a group of artists who paint murals on buildings – plan to create 18 paintings in Delavan. For the past two decades, the Walldogs have created locally significant […]