Archive for: February, 2013

Council OKs purchase of new squad car

By John Koski SLN Staff The Elkhorn Common Council voted Monday to replace an unmarked 2003 Crown Victoria squad car with 82,547 miles on its odometer. The department’s two detectives are the primary users of the vehicle. Police Chief Joel Christensen noted that during a preventive maintenance inspection of the […]


Man sentenced for THC manufacturing, wife’s trial to come later

Marijuana-growing operation ‘got out of control’ defendant allegedly told police   By Kellen Olshefski SLN Staff An Elkhorn resident has been sentenced in a marijuana growing operation busted last August and his wife is set to appear for a status conference on March 15. Christopher Hass, 34 of Elkhorn, has […]


Badgers return to State tourney

 “Our goal was to get seven through to State and we came up short but not from lack of effort.” ~Coach Shane Koehl  By Michael S. Hoey CORRESPONDENT The Lake Geneva Badger wrestlers will make a second consecutive trip to the Team State Meet on March 1-2 at the Kohl […]


Badgers sweep Union Grove

PHOTO BY Dave Baker
Badger Andrea Chironis shoots for two at the Feb. 5 game against Elkhorn. Badger won 52-35.

By Michael S. Hoey CORRESPONDENT The Lake Geneva Badger boys and girls basketball teams swept Union Grove in a double header last Friday at Union Grove. The Badger boys defeated the Broncos 45-43. Badger (8-14, 3-11 Southern Lakes Conference) jumped out to an early 19-6 lead after one quarter and […]


Girls lose two conference games

Comets’ lead scorer is out with injury By Jennifer Cesarz CORRESPONDENT Playing without leading scorer Kylie Collins, who is out with an injury, the Delavan-Darien High School girls’ basketball team dropped two Southern Lakes Conference games last week. The Comets lost to Burlington 50-24 and Wilmot 62-42. Despite the losses, […]


Boys end season with win

Comets beat Westosha Central 49-48 after 65-45 loss to Burlington “We allowed their big men too much space in the second quarter. Once we collapsed the zone and tightened up our interior defense, we were able to hold their two big guys to four points in the second half.” – […]


Chiefs question impetus of studying shared services

Town officials say board is ‘fact finding;’ no plans are proposed By Michael S. Hoey CORRESPONDENT The Town of Delavan has no plans to have the city take over its police department, town officials said last week. The town has begun talks with the City of Delavan about possible ways […]


Darien OKs funds for Village Hall planning

However, one trustee wonders how village will pay for project  By Michael S. Hoey CORRESPONDENT The Darien Village Board on Monday approved a resolution to cover the initial engineering and financial planning costs for a new village hall and police department building. The village has been planning to tear down […]


Downhill adventure

Downhill adventure

PHOTO BY Alexandrea Dahlstrom   Six-year-old Caden Kummer climbs back up the hill after sailing down at the Rudy Lange Sledding Hill on Feb. 9. With weather in the low 30s, children crowded the hill for some outdoor activity.


Delavan-Darien music teacher has compositions published

Tom May directs a group of elementary orchestra musicians at a Delavan-Darien all-district orchestra concert at Delavan-Darien High School.

  Two of Delavan-Darien School District elementary instrumental music teacher Tom May’s works will be published. The Hal Leonard Corp., the world’s largest publisher of print music, selected two of May’s original compositions, “Bowin’ the Blues” and “Treasure Quest” for publication. May teaches 190 fourth- and fifth-grade orchestra and band […]