The Delavan-Darien boys soccer team advances to the D3 state championship game with a 6-2 win over Rice Lake. They’ll face Mt. Horeb Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 at noon.
WALWORTH COUNTY SUNDAY -- Six-year-old Jacob Schuenke’s Facebook request on Sept. 9 for 100 fire department patches for a school project netted him almost 1,000 colorful patches -- and an equally colorful collection of stories from fire departments stretching from small Wisconsin towns to communities as far away as Africa and Australia.
The project asks students to collect 100 items of their choosing and display them in celebration of the 100th day of the school year, and it was created in part to give families time together to work on it, said Barbara Breytung, Jacob’s first-grade teacher at Our Redeemer Lutheran School in Delavan.
WALWORTH COUNTY SUNDAY -- Scarecrows of many shapes and sizes will be dressed to impress visitors this September in downtown Delavan.
The scarecrows will be displayed as part of the 14th annual Scarecrow Fest, which will run from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13.
STATELINE NEWS--U.S. Army Lt. David Johnson was killed in action on Jan. 25, 2012, while fighting in Afghanistan. The soldier’s body was flown home to parents Andrew and Laura Johnson, and though their grief was tremendous, they weren’t left alone in their mourning.
With the results in from Tuesday’s primary vote, the field now is set for the Nov. 4 general election.
DELAVAN — The city of Delavan will celebrate its culture and history at the second annual Heritage Fest from Thursday through Sunday, Aug. 14, 2014 through Aug. 17, 2014.
Editor’s note: Saving Downtown is the first in an occasional series by freelance writer Lisa Schmelz exploring how Walworth County communities are breathing new life into their historic downtown districts.
WALWORTH COUNTY SUNDAY -- Lois Stritt does not want to be the one to turn the lights out at Bradley’s Department Store in downtown Delavan. She purchased this fading slice of Americana in 2010, and though she has no plans to throw in the towel, this 77-year-old, pint-size powerhouse freely admits that running a local department store is no easy feat in today’s big box, homogenized, strip mall of a world.
Lake Lawn in Delavan hosted the 2014 Cars Time forgot, at the resort last weekend.
Delavans fourth of July parade and Fontana fireworks from the fourth.