Our Community

Our community offers a wide range of food, drinks, entertainment and services. In this section, find the important information and phone numbers you will need as a new resident, view a list of businesses and the calendar of important dates and become familiar with the area at click of a mouse. The Village of Durand relies greatly on the professional and volunteer efforts of the following three organizations. To learn more about any of the community organizations listed here, click the logo to the left of their description to be taken to their website.


Durand CUSD 322 is a preschool through 12th grade district located in northern Illinois with a total enrollment of 560 students.

  • Offers a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1.
  • Spends $10,168 educationally per student annually.
  • Durand teachers average 14 years of experience and 65% of our teachers have master’s degrees.
  • Has a 97% graduation rate with 94% of freshmen are on track to graduate in four years.
  • Offer a variety of extracurricular activities in sports, clubs, and academics.
  • Is located in northern Illinois, just 20 miles from Rockford, Freeport, Beloit, and Monroe.

 School Board Members: Annette DeYoung-President, Corey Anderson-Vice President, Bradley Faulkner-Secretary, Ian Cox- Board Member, Brian Grande-Board Member, Jonathan Manning-Board Member and Brett Proctor-Board Member

DARTS is a non-profit organization open to all size businesses operating in the Durand Area.  These include both manufacturing and service firms, in-home and out-of-home companies whether incorporated or privately owned.  Individuals interested in community development are also invited to join DARTS.

2018 Board of Directors: LeAnn Clark-President, Glenn Matteson-Vice President, Jody Steinke-Treasurer, Cassandra Potter-Secretary, Bev Waller-Officer, Holgeir Oksnevad-Officer and Sue Gibler-Officer

Durand Charm is a community-wide, volunteer-driven, non-profit organization that strives to restore beauty, economic prosperity, teamwork, and pride to the Village of Durand and its surrounding area.

2018 Board of Directors: Faith Ackerman-President, Marsha Opperman-Vice President, Kristine Fotinakes-Treasurer, Sue Gibler-Secretary, Connie Liptak-Board Member, Jody Meissen-Board Member, William Swick-Board Member, Bev Waller-Board Member, Briand Grande-Board Member and Chris DeSchepper-Executive Director