Archive for: December, 2015

Johnson’s Hot Hand Leads Cards to Victory

By Becky Malkow Correspondent WALWORTH – The Cardinals boys’ basketball team continued to impress, defeating Big Foot Tuesday night in convincing fashion, 82-67. The Cardinals (3-1 overall, 1-1 Rock Valley Conference) hit 10 three-pointers, including six from Sophomore Parker Johnson. Johnson had a team high 23 points. He was joined […]

 
 

5,000-cow dairy proposal in troubled water

By Tony Ends Editor MONROE – Pinnacle Dairy has hit a wall – a wall of water – that could wash out the proposal to build a 5,000-cow dairy on 130 acres in Sylvester Township several miles west of Brodhead. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Engineer Gretchen Wheat just before […]

 
 

Cardinals take down East Troy Trojans

By Becky Malkow Correspondent BRODHEAD – The Lady Cardinals broke down East Troy’s zone defense Friday night with a combination of great ball movement and stellar shooting. Eight different players scored, and Brodhead put up a season high 86 points in their first Rock Valley crossover game of the year. […]

 
 

Don’t let fire hazards spoil the Christmas holiday

Don’t let fire hazards spoil the Christmas holiday

Thanksgiving is now over and all the leftovers are gone. Thanksgiving kicks off the holiday season in most homes. As soon as the meal is over and everyone settles in for the football game, it’s time to create the holiday to-do lists. Many can’t wait until the turkey is gone […]

 
 

Erica Ballmer received American FFA Degree in Louisville

Erica Ballmer received American FFA Degree in Louisville

By Mary Ann Inman Reporter CLINTON – Erica Ballmer, Clinton High School graduate (2012), attended the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Ky. on Oct. 31 and received the American FFA Degree. Her mother Ronna and siblings Ciera and Kenny traveled with her to share her experience. The family watched as […]

 
 

FFA students hiked to identify trees at Carver Roehl Park

FFA students hiked to identify trees at Carver Roehl Park

By Mary Ann Inman Reporter CLINTON – It was cloudy, brisk on Thursday, Dec. 3 when students from Clinton High School’s Wildlife and Resource Management class boarded a school bus and traveled to one of Rock County’s hidden treasures, Carver Roehl Park in Bradford Township. Several members of the Friends […]

 
 

12/10/15 Clinton Classifieds

12/10/15 Clinton Classifieds

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12/9/15 Shopper

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Spanish learning in Brodhead inspires, from age to age

Spanish learning in Brodhead inspires, from age to age

By Tony Ends Editor BRODHEAD – Heather Lawrence got fluent in Spanish working at a bridal salon in Beloit. Word got around a growing Spanish-speaking community along the state line that she was using what she’d learned at Turner High School to help the bridal salon’s customers. “I was not […]

 
 

Wanted: Volunteers to glaze pottery – a lot of pottery

Wanted: Volunteers to glaze pottery – a lot of pottery

By Tony Ends Editor BRODHEAD – Starting late this afternoon, 3 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 2 – and again each Wednesday for two more weeks, four art students need your help. They’re not struggling with classes or needing tutoring. In fact, their success – not failure, is why they […]