Archive for: October, 2016

10/5/16 Shopper

10/5/16 Shopper
 
 

Memories of Harvest

Every year about this time, I love to write about memories of the fall harvest season. When I was a kid we started with a one row pull-type picker that we used to pull behind the Farmall M. We then moved up to a two row picker that we mounted […]

 
 

Village Board Reviewed All Facilities Study Findings

By Mary Ann Inman REPORTER Clinton Village President, Connie Tracy, called the Village Board Meeting to order on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at 7 p.m. Board Trustees present were: Ron Torkilson, Art Bushue, Dennis Nielson, Jeanette Troha, Sonja Capes and Dina Knibbs. Acting Administrator/Police Chief Dave Hooker was present. Brendan Kress […]

 
 

Test Your Family’s Preparedness Plan

A technical difficulty caused me to miss getting this article in on time for the paper last week. It’s the final week of the National Preparedness Month and time for the National Day of Action or the National PrepareAthon Day. This will happen on Friday, Sept. 30 and it is […]

 
 

DeLong Company Purchases Gavilon Grain Elevator in Avalon

The DeLong Co., Inc. is pleased to announce that it has purchased the former Gavilon Grain Elevator in Avalon, Wis. effective immediately. The elevator is operating under the DeLong Grain Division and will serve local grain farmers. “Over the last four years, Gavilon Grain has built and operated one of […]

 
 

Great Lakes Basin Railroad Pulling out of Boone County

Great Lakes Basin Railroad Pulling out of Boone County

By Bob Balgemann Those who didn’t want the proposed Great Lakes Basin Transportation (GLBT) railroad to come through Boone County probably don’t have that to worry about anymore. On Sept. 20, the Company submitted a new route to the Federal Surface Transportation Board (STB) that doesn’t include Boone County.  It did […]

 
 

Alliant Energy Breaks Ground on Riverside Energy Center Expansion

Alliant Energy Breaks Ground on Riverside Energy Center Expansion

A natural gas generating facility will bring economic, environmental benefits to Wisconsin. A celebration on Sept. 22 signaled the start of one of Wisconsin’s largest economic and job growth projects. Alliant Energy’s Riverside Energy Center expansion, near Beloit, Wis., is a 700 megawatt, natural gas-fueled generating facility with an integrated, […]