Archive for: December, 2016

Lady Cards break losing streak

Lady Cards break losing streak

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent The Cardinals snapped their four-game losing streak in dramatic fashion as sophomore Alexis Oliver drilled a game-winning jumper at the buzzer to give Brodhead a 63-61 win over Oregon last Thursday. Oregon struck first, jumping out to a 5-0 lead. Trailing 6-2, the Cardinals went on […]

 
 

Christmas Caroling

My first trip to a nursing home happened when I was about eight years old at Christmas time. Since I had been taking violin lessons for several months, my Mom thought it was high time I had a public performance, and besides she loved to go and visit the folks […]

 
 

Housing Market Heats Up in November as Inventories Tighten

Wisconsin’s exceptionally robust housing market continued in November with both sales and median prices rising by significant margins, according to the most recent analysis of existing home sales by the Wisconsin REALTORS® Association (WRA). November sales rose 19 percent compared to November 2015, setting a new sales record for the […]

 
 

Clinton Historical Society Shares Activity Update

The Clinton Community Historical Society met earlier this month with the following members in attendance: Ron Nortier, Cheryl Aarud, Teresa & Gary Sommers, Karen Oldenburg, Sidley Knutson, Jeanne Oldenburg, Ann Laidig, Joyce Splan, Joyce Jordon and Dorothy Case. The meeting was called to order by President, Cheryl Aarud at 10 […]

 
 

Things to Consider When Using Space Heaters

“Baby it’s cold outside,” I used that song lyric last year, but it was January. We are seeing extremely cold temperatures for December and it looks like we may be in for a long winter. If you need to supplement the heat in your house or apartment make sure to […]

 
 

Groups Continue to Protest Proposed Great Lakes Basin Railroad Alternative Route

Groups Continue to Protest Proposed Great Lakes Basin Railroad Alternative Route

By Jean Seegers, REPORTER   The controversy surrounding the proposed 260 mile, multi-billion-dollar Great Lakes Basin Railroad (GLBT) alternative route continues to rage. Last September, the privately owned GLBT submitted a proposal to the Surface Transportation Board (STB) that laid out a route that would run along the west side […]

 
 

Clinton Chamber Holds Regular November Meeting

By Celeste Lightner-Greenwalt, FOR THE CLINTON TOPPER The November meeting of the Clinton Chamber of Commerce was held at Boxcars Pub and Grub. There was no Secretary’s Report offered. The Treasurer’s Report was offered; a motion to approve the report was made by K.Collins, and seconded by Chief Hooker. Motion […]

 
 

12/22/16 Clinton Classifieds

12/22/16 Clinton Classifieds

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12/21/16 Shopper

12/21/16 Shopper
 
 

Seesaw game ends in tough Cardinal loss

Seesaw game ends in tough Cardinal loss

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent The Cardinals (1-4 overall, 1-3 Rock Valley) dropped a thriller to the McFarland Spartans 69-65 in a Rock Valley crossover matchup last Tuesday. The Spartans raced out to an 8-2 lead to snatch the early momentum. McFarland’s leading scorer, Annalise Demuth, sparked the hot start as […]