Author Archive: RVPEditor

Pearl Island Project: Where it stands

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor BRODHEAD – Begun in 2011, the city’s Pearl Island Project has evolved from the Brodhead Water & Light and the Street Department’s desire to clear the Mill Race and clean the area during spare time and on weekends. The objective has been and continues to […]

 
 

Relay for Life of Clinton Superheroes fight cancer

Relay for Life of Clinton Superheroes fight cancer

By Mary Ann Inman Reporter CLINTON – Want a reality check? Take a few minutes to listen to Frank Crivello, Gavin North, and Jakob Nielson talk about how cancer changed their lives. The three cancer survivors share a common bond. Each relies heavily on support from their family, friends and […]

 
 

Bill Clothier inducted into Wisconsin State Fair Hall of Fame

Bill Clothier inducted into Wisconsin State Fair Hall of Fame

CLINTON – Bill Clothier, Clinton, was inducted into the Wisconsin State Fair Hall of Fame on Friday, Aug. 7, in the Swine Barn at the Wisconsin State Fair, in West Allis. Each year, Wisconsin Pork Association recognizes an outstanding individual who has demonstrated a long-time commitment to the Wisconsin State […]

 
 

Village Board review two all facilities space proposals

By Mary Ann Inman Reporter CLINTON – Village President, Connie Tracy called the Special Meeting to order on Monday, July 27, at 7 p.m. Board Trustees present were: Ron Torkilson, Art Bushue, Jeanette Troha, Dennis Nielson, and Brian Jacobs. Dina Knibbs was absent. Treasurer/Clerk Pam Franseen was present and Administrator, […]

 
 

Taylor North encourages Prairie Days participation

Taylor North encourages Prairie Days participation

By Mary Ann Inman Reporter CLINTON – Taylor North, is a Prairie Days advocate. She recommends that all who have horses and hitches or other motorless showmanship to sign-up. She is confident lots of people will show up to watch the 19th Annual Parade on Saturday, Aug. 22 at 1 […]

 
 

Lois Scheidegger

Lois Scheidegger

BRODHEAD – Lois E. Scheidegger, age 96, of Brodhead, passed away Friday, July 31, 2015, at Pleasant View Nursing Home, Monroe. She was born May 30, 1919 in Rock City, IL, the daughter of Samuel and Hazel (Schrack) Meinert. She married Donovan Scheidegger Oct. 19, 1935. He passed away April 10, 1984. […]

 
 

Forrest Zimmerman

Forrest Zimmerman

BRODHEAD – Forrest L. Zimmerman, age 87, of Monroe, formerly of Juda, passed away at home with his family by his side on Wednesday, July 29, 2015, following a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was born Aug. 8, 1927, on the home farm in Spring Grove Township, the son […]

 
 

Lack of quorum delays council action

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor BRODHEAD – In the absence of Mayor Doug Pinnow, Brodhead Common Council president John Bernstein conducted the Tuesday, July 21 meeting. Alderpersons Beth Rosheisen and Debra Fox were also absent, which created a lack of quorum preventing the council from taking action on various agenda […]

 
 

A couple with an unusual hobby – collecting cast iron seats

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor BRODHEAD – Don Wolter has what some people may think is an unusual hobby – he collects cast iron equipment seats and parts. It turns out that his hobby is not all that unusual. In fact, there is an association of cast iron seat collectors, […]

 
 

Leon Balsiger

Leon C. Balsiger, 91, formerly of Juda, passed away on July 21, 2015. A memorial service was held at his residence, Pacifica Senior Living, Chino Hills, Calif. Interment was at Greenwood Cemetery, Monroe, Wisconsin. Mark B Shaw Mortuary, San Bernardino, Calif., served the family.