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Donna Melton

Donna Melton

BRODHEAD – Donna Marie Melton, age 71, of Brodhead, passed away on Wednesday, July 8, 2015, with her family at her side at Collinwood Nursing Home, Orfordville, due to complications of Alzheimer’s. She was born on Sept. 14, 1943, in Beloit, the daughter of Fritz and Lois (James) Hansen. She […]


Clinton student organizes run to benefit Community Outreach

CLINTON – Brice Enright, a sophomore this coming school year at Clinton High School, and CHS Cross Country runner is coordinating a fund raising effort to benefit the Clinton Community Outreach Program’s Food Pantry. Brice has volunteered at the monthly food distribution for about 5 years now. He has seen […]


Clinton Police, Rock County Sheriff to host National Night Out

CLINTON – The 32nd Anniversary of the National Night Out event will be celebrated on Tuesday, Aug, 4, from 5 to 8 p.m. The Rock County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with the Clinton Police Department will be hosting this year’s National Night Out event at the Clinton High School located […]


6th annual Optimist Fishing Derby a success

BRODHEAD – Under gray skies, approximately 150 youngsters and adults gathered at Brodhead’s retaining pond on Saturday, June 13 to try their luck at catching fish. During the course of the event hosted by the Brodhead Optimist Club, over 200 fish of all sizes were caught and released. The largest […]


Brodhead 4th of July parade information

BRODHEAD – The City of Brodhead’s annual July 4th parade will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, July 4. The parade will follow the same route – from the old water tower, up West 3rd Ave., through North Town and end at the ballpark. Line-up is at 11:30 a.m. […]


Long-time Brodhead pharmacist announces retirement

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor BRODHEAD – Someone once told Doug Pinnow that he would know when it was time to retire. That time has come. Long-time pharmacist Doug Pinnow will hang up the white shirt and tie that has been his standard uniform for the nearly 30 years he […]


City adopts dam policy

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor BRODHEAD – The recent heavy rains brought an on-going issue to the attention of the Brodhead Common Council. Meeting for the second time this month, on June 16 council members heard from Rich Vogel, city public works supervisor. Vogel explained the situation at the Decatur […]


Arthur M. Riese

BRODHEAD – Arthur M. Riese, age 79 of Decatur Township, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, June 20, 2015, at a St. Paul, Minn. hospital. He was born April 29, 1936 in Janesville, the son of Ernie and Beth (Riemer) Riese. He married Carole Olsen on Feb. 28, 1959, in Brodhead. […]


School Board discussed budget, fair teacher compensation

By Mary Ann Inman Reporter CLINTON – The Clinton Community District School Board met at the Clinton High School on Tuesday, June 2, 7 p.m. Board Members present were: Dustin Esselman, Gary Gilbank, Jill Gunderson, Tom Howard, Ken Luety, Craig Ostrander, and Evelyn Propp. Administrator Dr. Randy Refsland and Business […]


Ballmer, Waite receive FFA degrees at state convention

Ballmer, Waite receive FFA degrees at state convention

MADISON – Ciera Ballmer and Casey Waite of the Clinton FFA Chapter received the Wisconsin FFA Degree at the 86th State FFA Convention at the Alliant Energy Center of Dane County – Exhibition Hall in Madison, June 17. The Wisconsin FFA Association conferred the State FFA Degree to 300 members. […]