Author Archive: RVPEditor

Search for missing man ends successfully

  On July 11, 2016, at 6:36 a.m. Rock County Communications Center received a report of an elderly male subject missing from 4642 Carvers Rock Road in the Town of Bradford. The elderly male was identified as Dale Manley Jensen, 77, who reportedly was believed to have left his residence […]

 
 

DEATH NOTICES

Lois I. Bliss, 68, of Brodhead, passed away on Friday, July 1, 2016, at Pleasant View Nursing Home, in Monroe.  Memorial services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Sunday, July 24 at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Brodhead.  A visitation will be held from 12:30 p.m. until time of services […]

 
 

Garden of the month anounced

Garden of the month anounced

The Brodhead Garden Club has awarded the Garden of the Month for July to Chris and Becky Jimenez at W547 Teresa Court. While sitting on their flower-surrounded patio, we learned a lot about their accomplishments in their beautifully landscaped yard. It’s been only five years since they started it all: […]

 
 

Brodhead Police ramp up crosswalk enforcement: drivers warned

Brodhead Police ramp up crosswalk enforcement: drivers warned

On the afternoon of Thursday, July 14, officers of the Brodhead Police Department conducted a four-hour pedestrian safety enforcement deployment on State Highway 11 and 13th Street. The goal was to raise awareness of a motorist’s responsibilities when encountering a pedestrian attempting to cross the street. Brodhead Police Chief Chris […]

 
 

Board squashes rumor of Agriculture department’s elimination

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor Several community members attended last week’s school board meeting, concerned over rumors that the school’s agriculture department would be eliminated. According to the school board, that’s simply not true. Brodhead’s Patrick Zweifel was the first to voice his concerns. He explained that he’d heard the reason […]

 
 

Young athletes thank community members

The Brodhead Youth Ball Program would like to thank everyone for their time and dedication selling raffle tickets for the 2016 fundraiser. The program runs on fundraiser funds and volunteer coaches, not tax dollars.  The fundraiser has made possible the following:  new and improved infields, dugout roofs, sod infield, yellow […]

 
 

Covered Bridge Days preparations continue

Covered Bridge Days preparations continue

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor Late last week, a group of volunteers spent several days cutting and gathering wheat to be used as in a threshing demonstration during the Covered Bridge Days festival next month. Using a binder machine towed behind a tractor, the volunteers cut and piled wheat in the […]

 
 

Doris M. Larsen, 92

Doris M. Larsen, 92

Doris M. Larsen, 92, passed into Eternal Life on July 5, 2016 at Sun Valley Terrace in Beloit, Wis. Doris was born on Feb. 5, 1924, the third child of Ethel (Ramsey) and Marion Thompson. She was a life-long resident of Clinton where she went to high school and worked at […]

 
 

ELSIE MAE RODENBERG BASTMAN, 93

ELSIE MAE RODENBERG BASTMAN, 93

Elsie Mae Rodenberg Bastman, 93, of Clinton Wis. entered into eternal rest on Thursday July 7, 2016. Elsie was born on May 25, 1923, in Sioux Valley Township, Iowa to Harry and Elsie Allers Rodenberg. She was united in marriage on Nov. 3, 1939, in Souix Falls, SD, to Harry […]

 
 

Exchange student Fatema Alsaffar enjoyed her time in Clinton

Exchange student Fatema Alsaffar enjoyed her time in Clinton

  Fatema Alsaffar came to Clinton from Bahrain. She was very excited to be able to experience the culture in the United States, to learn about the traditions and customs here as well as to share her traditions and customs with the people of Clinton. Fatema stayed with the Debbie […]