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Brodhead’s growing Covered Bridge Days festival quickly approaches – Don’t miss it!

Brodhead’s Covered Bridge Days festival will be held on Saturday, August 13 and Sunday, August 14. On Saturday, the Wildflower Art Festival, Jaycee Kids’ Run, Garden Club display, historic wagon tours ($4 and also good for south end admission), Brodhead Historic Museum, food and vendors, music, and street dance will […]

 
 

Many hands make for little work in rubber mulch installation project

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor Over 30 community volunteers contributed toward the Kid Connection’s Playground Project last Monday, July 25. The project focused on the installation of rubber mulch on the eastside playground at Albrecht Elementary. Originally expected to take up to four days, the task was finished in only one. […]

 
 

Traffic deployment leads to several arrests

Traffic deployment leads to several arrests

  On July 20, deputies from the Rock County Sheriff’s Office along with officers from the Wisconsin State Patrol, Town of Beloit Police Department, FBI Safe Streets Task Force and agents from the Wisconsin Dept. of Corrections took part in a traffic interdiction in South Central Rock County. The intent […]

 
 

SUSAN A. REPAAL, 66

SUSAN A. REPAAL, 66

Susan A. Repaal, 66, of Clinton, Wis., died Wednesday, July 20, 2016 in UW Hospital, Madison, Wis. from complications of diabetes. She was born Oct. 4, 1949 in Belvidere, the daughter of Louis C. and Gladys (Krupke) Shull.  Susan was a 1967 graduate of Clinton High School. She was also […]

 
 

Hoping for the Cubs to win big this year

  The Chicago Cubs are trying to make some history this year.As I have shared previously, I am a diehard Cubs fan and have been since my childhood.Although in the early ‘70s for a couple years I jumped ship and cheered for the Pittsburgh Pirates when they were really good. […]

 
 

Be safe while visiting fairs this summer

  By John Rindfliesch CLINTON FIRE CHIEF It’s that time of year when all the hard work of local youngsters is brought together at the County Fair. If they are lucky they may go on to the State Fair or another local fair with their projects. The smell of popcorn, […]

 
 

CHS junior develops own academic seminar in fire safety

CHS junior develops own academic seminar in fire safety

Jordan Gustafson, a student at Clinton High School who just completed his junior year, designed and developed his own Academic Seminar (Independent Study) project surrounding building materials and fire safety. Jordan was interested in trying to learn which materials are most fire resistant and would provide the greatest amount of […]

 
 

Snudden Farms hosted Farm Tech Days, near Zenda

Snudden Farms hosted Farm Tech Days, near Zenda

By Mary Ann Inman REPORTER Steve Snudden, operator of Snudden Farms, near Zenda (southwest Lake Geneva), hosted Wisconsin Farm Technology Days on July 19 through July 21. The farm has been family owned since 1925, when Steve’s grandfather, Harvey Snudden purchased it. Steve’s parents took ownership in the early 1960s. […]

 
 

Brodhead police take residents on a night out

Brodhead police take residents on a night out

The Brodhead Police Association is hosting its third annual National Night Out on Tuesday, August 2 at Jaycee Park from 5 p.m. to 8 (the rain date will be Tuesday, August 9). This event was initiated to heighten awareness of crime and drug and violence prevention efforts and to encourage community […]

 
 

Volunteers needed for playground improvement project

Volunteers needed for playground improvement project

Kid Connection, Albrecht Elementary School’s Parent Teacher Organization, needs your help! We are looking for individuals or volunteer groups to help install the second phase of rubber mulch on the east playground of Albrecht Elementary School the evenings of July 25 through 28.   This installation will complete the rubber mulch […]