Author Archive: RVPEditor

Marianne Mueller photo Bryttany Smith, Thomas Bolar and Vincent Bown stand in front of the gardens in the yard of the First Congregational Community Church.

Marianne Mueller photo Bryttany Smith, Thomas Bolar and Vincent Bown stand in front of the gardens in the yard of the First Congregational Community Church.

BROOKLYN – Robert McNeely and Patricia Johnson were married Aug. 26, 1965 at the Sharon Methodist Church, Sharon. Their children are James (Jennifer) McNeely and Brenda (Abel) Schultz. Their grandchildren are Jeffrey (Nicole Stuessy) McNeely, Jamison (Amanda) McNeely, Jillian (Chris Malkow) McNeely, Kevin Schultz and Cody (Monika Buol) Schultz. Bob […]

 
 

Sylvester Town Board posts moratorium ordinance

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor TOWN OF SYLVESTER – The Sylvester Town Hall was packed Monday evening, Aug. 24, with citizens concerned about the proposed construction of a Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) in the township. A nervous buzz could be heard throughout the room prior to the meeting. Town […]

 
 

Six educators are Wisconsin finalists for Presidential Teaching Awards Juda’s Scott Anderson is among finalists

Six educators are Wisconsin finalists for Presidential Teaching Awards Juda’s Scott Anderson is among finalists

MADISON — Six Wisconsin educators are finalists for the 2015 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, one of the nation’s highest honors for mathematics and science teachers. Wisconsin’s finalists for the Presidential Teaching Awards are Scott Anderson of Brodhead, Juda High School (mathematics); Candice Behnke of Lena, […]

 
 

Doris M. Sutherland

Doris M. Sutherland

BRODHEAD – Doris M. Sutherland, age 95, of Albany, formerly of Brodhead, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, at Valley Park Assisted Living, Albany. She was born April 1, 1920, in Stockholm, the daughter of Peter and Ella (Olson) Bush. She married Charles E. Sutherland Jan. 14, 1940 in Pepin. He passed […]

 
 

Julia A. Gustafson, 78

Julia A. Gustafson, 78

BELOIT – Julia A. Gustafson, 78, of Beloit, Wis., died Wednesday, Aug.26, 2015 at Beloit Memorial Hospital. She was born on June 27, 1937 in DeKalb, Ill., the daughter of Orville and Violet (Mace) Halverson. Julie married Wallace “Pete” Gustafson on Jan. 2, 1960 at Trinity Lutheran Church in DeKalb. […]

 
 

St. Stephens parishioners honored, dedicate meeting room

St. Stephens parishioners honored, dedicate meeting room

CLINTON – On Sunday, Aug. 23, St. Stephen’s Church, Clinton, celebrated two significant events — the 65th wedding anniversary of Jim and Nell Gilbank and the dedication of the parish’s newly renovated meeting room in their name. Jim and Nell were married on Aug. 26, 1950 in St. Jude’s, Beloit. They […]

 
 

Fire Chief discusses potential for wild fires; more history tidbits

Fire Chief discusses potential for wild fires; more history tidbits

While watching the evening news recent headlines state “West Coast Ablaze” and “West Coast Sees No End to Wildfires.” Clinton residents go about their business of getting supper ready, doing other household chores while waiting for the local news. We don’t need to worry about wildland fire around here with […]

 
 

Clinton fire fighters have best year yet in fill the boot drive for MDA

Clinton fire fighters have best year yet in fill the boot drive for MDA

CLINTON —Fire Fighters took to the streets of Clinton to “Fill the Boot” for the Muscular Dystrophy Association this summer and raised over $3,500 to support families living with muscle disease in southern Wisconsin and to help find treatments and cures for 43 such diseases Members of the Clinton Fire […]

 
 

Area schools start Sept. 1

Area schools start Sept. 1

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor Summer vacation is winding down for area school children , while area teachers, staff and administrators are gearing up for the coming school year. Although students will report on Tuesday, Sept. 1, teachers in the Brodhead School District will attend in-service days Aug. 25, 26, […]

 
 

Car Club comes to town

Car Club comes to town

BRODHEAD – Members of the Blue Ribbon Classic Chevy Club from Orfordville met in Brodhead Sunday afternoon, Aug. 16, stopping at Main Street Station for ice cream treats. With a current membership of about 20 families, the club was formed in 1975 by three brothers, Arnie, Don and Harold Thompson. […]