Author Archive: RVPEditor

Leona May Baumgartner

Leona May Baumgartner

Leona May Baumgartner, 86, passed away on Monday, June 20, 2016, at Pleasant View Nursing Home, Monroe, Wisconsin.  She was born on May 20, 1930, in Richfield Township, Adams County, Wisconsin, the daughter of Jay and Jessie (Gilden) Kitchen. Leona married Leon Baumgartner on Dec. 15, 1948, in Evansville, Wisconsin.  […]


Optimist Fishing Derby a success

Both kids and adults had fun catching fish, big and small, at the Optimist Fishing Derby on Saturday, June 18. Fish ranged from under three inches to over eight. Even a small fish was exciting to a new fisherman (or woman!) Pick up this week’s print edition for full story……


District goals met

By Lenny Lueck, Superintendent Last August, the Brodhead School Board identified three goals that they wanted to achieve during the 2015-16 school year. The first district goal was to increase achievement in all areas through a rigorous and balanced curriculum measured by assessments.  The district used three different strategies to […]


Wyss retires after 27 years in district

  Jackie Wyss, former fourth-grade teacher at Albrecht Elementary School, has retired after 33 years of teaching, 27 of which were in Brodhead. Wyss graduated from UW-Whitewater in 1983 and taught for the first six years of her career in Catholic schools. She transitioned to Brodhead in 1989. Pick up […]


Local watershed brought to attention in Watershed Field Day

  By Siara Schwartzlow, EDITOR Children and adults learned about an area watershed at the Lower Sugar River Watershed Association’s (LSRWA) Field Day last Friday, June 24. The event took place at the Spring Creek Bridge and the Oakley Branch along County Highway OK in Juda. To begin the testing, […]


Children invited to VBS at Jefferson Prairie Church

  Jefferson Prairie Lutheran Church Invites Children to Cave Quest VBS: Following Jesus, the Light of the World! Located just north of Poplar Grove, Ill. we are planning a  summer kids’ event called Cave Quest VBS will be hosted at Jefferson Prairie Lutheran Church from July 11-15. Pick up this […]


Clinton Foresters offer residents low cost tree plantings

  Clinton’s current Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) infestation is expected to soon destroy over 200 ash trees on private properties in Clinton. Such losses will degrade our community’s appeal, natural environment and ecology contrary to Clinton’s Strategic Plan. Pick up this week’s printed edition  for full story…


With summer fun comes summer hazards

  “Safety, Safety, Safety” Are you enjoying the summer sun? Is it too hot for you yet? Have you gone inside to hibernate until winter? Don’t miss the great weather and even if it’s for only a few hours “get outside and enjoy,” but make sure you enjoy the outdoors […]


CMS students named state winners in 14th Annual eCYBERMISSIONSTEM competition

CMS students named state winners in 14th Annual eCYBERMISSIONSTEM competition

U.S. Army Educational Outreach program provides a national platform for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics The U.S.Army announced the Clinton Middle SchoolAquaponicseighthgrade H2O Cycling Team as a first place state winner, and the CMS Aquaponicsseventh grade Root Stem Team as a second place state winnerin the 14th annual eCYBERMISSIONcompetition – […]


Helen L. Miedema-Peterson, 88

  Helen L. Miedema-Peterson, 88, of Janesville, Wis., and formerly of Clinton, Wis., died Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in her daughter’s home surrounded by her family. She was born May 26, 1928 in Streator, Ill., the daughter of Cecil and Goldie Martha (Scurlock) Shull. Helen attended Clinton High School class […]