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Clinton Public Library Foundation received Rock County Agricultural Grant

Clinton Public Library Foundation received Rock County Agricultural Grant

By Mary Ann Inman Reporter CLINTON – The Clinton Public Library Foundation Inc announced that it has received a grant from the Rock County Agricutural, a component of the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin Inc to support the raised bed garden for the library. The garden will be laid out […]

 
 

Band trip creates lasting memories for 72 students

Band trip creates lasting memories for 72 students

By Siara Schwartzlow Editor BRODHEAD – Early Friday morning, a group of 72 students and 18 adults returned from a fieldtrip to Tennessee. Students took tours, held performances, and even sang karaoke. The group’s time of departure was set for 8 p.m. Sunday night, March 20, but the time was […]

 
 

Veterans Memorial Park honors heroes with new helicopter

Veterans Memorial Park honors heroes with new helicopter

By Melody Pope Correspondent MONROE — For the survivors of seemingly impossible situations, finding sanctuary – however critical – is no easy task. Nonetheless, Larry and Karen Ayres have accomplished just that. “There are veterans who come here to find comfort,” Larry Ayres said of the Green County Veterans Memorial […]

 
 

Clinton community raises $20,000 for VetsRoll

Clinton community raises $20,000 for VetsRoll

By Celeste Lightner-Greenwalt For The Topper CLINTON – On Saturday, March 19, the Clinton community came together for a very special cause, VetsRoll, sponsored by Boxcars Pub and Grub. This was the fifth year that Boxcars has sponsored such an event, and raised $7,000 more than the previous year, raising […]

 
 

Clinton Foresters seek original poem for Arbor Day

CLINTON — Clinton’s forestry officials invite area individuals with poetic inclination to create an original poem expressing the virtues of trees. Entries will be judged and its author at Clinton’s Arbor Day ceremony will present the winning poem on Saturday, April 30. Students and adults are urged to participate. To […]

 
 

Students compete in Clinton Middle School spelling bee

Students compete in Clinton Middle School spelling bee

CLINTON – Each year Clinton Middle School hosts a spelling bee for students in grades five through eight. Participants are selected by grade levels in classroom rounds. Each classroom does three rounds, and the top five performers from each round receive points. The two students with the most accumulated points […]

 
 

Music Boosters brat sale happening now

BRODHEAD — The Brodhead Music Boosters will be selling brats now through Friday, April 1st. The fundraiser supports music programs and students in the Brodhead School District. Rackow’s locally made brats will cost $7.00/package of 6 and will be available in the following flavors: Regular, Mushroom, Swiss & Onion, Green […]

 
 

Pearl Island Gala tickets available now

Pearl Island Gala tickets available now

By Michele Benesh Correspondent BRODHEAD — Don’t miss out on all the fun and the chance to contribute to the Pearl Island Recreational Corridor project! The space is filling up quickly, but you can still get tickets until this Friday, March 25th. Assemble a group of employees or friends and […]

 
 

Mr. Parkview competition sure to become new tradition

Mr. Parkview competition sure to become new tradition

By Siara Schwartzlow Editor ORFORDVILLE – The first-ever Mr. Parkview was crowned Friday night, March 18th. Senior Carson Brauer took home the honors, along with a $370 scholarship. Parkview teacher Kyle Maurer planned and organized the event. “I participated in a Mr. competition at my high school,” he said. “I’ve […]

 
 

They came from Clinton: Bobby Oldenburg

They came from Clinton: Bobby Oldenburg

By Audrey Buchanan Clinton School District This is the ninth in a series of stories about Clinton schools alumni and where they are today. Bobby Oldenburg is a 2015 graduate of Clinton High School. Immediately following graduation, Oldenburg attended Rock Valley College in Rockford, Ill., as part of a program […]