Author Archive: RVPEditor

Massive tanks made in China come to rest in Beloit

By Tony Ends Editor BRODHEAD – A pair of 210,000-lb. fermenting tanks made their way out of the west along State Highway 11 Sunday afternoon, Dec. 20. Taking up both sides of the two-lane highway, they crawled along at about 10 mph, in an entourage of support vehicles and police, […]

 
 

New students, staff welcomed at luncheon

New students, staff welcomed at luncheon

CLINTON – The Clinton Middle School National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) hosted a luncheon for students and staff who are new to the district this year. Seven staff members and 27 students were invited to attend. The luncheon was held in the middle school library-media center. The NJHS members welcomed […]

 
 

Freshman students participate in ‘Collaborative Conversations’

Freshman students participate in ‘Collaborative Conversations’

CLINTON – Content Area Literacy has been a focus in the Clinton Community School District for a number of years. The current high school freshmen, the Class of 2019, participated in a group discussion, often called a “Collaborative Conversation.” In English class, the students read one of two non-fiction biographies […]

 
 

Johnson’s Hot Hand Leads Cards to Victory

By Becky Malkow Correspondent WALWORTH – The Cardinals boys’ basketball team continued to impress, defeating Big Foot Tuesday night in convincing fashion, 82-67. The Cardinals (3-1 overall, 1-1 Rock Valley Conference) hit 10 three-pointers, including six from Sophomore Parker Johnson. Johnson had a team high 23 points. He was joined […]

 
 

5,000-cow dairy proposal in troubled water

By Tony Ends Editor MONROE – Pinnacle Dairy has hit a wall – a wall of water – that could wash out the proposal to build a 5,000-cow dairy on 130 acres in Sylvester Township several miles west of Brodhead. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Engineer Gretchen Wheat just before […]

 
 

Cardinals take down East Troy Trojans

By Becky Malkow Correspondent BRODHEAD – The Lady Cardinals broke down East Troy’s zone defense Friday night with a combination of great ball movement and stellar shooting. Eight different players scored, and Brodhead put up a season high 86 points in their first Rock Valley crossover game of the year. […]

 
 

Don’t let fire hazards spoil the Christmas holiday

Don’t let fire hazards spoil the Christmas holiday

Thanksgiving is now over and all the leftovers are gone. Thanksgiving kicks off the holiday season in most homes. As soon as the meal is over and everyone settles in for the football game, it’s time to create the holiday to-do lists. Many can’t wait until the turkey is gone […]

 
 

Erica Ballmer received American FFA Degree in Louisville

Erica Ballmer received American FFA Degree in Louisville

By Mary Ann Inman Reporter CLINTON – Erica Ballmer, Clinton High School graduate (2012), attended the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Ky. on Oct. 31 and received the American FFA Degree. Her mother Ronna and siblings Ciera and Kenny traveled with her to share her experience. The family watched as […]

 
 

FFA students hiked to identify trees at Carver Roehl Park

FFA students hiked to identify trees at Carver Roehl Park

By Mary Ann Inman Reporter CLINTON – It was cloudy, brisk on Thursday, Dec. 3 when students from Clinton High School’s Wildlife and Resource Management class boarded a school bus and traveled to one of Rock County’s hidden treasures, Carver Roehl Park in Bradford Township. Several members of the Friends […]

 
 

Spanish learning in Brodhead inspires, from age to age

Spanish learning in Brodhead inspires, from age to age

By Tony Ends Editor BRODHEAD – Heather Lawrence got fluent in Spanish working at a bridal salon in Beloit. Word got around a growing Spanish-speaking community along the state line that she was using what she’d learned at Turner High School to help the bridal salon’s customers. “I was not […]