Author Archive: RVPEditor

6th annual Optimist Fishing Derby a success

BRODHEAD – Under gray skies, approximately 150 youngsters and adults gathered at Brodhead’s retaining pond on Saturday, June 13 to try their luck at catching fish. During the course of the event hosted by the Brodhead Optimist Club, over 200 fish of all sizes were caught and released. The largest […]


Brodhead 4th of July parade information

BRODHEAD – The City of Brodhead’s annual July 4th parade will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, July 4. The parade will follow the same route – from the old water tower, up West 3rd Ave., through North Town and end at the ballpark. Line-up is at 11:30 a.m. […]


Long-time Brodhead pharmacist announces retirement

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor BRODHEAD – Someone once told Doug Pinnow that he would know when it was time to retire. That time has come. Long-time pharmacist Doug Pinnow will hang up the white shirt and tie that has been his standard uniform for the nearly 30 years he […]


City adopts dam policy

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor BRODHEAD – The recent heavy rains brought an on-going issue to the attention of the Brodhead Common Council. Meeting for the second time this month, on June 16 council members heard from Rich Vogel, city public works supervisor. Vogel explained the situation at the Decatur […]


Arthur M. Riese

BRODHEAD – Arthur M. Riese, age 79 of Decatur Township, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, June 20, 2015, at a St. Paul, Minn. hospital. He was born April 29, 1936 in Janesville, the son of Ernie and Beth (Riemer) Riese. He married Carole Olsen on Feb. 28, 1959, in Brodhead. […]


School Board discussed budget, fair teacher compensation

By Mary Ann Inman Reporter CLINTON – The Clinton Community District School Board met at the Clinton High School on Tuesday, June 2, 7 p.m. Board Members present were: Dustin Esselman, Gary Gilbank, Jill Gunderson, Tom Howard, Ken Luety, Craig Ostrander, and Evelyn Propp. Administrator Dr. Randy Refsland and Business […]


Ballmer, Waite receive FFA degrees at state convention

Ballmer, Waite receive FFA degrees at state convention

MADISON – Ciera Ballmer and Casey Waite of the Clinton FFA Chapter received the Wisconsin FFA Degree at the 86th State FFA Convention at the Alliant Energy Center of Dane County – Exhibition Hall in Madison, June 17. The Wisconsin FFA Association conferred the State FFA Degree to 300 members. […]


Village Board approves expenses for National Night Out

By Mary Ann Inman Reporter CLINTON – Clinton Village President, Connie Tracy called the meeting to order on Tuesday, June 16, at 7 p.m. Board Trustees present were: Ron Torkilson, Art Bushue, Jeanette Troha, Brian Jacobs, and Dina Knibbs. Dennis Nielson was absent. Treasurer/Clerk Pam Franseen and Administrator, Jennifer Sheiffer […]


ASHTON MCFALL The meaning of Memorial Day for one CHS student

ASHTON MCFALL  The meaning of Memorial Day for one CHS student

Each year a Memorial Day program is held in the gym of the Clinton High School following the annual Memorial Day parade. Each year a special person is asked to give the address to the audience. For the past three years, a high school student has been invited to speak. […]


Mosaic Dreams made possible by Azura Memory Care

Mosaic Dreams made possible by Azura Memory Care

By Celeste Lightner-Greenwalt Clinton Topper CLINTON – Even those with memory issues have dreams. Dreams of long ago wishes, a cherished childhood aspiration, or ambition. That is the goal of “Mosaic Dreams” by Azura Memory Care. One such dream became a reality for Clinton Azura Memory Care resident Joan Phillips. […]