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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 […]

 
 

Elementary students learn about measuring food energy

Elementary students learn about measuring food energy

CLINTON – Students in David Fridley’s sixth grade science classes at Clinton Elementary School had the opportunity to measure the amount of energy that is generated by different types of food when it is burned. This was compared to the way in which the human body burns food for energy. […]

 
 

Spring cleaning means time to be aware of burning debris hazards

Its spring and everyone has been cleaning their yard of debris, making piles of brush that they will be burning soon. Do you know the rules for burning in your area? Do you know you can be fined for burning prohibited items? Do you know what those items are? The […]