Author Archive: RVPEditor

Rock County Histtorical Society to host spooky fun October events

JANESVILLE — Rock County Historical Society has a number of events planned for October—some of them spooky, some of them not, but ALL of them fun! Oct. 24 is a special day with two different events. Snap Apple Eve is a family-friendly walk through of the first floor of the […]

 
 

Clinton Community Schools name Milton Thompson as Interim Administrator

CLINTON – The Clinton Board of Education announced last week the appointment of Milton Thompson to serve as the district’s interim adminstrator following the retirement of Dr. Randy Refsland. Thompson will assume his duties Nov. 2, 2015. “McPherson and Jacobson, the district’s recruiter assisted the board in securing the services […]

 
 

Visiting Cougars claim big victory over Jefferson

Visiting Cougars claim big victory over Jefferson

CLINTON – In what was anticipated to be a showdown, was just that. The visiting Cougars had quite a challenge Friday night slowing the run game of the home team Jefferson. The Cougars would prevail as time ran out in regulation with a score of 34-20. The Cougars came into […]

 
 

School Board reviews English Language Learning, ELL program

By Mary Ann Inman Reporter CLINTON – The Clinton Community District School Board met at the Clinton High School on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 7 p.m. Board Members present were: Gary Gilbank, Jill Gunderson, Craig Ostrander, Dustin Esselman, Ken Luety and Evelyn Propp. Tom Howard was absent. Administrator Dr. Randy Refsland […]

 
 

Jefferson Prairie Church members tackle community projects

Jefferson Prairie Church members tackle community projects

POPLAR GROVE – Perhaps you noticed a lot of well-dressed folks in and around town on Sunday. If you stopped to talk to them, you would have found that the yellow t-shirts they wore were not just a fashion statement but also, and more important, a testament to the work […]

 
 

School of Eclectic Art gathers gift for library space needs

School of Eclectic Art gathers gift for library space needs

By Mary Ann Inman Reporter CLINTON – Twenty-five artists have their artwork on exhibit at the UW Conference Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St., Madison. Over 100 artworks can be viewed through Oct. 28. The artworks vary in styles that range from hyper-realism to abstraction and include acrylic, oil, watercolor, collage, […]

 
 

Rep. Loudenbeck receives Gathering Waters Policymaker of the Year Award

Rep. Loudenbeck receives Gathering Waters Policymaker of the Year Award

MADISON – Rep. Amy Loudenbeck (R-Clinton) was honored last week by Gathering Waters as one of their Policymakers of the Year. Rep. Loudenbeck, along with Assembly colleagues Rep. Joel Kitchens (R-Sturgeon Bay) and Rep. Todd Novak (R-Dodgeville), were selected for their work on the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program in the state […]

 
 

First Presbyterian Church welcomes new pastor, his family

First Presbyterian Church welcomes new pastor, his family

By Mary Ann Inman Reporter CLINTON – It is refreshing to have young neighbors living next door to my house on Church Street. The family that resides in the Presbyterian Church home includes Pastor Paul Kucera, his wife of nearly 10 years, Devon, and their two sons, Nicholas, 3, and […]

 
 

Cardinals upend Clinton in overtime thriller

Cardinals upend Clinton in overtime thriller

By Derek Hoesly Correspondent CLINTON – In a first place clash, Brodhead-Juda (4-2 overall, 4-0 Rock Valley) beat Clinton 42-34 in an overtime thriller Friday. “It’s huge. When you’re in control of your own destiny you don’t want anybody else controlling your chances of winning conference and you also don’t […]

 
 

Amber’s play leaves Turner in a pickle

Amber’s play leaves Turner in a pickle

By Derek Hoesly Correspondent BRODHEAD – Behind the play of senior Amber Pickel the Cardinals (17-12 overall, 4-1 Rock Valley) beat Beloit Turner 25-15, 25-19, 25-15 in a sweep. Leading 4-3, Brodhead scored five out of the next six points to take a quick 9-4 lead. Senior Kylie Moe had […]