Author Archive: RVPEditor

A couple with an unusual hobby – collecting cast iron seats

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor BRODHEAD – Don Wolter has what some people may think is an unusual hobby – he collects cast iron equipment seats and parts. It turns out that his hobby is not all that unusual. In fact, there is an association of cast iron seat collectors, […]

 
 

Leon Balsiger

Leon C. Balsiger, 91, formerly of Juda, passed away on July 21, 2015. A memorial service was held at his residence, Pacifica Senior Living, Chino Hills, Calif. Interment was at Greenwood Cemetery, Monroe, Wisconsin. Mark B Shaw Mortuary, San Bernardino, Calif., served the family.

 
 

Charlotte Janes

BRODHEAD – Charlotte Janes died July 20, 2015 at Woods Crossing in Brodhead. She was born in Brodhead, the daughter of Frances (Pinnow) and Lee Hall, in 1924. She lived her entire life in Green County, a proud graduate of Brodhead High School (‘42). She and Palmer “Bud” Janes were […]

 
 

‘End of summer’ party held at historic Carver-Roehl Park

‘End of summer’ party held at historic Carver-Roehl Park

By Celeste Lightner-Greenwalt For the Topper CLINTON – Carver-Roehl County Park, located just north of Clinton on Carvers Rock, has been a great location for family reunions, group gatherings, school outings, nature hikes and much more for the people of Rock County. Recently, the Summer Program of the Clinton Public […]

 
 

Clinton School Board approves staff pay increases, listens to energy savings proposal

By Mary Ann Inman Reporter CLINTON – The Clinton Community District School Board met at the Clinton High School on Monday, July 20, 7 p.m. Board Members present were: Dustin Esselman, Gary Gilbank, Jill Gunderson, Ken Luety, Craig Ostrander, and Evelyn Propp. Tom Howard was absent. Administrator Dr. Randy Refsland […]

 
 

Robert Ninneman

Robert Ninneman

BRODHEAD – Robert “Gus” Treat Ninneman, age 81, of Brodhead, passed away on Saturday, July 18, 2015, at his home. He was born May 26, 1934, in Kansas, Mo., the son of Edward and Harriet (Treat) Ninneman.  He married Kathleen Phillips on June 5, 1975, in Madison. Gus had worked […]

 
 

EAA Chapter 421 Brodhead Fly-in: Charter members honored

EAA Chapter 421 Brodhead Fly-in: Charter members honored

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor BRODHEAD – Charter members of the Cheeseland Chapter EAA #431, Inc. were recognized and honored Saturday, July 18, during a dedication ceremony of the US Air Mail Beacon Tower. The restoration and construction of the town was the Eagle Scout project of Brodhead Boy Scout […]

 
 

Council gives Putnam Park bridge the ‘go-ahead’

By Mel LeBaron Correspondent BRODHEAD – Meeting in regular session July 13, members of the Brodhead Common Council gave the green light for the Pearl Island committee to sign a contract with Dimension IV of Madison to move forward to create construction documents for a covered bridge over the Mill […]

 
 

Fire Chief discusses staffing at the Clinton Fire Department

This article may be getting ahead of what I have been trying to write about but several recent incidents have lead my decision to give the community some “education” on “your” current Fire Department and Emergency Medical Service. I will continue the history and how we reached the status of […]

 
 

Clinton High School teacher attends financial literacy training

Clinton High School teacher attends financial literacy training

MADISON – Frank Crivello, a teacher at Clinton High School, attended the National Institute of Financial and Economic Literacy (NIFEL) training July 13-17 at Edgewood College in Madison. The week-long session, “Investor Education, Economics and Insurance,” focused on equipping educators with tools they need to teach students about investing, investment […]