Beautiful Mountains

  Every year when school is out, my wife Cathy and I, along with some of our immediate family and even extended family try to take a week or so and travel somewhere. Since the school year tends to get pretty long by the time it’s all said and done, […]


VFW names winners of Memorial Day Parade bike decorating contest

  The following children were named winners of the Clinton Post #10430 bicycle decorating contest from the Memorial Day Parade. Pick up this week’s printed edition for full story….


Two Clinton High School teachers receive WICPA grant

  The Wisconsin Certified Public Accountants (WICPA) awards a career awareness grant to deserving teachers of accounting and business education classes to help promote accounting as a career. Laura Benisch and Elisa Shoemaker worked together and were awarded the grant this year, which is their third year in a row […]


Green Acres Golf Course drives the ‘end of year slump’ off the course at Clinton Elementary School

  Project-based learning is a passion of Clinton Elementary educators Teresa Pickarts and Ross Niquet and ending this year was an extension of their belief in how kids learn best. They transformed their room, into an ode to agriculture and started the process of opening “Green Acres Golf Course” on […]


Clinton Elementary School named ‘School of Distinction

  CLINTON – Heidi Simms, principal of Clinton Elementary School, recently received the following letter from Carolyn Stanford Taylor, Asst. State Superintendent. Dear Mrs. Simms: I am pleased to acknowledge that Clinton Elementary was selected by the Wisconsin RtI Center as a School of Distinction for their work accomplished through […]


Fire Chief shares tips about dangers of hot weather

  June 9 is Heat Awareness Day in Wisconsin. With the recent weather we have had it is time to prepare for the heat that is sure to come. Every year you hear someone say “it went right from winter to summer with no spring.” Well, this year we have […]


Sign kids up now for Cougar basketball camp sessions, June 13–16

  CLINTON – The Girls Basketball Coaching staff will be directing the summer basketball camp sessions with help from Greta Rath. All sessions will be held at Clinton High School. Pick up this week’s printed edition for full story…..


Reverend Groth, Jefferson Prairie Church, retires after 20 years

  By Mary Ann Inman Reporter CLINTON – Thomas Groth’s father was a music teacher and professional piano player, usually performing in four or five piece bands. His mother was a legal secretary and his only sister was seven years older. Pick up this week’s printed edition for full story….


Clinton students compete for Rock County 4-H Fair Court

Clinton students compete for Rock County 4-H Fair Court

By Cathy Wendtland CLINTON – On Saturday, May 21, the Rock County 4-H Fair Royalty was selected. After a previous Saturday of interviews, recording public service announcements, essays and a luncheon were completed, the youth were asked back on the 21st for the last part of the competition. Pick up […]


Rep. Loudenbeck receives Dave Duax Award

Rep. Loudenbeck receives Dave Duax Award

For bipartisan work to combat human trafficking MADISON – Rep. Amy Loudenbeck (R-Clinton), along with her colleagues Rep. LaTonya Johnson (D-Milwaukee) and Rep. Jill Billings (D-La Crosse), received the Dave Duax Award from Fierce Freedom for their work to combat human trafficking in Wisconsin.  Pick up this week’s printed edition […]