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School Board reviews wide range of topics

By Mary Ann Inman REPORTER The Clinton Community District School Board met at the Clinton High School on Monday, Feb. 6, 6:30 p.m. Board Members present were: Gary Gilbank, Jill Gunderson, Ken Luety, Melissa Manthei, and Evelyn Propp. Tom Howard was absent. Dustin Esselman has resigned because he moved outside […]

 
 

Innovative Tweens & Teens of the library dream bigger

By Mary Ann Inman Reporter Tweens & Teens of Clinton Public Library share a common bond as the library encourages learning, friendship, fun, and community involvement. Clinton Public Library Foundation recognized the innovative group this month. Participating members are as follows: Izzy Bieber says belonging to the group allows him […]

 
 

Knights of Columbus announce Charity Raffle

The Wisconsin State Council Knights of Columbus Annual Charity Raffle is under way. Proceeds from this raffle are used for the charitable efforts of Knights both statewide and locally, providing grants for fire, medical, natural disaster and other financial hardship relief. Locally, in Beloit and Clinton, we use a portion […]

 
 

Alcohol abuse, dependency is a nationwide problem

As a substance that most adults can easily obtain from their neighborhood store, or order off the menu at a favorite restaurant, the hard facts about alcohol use and abuse are frequently overlooked. Statistics about alcohol abuse can be quite alarming, however. Placing a spotlight on the damaging effects of […]

 
 

Jensen documentary to be presented at Beloit Film Festival

Jensen documentary to be presented at Beloit Film Festival

By Mary Ann Inman REPORTER Robert Jensen passed away in early 2014 but his memory lives on through a The Bear and the Owl. The film’s name was inspired by a little girl’s love of bears and Robert Jensen’s love of owls. The screenings are going to be featured: Friday, […]

 
 

4th Annual Vintage Shop Hop scheduled – Small business is excited

Shoppers will converge on northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin for the 4th Annual Vintage Shop Hop on Friday and Saturday, March 3 & 4, 2017. Over 300 locally owned vintage shops, antique malls, boutiques, occasional and pop-up shops, barn sales and res-taurants in two states are rolling out the red […]

 
 

Chief shares information on the dangers of drug abuse

There is a dangerous epidemic in Rock County, and it is even in our community. Awareness of the dangers of drug abuse is important to everyone living in our response area. It will take an entire community to keep it from devastating our residents. Those residents are grandpas and grandmas, […]

 
 

Historical Society launches History in Focus theme, aims at sharing stories, supporting community

Historical Society launches History in Focus theme, aims at sharing stories, supporting community

History in Focus: Sharing Stories. Supporting Community isn’t just an annual theme for the Rock County Historical Society (RCHS) in 2017, as was proven last night at its annual kick-off event held at the Helen Jeffris Wood Museum Center. Its goal is to capture hundreds of stories throughout the year […]

 
 

Clinton students participate in Health Career Exploration Day event

Clinton students participate in Health Career Exploration Day event

South Central WI AHEC and SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital-Janesville hosted a series of Health Careers Exploration Day events in Janesville throughout November and December 2016. The event provided many opportunities for 54 rural high school students to gain a better understanding of a career in health care in their […]

 
 

Know the dangers of CO, the ‘silent killer’

By Chief John Rindfleish CLINTON FIRE DEPT. A silent killer could be in your home right now unless you have a working carbon monoxide (CO) detector. Where does carbon monoxide come from? CO can be produced by the combustion that occurs from fossil fuel burning appliances like a furnace, clothes […]