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K’s Championship Scratch Tournament held at Cougar Lanes

K’s Championship Scratch Tournament held at Cougar Lanes

TK’s Championship Scratch Tournament held at Cougar Lanes Payton Nabak rolled back-to-back 300 games On Jan. 27 and 28, Cougar Lanes in Clinton hosted their 4th annual TK’s Championship Scratch Bowling Tournament, having sponsored it along with Big Radio. 99 bowlers over two shifts on Jan. 27 competed to qualify […]

 
 

Welty Environmental Center hosts 16th Maple Sugar Fest

Welty Environmental Center hosts 16th Maple Sugar Fest

Welty Environmental Center hosts 16th Maple Sugar Fest Get ready for the sap to flow and the syrup to boil! Welty is hosting its 16th Maple Sugar Fest on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 8 a.m. to noon at Big Hill Center, located at 1201 Big Hill Court in Beloit. The […]

 
 

Robotics team advances to Wisconsin State Championship

Robotics team advances to Wisconsin State Championship

Local high school robotics team advances to Wisconsin State Championship March Turtle TEK, a second year locally-based FIRST Tech Challenge robotics team, was recently selected as one of 25 teams to advance to the Wisconsin State Championship, which will be held on Saturday, March 2, at the Milwaukee School of […]

 
 

Turtleville Bridge replacement update

Turtleville Bridge replacement update

Turtleville Bridge replacement update Rock County and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) are working together on a project that involves replacing the Turtleville Iron Bridge (also known as the Lather Road Bridge) in the Town of Turtle with a modern bridge. The Turtleville Iron Bridge is a significant remnant […]

 
 

Pin-up Girl in the making

Pin-up Girl in the making

Pin-Up girl in the making Complied by Amy Cushing Editor Featured in a photo in the front page story of The Clinton Topper’s Aug. 17 issue, sweet little Molly Swiatlowski, a soon to be 11-year-old from Darien that attends Clinton Elementary School, has found what she says she’s been waiting […]

 
 

Car show boasted a Pin-Up Girls Contest

Car show boasted a Pin-Up Girls Contest

Car show boasted a Pin-Up Girls Contest Complied by Amy Cushing Editor The Clinton Homestyle Car Show, hosted by Traffic Jams of Clinton and Wrenchlife on July 29, featured a unique event for the area – a Pin-Up Girls Contest. Held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the contest presented […]

 
 

Clinton Homestyle Car Show draws a crowd

Clinton Homestyle Car Show draws a crowd

Clinton Homestyle Car Show draws a crowd Complied by Amy Cushing Editor The Clinton Homestyle Car Show on July 29, presented by Wrenchlife and Traffic Jams Speed Shop, drew a large crowd to view all the vintage cars that gathered for the day to show off their beautiful old-school rides […]

 
 

‘Saturday with Fat Daddy’ at Traffic Jams, featuring Mark Hagstom

‘Saturday with Fat Daddy’ at Traffic Jams, featuring Mark Hagstom

‘Saturday with Fat Daddy’ at Traffic Jams Wisconsin pinstripe artist Mark Hagstrom shows off his talent at the shop as well as nationally Complied by Amy Cushing Editor On July 22, Traffic James Speed Shop in Clinton, which is owned by Robert Yonkee, hosted “Saturday with Fat Daddy,” where pinstripe […]

 
 

Clinton Homestyle Car Show is July 29

Clinton Homestyle Car Show is July 29

Clinton Homestyle Car Show is July 29 Presented by Wrenchlife and Traffic Jams Speed Shop It’s summertime, the weather is hot… and there are classic cars hitting the streets to find an event that they can participate in and show off to the masses. Cars that slept all winter, covered […]

 
 

Exploring country art through photos

Exploring country art through photos

Exploring country art through photos Patty Van Stone puts her heart into a photographic journal of Rock County barn quilts By Amy Cushing Editor Ten years ago, Patty Van Stone moved to Clinton and discovered something beautiful on the way: barn quilts. She spotted the quilts all around the area […]