News

Clinton Library Foundation names winners of ‘I Love My Library!’ contest

Clinton Library Foundation names winners of ‘I Love My Library!’ contest

CLINTON – There is something about a library that people love! We asked some local experts about libraries, kids who know what they are talking about, to tell us why they love libraries. Their answers overwhelmed us! They had very thoughtful and kind responses about their school libraries, public libraries, […]

 
 

CHS students excel at DECA District Competition

CHS students excel at DECA District Competition

CLINTON – Students from Clinton High School recently attended the District DECA Competition in Sun Prairie. Prior to the competition, students were required to complete an economics exam as part of the competition. The day of the competition, students took a cluster test and performed two role plays in front […]

 
 

Clinton students demonstrate generosity, goodwill during holidays

Clinton students demonstrate generosity, goodwill during holidays

The student councils at Clinton Middle School and Clinton High School sponsored food and toy drives to benefit needy families and organizations in the area. Students and staff at Clinton Middle School collected and donated over 350 food items to the Clinton Community Outreach. Students at Clinton High School also […]

 
 

Tanks made in China come to rest in Beloit

Tanks made in China come to rest in Beloit

By Tony Ends Independent Register Editor BELOIT – A pair of 210,000-lb. fermenting tanks made their way out of the west along State Highway 11 Sunday afternoon, Dec. 20. Taking up both sides of the two-lane highway, they crawled along at about 10 mph, in an entourage of support vehicles […]

 
 

Searching for photos of Robert Jensen, owl paintings

Searching for photos of Robert Jensen, owl paintings

By Mary Ann Inman Reporter Robert Jensen passed away about a year and a half ago, but his memory lives on through many cards, books and paintings he created over the years. His artistic, one-of-a-kind, stylized artwork made his cards very special for sick children, elderly, and others celebrating events. […]

 
 

Don’t let fire hazards spoil the Christmas holiday

Don’t let fire hazards spoil the Christmas holiday

Thanksgiving is now over and all the leftovers are gone. Thanksgiving kicks off the holiday season in most homes. As soon as the meal is over and everyone settles in for the football game, it’s time to create the holiday to-do lists. Many can’t wait until the turkey is gone […]

 
 

Clinton Public Library Foundation receives grant

Clinton Public Library Foundation receives grant

By Mary Ann Inman Reporter CLINTON – Clinton Public Library Foundation announces that it has received a grant for $1,782 from the Bill and Marge Kersten and the Community Enhancement Fund, components of the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin, Inc.The grant opportunity will make possible a promotional campaign for Clinton […]

 
 

Village Board accepts resignation, Administrator Jennifer Sheiffer

By Mary Ann Inman Reporter CLINTON – Clinton Village President Connie Tracy called the village board meeting to order on Tuesday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m. Board Trustees present were: Ron Torkilson, Art Bushue, and Dennis Nielson, Jeanette Troha and Brian Jacobs. Dina Knibbs was absent. Treasurer/Clerk Pam Franseen was […]

 
 

Foresters plan for clean up of Reffue Park ball field

Foresters plan for clean up of Reffue Park ball field

By Art Bushue Clinton Forestry Board CLINTON – Motivated by the Village Strategic Plan’s vision of providing “an attractive, ‘small town’” atmosphere for our citizens, in early 2014, the Park Board and village foresters jointly initiated a project to upgrade the Herb Reffue Park ball field by removing the long […]

 
 

Clinton firefighters battle blaze at trailer park

BRADFORD – On Oct. 19, at 2:45 p.m. the Clinton Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 9204 E Creek Road lot #1 in the Town of Bradford. This was the first residence located at the entrance of the trailer park. Dispatch advised Clinton units that the trailer was […]