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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 […]

 
 

Obituary for Mark Hofstrom

Obituary for Mark Hofstrom

MARK HOFSTROM Mark Thor Hofstrom, 63, of Rockton, Illinois, died Oct. 28, 2022 in Shopiere. He was born Oct. 9, 1959, to Juanita (Larson) Hofstrom and the late Norman Thor Hofstrom in Beloit. Mark graduated from Clinton High School, class of 1978, where he played football and participated in the […]

 
 

Obituary for Juanita Hofstrom

Obituary for Juanita Hofstrom

JUANITA HOFSTROM Juanita Yvonne (Larson) Hofstrom, 85, of Clinton, died April 29, 2023, in Clinton. She was born Oct. 8, 1937, to Mary Ethel (Fair) Larson and Leslie Larson. Juanita graduated from North Boone High School, class of 1955. She held a Bachelor’s degree from Northern Illinois University and a […]

 
 

Obituary for Joan Waite

Obituary for Joan Waite

JOAN WAITE Joan M. Waite, 90, of Clinton died Sept. 14, 2023, in her home with family. She was born May 20, 1933, to Frederick and Margaret (Carlin) Feirn in Chicago. The family, including her brothers, Terrance, Fred, and Conrad, lived in Chicago until 1945 when they moved back to […]

 
 

Obituary for Joan Mohrland

Obituary for Joan Mohrland

JOAN MOHRLAND Joan M. Mohrland, 90, of Janesville died Sept. 14, 2023, in her home. She was born Jan. 13, 1933, to George and Heartha (Pagel) Sutte in Merrill. Joan married Herman Mohrland on Feb. 12, 1972. He preceded her in death on Nov. 13, 2002. She was a longtime […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Obituary for Kay Stomprude

Obituary for Kay Stomprude

KAY STOMPRUDE Kay E. Stomprude, 89, of Arkdale, passed away surrounded by her loving family and faithful canine companions Sept. 3, 2023, at her home. Kay, born on Dec. 16, 1933, in Beloit, was the daughter of Fred and Hazel Luerh. She spent her formative years in Beloit and graduated […]