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  • Cyclists close to creating 18-mile trail
    Three miles, three months and $200,000. Those are the missing links to connect a paved, 36-mile round-trip bike bath connecting Berlin to Ripon to Green Lake.
  • State considering adding safety measures to railroad crossing by Ripon High School/Middle School
    The state of Wisconsin Commissioner of Railroads office has begun an investigation toward possibly adding safety measures on East Sullivan Street at the Wisconsin & Southern Railroad crossing utilizing state and/or federal funding.
  • Riponite excited to lead as corrections secretary
    These days, Cathy Jess has the opportunity to do more than help a single inmate here or there. Her three decades in corrections has led her to the peak post in the state of Wisconsin in her field: state secretary for the Department of Corrections.
  • Alcohol may play role in crash
    Alcohol is believed to be a factor in a crash early Sunday morning that left a rural Ripon man with serious injuries.
  • ‘Stubborn fire’ destroys home
    Tony Reilly had stepped away from the smoky wall for but a moment to grab a fire extinguisher. But that’s all it took for the home he shares with husband Scott Henke and two of their grown sons — all of whom got out safely — to become engulfed in flames.
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  • Doris E. Rautmann, age 94, of Plymouth, WI, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, July 14, 2018, at Kindred Hearts in Plymouth.

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Location: 3094 Quarry Drive
Eureka, WI 54963
End Time: 8:00 PM
Phone: 9204203257
Ripon High School students participate in walkout
Forty students from Ripon High School participated in the walkout today held as part of a national movement to protest gun violence in schools, call for legislative changes and honor the memory of 17 people killed Feb. 14 in Parkland, Fla.
RC women win coin flip to host tourney
The Ripon College women's basketball team react as it wins a coin flip over Cornell to host the Midwest Conference Tournament. The video was taken by Ripon College Sports Information Director Michael Westemeier.
Lopez Buzzer Beater
Austin Lopez makes a basket at the buzzer to lift Ripon to a 44-42 win over Little Chute Tuesday night. It was the Tigers' first win of the season.
Fire at Alliant Energy substation in Ripon
A fire occurred in the early morning hours of Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at the Ripon substation for Alliant Energy.
Community policing in Ripon
What happens when a Ripon Police officer encounters a few kids playing near the road?
Lee's buzzer beater sends Ripon to sectional finals
Ripon High School senior Melvin Lee hit a 3-pointer as time expired to give the Tigers a 53-50 win over Waupun tonight (Thursday) in a sectional semifinal game in West Bend.
Selection Monday: RC men find out tournament fate
The Ripon College men's basketball team found out its NCAA Tournament fate Monday morning during a viewing party.
Ty Sabin game-winner at Pacific (Ore.)
Ripon College's Ty Sabin scored 33 points (26 in the second half) including this game-winning 3-pointer with 0.4 seconds remaining to give Ripon a 75-72 win at Pacific (Ore.) Dec. 30, 2016. Video courtesy of Joe Londergan/Pacific Sports Information.
Dickens of a Christmas 2016
Check out the Living Windows part of Dickens of a Christmas 2016 as the event is held on a new night.
Watch all 53 of Ty Sabin's points
Ripon College senior guard Ty Sabin scored a school record 53 points in the Red Hawks' 105-100 win against Loras College on November 26, 2016. That included scoring 45 of Ripon's 54 points in a second half that saw him go 12-13 from the field, 5-5 from 3-point range, and 16-20 from the free throw line
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