Ripon Commonwealth Press
Facebook
Twitter
riponpress.com
  • Real fires! (Just not real firefighters)
    The Ripon Area Fire District (RAFD) completed its first-ever Citizen’s Fire Academy Tuesday night, in which “regular” people from across the community literally got to walk in the shoes of local firefighters.
  • School district abandons Sullivan St. plans
    Members of the Ripon Area School Board struck a divisive tone at times Monday, complaining about the ongoing push-pull with the city of Ripon regarding proposed traffic improvements near the high school.
  • Last cookie plant in Ripon will close
    The final crumb of the memory of Ripon as Cookietown USA will be swept away by the end of the year as Ripon's only remaining cookie factory will close.
  • Say goodbye to Pick 'n Save — in name only

    By the end of August, Ripon’s largest grocery store will not be a Pick ’n Save. Rather, it will be known by a much more local name: “Webster’s Marketplace.”

  • Alliance neighbors vent at City Council
    Angry comments by Alliance Laundry System’s residential neighbors dominated about half of last week’s Common Council meeting. 
    
PreviousPlayPauseNext
Vertical thumbnails|||||| font-weight:normal; font-style:normal; text-decoration:none; || font-weight:normal; font-style:normal; text-decoration:none; || font-weight:normal; font-style:normal; text-decoration:none; || font-weight:normal; font-style:normal; text-decoration:none; ||ctl00_body_ctl13_rrThumbnails241||ctl00_body_ctl13_rrFullSizePhotos241||imgStartRotator241||imgStopRotator241||115||||True||No related video||,|,|,|,|,||False||9995,0|9992,1|9981,2|9979,3|9975,4||241
  • Real fires! (Just not real firefighters)
    The Ripon Area Fire District (RAFD) completed its first-ever Citizen’s Fire Academy Tuesday night, in which “regular” people from across the community literally got to walk in the shoes of local firefighters.
  • Sidewalk is point of contention between school district, city
    A parking lane along St. Wenceslaus Street is becoming a point of dispute between the city of Ripon and the Ripon Area School District, as both work to create a safe, logical traffic flow for the new combined high/middle school. 
  • Neighbors, city find little common ground on Alliance area concerns
    Concerns by neighbors of Alliance Laundry Systems about its ongoing expansion are a bit off point, or so suggests a press release sent out by Ripon City Hall last week Thursday. Neighbors then reacted to that release at a meeting this week.
  • Gordon “Gordy” A. Farrell, age 60, of Green Lake, WI, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, May 23, 2016, at Theda Care Medical Center in Appleton.

Upcoming Events

"Select a day to show the events for that day below the heading "This week's events"
Calendar
Title and navigation
Title and navigation
Move back 3 monthsMove back 1 month

May 2016

Move forward 1 monthMove forward 3 months

May 2016

SMTWTFS
       
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
Submit an Event...

Events for 5/26/2016

SPLAT ... Pies in the face at Barlow Park Elementary
Ripon students nail their teachers with pies in celebration of raising funds for the American Heart Association.
Teenager recites 100 digits of pi
Ripon High School freshman Kea Gustavus recites about 100 digits of pi (3.14 ...) in celebration of Pi Day.
Fatal fire at 217 Watson Street in Ripon
Watch as firefighters arrive at 217 1/2 Watson St., Ripon, and prepare to fight a fire Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016.
RHS wrestlers receive state send-off
Ripon High School wrestlers Ryan Socha and Cody Jacobson headed off to the WIAA state tournament this afternoon (Thursday, Feb. 25) with a police escort after a send-off gathering in the gymnasium. The first round of the competition will begin tonight at 7:15 p.m., with their matches probably beginning around 9 p.m. Follow RiponSports on Twitter for updates and results.
Fly-through of the future Storzer Center
Take a look at Ripon College's future Health and Wellness center with the architectural fly-through. Construction on the new facility will break ground in the spring of 2016 and the facility will open in 2017.
Leistikow's Senior Day Moment
Ripon College senior Justin Leistikow, who suffered a career-ending leg injury Jan. 16 when a Monmouth player intentionally stuck out his leg and pushed him to the ground, received one more chance to jump for the ball on Senior Day.
Loewe joins 1,000-point club
Ripon High School junior Luke Loewe joined the 1,000-point club Friday, Feb. 5 with a deep 3-pointer in the Tigers 74-48 win over Berlin. He becomes just the sixth player in program to achieve the feat.
Sabin's beats buzzer against Cornell
Ty Sabin led Ripon College to a 78-77 overtime victory at Cornell Saturday, Feb. 6, recording school records of 51 points and 11 three-pointers, including this game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer.
RC grad Ashley Cooper appears on "The Apprentice" with Trump
Ripon College graduate Ashley Cooper appears with Donald Trump on a season 3 episode of "The Apprentice."
Last cookie run ever at Ripon's main cookie plant
At the factory now known as ConAgra's Ripon West plant, cookies have rolled off the line ever since it was opened as Rippin' Good Cookies in 1930. On Friday, Jan. 22, the last cookies ever were produced in the plant. Watch as they are produced.
Reader Poll

Does learning about fire-fighting in a citizen's academy sound like fun to you?


 

Most Viewed



Copyright 2016 Ripon Commonwealth Press (920-748-3017)
Software © 1998 - 2016 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved


Lifestyles