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  • Barlow Park ‘not preferred’ for drop off
    One of the most popular and accessible school drop-off points in Ripon never was intended for drop-offs, according to the city.
  • Burn barrel + wind = total loss of local garage
    A homeowner may have taken his eyes off a burn barrel too soon on a windy day, according to Ripon’s fire chief.
  • Culver to students: Be positive, open
    Craig Culver, founder of Culver's restaurants, was honored Sunday at Ripon College, where he gave an address to the graduating class.
  • Bridge is beyond repair; city seeking next step
    A century-old bridge on Tygert Street cannot be repaired at a reasonable cost, so the city of Ripon is considering alternatives.
  • Teacher resigns as police investigate
    A teacher has resigned from Ripon High School with just five weeks of school remaining for what is being described as her inability to meet job expectations. Meanwhile, as a police investigation has begun and rumors have ensued, the Ripon Area School District has taken the extraordinary step of distributing two public statements related to the departure of the teacher.
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  • Linda A. Holloway, age 61, of Green Lake, passed away on Friday, May 12, 2017, at home with her family by her side.

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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
Captains talk about 1st playoff berth since 2010
The captains of the Ripon High School football team talk about clinching the program's first playoff berth since 2010 after Friday night's 21-20 victory over Winneconne at Ingalls Field.
Tigers hang on for first playoff berth since 2010
The Tigers forced a stop on a 2-point conversion attempt with 27 seconds left tonight (Friday) to preserve a 21-20 win over the Winneconne Wolves and clinch its first playoff berth since 2010.
Hinze honored at Lambeau
Ripon Middle School physical education teacher Nate Hinze was honored Sunday, Sept. 25 between the third and fourth quarters of the Green Bay Packers game against the Detroit Lions. Hinze was a member of the gold-medal winning USA Paralympic wheelchair basketball team a little more than a week earlier.
Amazing Basketball Tricks in Downtown Ripon
The Rim Rockers perform in downtown Ripon, Wis., during Septemberfest 2016.
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