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Some wear on Ingalls Field is apparent from the stands, where darker areas of the turf can be seen.
Some wear on Ingalls Field is apparent from the stands, where darker areas of the turf can be seen.
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 11:05 AM
When artificial turf was installed on Ingalls Field in 2008, the hope was that Ripon would get more than 10 good years of gridiron play on it before it would need replacement. Fast-forward more than a decade to 2019. That expiration date has arrived.
  • Ingalls may get new turf in ’20
    When artificial turf was installed on Ingalls Field in 2008, the hope was that Ripon would get more than 10 good years of gridiron play on it before it would need replacement. Fast-forward more than a decade to 2019. That expiration date has arrived.
  • Former Ripon man who took teen to AZ facing child pornography charges
    A Berlin man who ran away to Arizona with a 15-year-old Ripon girl is now facing 13 charges unrelated to that incident after being found by law enforcement.
  • Veteran: Don’t forget to help those who served & came home (PHOTO GALLERY)
    Veterans Day. “People ask, ‘Didn’t we just celebrate this on Memorial Day?’” That is how Ripon native and former U.S. Army Green Beret Karl Stewart began his speech Monday during the Veterans Day program at Ripon High School.
  • How to install a 28-ton bridge ...
    A crew from the Commonwealth Companies Tuesday installed a 28-ton, 100-foot long, 12-foot wide, $273,822 bridge on the segment of the Northwestern Trail just east of County Road FF.
  • Sunday snow leads to rollover crash
    Snow Sunday night caused slick conditions on roads, which caused a rollover crash around 7 p.m. along Highway 44 by Island Road.
  • El Fogon purchases long vacant Alibi’s space
    This winter, El Fogon will move into one of Ripon’s best known restaurant spaces, one that’s been vacant for a couple years now: the former Alibi’s restaurant on Ripon’s far west side.
  • Cuts expected for Ripon College
    Ripon College is experiencing some financial challenges, and as such, will make budget cuts in the next year so it can continue as a viable, affordable educational opportunity for students.
  • Police offer suggestions on how to stay safe in difficult circumstances
    When a lion hunts, it will attack the limping gazelle before it considers the healthy one at the front of the herd. The same is true for criminals, according to a Ripon Police officer during a recent personal safety training session.
  • Flowers, parking top downtown survey
    More parking, more signage and added aesthetic improvements, such as hanging flower pots. These are the top needs currently facing downtown Ripon, according to a survey of merchants along Watson Street.
  • Despite periodic snow, leaf pick-up ongoing
    Though winter seems to be arriving early, Ripon’s public works department is optimistic it will be able to continue its leaf pick-up program this month.
  • Former state senator will challenge Grothman
    Get out the vote. That’s how former Jessica King plans to defeat two-term Rep. Glenn Grothman so she can represent Wisconsin’s sixth congressional district, which includes Ripon
  • Neubauer: Why I lost supreme court election
     “A new low in our state” is how Judge Lisa Neubauer described an 11th-hour effort to defeat her in her bid for Wisconsin State Supreme Court justice last spring. 
  • UPDATE: Missing Ripon teen found in Arizona
    The search for a missing Ripon 15-year-old has come to an end with her found safely.
  • Mayor won’t run again; one steps up
    After 10 years in office, now-Mayor Gary Will is ready to step down — and already one alderman has announced interest in taking his place.
  • Council taps brakes on fees
    The message from Monday night’s Ripon Common Council meeting is clear: the city will consider adding new fees to support its bottom line, but it’s going to take a slow, methodical approach to doing so.
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