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  • Tax increase is artificial; actual cost will be less

    That tax hike announced last week for the city of Ripon? In real dollars, it won’t be as high as it sounds. 

  • Does Ripon still need its senior center?

    Should the city of Ripon continue to fund the Ripon Senior Center, despite relatively low usage? That’s the question the Ripon Common Council will explore when it meets for its second budget meeting Monday, Oct. 16 at 6:30 p.m.

  • Input sought on Boys & Girls Club

    Does Ripon need a Boys & Girls Club? Those who are spearheading an effort to do exactly that want to know what local parents think.

  • Fun at the firehouse
    The Ripon Area Fire District held its annual open house Tuesday evening at the fire station off Aspen Street.
  • Spartech will close, eliminate 70 jobs

    Ripon is losing yet another homegrown company. The plastic thermoforming company Spartech, founded originally as Creative Forming at 100 Creative Way, will be shutting down.

    
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  • Buoy-ya! The saga of a lost buoy
    Now the story of a multiyear study that lost a buoy and the local conservation organization that had no choice but to find the months of data it was collecting.
  • Input sought on Boys & Girls Club

    Does Ripon need a Boys & Girls Club? Those who are spearheading an effort to do exactly that want to know what local parents think.

  • Jean A. Hinstorff, 71, of Fort Atkinson, WI went home to be with The Lord on Saturday, October 14, 2017, surrounded by family after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

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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
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.
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