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  • City eyes alternate-side winter parking
    As the city seeks to find a solution for homeowners burdened by too little driveway space for their vehicles, leaders may be turning to a new option for winter parking: alternate-side parking.
  • Dollar Tree coming to Ripon
    Dollar Tree received site-plan approval at last week Wednesday’s Plan Commission meeting to construct a new store at 1160 W. Fond du Lac St.
  • Fitzpatrick case: Key evidence challenged
    A judge will rule next week whether to suppress key evidence in a case against a former Ripon High School teacher accused of sexually assaulting a student.
  • Art display draws concerns in GL
    A Green Lake art teacher gave presentations to her students on example issues: human trafficking, the opioid epidemic, images from the Syrian civil war. She then asked them to paint based off an emotional response to such world issues. The result has stirred up some controversy.
  • Have a historic home? You’ll need time, cash
    Though confusion continues to swirl around what the city’s historic preservation ordinance means for properties within the district, it’s clear that the ordinance is structured such that exterior renovations to “contributing” historic properties require a little extra effort.
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  • Carl A. Stracka, age 93, of Green Lake, passed away on Monday, May 21, 2018 surrounded by his family.

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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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