Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers meets local residents Anjel Coyne, left, and Emily Wirkus.

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers meets local residents Anjel Coyne, left, and Emily Wirkus.

   Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has a souvenir from one of the state’s most notorious speed traps.

   No, it’s not a ticket.

   It’s a free T-shirt from the Rosendale BP gas station, bearing the phrase “Rosendale: Just the Ticket.”

   The Super Bowl MVP dropped in Monday around 5:15 p.m. on his way to an event at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Employees Anjel Coyne and Emily Wirkus were lucky enough to get a photo with the superstar — a picture that has “gone viral” and given the small-town convenience store a big boost of buzz.

   By that evening, other random people were stopping in asking, “Was Aaron Rodgers really here?”

   Wirkus was shocked and excited when she realized the quarterback was in the store.

   “He came in with a large group of people, maybe eight to 10 people,” she said. “I didn’t recognize him right off the bat because I was ringing up customers” ... Continue reading in the Oct. 10 issue of the Ripon Commonwealth Press.