Southwest Wisconsin Technical College Board of Trustees Presidential Search Committee

The Southwest Wisconsin Technical College Board of Trustees has announced its Presidential Search Committee. Southwest Tech has engaged in a nationwide search for a new president due to the upcoming retirement of current president Dr. Duane Ford.

UW-Richland presents Twelve Angry Jurors

Auditions are set for this week for the UW-Richland campus and community spring stage production Twelve Angry Jurors. The play will be directed by Zoie Eva Lutz. Auditions are scheduled to begin at 6:30 PM on both Wednesday and Thursday (Jan. 28 & 29) at the Coppertop Theater.

Sales Position Open at WRCO

WRCO AM & FM Radio in Richland Center, Wisconsin, has an opening for a full time advertising sales representative. WRCO is a locally owned station with a commitment to be a strong partner to listeners and communities in its listening area.

The successful applicant will be responsible for selling advertising, new business development and sales campaigns, copy writing and order entry, and service to existing accounts all with accurate record keeping. The ability to voice and produce commercials would be a plus. The successful candidate should possess excellent communication skills. A valid driver’s license and a good driving record are required. Previous sales experience would be helpful. Deadline to apply is February 6, 2015. Interested candidates should email cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; mail to: Sales Position, WRCO Radio, PO Box 529, Richland Center WI 53581. Fruit Broadcasting LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Making a Difference is a Special Night

The fourth annual Making a Difference Awards Banquet saw some very deserving people receive some very nice awards. Here's achance to learm more about those "making a difference!"

2014 Property Tax Deadline

The deadline to pay 2014 taxes is approaching quickly. January 31st is the final due date for 2014 real estate and personal property taxes due and payable to your Township, Village, or City Treasurer at the address shown on the lower left portion of your tax bill. Your County Treasurer's office can not accept payments for the current 2014 taxes during the local treasurer's collection period through the end of the month.  Richland County Treasurer, Julie Keller, reminds all homeowners that used their homes as their primary residence on January 1st, 2014 to check their tax bills to be sure a lottery credit was applied. "Lottery Credit" Claim Forms for the 2014 tax year can still be turned into your local treasurer until January 31st.

Implements of Husbandry Seminar

The Richland County UW-Extension, Richland County Highway Department, and Richland County Sheriff’s Department are inviting farmers, agri-business personnel, law enforcement officers, town officials, county, village, and town road authorities to a seminar to discuss recently enacted Wisconsin legislation that updates state laws regarding farm machinery operating on Wisconsin roadways. Items that will be discussed include:

Year in Review

In case you missed the broadcast of 2014's Year in Review, you will find links below as Aaron reviews each month with it's most noteworthy news and events.

Richland County Promoting File of Life

The Richland County Transition of Care Coalition is hoping that residents of Richland County will pick up, fill out and place on their refrigerators a File of Life in case of a medical emergency.

Deadline Approaches for Marketplace Enrollment

Those interested in enrolling in health insurance through the federal Health Insurance Marketplace face another looming deadline. This Thursday (January 15) is the application deadline for those who want coverage to begin February 1st. Richland County's enrollment assisters and local insurance experts will again be on hand to offer help with the enrollment process or to answer questions. The sessions will be each Tuesday from 1:30 until 7:00 PM at Richland County Health & Human Services. The program is free and open to anyone with questions, or are ready to enroll into health coverage through the federal Marketplace. Please note that if you need assistance with enrolling in Medicare, you can seek help through the Richland County Aging and Disability Resource Center at any time. It's also important to note that people can still enroll or update their plans after Thursday; however, the earliest health coverage would go into effect would then be March 1st.


Announcements for Wednesday, January 7, 2015


The following schools are closed: Richland Schools including St. Mary and Eagle, Riverdale, Weston, Boscobel, Ithaca, Wauzeka/Steuben, River Valley including St. Luke's and St. John's, Kickapoo, North Crawford, Hillsboro, Highland, and Dodgeville.

Discovery Play School is closed.


Arthur's in Spring Green will be closed tonight due to weather.

The Ocooch Mountain Humane Society Cat Adoption Center will be closed.

St Vincent de Paul in Muscoda will be closed today.

Curves will open at 3:00 today.

The Family Thrift Shop is closed.

Added Touch Floral will open at 10:00.


The Southwest Summer League meeting in Muscoda has been canceled (7:00 pm) and has been rescheduled for Wendesday, January 21st at 7:00 pm.

Dance Elite will not hold classes in Fennimore tonight.

The Richland Snowdrifters Snowmobile Club will not meet tonight (7:00 pm). The meeting has been rescheduled for next Wednesday, January 14th at the same time.

The Apostolic Faith Church will not hold their 7:00 pm service tonight.

Grandview Family Worship will not hold services tonight (6:45 pm).

Morning classes at RC Dance and Gymnastics are canceled.

Jefferson Elementary PATT meeting tonight is canceled (5:30 pm).

Symons Recreation Complex has canceled land and water classes this morning. The 1:00 water exercise class is also canceled today. The Symons pool will open at Noon.

The Richland Center Land Fill is closed today.

There will be no out-of-town routes for VARC. All in-town routes will run on time.

The Kraemer Library in Plain will be closed due to the weather.

Betty Hayes School of Dance will not hold classes in Dodgeville today.

The Avoca Senior exercise group will not meet today (10:00 am).

The Grant County Mealsites will be closed Wednesday.  The Grant County bus will not operate, however the Grant Country Taxi will run it's normal routes.

The Sauk County Health Department Dining Centers and Home Delivered Meal program will be closed due to weather. Please call 608-355-3290 with any questions.

The Richland County Mealsites will be closed Wednesday. There will be no home delivered meals.

The Richland Center Free Methodist Church Office will be closed, and all evening activities are canceled.

The GRACE Office will be open from 10:00 – Noon. People should feel free to call 604-8255 with any inquiries.

The Tops Club 495 meeting at the Brewer Library is canceled (4:30 pm).

The Blue River United Methodist Church Free Community Supper is canceled tonight.

The S.O.U.L. Kitchen is closed due to the weather.

The Richland Center Athletic Booster Club meeting scheduled for tonight has been canceled and is rescheduled for Wednesday, January 14th at 5:30 pm.

Riverdale Youth wrestling practice is canceled and rescheduled for Tuesday, January 13th, at 6:00 PM.

CCD classes at Immaculate Conception in Boscobel are canceled (6:15 pm).

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Muscoda will not hold CCD Classes.

Blue River United Methodist Kids Club is canceled due to weather (6:30 pm).

Willow Valley United Methodist Church GIG is canceled tonight (5:30 pm).

The Peace United Methodist Church Choir will not meet tonight (8:00 pm).

Cancellations for Thursday, January 8:

The Richland County People's First meeting on Thursday (Jan 8) is canceled (5:30 pm).

The Richland Center Senior Citizens meeting on Thursday (Jan 8) is canceled (10:00 am).

Richland Weather

Richland Center, WI, United States

Partly Cloudy
22°F, Windchill: 16°F
Wind: 5 mph S
Humidity: 66%
Visibility: 0 mi
pressure: 30.2 in falling
Sunrise: 7:16 am
Sunset: 5:11 pm
Mostly Clear
Hi: 27°F, Low: 17°F
Mostly Cloudy
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