Smiles for a Child Party
The Annual Smiles for a Child Party, sponsored by The Hombre's Motorcycle Club and Ithaca Lions Club, will be held on Saturday, November 14 from 7:00-Midnight at the Phoenix Center in Richland Center.
Richland Center High School 2015 Veterans Day Program
Daylight Saving Time
Don't forget to set your clocks back one hour this weekend! On Sunday, November 1 at 2:00 AM the time change occurs. So before you go to bed Saturday night it's recommended that you set your clocks back one hour so that you will be at the correct time when you wake up.
Riverdale High School Fall Concert
The Riverdale Music Department will present its annual fall concert Tuesday, October 27th at 7:00 PM. Featured in the concert will be the High School Concert Choir, Symphonic Band, Bell Choir, and the Middle School Choir.
Coats for Kids Distribution
The annual Kiwanis Club will hold their "Coats for Kids" distribution this evening, Wednesday October 21, at 5:00 PM at the Nazarene Church Outreach Center in Richland Center.
Coats for Kids Collection
The 5th annual Richland Center Kiwanis Club “Coats for Kids” collection is winding down. Club members are urging people who have coats that they'd like to donate to bring them to this year's drop-off point – Wallace Cooper & Elliott Insurance. Tomorrow (Friday) is the deadline in order to have all of the coats cleaned in time for next week's distribution. Also, as an added incentive, Sheila Troxel of Wallace Cooper & Elliot has generously agreed to a coat-for-coat match for every coat that is dropped off.
Canyon of Lights Parade Route
The annual Canyon of Lights Parade will step-off at 7:00 pm Saturday night. The parade will start at the corner of Church and 3rd Street in Richland Center; go north on Church to 7th Street; go one block west on 7th to Central Avenue; proceed south on Central to the intersection with Court Street; go two blocks east on Court to Park Street; then travel north on Park where the parade will disperse at the Richland Hospital's parking lot at 3rd Street.
Wheels of Time at the Fairgrounds This Weekend
The Wheels of Time will be staged this year at the Richland County Fairgrounds this Friday (10/2) through Sunday (10/4) for free. The Wheels of time is a joint effort the Southern Wisconsin Chapter of the American Truck Historical Society and Hill Country Classic Power. Ron had the opportunity to talk with a few of the organizers.
UW Richland Foundation 2015 “Tour of Homes”
Four area homes will be in the spotlight this weekend with the UW-Richland Foundation's 2015 “Tour of Homes.” The event is scheduled for Sunday, October 4 from 11:00 AM until 4:00 PM. This will be the 11th and final “Tour of Homes” the UW-Richland Foundation will sponsor. Featured in the “2015 Tour of Homes” is the James McKee house which is owned by Ed and Dixie Wynhoff. Also featured are the Burrett-Tuxford home owned by Will Green and Cliff Schiesel, the Michael Meadows home designed by Herbert Frizt Jr., and the Darlo and Barbara Wentz house.
Advance tickets for the UW-Richland Foundation 2015 Fall “Tour of Homes” fundraiser are $10, while tickets purchased on the day of the event will be $12. Event day tickets will be available at each of the homes. Advance tickets are available at Ed’s Family Foods, the Richland County Bank, the UW-Richland Foundation Office on campus, and at Thrifty White Drug. Anyone liking more information can contact the Foundation Office by calling 647-6186, Extension 278.
Sauk County Arsons Investigation
Officials in Sauk County continue to investigate three suspicious fires that occurred early Saturday (Sept. 26) morning in the Villages of Sauk City and Prairie du Sac. Investigators are now looking at a possible link to a fourth suspicious fire that occurred a week earlier and was reported on Saturday, September 19th. Three of the four fires occurred along the Broadway Street corridor in the Village of Prairie du Sac. Investigators are asking that residents remain vigilant and request that any suspicious activity be reported immediately. Anyone with information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for these fires may be eligible for a cash reward up to $5,000 from the Wisconsin Arson Insurance Council. Tips can be made by calling the Wisconsin Arson Tip Line at 1-800-362-3005 or by going to the website at wiarsonhotline.org. In addition, the Sauk County Crime Stoppers are also offering a reward. They can be reached at 1-888-TIPSAUK or on-line anonymously at tipsubmit.com.