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.
93rd Ithaca School Fair
It's a great day - no - it's the greatest day to be a Bulldog! Hear our special reports from the Ithaca School Fair by clicking the "Read More" link.
2015 River Valley School Fair Interviews
It was a privilege for WRCO Radio to be a part of the 52nd annual River Valley School Fair and Homecoming. Please click the read more link to hear our reports from the fair.
12th Annual Richland County Alzheimer's Walk
The 12th Annual Richland County Alzheimer's Walk will be held this Sunday (September 27) at the UW-Richland Campus. All of the funds raised at the walk will go to the Alzheimer's and Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin to provide programs and help people with issues that arise with a dementia-type disease. Pre-registration for the 12th Annual Richland County Alzheimer's Walk will be held on Friday (September 25) from 3:30 until 5:30 PM at the UW-Richland Campus Student Center. You can also register anytime prior to the walk at 1:00 PM. In addition to the walk itself, the event serves as a way for others to learn more about the disease. Christine Hagle, who works in the therapy department at Golden Living Center Riverdale, will serve as an honorary chair at this year's walk. Christine will give a speech at the event. The walk will begin at 1:15 PM. Awards and lunch will be held at 2:15 PM. For more information, you can call (608)232-3400 or toll free at (888)308-6251.
Richland County Farm Women Seek Potential Award Winners
The Richland County Farm Women are seeking nominees for the 2015 Outstanding Farm Women Awards. The deadline to nominate someone is October 9. For your convenience, you may download the form to fill out by clicking here. The awards will be presented at the annual Richland County Farm Women and Outstanding Young Farmer Recognition Banquet November 6th.
2015 Richland County Fair Meat Annimal Sale Results
The Richland County Fair Meat Animal Sale Saturday night kept a strong tradition of support alive for the young people of Richland County. A large crowd was on hand for the event that started with some special awards.
2015 Richland County Fair Interviews
Listen to interviews with Ron and various participants, volunteers and spectators at the 2015 Richland County Fair.