It was a day to meld into the Class of 2017 for some 250 new freshmen at Ripon High School under the direction of RHS Activities Director Jill Mortensen and her team of student Link Crew members in the school's North Gym.
A group of Immanuel Christian Reformed Church members have joined together to raise the awareness of human trafficking in the state and in the Ripon Community calling themselves (RAFT) "Ripon Awareness – Fighting Trafficking."
James Decarlo, 79, of Ripon was killed in a three-vehicle collision on Jack Tone Road near Wildwood Road and north of the five corners, Jack Tone, Lone Tree Road and French Camp roads intersection at about 10 p.m. Saturday.
A dynamic "Hooah!" literally rocked the walls of the Ripon Community Center by gathered battalion troops – past and present – of the Ripon High JROTC, leaving little doubt how they felt about their retiring Lt.Col. Patrick Dunn.