• Apfelbaum lays out plans for golf course purchase By Ryan Broege
  • Takin’ care of business
  • RYAN BROEGE PHOTO The Independent-Register
	Hickory Daniels milks 350 cows between Brodhead and Juda, and attended last Tuesday’s County Board meeting to urge the board to be cautious in its con-siderations over 39 recommendations made by the Livestock Facility Study Group. “Don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater,” Daniels told the board. 
Daniels warned the board that new regulations could push dairy farmers of all sizes out of business at a time when record numbers of farmers are leaving the industry. “Don’t regulate people out of business,” said Daniels. “Water quality is just as important to me as it is to you.”
  • Loudenbeck achieves ballot access for fall election
The Independent-Register
Brodhead Police Chief Chris
Hughes stands for a photo in the
department’s vehicle garage.
  • Decatur Lake Golf Course “Front 9” to be protected as new public nature park
  • RYAN BROEGE PHOTO The Independent-Register
	These four free-stall barns will house the site’s 5,800 cows, milking and dairy. Calves and heifers will be raised off-site.

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