• COURTESY PHOTO The Independent-Register
From left, Jason Reisterer, Beth Reisterer, Dave Olsen, McKenna Bump, and Stephanie Pinnow were
among nominees for awards from the Jaycees for their efforts throughout 2017 to help make Brodhead
a better place to live, work and raise a family.
  • Warrants in Illinois, Wisconsin lead to four arrests
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	Retiring Brodhead Police Officer Kathy Hammon swears in new officer Brandon Barnes at the April 10, 2018 City Council meeting.
  • Finance committee recommends wheel tax
  • Mayor Pinnow, committee members talk future of Senior Center Project
  • Rural council met Tuesday in Clinton
  • Election brings half of registered Brodhead voters to polls
  • COURTESY PHOTO The Independent-Register
From left, Jason Reisterer, Beth Reisterer, Dave Olsen, McKenna Bump, and Stephanie Pinnow were
among nominees for awards from the Jaycees for their efforts throughout 2017 to help make Brodhead
a better place to live, work and raise a family.

    Brodhead Jaycees name 2018 honorees

    On March 12, the Brodhead Jaycee’s hosted their Annual Community Awards Reception. The reception recognized Jaycee members, and outstanding members of the community.

  • Warrants in Illinois, Wisconsin lead to four arrests

    Warrants in Illinois, Wisconsin lead to four arrests

    On April 17, 2018 the FBI Safe Streets Task Force, the Rock County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Unit, the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit and the Beloit Police Department’s Violent Crime Interdiction Team served two search warrants.

  • RYAN BROEGE PHOTO The Independent-Register
	Retiring Brodhead Police Officer Kathy Hammon swears in new officer Brandon Barnes at the April 10, 2018 City Council meeting.

    Council swears in new officer, releases mortgage on Production Grinding building

    By Ryan Broege, Editor — Outgoing Brodhead Police officer Kathy Hammon was honored for her 34 years of service with the force, where she started as a part-time dispatcher in 1984. Hammon was thanked for her service, and awarded a shadow box as a token of gratitude from the city. […]

  • Finance committee recommends wheel tax

    Finance committee recommends wheel tax

    By Ryan Broege, Editor — The Green County Finance and Accounting Committee voted unanimously Tuesday night to send a proposed wheel tax before the county board for a vote scheduled for the April 17 meeting. The tax would tack on $20 in registration fees to each of the roughly 30,000 […]

  • Mayor Pinnow, committee members talk future of Senior Center Project

    Mayor Pinnow, committee members talk future of Senior Center Project

    By Ryan Broege, Editor — The Independent-Register sat down last Wednesday with Mayor Doug Pinnow and Senior Community Center Committee members Ellyn Popanz and Sharon Wolter for an update on the progress on the Senior Community Center project. The conversation covered the proposed project’s feasibility, timeline, and fundraising needs. Pinnow […]

  • Rural council met Tuesday in Clinton

    Rural council met Tuesday in Clinton

    Presentations on supporting students with disabilities and building capacity for rural education research along with a choral presentation and tour of the aquaponics lab headlined Tuesday’s meeting of the State Superintendent’s Advisory Council on Rural Schools, Libraries, and Communities.

  • Election brings half of registered Brodhead voters to polls

    Election brings half of registered Brodhead voters to polls

    By Ryan Broege, Editor – While it fell a few hundred votes short of the turnout two years ago when a school referendum was up for a vote, last week’s Spring Election drummed up significant activity at the polls. 725 voters cast ballots, accounting for 50 percent of all eligible […]

 

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