• Getting out in the woods  Area shops, sportsmen gearing up for busy fall hunting seasons
  • Tinker’s Garden makeover
  • KATELYN BLACK PHOTO The Independent-Register

     This is the automated, long-arm quilting machine that Tina Wellnitz and Rhonda Streich use instead of the traditional sewing machine.
  • Brodhead Chamber cancels Covered Bridge Days downtown events
  • This was one of the scenes on West Exchange Street in downtown Brodhead during the 2019 Covered Bridge Days celebration.
  • The Brodhead Barking Lot dog park, located near the corner of 11th Street and East Eighth Avenue, is scheduled for work this coming week and will be closed.
  • COURTESY PHOTOS The Independent-Register

	This is a view of the current skywalk to the St. Clare Center on the Monroe Clinic campus, taken from the new medical office building Sunday.
  • Getting out in the woods  Area shops, sportsmen gearing up for busy fall hunting seasons

    Getting out in the woods Area shops, sportsmen gearing up for busy fall hunting seasons

    By Katelyn Black, Correspondent As summer draws to a close, many are thinking ahead to the upcoming hunting seasons that accompany fall. Deer hunting is up first, starting for bow hunters on Sept. 12. Gun deer hunters begin their season a couple of months after, on Nov. 21. Albrecht Taxidermy […]

  • Tinker’s Garden makeover

    Tinker’s Garden makeover

    Brodhead’s Business Improvement District has made several improvements to Tinker’s Garden this year. The Brodhead Jaycees placed new mulch, and Kuhn North America donated the newly installed benches to replace the deteriorating concrete pebble stone ones. Brodhead Public Works employee Justin Schwartz installs new benches. “Tinker’s Garden is a great […]

  • KATELYN BLACK PHOTO The Independent-Register

     This is the automated, long-arm quilting machine that Tina Wellnitz and Rhonda Streich use instead of the traditional sewing machine.

    One stitch at a time Women’s quilting shop going strong in Orfordville

    By Katelyn Black, Correspondent Three years ago, Tina Wellnitz and Rhonda Streich were urged to share their passion for quilting with a larger crowd. Out of this idea came the Sassy Farm Chicks Quilt Company, located on West Beloit Street in downtown Orfordville. “When this building opened up, there were […]

  • Brodhead Chamber cancels Covered Bridge Days downtown events

    Brodhead Chamber cancels Covered Bridge Days downtown events

    The Brodhead Chamber of Commerce announced late Friday morning that it had canceled the 2020 Covered Bridge Days. “Working closely with our team of health officials, along with local and state health departments, we have made the tough decision to cancel all downtown activities for this event,” Brodhead Chamber of […]

  • This was one of the scenes on West Exchange Street in downtown Brodhead during the 2019 Covered Bridge Days celebration.

    Covered Bridge Days scaled back but still on

    By Katelyn Black, Correspondent Despite everything that’s different this year, one Brodhead staple remains. Covered Bridge Days will take place Friday through Sunday, Aug. 7 to Aug. 9. Though the event continues, this year will be smaller than years past. According to a Brodhead Chamber of Commerce news release, events […]

  • The Brodhead Barking Lot dog park, located near the corner of 11th Street and East Eighth Avenue, is scheduled for work this coming week and will be closed.

    Work to temporarily close dog park

    The Brodhead Barking Lot dog park will be closed for three days starting Monday, July 13, for park maintenance and updates. Weather permitting, the dog park will reopen Thursday, July 16. Pick up the July 8th print edition for full story….

  • COURTESY PHOTOS The Independent-Register

	This is a view of the current skywalk to the St. Clare Center on the Monroe Clinic campus, taken from the new medical office building Sunday.

    Monroe Clinic projects moving right along

    As Monroe Clinic marked one year in its new medical office building on June 10, additional construction projects are underway to complete its campus renovation. Work began June 15 on the take down of the skywalk, currently connecting the new medical office building to the St. Clare Center, and will […]

 

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