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A photo from 2017 on-site inspection of Emerald Sky Dairy's 2016 manure spill shows the stub end of a yardstick, almost fully submerged in a portion of the spill that totaled an estimated 275,000 gallons. The manure from a cracked transfer pipe sat unreported more than 3 months in a ditch, wetlands and pond at the 1600-cow dairy operation.
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Mayor Doug Pinnow accepts a check from Brod-head Garden Club representatives Diane Anderson and Joyce Nipple to use toward replanting trees in the city parks.
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Cody Baxter and Skylar Stanley of the Brodhead FFA Chapter attended the Washington Leadership Conference the third week of June.
  • Newspaper office to move across the street
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Nursing Assistants
With a shortage of CNAs, and many healthcare ma-jors requiring prior healthcare experience, this new venture presents a wonderful opportunity for Brod-head High School and Blackhawk Technical College  students. We would like to recognize and congratulate the following individuals: front row: Kaylee Homerding (Monroe High School), Rhianna Teubert, Hailey Hartwig; back row: Laura Powers BSN, Morgan Heinle, Addison Ommodt, Abbey Johnson, and Payton Hauser. Students with questions may contact Jennifer Flory, Brodhead High School Counselor.
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Evan Glasgow of Brodhead shown on the right and mentoring a student received the 2019 Denton Award for Graduate Student Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring
  • TONY ENDS PHOTO Independent Register
Bill Day and his wife Heather have launched a new business - Days Trucking - serving the Brodhead and state-line area, delivering crushed rock and forming gravel driveways.
  • COUIRTESY PHOTO Independent Register
A photo from 2017 on-site inspection of Emerald Sky Dairy's 2016 manure spill shows the stub end of a yardstick, almost fully submerged in a portion of the spill that totaled an estimated 275,000 gallons. The manure from a cracked transfer pipe sat unreported more than 3 months in a ditch, wetlands and pond at the 1600-cow dairy operation.

    CAFO 2016 manure spill settled despite unsettling state trend

    By Tony Ends, Correspondent – Picture for a moment what you love about the land we call Wisconsin. Plunging into a cool, clear pond after a long, hot day putting up hay. Wading into a marsh and casting for bass or bluegill as cranes wing noiselessly across a setting sun. […]

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Mayor Doug Pinnow accepts a check from Brod-head Garden Club representatives Diane Anderson and Joyce Nipple to use toward replanting trees in the city parks.

    Brodhead Garden Club donates plant sales proceeds

    By Jeremy Gokey, Correspondent – Brodhead Garden Club donated the proceeds from their annual plant sale to the city to use toward replanting trees after the loss of the ash trees last year. Diane Anderson and Joyce Nipple presented Mayor Doug Pinnow with a check for $803 to use toward […]

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Cody Baxter and Skylar Stanley of the Brodhead FFA Chapter attended the Washington Leadership Conference the third week of June.

    Brodhead FFA members attend Washington Leadership Conference

    Cody Baxter and Skylar Stanley of the Brodhead FFA Chapter attended the Washington Leadership Conference the third week of June. Washington Leadership Conference (WLC) is the highest leadership conference you can attend as an FFA member and is facilitated by National FFA staff members, most of them having served as […]

  • Newspaper office to move across the street

    Newspaper office to move across the street

    Change is effective June 27 The office of the Brodhead Independent Register and Shopping News will move to a new location as of Thursday, June 27. But we’re not moving far. The newspaper office will move across the street in downtown Brodhead to 917 W. Exchange St. Readers may stop […]

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Nursing Assistants
With a shortage of CNAs, and many healthcare ma-jors requiring prior healthcare experience, this new venture presents a wonderful opportunity for Brod-head High School and Blackhawk Technical College  students. We would like to recognize and congratulate the following individuals: front row: Kaylee Homerding (Monroe High School), Rhianna Teubert, Hailey Hartwig; back row: Laura Powers BSN, Morgan Heinle, Addison Ommodt, Abbey Johnson, and Payton Hauser. Students with questions may contact Jennifer Flory, Brodhead High School Counselor.

    Nursing Assistant class offered at Brodhead High School

    Brodhead High School and Blackhawk Technical College partnered together to offer a Nursing Assistant class at Brodhead High School, an exciting first for BHS. The course was offered in hybrid fashion, meaning that the bookwork was done online, with the lab and clinical portions being taught in person. While students […]

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Evan Glasgow of Brodhead shown on the right and mentoring a student received the 2019 Denton Award for Graduate Student Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring

    Graduate program announces awards for teaching and mentoring

    The Integrated Program in Biochemistry (IPiB) is pleased to continue its commitment to teaching and mentorship by announcing the 2019 graduate student awards that celebrate these important aspects of the program. The awards were given out at the IPiB Summer Reception on Friday, June 7. Evan Glasgow of Brodhead and […]

  • TONY ENDS PHOTO Independent Register
Bill Day and his wife Heather have launched a new business - Days Trucking - serving the Brodhead and state-line area, delivering crushed rock and forming gravel driveways.

    New trucking business keeps longtime Day name in Brodhead

    By Tony Ends, Correspondent – Day is a family name familiar to many folks who’ve raised livestock with help of three generations of Days feed stores along the Green-Rock county line. As a child, Bill Day helped his grandpa Donald, Sr., just as soon as he could lift and carry […]

 

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