Archive for: August, 2016

Police stop 30 motorists for failing to yield to pedestrians

Police stop 30 motorists for failing to yield to pedestrians

On the afternoon of Wednesday, Aug. 17, officers of the Brodhead Police Department conducted a four-hour pedestrian safety enforcement deployment at 1st Center Avenue and 21st Street. This intersection was targeted due to heavy pedestrian traffic and the increased traffic due to the State Highway 81 construction detour. Even after […]

 
 

William S. Knight trust donates $200,000 to Kelch Aviation Museum

William S. Knight trust donates $200,000 to Kelch Aviation Museum

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor The Kelch Aviation Museum, Inc., of Brodhead, recently announced a major gift from the William S. Knight Revocable Trust in the amount of $200,000. The money has been applied toward the museum’s $1-million-dollar fundraising project to build a new museum facility. Many Brodhead community members recognize […]

 
 

8/18/16 Clinton Classifieds

8/18/16 Clinton Classifieds

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8/17/16 Shopper

8/17/16 Shopper
 
 

Brodhead woman uncovers fountain of youth in community pool

Brodhead woman uncovers fountain of youth in community pool

Ninety-four-year-old Hazel Johnson can be found swimming laps at the pool in Brodhead every morning at 7 a.m.

 
 

Cardinals compete in scrimmage event

Cardinals compete in scrimmage event

By Mandy Fields, Correspondent The Brodhead-Juda Cardinals participated in the Quad Scrimmage held at Oregon High School last weekend. Other teams participating were Oregon, Elkhorn, and Sauk Prairie. Pick up this week’s printed edition for the full story….

 
 

Pauline Jensen-Cooley Schulz

Pauline Jensen-Cooley Schulz

  Pauline Jensen-Cooley Schulz, 89, of Brodhead, passed away on Thursday, August 11, 2016, at Woods Crossing Nursing Home. Pauline was 12th and the last surviving child of Soren and Adella (Reed) Jensen. She was born on January 14, 1927, in Orangeville, Illinois. Her first marriage was to Delmar Cooley […]

 
 

High school band members attend camp

High school band members attend camp

The Brodhead High School Marching Band held their annual camp last week, August 8 through August 11. “Camp is an excellent way to get a head start on the school year,” Jason Riesterer, band director, said. “I have found it to be a great way to get most of the […]

 
 

Champions crowned in Jeremy Pinnow & Associates golf outing

Champions crowned in Jeremy Pinnow & Associates golf outing

Jeremy Pinnow & Associates held its 13th annual golf outing on Friday, August 5 at the Decatur Lake Golf Course. Pick up this week’s print edition for full story….

 
 

New law requires school bus drivers to use amber lights before red lights

New law requires school bus drivers to use amber lights before red lights

Kobussen school bus drivers will be practicing their routes starting Monday, August 29.  Drivers will run their assigned routes during actual drive times in the mornings and afternoons through Wednesday, August 31. Drew Burns, Brodhead terminal manager for Kobussen, says that school buses in our area and elsewhere will look […]