Archive for: March, 2017

3/15/17 Shopper

3/15/17 Shopper
 
 

Cougar Lanes posts high bowling scores

Adult Leagues Tuesday Majors Jacob Kunkel 268 (game) Steve Jacobs 260 (game) Larry Marzahl 258, 740 Joe Thomas 738 (series) Dan Mack Jr. 718 (series) Sunday Early Birds Tim Markin Jr. 298, 739 Seth Guetschow 203, 578 Candy Gosa 213, 517 Gayle Scheske 196, 501 Cougar Keglers Larry Riley Jr. […]

 
 

Spring is the season for wild fires

Although we had a pretty good snowfall last week the area had experienced an early Spring Wildland Fire Season. Rock County was in a moderate fire danger as listed by the Wisconsin DNR. As you travel around the state you will see Smokey Bear signs displaying the daily fire danger […]

 
 

The way it was

By Scott Cernek HARVEST HILLS CHURCH Whenever I drive by an old farm where the barns are now sitting empty, I can’t help but imagine that not so many years ago that particular place was undoubtedly alive with a family of people and the sounds many different kinds of farm […]

 
 

Easter egg hunt set for April 9

The Friends of Carver Roehl Park will be hosting their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, April 9 at 1 p.m. The hunt will start promptly at 1 p.m. Please arrive early so that your children will not be disappointed. This fun event will be held at Carver Roehl Park, […]

 
 

Badger Chordhawks’ Chorus welcomes new assistant director

Badger Chordhawks’ Chorus welcomes new assistant director

Steve Kumlander, President of the Rock Valley Chapter, is proud to announce that Adam Gracyalny of Beloit, Wis., has taken the position of assistant Director with the Badger Chordhawks Chorus. Adam graduated from Clinton High School. He then attended the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater where he received a Bachelor […]

 
 

VERNON L. MURRAY

VERNON L. MURRAY

Vernon L. Murray, 89, of Brodhead, passed away on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at Premier Rehab, Beloit, Wis.  He was born in a log cabin on Sept. 6, 1927, in Pickwick, Minn., the son of Curtis and Bessie (Griffin) Murray.  He married Lois I. Brosier on April 17, 1946, in […]

 
 

Ash tree attack in Brodhead

By Rich Vogel, Forestry Department – Do I have your attention? I hope so because there are a few things you need to know, and those of you who have ash trees on your property need to start making plans. The Emerald Ash Borer is quickly moving through Brodhead and […]

 
 

Music in our schools – Jason Riesterer

Music in our schools – Jason Riesterer

This is my 14th year at Brodhead, 19th year overall. My main role is with the high school band and its many functions, and then I also team teach with Beth with our fifth graders. I also help out in middle school band rehearsals whenever possible. We have so many […]

 
 

Students perform at local Solo and Ensemble festival

Students perform at local Solo and Ensemble festival

On Saturday, March 4, the Brodhead band students participated in our district Solo and Ensemble festival. Cora Hafen thought it was really cool to get feedback from a judge on how to improve. Taylor Midthun agreed;  she said, “It was helpful to get feedback from another person. The tips the […]