Archive for: August, 2017

DEATH NOTICE – Tommy O. Woodward

Brodhead/Durand, Ill. -Tommy O. Woodward,  67, formerly of Durand, Ill., passed away on Thursday at his home in Brodhead. A Memorial Service may be held at a later date. The D.L. Newcomer Funeral Home, Brodhead, Wis., is assisting the family.



The Brodhead Parks & Recreation Department will be sponsoring a 7-week youth NFL flag football program for boys and girls in 2nd – 6th grades.  The games will be played on the High School practice field on Saturday mornings beginning September 9 and ending October 21. Registration forms are available […]


Senior Track standout organizes fundraiser

Senior Track standout organizes fundraiser

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent – Senior Madee Harding was ecstatic with the turn-out for her senior project, Raising the Standards, on a picture-perfect afternoon on July 29. Harding was a bundle of nerves leading up to the fundraiser not getting much sleep worrying about a low turn out and just […]


Ready to save the day

Ready to save the day

Amanda Elmer, Ruth Hatter, Caleb Engen and Carter Urness graduated the lifeguard course at Brodhead Municipal pool this summer. Pick up this week‘s print edition for more photos….


Are you ready for some football?

Are you ready for some football?

Brodhead-Juda Football kicks off the 2017 season with the Red and White scrimmage. The matchup offered a chance for parents and fans to get an early look at the Cardinals. Pick up this week’s print edition for more photos….


Community Band fits the bill as collection of varied players

Community Band fits the bill as collection of  varied players

By Ryan Broege, Editor – The Brodhead Community Band is an ensemble of high school, alumni members, and anybody that plays an instrument. The group has been been in existence for 4 years, and will play the final Twilight in the Park concert at Veteran’s Park as the sun sets […]


A Solid Foundation

By Scott Cernek COLUMNIST What a great summer it has been so far. The crops, that got in the ground a little late this spring, have caught up nicely over the past several weeks and they look very strong. In fact the crops are looking good throughout the entire Midwest […]


What college students need to know about campus safety

By Chief John Rindfleisch CLINTON FD It’s getting close to back to school time and the first group back will be the college students. Being on a college campus is fun but it’s easy to gain a false sense of security and feeling of safety when surrounded by your peers. […]


One injured in a single vehicle rollover crash: Janesville woman arrested for her 4th OWI

On July 25 at 11:36 p.m. a Deputies from the Rock County Sheriff’s Office, along with Janesville Fire and EMS responded to a rollover traffic crash with injuries, on S CTH G near W Sunny Lane. Upon arrival the driver was found still inside the vehicle with facial injuries. A […]


Police chase ends in accident, arrest

On July 25, at 8:29 p.m., Deputies from the Rock County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a strong-armed robbery occurring in the 5900 block of N. Newville Road, in the Town of Janesville. The suspect had left the scene and a vehicle description was provided. A Deputy located a similar […]