Archive for: January, 2018

PD officers to take on larger share of retirement, under new contract

By Ryan Broege, Editor – Officers employed by the city of Brodhead will pay a larger share toward their retirement funds, under a new contract signed Dec. 22, 2017. The contract between the city and the Brodhead Police Officers’ Local will extend through the 2020 calendar year. Pick up this […]

 
 

Tuls proposal to meet condition two shot down

By Ryan Broege, Editor – The Tuls organization will face yet another hurdle in its pursuit to clear conditions set forth by the county in the conditional permit. The dairy has to meet three conditions to meet the conditions set forth in the permit from the county. It met the […]

 
 

1/4/18 Clinton Classifieds

1/4/18 Clinton Classifieds

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1/3/18 Shopper

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Piggly Wiggly under new ownership

Piggly Wiggly under new ownership

By Erica Gokey, Correspondent – As of December 3, 2017, the Brodhead Piggly Wiggly came under new ownership, Justin and Alicia Campbell assumed the reins from long-time owner, who retired last year. The decision had been in the works for the past few years.  “It takes years of experience. There […]

 
 

Cardinal girls snap Vikings’ winning streak

Cardinal girls snap Vikings’ winning streak

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent – The Brodhead Cardinals (5-6 overall, 2-6 Rock Valley) girls basketball team dominated a hot Parkview Vikings (4-6 overall, 4-0 Trailways South) 57-32 in a non-conference matchup last Thursday. The Vikings came into the game with a four-game Trailways South winning streak. Cardinals’ junior Alexis Oliver […]

 
 

Cardinal boys drop non-conference thriller to Parkview

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent The Parkview Vikings (6-2 overall, 2-1 Trailways South) overcame a 17-point second half deficit to overwhelm the Brodhead Cardinals (3-6 overall, 2-4 Rock Valley) 82-78 in a non-conference matchup last Thursday. The Vikings drew first blood taking a 10-3 lead minutes into the contest. Pick up […]

 
 

Cardinal boys find winning ways

Cardinal boys find winning ways

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent – The Brodhead Cardinals (4-6 overall, 2-4 Rock Valley) boys basketball squad snapped their losing streak last Friday picking up a 58-49 non-conference win over Argyle. “Any win is a good win. Argyle has been playing teams so tough and they are very physically they do […]

 
 

Facebook post ignites slew of complaints surrounding alcohol checks

By Erica Gokey, Correspondent – (Editor Ryan Broege contributed to this report) A social media post touched off a flurry of testimonials and attestations, and counters, among Brodhead diners who are put off by the manner in which local police are checking IDs. At about 9 a.m. Sunday morning, a […]

 
 

Roemer leads nature preserve into 50th year

Roemer leads nature preserve into 50th year

By Ryan Broege, Editor – The M.J. Blackford Arboretum is fast approaching its 50th year of existence, evolving from an underdeveloped, exposed plot of grasses and small trees to a quiet, cozy, hidden gem with manicured paths and towering, shade-making trees. Paul Roemer, a former mathematics and music teacher at […]