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Brodhead library acts on Friends group

By Dan Moeller, Correspondent – Members of the Brodhead Library Board signed a letter last week aimed at getting the defunct Friends of the Library organization restarted. The organization has not been active for more than a year, library officials report. In fact, library director Angela Noel said that despite […]

 
 

Rita Vickers retires after 27 years on the EMS Board of Directors

Rita Vickers retires after 27 years on the EMS Board of Directors

After 27 years of serving on the Brodhead Area EMS Board of Directors, Rita Vickers retired at the May 8 annual board meeting. Vickers served as secretary; her duties included decision-making for the non-profit organization, taking monthly board minutes, and filing annual state reports. She was very involved with all […]

 
 

Brodhead siblings graduate together from UW-Stout

Brodhead siblings graduate together from UW-Stout

Brodhead High School graduates Tate Harnack, Class of 2012, and his sister Tabitha Harnack, class of 2013, graduated from UW-Stout in Menomonie, WI on Saturday, May 6, 2017. Both graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Packaging. Packaging engineering is a niche field of study that only […]

 
 

Optimist Fishing Derby coming soon

The annual Optimist Fishing Derby is scheduled for Saturday, June 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the pond west of Vintage Chariots on 23rd Street in Brodhead. This event is for children ages 12 and under. Each participant will receive a free hotdog, Blumer’s pop, a bag of […]

 
 

Summer Library Program coming soon

Summer Library Program coming soon

The Summer Library Program will begin in June at the Brodhead Public Library. This summer’s theme is “Build a Better World!”  Fun programs and creative activities have been planned for all ages. Pick up this week’s print edition for full story….

 
 

Albrecht Elementary receives grant

Albrecht Elementary receives grant

Albrecht Elementary has received a $1000 grant through the Exxon Mobil Educational Alliance Program. Olin Oil Company Inc. of Brodhead helps Albrecht Elementary secure this grant every school year. Pick up this week’s print edition for full story….

 
 

The Bank of New Glarus and Sugar River Bank Branches donate to Brodhead Memorial Public Library

The Bank of New Glarus and Sugar River Bank Branches donate to Brodhead Memorial Public Library

The Board of Directors of The Bank of New Glarus and Sugar River Bank branches is giving back to the community with a donation of $200 to the Brodhead Memorial Public Library in support of the “Build a Better World!” 2017 Collaborative Summer Library Program. On behalf of the board, […]

 
 

Brodhead beekeepers gearing up for summer harvest

Brodhead beekeepers gearing up for summer harvest

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent – As spring is upon us, it signals another beekeeping season for Opal and David John. The well-known Ten Eyck Orchard along Highway 11 just outside of Brodhead is where Opal and David and their many bees produce Opalicious Honey, the “Finest Honey on the Planet.” […]

 
 

DLMRA grant application approved

DLMRA grant application approved

On April 29, the Decatur Lake & Mill Race Association (DLMRA) held its annual meeting in the Bank of Brodhead community room with 28 members and guests in attendance. There was much to celebrate, as funding for DLMRA projects was augmented by a generous gift of $5,000 presented by Frank […]

 
 

Jaycees host annual banquet

Jaycees host annual banquet

The Brodhead Jaycees held their annual Community Awards Banquet last Wednesday, May 3, at Little Maya Restaurant. The event recognized members of the community who go above and beyond to give back. Nominated for Outstanding Woman was Lori Malcook (fifth from left), Dana Hoff, and Kelly Gratz. Outstanding Man nominees […]