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Leo Club reflects on year of service

Leo Club reflects on year of service

The Brodhead Leo Club recently celebrated their year of service to the Brodhead community. Leo members and their families were invited to a potluck as the Brodhead Lions Club members grilled burgers and pork chops. Leo president Morgan Tresemer and vice president Zoe Tresemer shared a PowerPoint with all of […]

 
 

Daniel Smith to present at historical society meeting

Daniel Smith to present at historical society meeting

Several Decades of a Family Farm A presentation titled “Seven Decades of a Family Farm” will be given at the Brodhead Historical Society monthly meeting on Monday, June 26, at 7 p.m. at the Bank of Brodhead. The public is welcomed to attend. Daniel Smith grew up, and later farmed […]

 
 

Wayne Scheider wins Garden of the Month

Wayne Scheider wins Garden of the Month

The Brodhead Garden Club’s Garden of the Month of June has been awarded to Wayne Scheider, 208 14th Street. He has lived there for 21 years. Pick up this week’s print edition for full story and more photos….

 
 

School district releases 2017-18 goals review

By Lenny Lueck, Superintendent – Continue to implement the five-year Strategic Plan Building and grounds The update of the elementary school kitchen began with a new oven, and new serving line counter and repairing the large cooler.  By June 30, the west playground will have a new basketball court and […]

 
 

Little Maya hosts Relay for Life fundraiser

Little Maya hosts Relay for Life fundraiser

By Ryan Broege, Correspondent – A sign out front along First Center Avenue and shimmering purple streamers hanging above the entrance announced a fundraiser for Team Cardinal on June 13 at Little Maya. Restaurant owner Oscar Vigil donated a portion of sales to Team Cardinal. Janet Cook, Team Cardinal leader, […]

 
 

Three seniors awarded Risum Memorial Scholarship

Three seniors awarded Risum Memorial Scholarship

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent – The prestigious Risum Memorial Scholarship was awarded to three area wrestlers recently. The recipients included Brodhead Cardinal wrestlers Blake Burns and Noah Steinmann. Orfordville Viking Byron Brown was also received the scholarship. Ron Risum created the Brodhead youth wrestling club in the 1980s.  Ron’s sons, […]

 
 

Does the size make the dairy?

Does the size make the dairy?

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor – Five Brodhead FFA members held an open rehearsal last week for a state speaking competition, an “ag issues forum.” The goal of the forum is to address an issue pertinent to agriculture while strictly adhering to facts and avoiding any bias. This group chose to […]

 
 

Fire fighters burn barn in live training event

Fire fighters burn barn in live training event

The Brodhead Fire District conducted a live fire training burn at 3371 West 3rd Avenue on Saturday, June 3. Onlookers noted how quickly the barn was destroyed. Pick up this week’s print edition for more photos….

 
 

Businessman aims to make Brodhead a ‘Tobacco Town’

Businessman aims to make Brodhead a ‘Tobacco Town’

By Ryan Broege, Correspondent Saif Murtahda started to see so many customers make the drive from Brodhead and beyond to his tobacco store in Monroe, Roll-a-Smoke, that he figured there was a niche to fill in eastern Green County. He obtained a storefront on a main thoroughfare, hung some cigarette […]

 
 

Lock boxes available at Pinnow Hometown Pharmacy

Many of us have heard about the opioid addiction epidemic that has widely spread across the United States. Every community in every state has been impacted by the epidemic. If there was a way you could help the Brodhead community with this opioid epidemic, would you? Better Brodhead has teamed […]