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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 […]

 
 

Cardinal Miles Youth Program a success

Cardinal Miles Youth Program a success

On May 24, thirty-three fourth- and fifth-graders wrapped up the first Cardinal Miles running fitness program in Brodhead. Kelli Arn, owner of Rustic Road Training, launched the inaugural Cardinal Miles program to promote physical activity in our youth and to demonstrate creative ways to be active.  The program met for […]

 
 

Maker Fun Factory VBS coming to Brodhead UMC

The best week of the summer is June 19 through 23 from 12:30 to 5p.m., with new friends, amazing experiments, creative games, lip-smacking snacks, surprising adventures, and incredible music. At Maker Fun Factory VBS, kids discover not only that God made them the way they are, but for a purpose, […]

 
 

Brodhead woman counts five prom-goers as great-granddaughters

Brodhead woman counts five prom-goers as great-granddaughters

By Ryan Broege, Correspondent – Betty Malcook recalls her prom quite well. She had to get ready at her date’s brother’s house on 15th Street in Brodhead because her house lacked running water. She wore a long pink dress ringed with lace around the waist. Her group dined at Cozy […]

 
 

Area man receives MD degree

Area man receives MD degree

Gabriel T. Rodriguez, son of Drs. Julio and Marissa Rodriguez of Brodhead, was among the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health graduates on May 12. Rodriguez attended the University of Minnesota School of Biological Sciences in Minneapolis, where he graduated Suma Cum Laude with high honors, majoring […]

 
 

Class of 2017

Class of 2017

Brodhead High School’s Class of 2017 graduated last Friday, May 26. Here, students celebrate at the end of the ceremony.