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Brodhead Fire & Ice seeking entries

The Brodhead Fire & Ice Festival committee is seeking entries for their event.  The following events are open for entries: the Cindy Lou Who contest, the Frozen T-shirt Contest, the Best-Decorated Pet Contest, and parade entries for the lighted parade. Pick up this week’s print edition for full story….

 
 

Susan Welch Mitten Tree Project sets schedule for Christmas giving

Though this fall has been quite mild, we cannot deny that the cold and bitter days of winter will return. No one among us likes to see a child poorly dressed against such weather. No one likes to think of such children empty-handed during the season of giving. Pick up […]

 
 

‘Text to Protect’ program an option in Brodhead

Green County Crime Stoppers and Better Brodhead have partnered to raise awareness of an anonymous text line to report suspicious activity, allowing residents and law enforcement to work together in protecting our communities. Text to Protect enables the public to send anonymous tips through text messages to law enforcement to […]

 
 

Brodhead High School receives new Chromebooks

Brodhead High School receives new Chromebooks

Brodhead High School was awarded a grant through the Wisconsin Technology Initiative (WTI) to buy two computer carts and a set of 28 Chromebooks.  The high school received approximately $7,500 from this grant, which is funded by the TOSA Foundation.  The grant was actually written last school year and was […]

 
 

Huey helicopter dedicated as part of Green County Veterans Memorial Park Project

Huey helicopter dedicated as part of Green County Veterans Memorial Park Project

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor Members of the Green County Veterans Memorial Park Project (GCVMPP) committee held a helicopter dedication ceremony Sunday, Nov. 6. A Huey helicopter that saw combat has been restored and will soon be mounted and placed on permanent display at the park, located just outside of Monroe […]

 
 

Bake sale to help fund Christmas with the Elderly 2016

Bake sale to help fund Christmas with the Elderly 2016

Tessa Kloepping and Oni Williams will be visiting six local nursing homes/retirement complexes in Brodhead, Albany, Orfordville, and Footville on Christmas Eve. They will be delivering Christmas cheer in the form of a small gift for each resident. Kloepping and Williams are taking this project over from Kloepping’ssister, Erin, and friend, Sarah Strathman, […]

 
 

Textile drive happening this weekend

Kid Connection will be holding a textile drive this Saturday, Nov. 5, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Wick Building at Brodhead Middle School. Did you know that consumers throw away 10 pounds of clothing annually and 85% of that ends up in our landfills?  So bring all your […]

 
 

Brodhead FFA members attend National Convention

Brodhead FFA members attend National Convention

Five members of the Brodhead FFA chapter recently attended the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis.  Elizabeth McGuire, Skylar Stanley, Dakota Chamblee, Blaine Berget, and Cody Baxter attended general convention sessions, the Agriscience Fair, and the Convention Expo.  They also toured the Feline Rescue Center in Center Point, Ind., and the […]

 
 

High school conducts controversial student death simulation

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor On Wednesday of last week, Brodhead High School conducted a simulation that is garnering much attention. During morning announcements, students and teachers announced that several students had died as a result of motor vehicle crashes. The announcements began with two students asking for a moment of […]

 
 

Brodhead graduate travels to Australia for agricultural competition

Brodhead graduate travels to Australia for agricultural competition

UW-Platteville student Joel Dieckhoff, a soil and crop science major from Brodhead, Wis., joined two other UW-Platteville students in competing in the Australian Collegiate Crops Contest several weeks ago. Dieckhoff, along with Emily Hefty, a soil and crop science major from Mount Horeb, and Katelynn Mauk, a soil and crop […]