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Champions crowned in Jeremy Pinnow & Associates golf outing

Champions crowned in Jeremy Pinnow & Associates golf outing

Jeremy Pinnow & Associates held its 13th annual golf outing on Friday, August 5 at the Decatur Lake Golf Course. Pick up this week’s print edition for full story….

 
 

New law requires school bus drivers to use amber lights before red lights

New law requires school bus drivers to use amber lights before red lights

Kobussen school bus drivers will be practicing their routes starting Monday, August 29.  Drivers will run their assigned routes during actual drive times in the mornings and afternoons through Wednesday, August 31. Drew Burns, Brodhead terminal manager for Kobussen, says that school buses in our area and elsewhere will look […]

 
 

Brodhead residents to display artwork at Wildflower Art Festival this weekend

  By Michele Benesh, Correspondent – Among the many talented artists participating in this year’s Wildflower Art Festival are Brodhead artists Patricia Troyer and Christine Dieckhoff. Troyer has been creating beautiful pottery for many years alongside her husband, Tom.  Now retired from teaching art at Brodhead Middle School, she continues […]

 
 

National Night Out takes camaraderie to new heights

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor – Brodhead and surrounding areas took part in the 2016 National Night Out last Tuesday, August 2 at Jaycee Park for the third year. Representatives from Brodhead, Albany, Belleville, Orfordville, and Beloit participated, as well as those from numerous area organizations. According to the National Association […]

 
 

Cardinal Lanes open under new ownership

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor – Mark Oyan became the new owner of Brodhead’s Cardinal Lanes on Friday, July 29. The bowling alley will hold a re-grand opening this Friday, August 12, just in time for Covered Bridge Days. Oyan has worked in the bowling business since 1989. He even started […]

 
 

Wildflower Walk set for August 14

Three species of monarch-attracting milkweed and 45 other native plants sporting a rainbow of colors will be highlighted during the Wildflower Walk at Putnam Park from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, August 14. The Wildflower Walk is part of the Brodhead Wildflower Festival, which also includes the Wildflower Art […]

 
 

Brodhead resident to present at Quilt Expo in September

Brodhead resident to present at Quilt Expo in September

A Brodhead resident and noted authority on quilting will present at the upcoming Quilt Expo in Madison. Eileen Daniels, an independent quilt artist, teacher, and lecturer, will lead two sessions of a lecture titled “Vintage Textiles with a Creative Twist.” Hundreds of lecture and presentation sessions at Quilt Expo provide an opportunity […]

 
 

Brodhead’s growing Covered Bridge Days festival quickly approaches – Don’t miss it!

Brodhead’s growing Covered Bridge Days festival quickly approaches – Don’t miss it!

Brodhead’s Covered Bridge Days festival will be held on Saturday, August 13 and Sunday, August 14. On Saturday, the Wildflower Art Festival, Jaycee Kids’ Run, Garden Club display, historic wagon tours ($4 and also good for south end admission), Brodhead Historic Museum, food and vendors, music, and street dance will […]

 
 

Many hands make for little work in rubber mulch installation project

Many hands make for little work in rubber mulch installation project

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor Over 30 community volunteers contributed toward the Kid Connection’s Playground Project last Monday, July 25. The project focused on the installation of rubber mulch on the eastside playground at Albrecht Elementary. Originally expected to take up to four days, the task was finished in only one. […]

 
 

Library announces prize winners

The Brodhead Public Library is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Teen and Adult Summer Library Program Prizes. From June 13 through July 25, 12 teens and 46 adults earned entry tickets by tracking their weekly reading time. The grand prize for each program, a $50.00 Best Buy […]