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Brodhead Airport celebrated in mural featured at Piggly Wiggly

Brodhead Airport celebrated in mural featured at Piggly Wiggly

Brodhead has many “hidden gems,” some of which are not really discovered even by long-time residents.  One of these gems is the Brodhead airport, which is recognized and appreciated by pilots throughout the country. In Mural #3, displayed on the Piggly Wiggly building, the viewer can see several of the […]

 
 

New editor of Independent Register extends introduction

New editor of Independent Register extends introduction

Ryan Broege, Editor My name is Ryan Broege, and I am your new editor here at the Brodhead Independent Register. I am excited and humbled by the responsibility. I assumed editorial duties July 12, replacing Siara Schwartzlow, who will return to the classroom. Siara’s knack for the newspaper business is […]

 
 

Catching the ‘holiday’ spirit

Catching the ‘holiday’ spirit

A group of pals is feeling festive on National Ice Cream Day July 16, 2017, at Tastee Freeze in Brodhead, Wis. (clockwise) Abbey Johnson, Alexis Oliver, Shyleigh Condon, and Cece Condon Pick up this week’s print edition for more photos…..

 
 

Museum offers wallop of history lesson

Museum offers wallop of history lesson

By Ryan Broege, Editor When I learned that the museum across the street from the Independent-Register office was open weekends, I began metaphorically rubbing my palms together as I decided which freelancer I would send over to take some photos, grab some history, and piece together what should be a […]

 
 

Area bird tests positive for West Nile virus

The Green County Health Department reported that a dead blackbird found in Brodhead on June 27, 2017, has tested positive for West Nile virus. This is the first bird that tested positive for West Nile virus in Green County since surveillance for the mosquito-transmitted virus began May 1, 2017. Pick […]

 
 

A DESTINATION WORTH THE JOURNEY

A DESTINATION WORTH THE JOURNEY

Dennis Schulze tours the Executive Law Library inside the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. The library pictured originally served as the War Department Library, and now serves as the law library for the Executive branch. The building was designed by Austrian-born architect Richard Ezdorf, and completed in 1887. Pick up this […]

 
 

Lifeguard lessons offered at Brodhead Municipal City Pool.

A lifeguard training class will be offered at the Brodhead Municipal Swimming Pool. To enroll in this class you must be at least 15 years old by Monday, July 31.  The pre-test will be on July 31, from 8 to 9 a.m. Pick up this week’s print edition for full […]

 
 

Brodhead considers changing street names Timm Town streets under consideration

During the June meeting of the Brodhead Public Safety Committee, Police Chief Chris Hughes brought forth resolutions to change the street names in two areas:  Crosswinds and Woods Point subdivision on the Rock County side of the city, as well as First Center Avenue and East Second Avenue, north of […]

 
 

Brodhead Police recover backpack allegedly containing heroin needles

Brodhead Police Press Release On July 8 at 5:38 p.m., Brodhead Police responded to a disturbance in the 500 block of W. 2nd Ave. When police arrived, they were told by a party the male on scene possessed heroin and drug paraphernalia, including needles. It was reported the heroin was […]

 
 

First annual quarter auction coming July 15

The Albrecht Elementary School PTO/Kid Connection is holding their first annual Quarter Auction fundraiser on Saturday, July 15, at Fibs North. The doors will open at noon for previewing items with the auction starting at 1p.m. What is a quarter auction, you ask? Auction goers purchase one or more paddles. […]