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WWII Veteran Jim Thompson honored as parade marshal

WWII Veteran Jim Thompson honored as parade marshal

By Mary Ann Inman Reporter CLINTON – The Memorial Day Parade was held on Monday, May 30. Jim Thompson was the honored parade marshal. He served in the U.S. Army from 1944 to 1946. Read on to learn more about his experiences. Two weeks after graduating from Clinton High School […]

 
 

Summer library activities beginning soon

BRODHEAD — The Summer Library Program will begin in June at the Brodhead Public Library. This summer’s theme is “On Your Mark, Get Set…READ!” It includes fitness, health and a variety of sports. It also ties in with the Summer Olympics to be held in Brazil. Our program will include […]

 
 

Vacation Bible Camp coming to St. Peter’s July 11-15

BRODHEAD — A brand new summer day camp program for your children and their friends is coming to St. Peter Lutheran Church in Brodhead. The camp will go from Monday, July 11 to Friday, July 15. Daily activities begin at 9 a.m. and end at 3 p.m. This year’s theme […]

 
 

Post Prom 2016 a success

Post Prom 2016 a success

  BRODHEAD — The Brodhead High School Juniors would like to thank all the supporting businesses for their contributions to the 2016 Post Prom event. Post Prom was held on May 7. Students were bused to the Monroe YMCA for a night of fun activities and prizes.  No student went […]

 
 

Albrecht receives Exxon Mobil grant

Albrecht receives Exxon Mobil grant

  BRODHEAD — Albrecht Elementary recently received a $500 grant from the Exxon Mobil Educational Alliance program to support the school’s technology upgrades. Olin Oil Company, Inc., of Brodhead, worked with school officials to secure the grant, which is one of 2,400 available to schools across the country served by […]

 
 

School District of Brodhead deals with bomb threat

From Leonard Lueck, Superintendent BRODHEAD – Sadly, our district has now joined the fraternity of districts that have had to deal with a bomb threat situation in recent years. We have avoided this for a long time, but situations like these are becoming inevitable for schools. As with Monroe, Beloit, […]

 
 

Brodhead prom an enchanted evening

Brodhead prom an enchanted evening

Brodhead High School’s Junior Prom, “An Enchanted Evening,” was last Saturday, May 7. Members of the prom court included: Ashley Douglas, Kayla Douglas, Abigail Kirby, Brooke Malcook, Rachel Nagel, Maria Nieto-Meza, Blake Burns, Bryson Ils, Reuben Larson, Layne Millard, Jack Speckman, and Noah Steinmann.

 
 

Students gain insight through Multi-Cultural Day

Students gain insight through Multi-Cultural Day

BRODHEAD — On Friday, April 29, seventh-grade students at Brodhead Middle School were able to “visit” twelve foreign countries and learn about Native Americans of Canada. Students learned through presentations from those who have traveled the world. Students were encouraged to “dress their best,” and they did not disappoint. Along […]

 
 

Thought-provoking plans presented at DLMRA annual meeting

Thought-provoking plans presented at DLMRA annual meeting

By Michele Benesh, Correspondent BRODHEAD – Thirty-nine members and friends of the Decatur Lake and Mill Race Association (DLMRA) convened at the Bank of Brodhead on Saturday, April 30th for an annual meeting. Attendees enjoyed several presentations of high interest, including an extensive presentation from four engineering students from UW-Platteville […]

 
 

Tour the Farms version 2.0 a success

Tour the Farms version 2.0 a success

  By Michele Benesh, Correspondent BRODHEAD — On Sunday, May 1, Scotch Hill Farm was the scene of a revised version of the Brodhead Chamber’s long-standing “Tour the Farms” event. The Wisconsin Farmer’s Union’s new South Central Chapter sponsored the event, hosted by Tony and Dela Ends. The Solar May […]