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Helping a Helicopter Project Takes Step Forward

MONROE — The Huey Helicopter for the Green County Veterans Memorial Park continues to find friends who offer to help. Helicopter Specialties, Inc., in Janesville is working to restore the Huey back to the days of its service in the Vietnam War.  Jason Shrier, General Manager and Director of Maintenance […]

 
 

Police Arrest Man for Asking Obscene Questions

  BRODHEAD – Between June 2nd and June 6th, Brodhead Police received three separate complaints from women between the ages of 15 and 24 of a middle-aged, white male driving up to them on the street and either asking them questions of a sexual nature or requesting that they expose themselves to […]

 
 

American Cancer Society to paint Green County purple for Relay for Life

GREEN COUNTY — The American Cancer Society is seeking businesses and organizations to get involved in the Relay for Life movement by displaying purple ribbons and other decorations from June 12th through the 19th. “Paint Our Town Purple” is a time to celebrate the lives of cancer survivors and to […]

 
 

Fireworks fund needs your help

BRODHEAD – It’s not too early to think about our traditional and popular fireworks display for July 4th. We are again relying on your generosity to meet the rising costs of putting on this event. Funds are contributed by the Chamber of Commerce, the City of Brodhead, the aluminum can […]

 
 

Pancake Breakfast draws record numbers

Pancake Breakfast draws record numbers

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor BRODHEAD — An enormous crowd turned out for the Community Pancake Breakfast held at the Brodhead Airport on Sunday, May 22nd. The event helped celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Brodhead Airport. “I’ve never seen this many cars,” said Dick Weden, who was in charge of […]

 
 

Register Print Center to offer UPS services

Register Print Center to offer UPS services

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor BRODHEAD — The Register Print Center will begin offering UPS packaging services this week. With the recent closure of Brodhead’s Packages Plus, the community was left without these services. Kim Markham, a business owner in the community since 1996, decided to pick up the opportunity. “We […]

 
 

Elementary halls welcome the return of the Class of 2016

Elementary halls welcome the return of the Class of 2016

  By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor BRODHEAD — Donning graduation caps in Cardinal red and white, the Class of 2016 paraded the halls of Albrecht Elementary School on Friday, May 27. Elementary students held handmade signs thanking and congratulating seniors. Parents, siblings, friends, and of course, teachers joined as spectators and […]

 
 

Rep. Amy Loudenbeck seeks fourth term

  Submits nomination papers to GAB CLINTON — State Representative Amy Loudenbeck (R-Clinton) submitted nomination papers containing over 300 signatures from residents of the 31st Assembly District to the Government Accountability Board. In seeking reelection, Rep. Loudenbeck pledges to build upon the policy initiatives implemented since she was sworn into […]

 
 

Vets Roll returns home to a true heroes welcome

Vets Roll returns home to a true heroes welcome

By Marianne Mueller Reporter BELOIT – Breathtaking rows of flags proudly waved on Riverside Drive leading large crowds of families,  friends and community to the Eclipse Center on Wednesday, May 25 awaiting the return of over 200 Veterans and Rosie the Riveters who took a four-day journey to Washington D.C. […]

 
 

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 […]