Independent Register

KATHY JEAN STONE

Kathy Jean Stone, 47, of Janesville, Wis., passed away on Wednesday at her home.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the D.L. Newcomer Funeral Home in Brodhead, Wis.  Visitation was held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

 
 

LUCILLE SCHWARTZLOW

LUCILLE SCHWARTZLOW

On May 18, 2017, Lucille Evelyn Schwartzlow, passed away peacefully at Woods Crossing in Brodhead, Wisconsin.  She was 97 years of age.  Lucille was born to Irene (Leuenberger) and Jacob Rhyner, Jr. on Nov. 16, 1919.  She was their only child and was proud of having grown up on the […]

 
 

GERALD R. GRAY

GERALD R. GRAY

Gerald R. Gray, 87, of Brodhead, passed away on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at his home. He was born on May 28, 1929, in Pekin, Ill., the son of Elvin and Ethel Mae (Potts) Gray. He married Betty Mae Van Tine on Sept. 14, 1954, in Ellisville, Ill. She passed […]

 
 

Brodhead library acts on Friends group

By Dan Moeller, Correspondent – Members of the Brodhead Library Board signed a letter last week aimed at getting the defunct Friends of the Library organization restarted. The organization has not been active for more than a year, library officials report. In fact, library director Angela Noel said that despite […]

 
 

Golfers compete in Ryder Cup and Decatur Lake Invite

By Derek Hoesly,  Correspondent – The Brodhead Cardinals placed 11th at the Ryder Cup last Monday at the Evergreen Golf Course. Oborne Lehman shot a 99 for the Cardinals. Lehman had three pars, including two on the back nine. Sowhtzke Hale shot a 102. Hale had two pars coming on […]

 
 

Freshmen and sophomores compete in Evansville

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent – The Brodhead-Juda Cardinals participated in the Evansville Freshmen and Sophomore Invite last Thursday. Brodhead-Juda got several excellent performances from future track and field stars. In the boys’ 100-meter dash, freshman Cesar Salgado earned 13th in a time of 12.93 seconds. Freshman Jayson Star placed 20th […]

 
 

Rita Vickers retires after 27 years on the EMS Board of Directors

Rita Vickers retires after 27 years on the EMS Board of Directors

After 27 years of serving on the Brodhead Area EMS Board of Directors, Rita Vickers retired at the May 8 annual board meeting. Vickers served as secretary; her duties included decision-making for the non-profit organization, taking monthly board minutes, and filing annual state reports. She was very involved with all […]

 
 

Brodhead siblings graduate together from UW-Stout

Brodhead siblings graduate together from UW-Stout

Brodhead High School graduates Tate Harnack, Class of 2012, and his sister Tabitha Harnack, class of 2013, graduated from UW-Stout in Menomonie, WI on Saturday, May 6, 2017. Both graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Packaging. Packaging engineering is a niche field of study that only […]

 
 

Optimist Fishing Derby coming soon

The annual Optimist Fishing Derby is scheduled for Saturday, June 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the pond west of Vintage Chariots on 23rd Street in Brodhead. This event is for children ages 12 and under. Each participant will receive a free hotdog, Blumer’s pop, a bag of […]

 
 

Summer Library Program coming soon

Summer Library Program coming soon

The Summer Library Program will begin in June at the Brodhead Public Library. This summer’s theme is “Build a Better World!”  Fun programs and creative activities have been planned for all ages. Pick up this week’s print edition for full story….