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Patricia Braun

Patricia Braun

Patricia “Pat” A. Braun, age 78, of Fall River, WI, formerly of Brodhead, WI, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Thursday, February 15, 2018. She was born on December 28, 1939 in Monroe, WI, the daughter of Gerald and Idellis (Thompson) Paulson.  She married Elmer J. Braun on November […]

 
 

Cardinal wrestling sends two to State

Cardinal wrestling sends two to State

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent – The Brodhead-Juda wrestling program advanced two wrestlers to the WIAA Division 2 Individual State wrestling meet. Junior Jackson Hauri and senior Trent Davis each won sectional titles at the Richland Center sectional last Saturday. The Cardinals secured eighth-place with 47 team points, clipping Monroe by […]

 
 

Whippets withstand rally, sink Cardinals

Whippets withstand rally, sink Cardinals

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent – The Brodhead Cardinals faced a daunting 23-point halftime deficit, but their rally fell short as the Whitewater  Whippets left with a 64-41 Rock Valley win last Thursday. Brodhead had a disastrous opening half. The Whippets raced out to an 18-5 lead midway through the half. […]

 
 

Nyhus new scoring record-holder

Nyhus new scoring record-holder

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent – The Cardinals defeated the Evansville Blue Devils leading scorer in program history. Brodhead (9-11 overall, 6-10 Rock Valley) dominated down the stretch to beat Evansville 62-56 in a Rock Valley matchup last Tuesday. “I’m happy for the team and especially happy for the seniors. They […]

 
 

Wisconsin Innocence Project moves for new trial in shaken-baby homicide case Motion claims Decatur man received unfair trial in 2007

Wisconsin Innocence Project moves for new trial in shaken-baby homicide case Motion claims Decatur man received unfair trial in 2007

By Ryan Broege, Editor – The Wisconsin Innocence Project has filed for a motion to re-open the case against Casey Shelton, who was convicted of first-degree reckless homicide in the death of his twin son Christopher. A jury convicted Casey Shelton of first-degree reckless homicide on Jan. 17, 2009, and […]

 
 

Sides meet in Fire District kerfuffle; audit forthcoming

Sides meet in Fire District kerfuffle; audit forthcoming

By Ryan Broege, Editor – The Brodhead Fire District and City Council potentially staved off a rumored dissolution with an hour-long meeting last Monday night, Feb. 12. Both parties emerged from the meeting feeling optimistic about the prospects of the district going forward. Lisa Huntington was absent from City Council, […]

 
 

Mabel Hansen Onsgard

Mabel Hansen Onsgard

Mabel A. ”Mae” Hansen Onsgard, was blessed with 95 years when she went to be with the Lord on February 4, 2018. She was born March 13, 1922 in Beloit, the daughter of Knut and Margaret (Bakkerud) Haugen, having two brothers, Harold and Alfred Haugen and two sisters, Alice Onsgard […]

 
 

Roger Clark

Roger Clark

Roger F. Clark, age 95, of Beloit, formerly of Brodhead, passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2018, at the Beloit Memorial Hospital.  He was born on August 2, 1922 in Avon Township, Rock County, the son of Frank and Bertha (Schultz) Clark.  He married Marion E. Smith on November 29, […]

 
 

Knight Manufacturing Exhibit Memorabilia Request

Knight Manufacturing Exhibit Memorabilia Request

Brodhead Historical Society is putting together an exhibit on Knight Manufacturing, to be displayed in a portion of the new wing of the museum. The building addition, currently under construction, will be named for William S. Knight. Significant donations from William S. Knight and the William S. Knight Foundation have […]

 
 

Little Maya faces dwindling prospects in Brodhead

By Erica Gokey, Correspondent (Editor Ryan Broege contributed to this report) – The future of Little Maya in Brodhead remains uncertain. Little Maya owner Oscar Leon is unsure if the restaurant will continue or if a suitable building to rent will be available anytime soon. “I don’t see a good […]