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New Kelch Museum Eager to Take Flight

New Kelch Museum Eager to Take Flight

By Erica Gokey, Correspondent – The late Alfred and Lois Kelch left behind their greatest love: vintage airplanes. Patrick Weeden, executive director of the Kelch Museum, is working hard to make their aviation dream a reality. Al Kelch passed away in 2004 and left his vintage airplane collection in a […]

 
 

11/29/17 Shopper

11/29/17 Shopper
 
 

Library to be closed two more days next year

By Dan Moeller, Correspondent – The Brodhead public library will be closed two days more next year, library director Angela Noel reports. Following last week’s library board meeting, Noel said the library will close the Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving beginning next year. The change increases the number of library […]

 
 

Cougar girls defeat Cardinals

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent – In a tale of two halves, the Clinton Cougars dominated the second half en route to a 58-48 victory over the Brodhead Cardinals (1-2 overall, 0-2) Rock Valley in a Rock Valley matchup last Tuesday. The Cardinals jumped out to a 16-8 advantage in the […]

 
 

Albany, Brodhead basketball squads match up, but greater cause at hand

Albany, Brodhead basketball squads match up, but greater cause at hand

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent – ALBANY- Several community members from Brodhead, Evansville and Albany packed the Albany High School gymnasium last Saturday to support a four-year-old girl, Harlow Phillips, who is battling neuroblastoma. Life changed for the Phillip’s family on Labor Day weekend. Harlow woke up in the middle of […]

 
 

Empty lanes paving way for Kwik Trip

Empty lanes paving way for Kwik Trip

By Erica Gokey – Correspondent – More change is coming to the community of Brodhead in the upcoming year involving the fate of Cardinal Lanes. Mark Oyan, who also owns Evansville Blue Devil Bowl, bought Cardinal Lanes in July of 2016. Oyan is a longtime bowler, and prides himself on […]

 
 

Council, Fire District at stalemate over 3% hike

By Erica Gokey, Correspondent – Editor Ryan Broege contributed to this story The City Council reconvened last Tuesday to tie up loose ends with the budget, enter into closed sessions regarding the void left by outgoing deputy Chief Brian Raupp and direction regarding the Senior Center project, among other business. […]

 
 

Monroe Clinic CEO talks new offerings, sponsorship change

Monroe Clinic CEO talks new offerings, sponsorship change

By Ryan Broege, Editor – Monroe Clinic CEO Mike Sanders made Brodhead the last stop in the area health provider’s annual Fall Adviser meeting last Tuesday morning. Monroe Clinic holds the meetings every spring and fall,  making stops in its locations throughout Green County and northern Illinois, where Sanders provides […]

 
 

Judith Schultz

Judith Schultz

Brodhead – Judith Ann Schultz, age 78, of Monroe, formerly of Brodhead, passed away on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, at Pleasant View Nursing Home, Monroe, WI. She was born on August 16, 1939 in Waukegan, IL, the daughter of Lawrence and Pearl (Wine) Saunders. She married Leland E. Schultz on […]

 
 

Lowell A. Arnsmeier

Lowell A. Arnsmeier

Brodhead – Lowell A. Arnsmeier, age 79, of Brodhead, WI, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, November 21, 2017. He was born on October 4, 1938 in Janesville, WI, the son of Rodney Ivan and Lucille (Kloepping) Arnsmeier. He married Joyce Elliott on February 22, 1958 in Juda, […]