Independent Register

Daniel Smith to present at historical society meeting

Daniel Smith to present at historical society meeting

Several Decades of a Family Farm A presentation titled “Seven Decades of a Family Farm” will be given at the Brodhead Historical Society monthly meeting on Monday, June 26, at 7 p.m. at the Bank of Brodhead. The public is welcomed to attend. Daniel Smith grew up, and later farmed […]

 
 

Wayne Scheider wins Garden of the Month

Wayne Scheider wins Garden of the Month

The Brodhead Garden Club’s Garden of the Month of June has been awarded to Wayne Scheider, 208 14th Street. He has lived there for 21 years. Pick up this week’s print edition for full story and more photos….

 
 

School district releases 2017-18 goals review

By Lenny Lueck, Superintendent – Continue to implement the five-year Strategic Plan Building and grounds The update of the elementary school kitchen began with a new oven, and new serving line counter and repairing the large cooler.  By June 30, the west playground will have a new basketball court and […]

 
 

Little Maya hosts Relay for Life fundraiser

Little Maya hosts Relay for Life fundraiser

By Ryan Broege, Correspondent – A sign out front along First Center Avenue and shimmering purple streamers hanging above the entrance announced a fundraiser for Team Cardinal on June 13 at Little Maya. Restaurant owner Oscar Vigil donated a portion of sales to Team Cardinal. Janet Cook, Team Cardinal leader, […]

 
 

6/14/17 Shopper

6/14/17 Shopper
 
 

WALTER J. FRIEDLY

WALTER J. FRIEDLY

Walter J. Friedly, 94, of Monroe, formally of Brodhead, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at Pleasant View Nursing Home, Monroe, Wis.  He was born on April 15, 1923, the son of C. Walter and Margaret (Schneider) Friedly. On July 16, 1955, he married the love of his […]

 
 

DOROTHY ELLEN COOLEY

DOROTHY ELLEN COOLEY

Dorothy Ellen Cooley, 85, went to be with our Lord on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016, at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home in Waterloo, Iowa, surrounded by her children. Dorothy was born June 10, 1931, in Grundy Center, Iowa, the daughter of John O. and Anna (Arends) Ash.  She made the […]

 
 

CHRISTIAN KARL THOMMEN, JR.

CHRISTIAN KARL THOMMEN, JR.

Christian Karl Thommen, Jr., passed away unexpectedly on the day of his birth, Thursday, June 8, 2017.  He was born in Monroe, Wis., on June 8, 1957, the third child to Christian and Lucille (Kaderly) Thommen.  He married the love of his life, Laurie Blum, on Aug. 5, 1978 in […]

 
 

Three seniors awarded Risum Memorial Scholarship

Three seniors awarded Risum Memorial Scholarship

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent – The prestigious Risum Memorial Scholarship was awarded to three area wrestlers recently. The recipients included Brodhead Cardinal wrestlers Blake Burns and Noah Steinmann. Orfordville Viking Byron Brown was also received the scholarship. Ron Risum created the Brodhead youth wrestling club in the 1980s.  Ron’s sons, […]

 
 

Does the size make the dairy?

Does the size make the dairy?

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor – Five Brodhead FFA members held an open rehearsal last week for a state speaking competition, an “ag issues forum.” The goal of the forum is to address an issue pertinent to agriculture while strictly adhering to facts and avoiding any bias. This group chose to […]