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Roger L. Koehn

Roger L. Koehn

Roger L. Koehn, age 59, of Brodhead, passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 10, 2017, at Mercy Hospital, Janesville, Wis. He was born on March 1, 1958 in Beaver Dam, Wis. the son of Arnold and Delores (Nehring) Koehn. He married Lori L. Lincoln on June 15, 1991 in Monroe, Wis. […]

 
 

Betty J. Hartwig

Betty J. Hartwig

Betty Hartwig, 89 of Monroe, died Aug. 8, 2017, at the Monroe Clinic Hospice Home. Betty was born October 25, 1927 in Chicago, the daughter of Anthony and Gladys (Steininger) Wagner. She graduated from Brodhead High School in 1946 and married Robert R. Hartwig on January 15, 1947. Betty and […]

 
 

Arts Festival draws talented creators both local and regional

Arts Festival draws talented creators both local and regional

By Michele Benesh, Correspondent – Due to widespread community support, the Brodhead Chamber’s seventh Annual Wildflower Art Festival, held Saturday, Aug. 12, was a huge success. Artists and patrons alike expressed their appreciation for the organization and high quality of the show. Live music was provided both morning and afternoon […]

 
 

Library thanks supporters

This summer, many organizations and individuals helped the Summer Library program “Build a Better World.” The Brodhead Area Foundation, McDonalds, Pizza Hut, South Central Library System and the Sugar River Bank financially supported the library program. Pick up this week’s print edition for full story….

 
 

Brodhead-Juda footballwill lean on dual-threat QB in 2017

Brodhead-Juda footballwill lean on dual-threat QB in 2017

By Derek Hoesly,  Correspondent – The Brodhead-Juda Cardinals will look to nine returning seniors to lead this year’s team. The Cardinals are coming off a 5-5 season, and a 5-4 mark in the Rock Valley conference. Their postseason run ended abruptly in a level one playoff contest as they fell […]

 
 

Covered Bridge’s legacy echoes Brodhead’s past

Covered Bridge’s legacy echoes Brodhead’s past

Ryan Broege, Editor – The covered bridge stands as an icon of Brodhead. The bridge that inspires lore and weekend festivals was built in two stages, the first during the winter of 1863 into 1864. The builder waited for the Sugar River to freeze, and then stood atop the frozen […]

 
 

8/9/17 Shopper

8/9/17 Shopper
 
 

Roger H. Brobst

Roger H. Brobst

Brodhead – Roger H Brobst, age 96, of Brodhead,Wis., passed away on August 3, 2017, at Woods Crossing Nursing Home, Brodhead, Wis., He was born on September 2, 1920 in Avon Township, Rock County, Wis., the son of Harry and Emma (Badertscher) Brobst. Roger was united in marriage to Ruth […]

 
 

DEATH NOTICE – Leonard A. Tronnes

Leonard A. Tronnes,  93, of Oregon, Wis., passed away on Aug. 3, 2017, at Agrace Hospice, Janesville, Wis. Funeral services were held August 7, 2017, at the D.L. Newcomer Funeral Home, Brodhead, Wis. Visitation was held from 10 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home. Local survivor includes […]

 
 

DEATH NOTICE – Tommy O. Woodward

Brodhead/Durand, Ill. -Tommy O. Woodward,  67, formerly of Durand, Ill., passed away on Thursday at his home in Brodhead. A Memorial Service may be held at a later date. The D.L. Newcomer Funeral Home, Brodhead, Wis., is assisting the family.