Independent Register

Whippets snap quarter-century streak, spoil Cardinal Homecoming

Whippets snap quarter-century streak, spoil Cardinal Homecoming

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent – The Brodhead-Juda Cardinals (2-5 Rock Valley, fifth place) fought valiantly right up until the end, but turnovers proved too much to overcome as the team’s impressive playoff streak came to an end in a gut wrenching 28-27 Rock Valley homecoming loss to the Whitewater Whippets […]

 
 

Open Meetings law often stymies residents

Ryan Broege. Editor – Not everybody goes to a city council or village board meeting to complain. But if they are not aware of state Open Meetings Law, and most municipalities’ interpretation of it, they will definitely leave with a grievance. Brodhead resident and Senior Center client Roberta Moe cited […]

 
 

Stalled for years, Senior Center project enters critical juncture

Stalled for years, Senior Center project enters critical juncture

By Ryan Broege, Editor – The city of Brodhead’s long-gestating plans to provide a new senior center option are gradually coming into sharper focus, thanks to a potential grant, a potential building site, and an engineering firm’s blueprints that will provide a vision of what the facility could offer. The […]

 
 

10/4/17 Shopper

10/4/17 Shopper
 
 

9/27/17 Shopper

9/27/17 Shopper
 
 

Brodhead Police to Sell Recovered Bicycles, Property

The Brodhead Police Department routinely recovers abandoned bicycles as well as other abandoned property each year. However, the department reports its abandon property room is at capacity and the department needs to make room. Therefore, the Brodhead Police Department will conduct a silent auction from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. […]

 
 

Betty Foslin

Betty Ann Foslin, age 82, of Beloit, formerly of Brodhead, passed away on Saturday, September 23, 2017, at Beloit Health and Rehabilitation , Beloit, WI. She was born on April 19, 1935 in Avon Township, Rock County, the daughter of Albert and Mabel (Joranlien) Foslin. Betty had lived in Monroe, […]

 
 

Cardinals volleyballers trip up Trojans

Cardinals volleyballers trip up Trojans

Derek Hoesly, Correspondent – The Cardinals (18-8-1 overall, 2-2 Rock Valley) picked up a convincing three-set win 25-15, 25-15, 25-10 over rival Beloit Turner in a Rock Valley matchup last Thursday. Brodhead raced out to a 10-3 lead in set one. Senior Chandra Clark sparked the red hot start with […]

 
 

City council looks for clear-cut map on street name change proposal

City council looks for clear-cut map on street name change proposal

Ryan Broege, Editor – The City Council tabled a street name change proposal again at their meeting on Sept. 19. The proposal was again the subject of stridently-worded public comment, both in favor and against. Mayor Doug Pinnow cautioned that the comments would not morph the meeting into another public […]

 
 

Library to hold friends membership meeting

Dan Moeller, Correspondent – The Brodhead public library will hold a membership meeting next month to restart the dormant Friends of the Library organization. The organization became inactive even before Angela Noel started as library director in February of 2016. The meeting will be held at the library at 6:30 […]