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6/3/15 Shopper

6/3/15 Shopper
 
 

Young athletes shine at invitational

By Derek Hoesly Correspondent EVANSVILLE- Brodhead-Juda’s young track and field athletes got the opportunity to shine at the 2015 Blue Devil Freshmen and Sophomore Invitational Thursday, May 21. The boys took fourth with 67.5 and the girls also placed fourth with 62.5 team points. In the 100-meter dash, Josh Harper […]

 
 

Brodhead summer reading events to start June 16

Brodhead summer reading events to start June 16

By Dan Moeller Correspondent BRODHEAD – Tuesdays will be terrific starting June 16 at the Brodhead library. “Terrific Tuesdays!” programs are part of summer reading at the library, director Nikki Busch reports. This year’s summer reading theme is “Every Hero Has a Story.” This year’s programs are: June 16 Wow! […]

 
 

Donald Olin, 73

Donald Olin, 73

BRODHEAD –  Donald B. Olin, age 73, of Brodhead, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, May 4, 2015. He was born on March 13, 1942 in Monroe, the son of Ross and Thelma (Blackford) Olin. He married Brenda Strickland on July 15, 1967 in Rocky Mount, N.C. Don […]

 
 

Wright rips grand slam in Juda

Wright rips grand slam in Juda

By Derek Hoesly Correspondent  JUDA- Several area teams traveled to Juda Community Park for a day of softball. Brodhead dropped game one to Monticello 6-2 and beat Juda 7-6 in a thriller in game two last Saturday afternoon, May 9. Brodhead tied the game at two with a run in […]

 
 

Track teams win RVC championship meet

By Derek Hoesly Correspondent  BRODHEAD- The Brodhead-Juda girls and boys track and field teams won the Rock Valley south conference championship meet Tuesday, May 5. The girls took home the title with 151 team points and the boys dominated with 190 team points beating Clinton who had 145 points. Freshman […]

 
 

Cardinals compete in annual Beloit Daily News Invitational

By Derek Hoesly Correspondent BELOIT – On a rainy Friday afternoon, local track and field athletes competed in the 37th annual Beloit Daily News Invitational. Brodhead-Juda track and field results from the May 8 event are as follows: In the girls 200-meter dash, freshman Erin Nyhus placed third with a […]

 
 

UW-Platteville students present final report on proposed Pearl Island waterwheel

UW-Platteville students present final report on proposed Pearl Island waterwheel

By Michele Benesh  PLATTEVILLE – On Tuesday, May 5, a group from Brodhead attended a presentation by a team of UW-Platteville senior engineering students on the Platteville campus. The students have worked all semester to design a waterwheel to be placed at the former power house location at the foot […]

 
 

Legion Awardees

Legion Awardees

Lynn M. Johnston (left center) and Brian Shearer (right center) were the local, county and third district American Legion service award winners. Johnston was recognized as Brodhead’s Emergency Medical Technician of the Year, and Shearer was recognized as Brodhead’s Firefighter of the Year. Brodhead American Legion Post 197 recognized the […]

 
 

Bike across America

Bike across America

The local businesses of Brodhead Chevrolet-Buick and Kubly’s Automotive LLC are just two of the many supporters of John Winters and his Bike Across America for Pearl Island. John and his wife Jaine will set off from San Francisco later this month. A local kick-off event will be held on […]