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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 […]

 
 

Quilting – Born of necessity, evolved as artistic medium

Quilting – Born of necessity, evolved as artistic medium

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor  BRODHEAD – Born of necessity, quilts have been part of American culture for centuries. Quilts were originally utilitarian articles providing warm covers for beds or as hangings over doors and windows to keep out the cold. The earliest quilts were intimately connected to everyday life. […]

 
 

Couple gears up for Pearl Island Ride Across America

BRODHEAD – On Sunday, May 17 at 1:00 pm at the Brodhead Library Community Room, John and Jaine Winters will give a short presentation outlining their upcoming epic 4,000 mile bicycle journey across America. The couple will describe their route, display and discuss the equipment they will be using on […]

 
 

Shawn R. Dodson, 45

CONCORD. N.C. – Shawn R. Dodson, 45, of Concord, N.C., formerly of Brodhead, passed away on April 17, 2015, following a long illness. Area survivors include his parents, Robert and Jackie Lentine, Brodhead, and his sister, Holly (Mike) Hasse, Juda; and a nephew, Alex Hasse, Brodhead

 
 

Sandra Franks, 66

Sandra Franks, 66

JANESVILLE – Sandra K. Franks, 66, of Janesville, passed away at her home on Thursday, April 30, 2015 surrounded by her family. Sandra was born in Janesville, to the late Westly and Jean (Trescher) Stockman on Jan. 26, 1949. She graduated from Milton High School in the class of 1967. […]

 
 

Susan Clark, 62

Susan Clark, 62

BRODHEAD – Susan “Suzie” K. Clark, age 62, passed away from a sudden illness on Sunday, May 3, 2015, at UW-Hospital, Madison. Suzie was born on May 2, 1953, the daughter of Richard D. and Phyllis (Royce) McKinney. She had been married to Tom Clark. Suzie had many jobs, including […]

 
 

Phillip R. Rundle, 70

Phillip R. Rundle, 70

BRODHEAD – Phillip R. Rundle, age 70, of Brodhead, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Mercy Hospital, Janesville. He was born on Aug. 27, 1944 in Monroe, the son of Milo and Clara (Bredeson) Rundle. His first marriage was to Carla Swiggum. She passed away in 1982. He married Mary L. […]

 
 

Susan J. Prien, 74

Susan J. Prien, 74

BRODHEAD – Susan J. Prien, age 74, of Brodhead, passed away on Sunday, April 26, 2015, at her home. She was born on Oct. 4, 1940 in Monroe, the daughter of Coburn and Rose (Lederman) Broughton. She married Henry M. Prien on April 5, 1958 in Monroe. He passed away on Nov. […]

 
 

Lester M. Watson, 94

SHERMAN, TX – Lester M. Watson, Jr., 94, passed away Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at Texoma Medical Center, Denison, TX. He was born May 7, 1920, on the family dairy farm in Dilliner, Pa. Les married Barbara Castle on Oct. 18, 1947. She died Sept. 2, 1999. He is survived […]