Author Archive: RVPEditor

PATRICIA A. WALMER

PATRICIA A. WALMER

Patricia Ann Walmer, age 77, of Brodhead, passed away while surrounded by her family and after a long courageous battle with cancer on Feb. 14, 2021. Patricia was born Dec. 4, 1943, in Milton, Wisconsin, the daughter of Paul and Rose (Langer) Brown. Patricia married Rowland Walmer on Feb. 20, […]

 
 

GEORGE D. HENNING

GEORGE D. HENNING

George Duane Henning, age 90, of Brodhead, passed away Feb. 18, 2021, while at his home. George was born on Dec. 13, 1930, in Eau Claire County, the son of George and Myrtle (Campbell) Henning. George was married to Joan Astle on Oct. 23, 1970, in Rockford, Illinois. George worked […]

 
 

DOLORES SULLIVAN

DOLORES SULLIVAN

Dolores Ann Sullivan, age 92, of Brodhead, passed away on Feb. 9, 2021, while at the Janesville Mercy Hospital. Dolores was born Dec. 10, 1928, in LaFarge, Wisconsin, the daughter of Lloyd and Carol (Smith) Hutchens.   Dolores married Gerald Sullivan at St. Mary’s Ridge Catholic Church in Ontario, Wisconsin, on […]

 
 

Brodhead girls bounce back Lady Cards look to Feb. 12 regional game

BECKY MALKOW PHOTO The Independent-Register
	The Lady Cardinals’ Kiarra Moe drills a three-pointer during the Feb. 6 home game against Evansville.

By Trenten Scheidegger, Correspondent After beginning their season with a perfect record of 8-0, the Brodhead girls’ basketball team fell into a bit of a rough stretch. Their first loss of the season came by way of a 63-56 loss to Beloit Turner. The Trojans held a 38-17 lead going […]

 
 

Turning the page Longtime librarian built relationships over sharing stories

SUBMITTED PHOTO The Independent-Register
	Recently retired librarian Laurie Thill took story time participants on many reading adventures over her 20 years at Albertson Memorial Library in Albany.

By Margaret Plevak, Correspondent In 20 years behind the desk at Albertson Memorial Library in Albany, Laurie Thill got to know a lot of readers by name — and by the books they checked out. “I’ve had so many patrons ask me for suggestions of what to read, and I […]

 
 

Brodhead students take fast track to CNA certification Dual credit program offers chance to jump-start a career

Brodhead students take fast track to CNA certification Dual credit program offers chance to jump-start a career

By Margaret Plevak, Correspondent During her senior year in 2019, Anna Corbit enrolled in a new training program at Brodhead High School that allowed her to earn college credit while working toward her certification as a nursing assistant. It also gave her an edge at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where […]

 
 

Vaccine rollout begins for those 65 and up Health officials say patience is key as supply is limited

PHOTO COURTESY MONROE CLINIC The Independent-Register
	Wisconsin residents age 65 and older became eligi-ble for the COVID-19 vaccination starting earlier this week, but local health officials caution that vaccination efforts will depend on supply.

Local health officials are calling for patience as hundreds of thousands of Wisconsin residents became eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine earlier this week. As of Jan. 25, those over 65 became vaccine-eligible, a group that includes about 700,000 Wisconsinites. “Wisconsin systems and operations are ready to vaccinate more people,” Department […]

 
 

DAVID GOODIN

DAVID GOODIN

David Roger Russell Goodin, age 72, of Brodhead, passed away Jan. 22, 2021, while at the Monroe Clinic Hospital in Monroe, Wisconsin. David was born Nov. 13, 1948, the son of Roger and Phyllis (Andrews) Goodin in Rockford, Illinois. David graduated from East High School in 1966. David joined the […]

 
 

ADAM ELDRED

ADAM ELDRED

Adam Duane Eldred, age 38, of Brodhead, passed away unexpectedly while at his home on Jan. 18, 2021. Adam was born May 6, 1982, in Monroe, the son of Randy Eldred and Lorie Bliss. Adam graduated from Brodhead High School in 2002.  He enjoyed bowling and played in leagues in […]

 
 

Holding out hope that customers will return to dining in Restaurants reeling from effects of COVID

PHOTO COURTESY MITZI DEAL The Independent-Register
	Owner Mitzi Deal reports that walk-in traffic is down at Fibs North in Brodhead as the effects of the pan-demic linger into a new year.

By Katelyn Black, Correspondent Restaurants all around the state are feeling the effects of COVID-19, with some even closing their doors, cutting hours and laying off staff. Some of these restaurants are right here in Green County. Fibs North, located on Exchange Street in Brodhead, hasn’t closed its doors, but […]