Author Archive: RVPEditor

LARRY BUXTON

LARRY BUXTON

Larry G. Buxton, 84, of Albany, WI, passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at his home. He was born on May 28, 1936, in Lake View, Iowa, the son of Richard and Leta (Mason) Buxton. He married LaDonna Noble on Aug. 17, 1957, in Stewartville, MN. Larry had served […]

 
 

ERIKA EASON

ERIKA EASON

Erika Eason, 78, of Janesville and formerly of Brodhead, passed away on Monday, June 22, 2020, at Our House Memory Care facility in Janesville. She was born on Feb. 11, 1942, in Germany, the daughter of Anton and Adamine (Wendling) Zachmann. Erika worked in retail sales, relocating to Brodhead from […]

 
 

Library reopens but with many new guidelines

Brodhead Memorial Public Library reopened to the public today (July 1), offering Library Express services. Library Express allows patrons to pick up holds in person and return items during the library’s staffed hours. Patrons also can apply for library cards, request book packs and collect grab-and-go activity packs and crafts. […]

 
 

Monroe Clinic projects moving right along

COURTESY PHOTOS The Independent-Register

	This is a view of the current skywalk to the St. Clare Center on the Monroe Clinic campus, taken from the new medical office building Sunday.

As Monroe Clinic marked one year in its new medical office building on June 10, additional construction projects are underway to complete its campus renovation. Work began June 15 on the take down of the skywalk, currently connecting the new medical office building to the St. Clare Center, and will […]

 
 

Factory, store back up to speed Maple Leaf Cheese continues a century of service in Green County

The Twin Grove co-op factory originally was located in Albany.

By Katelyn Black, Contributor June is recognized as National Dairy Month, but it’s still business as usual for the Southern Wisconsin-based company Maple Leaf Cheese. With a factory located in Twin Grove and specialty grocery stores in New Glarus and Juda, Maple Leaf Cheese has become a longtime staple throughout […]

 
 

RICKEY COGGINS

RICKEY COGGINS

Rickey J. Coggins, 66, of the Beloit area, died Friday April 3, 2020, at Alden Meadow Park Nursing Home in Clinton, WI. He was born on Jan. 28, 1954, in Russellville, Alabama, the son of Cleo and Lola (Allen) Coggins. Rickey married Brenda Henry on Nov. 24, 1986, in Janesville; […]

 
 

RUTH BROBST

RUTH BROBST

Ruth M. Brobst, 94, of Brodhead, passed away Sunday, June 7, 2020, at Woods Crossing in Brodhead. Ruth was born on Aug. 7, 1925, in Decatur Township to George and Rose (Schneider) Nenneman. She married Roger Brobst on Feb. 17, 1950. Roger preceded her in death on Aug. 3, 2017. […]

 
 

Brodhead library to allow patrons again next month

By Dan Moeller, Correspondent Starting July 1, patrons will be allowed to enter the Brodhead library, although browsing the stacks will still be off limits. The board approved that change at its meeting last Thursday. Like the May meeting, it was conducted via Zoom. The meeting lasted an hour and […]

 
 

Some folks are playing ball Adult softball leagues begin under new, more restrictive guidelines

By Todd Mishler, Editor Wade Boegli understands all too well the curve ball that the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown at everybody. So, like with most of life these days, the City of Brodhead Parks and Recreation Department director has begun to move forward in this time of reopening while maintaining […]

 
 

DEVIN MANLEY

DEVIN MANLEY

Devin Quade Manley, 23, of Brodhead, passed away on May 30, 2020, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Devin was born on Nov. 5, 1996, in Janesville to Michael and Tamara (Fuchs) Manley. Devin attended Brodhead schools until his junior year. He graduated from McFarland High School in 2015 […]