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Band themed-basket fundraiser termed huge success

The Brodhead Band program raised thousands of dollars towards their goal of purchasing new percussion equipment for their growing band program.  A special thanks to everyone that donated towards the baskets especially: Nancy Acker, Eileen Daniels, Wendy Oliver, Julie Kail, Doughertys, Williams family, Olmedos, Wahlers, Clines, Johnsons, Krattigers, Arns, the […]


Brodhead library program fosters kids’ creativity

DAN MOELLER PHOTO Independent Register
Brodhead Public Library
	Declan, 6, enjoys playing with one of the Lego tracks at the Brodhead public library last Thursday.

  By Dan Moeller, Correspondent – Libraries aren’t just places to check out books or even videos. They are also places to foster kids’ creativity. That’s the case with the Brodhead library and its Lego Club that’s held on Thursdays from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. Lego club isn’t a club, […]




Robert D. Mason, age 77, of Brodhead, passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2019, at the Monroe Clinic Hospice Home, Monroe, WI. He was born on April 22, 1941 in Argyle, WI, the son of Loren and Irene (Lofgren) Mason. He married Patricia A. Kissane on Sept. 20, 1980 in […]


Brodhead Jaycees Community Awards

The Brodhead Jaycees wish to honor the members of our community for sharing their time and talents to benefit the community.  Please take a few moments to nominate someone who you would like to be recognized for their efforts in the categories of Outstanding Woman, Outstanding Man, and Outstanding Young […]


Brodhead Boys lose Regional Semifinals

By Trent Scheidegger, Reporter – The Brodhead boys saw their season come to an end, just over a week ago, when they traveled to Belleville high school for the division four regional semifinals matchup.  They knew they were in for a tough battle, as the Wildcats had the two seed […]


Library celebrates Youth Art Month

Youth Art Month has been observed nationally since 1961. It is a time to acknowledge a different part of a child’s education. Art gives children the opportunity to express themselves, use their creative imaginations, experiment with a wide variety of materials through multi-sensory experiences, and gain a sense of satisfaction […]


Brodhead Band Department to hold fundraiser

The Band Department is once again putting on a themed-basket fundraiser at the annual Development of Band’s Concert. The concert will be held on Sunday, March 10th at 3 p.m. in the High School Gym. Tickets go on sale Monday, February 25th in the Elementary, Middle and High School main […]


Brodhead Middle School Forensics

Brodhead Middle School Forensics

FORENSICS ~ is an extra-curricular activity offered to students in sixth, seventh, and eighth grade. The purpose of middle school forensics is to build self-confidence and oral competency by developing and practicing fundamental public speaking skills. Pick up the March 6th print edition for full story….


Brodhead boys grab first playoff win since 2011

Sophomore point guard, Connor Green, drives to the rim for two of his team-high 28 points Tuesday vs. Montello.  Green led the Cardinals to their first post-season victory since 2011.

By Trent Scheidegger, Reporter – The Brodhead boys finished their season with just a 5-17 record, but it was good enough to earn the seven seed in their side of the division four bracket. The seven seed would give them a home game, however, as they hosted the ten seed […]




Mercedes M. Moellenberndt, age 97, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, at Alden Estates of Jefferson.  She was born on Aug. 14, 1921 in Elizabeth, IL, and was the daughter of Otto and Mary (Huilman) Berlage. She married Wallace Moellenberndt on May 29, 1947 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church […]