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EAA Chapter 431 to dedicate Beacon Tower Memorial

EAA Chapter 431 to dedicate Beacon Tower Memorial

Cynthia L. Miller photo This is a photo of a replica of the Clarence Covered Bridge, one of the last known covered bridges in use in Wisconsin. The replica was built by the Brodhead Jaycees in 1984 over Norwegian Creek on the Sugar River Bike Trail. BRODHEAD – Chapter 431 […]


Robert Maveus

Robert Maveus

BRODHEAD – Our beloved husband, father and grandfather, Robert (Bob) L. Maveus, departed this world on July 9, 2015, after a brief and courageous struggle with lung cancer at the age of 85. Born Sept 9, 1929 in Brodhead to Celia Olson and Frank Maveus Sr., Bob graduated from Brodhead […]


Dorothy Karlen

JANESVILLE – Dorothy Mae Karlen, age 84, of Janesville, passed away on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at Mercy Hospital in Janesville. Funeral services were held Friday, July 3, 2015, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Janesville. The D.L. Newcomer Funeral Home, Brodhead, assisted the family.


Donna Melton

Donna Melton

BRODHEAD – Donna Marie Melton, age 71, of Brodhead, passed away on Wednesday, July 8, 2015, with her family at her side at Collinwood Nursing Home, Orfordville, due to complications of Alzheimer’s. She was born on Sept. 14, 1943, in Beloit, the daughter of Fritz and Lois (James) Hansen. She […]


Clinton student organizes run to benefit Community Outreach

CLINTON – Brice Enright, a sophomore this coming school year at Clinton High School, and CHS Cross Country runner is coordinating a fund raising effort to benefit the Clinton Community Outreach Program’s Food Pantry. Brice has volunteered at the monthly food distribution for about 5 years now. He has seen […]


Clinton Police, Rock County Sheriff to host National Night Out

CLINTON – The 32nd Anniversary of the National Night Out event will be celebrated on Tuesday, Aug, 4, from 5 to 8 p.m. The Rock County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with the Clinton Police Department will be hosting this year’s National Night Out event at the Clinton High School located […]


6th annual Optimist Fishing Derby a success

BRODHEAD – Under gray skies, approximately 150 youngsters and adults gathered at Brodhead’s retaining pond on Saturday, June 13 to try their luck at catching fish. During the course of the event hosted by the Brodhead Optimist Club, over 200 fish of all sizes were caught and released. The largest […]


Brodhead 4th of July parade information

BRODHEAD – The City of Brodhead’s annual July 4th parade will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, July 4. The parade will follow the same route – from the old water tower, up West 3rd Ave., through North Town and end at the ballpark. Line-up is at 11:30 a.m. […]


Long-time Brodhead pharmacist announces retirement

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor BRODHEAD – Someone once told Doug Pinnow that he would know when it was time to retire. That time has come. Long-time pharmacist Doug Pinnow will hang up the white shirt and tie that has been his standard uniform for the nearly 30 years he […]


City adopts dam policy

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor BRODHEAD – The recent heavy rains brought an on-going issue to the attention of the Brodhead Common Council. Meeting for the second time this month, on June 16 council members heard from Rich Vogel, city public works supervisor. Vogel explained the situation at the Decatur […]