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Lady Cards grab Regional win

By Trent Scheidegger, Reporter – The Brodhead Cardinals finished their regular season with a 12-9 overall record, while going 9-9 in conference play. Their play was enough to earn them the three seed in their side of the division four bracket. The three seed gave them a bye for the […]


Brodhead Boys fall to Blue Devils and Trojans

BECKY MALKOW PHOTO Independent Register
Peanut Turner drives to the hoop for a Cardinal score.

By Trent Scheidegger, Reporter – Last Monday the Brodhead Cardinals hosted the Evansville Blue Devils for a President’s Day matchup in the Rock Valley Conference. The Cardinals came into Monday’s game with a 5-15 record on the season and 3-13 in conference play. The Blue Devils came in near the […]


Brodhead library approves new board member

By Dan Moeller, Correspondent – The Brodhead library board approved a new board member at its February meeting last week. The new member, Kassandra Huffman, replaces Theresa Bernstein who resigned recently. The recommendation needed to be finalized by a vote of the Brodhead Common Council. Huffman’s term expires in April […]


Brodhead to host Community Center referendum informational meetings

Brodhead to host Community Center referendum informational meetings

The City of Brodhead has requested the input from its constituents on the support to construct a new Community Center / Senior Center for the community.  Your input has been critical to this point and the following question will be added to the April Election: The City of Brodhead has […]




Timothy J. Foster, age 63, passed away peacefully on Monday, Feb.  18, 2019,  at the Monroe Health Services, Monroe, WI, following a battle with cancer.  He was born on June 17, 1955 in Monroe, WI, the son of Vernon and Arlene (Herheim) Foster. Tim started his work career as a […]


Lady Cards pick up pair of conference wins

MANDY FIELDS PHOTO Independent Register
Brodhead Girls’ basketball
	Kiarra Moe gets up in the paint adding two plus the foul.

By Trent Scheidegger, Reporter – Last Thursday the Lady Cards hosted Jefferson for their second conference matchup of the week.  Due to the inclement weather the Cardinals were forced to play three games in a row to end their week.  Coming off of a loss to the Evansville Blue Devils […]


Library Friends host Movie Trivia Night

First place team, “We Thought This Was Speed Dating” left to right: Nicholas Krueger, Ashley Pluss, Emily Krueger, Ashley Bates, Andy Bates, Amber Rear, and Matthew Rear.

The Friends of Brodhead Memorial Public Library hosted a Movie Trivia Night on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at FIBS North. With over 60 people in attendance, team “We Thought This Was Speed Dating,” consisting of Andy Bates, Ashley Bates, Emily Krueger, Nicholas Krueger, Ashley Pluss, Amber Rear, and Matthew Rear took […]


Brodhead Schools Adjust Schedule Due to Inclement Weather

By Lenny Lueck – Due to the recent inclement weather that has forced the cancellation of school for several days, the District is short on required instructional minutes which is set by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Different grade levels have different required instructional minutes as set by the […]




Hazel M. Whitehead, age 92, passed away on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, at Agrace Hospice Care, Janesville, WI.  She was born on Dec. 3, 1926 in Argyle, WI, the daughter of Clarence and Alma (Dammen) Moe.  She married Ralph Whitehead on Oct. 20, 1945 in Brodhead.  He passed away on […]




Debra J. Sperry, age 62, of Beloit, formerly of Brodhead, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 at her home.  She was born on Sept. 27, 1956 in Monroe, WI, the daughter of Robert and Virginia (Brown) Hopkins.  She married Alan L. Sperry on Oct. 18, 1975 in Brodhead, WI. […]