Author Archive: RVPEditor

Jeffrey Glen Malkow

Jeffrey Glen Malkow

Jeffrey Glen Malkow, 56, of Monticello, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Monday, Sept. 3. He was born on March 1, 1962 in Monroe, the son of Glen and Linda (Broughton) Malkow. Jeff graduated from Albany High School with the class of 1980. His family was extremely important to […]

 
 

Brodhead Night Out provides fun and awareness for the community

Brodhead Night Out provides fun and awareness for the community

Brodhead Night Out is an annual event that brings the community and public safety departments together for a night of fun and education. Other organizations participate in the event, allowing residents to discover what services are available in Brodhead.

 
 

Brodhead-Juda off to hot start

Brodhead-Juda off to hot start

Rain did not hinder the Cardinals’ skillful ability when they faced off with conference rival Clinton Cougars.

 
 

Common Council handles a lengthy agenda

Common Council handles a lengthy agenda

Permits and operator licenses seemed to be a hot topic at the Brodhead Common Council meeting. Council also efficiently tended to a page-long agenda of committee reports and a closed session last Tuesday.

 
 

Clinton man charged with 8th Offense Felony OWI

Clinton man charged with 8th Offense Felony OWI

On Aug. 4, at approximately 2:06 a.m., deputies from the Rock County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the area of N I-43 and E. Hart Road in the Town of Turtle, for a check welfare on two individuals standing near the round-a-bout with no vehicles present. Deputies made contact with, […]

 
 

Life guard instructor hopes pool outage won’t dry up classes

SUBMITTED PHOTO The Independent-Register
Brodhead lifeguard class members, from left, Kathy Stilson, Braydon Sommerfeldt, Bailey Matthys and Mhariri Robertson pause recently
in the pool from training now completed. Stacie Baldwin and Dave Gissing co-teach the class.

Brodhead lifeguard class members, from left, Kathy Stilson, Braydon Sommerfeldt, Bailey Matthys and Mhariri Robertson pause recently in the pool from training now completed. Stacie Baldwin and Dave Gissing co-teach the class.

 
 

Listening session over center for city turns ugly

Listening session over center for city turns ugly

Several city residents afterward expressed deep sadness over the division and dismay over what they called “crude, foul, mean” language.

 
 

“Wildflower Walk” reveals past, enhances the present on Aug. 12

Wildflower Walk CUTLINE
SUBMITTED PHOTO The Independent-Register
Paul Roemer will be the “Guide on the Side” for the “Wildflower Walk” on Sunday, Aug. 12.

Discover rare native plants that once blanketed the landscape of this area before its settlement in the 1830s. Find grasses and flowers that have built up soils across the Midwest and made this region the “Breadbasket of the United States.” Identify plants suitable for rain, pollinator, and butterfly gardens. Join […]

 
 

Rock County 4-H Fair helps keep local food production more than a memory

Rock Fair sisters with calf and goat CUTLINE
TONY ENDS PHOTO The Independent-Register

Sisters Presleigh and Delaney Arnold, both active in Brodhead FFA, pose their Rock County 4-H Fair en-tries, a crossbred calf and a Nubian dairy goat wheth-er, last week in Janesville.

By Tony Ends, Editor Letting go of Rock County 4-H Fair, which the four children we raised in Spring Valley Township lived for each year, was a tough part of growing older. Yet when press passes arrived at the newspaper office several weeks ago, I admit having mixed feelings. I […]

 
 

Going to the Fair

Going to the Fair

Hundreds of children from around Green County are headed to the fairgrounds in Monroe this week. Next Generation 4-H Club Cloverbud member Addilynn Andrews has been preparing her bunny for exhibition.