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LARRY (RED) CHARLES CLARK

LARRY (RED) CHARLES CLARK

Larry (Red) Charles Clark left us surrounded by his loving family on Dec. 14, 2019. This strong man wasn’t able to fight his lingering illness any longer. Larry was born on March 23, 1947 to Margaret (Goeke) and Charles Clark in Monroe, Wisc. Lived his entire life in the Davis, […]

 
 

Brodhead area EMS 30-year milestones

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Brodhead Area EMS
	Brodhead Area EMS first ambulance was donated by Al Schneider.

Thirty years. It sounds like such a long time, but is made of 10,957 days that each go by unnoted, and go by quickly. Thirty years ago, on December 16, 1989 the Brodhead Area Emergency Medical Service (BAEMS) began serving the community, and 15 minutes after going into business, they […]

 
 

Holiday Luncheon festive performance

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Holiday Luncheon
	The Brodhead Middle School Eighth Grade Band members provided music during the Holiday Lunch-eon.

Pick up the Dec. 18th print edition for more photos….

 
 

BARBARA J. KOHL

BARBARA J. KOHL

Barbara J. Kohl, 81, of Brodhead passed away Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019 in her home.  Born Aug. 11, 1938, in Lafayette County, the daughter of Thomas and Kathryn (Tonkin) Burns.  Barb married Forest (Till) Kohl on Sept. 7, 1973; he preceded her in death on Aug. 5, 1998.  Barb graduated […]

 
 

Lady Cards off to hot start

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Lady Cardinals v. Clinton
	Joie Steinmann attacks the defense.

By Trenten Scheidegger, Sports Writer Head coach Brian Kammerer and the Brodhead girls’ basketball team are off to an impressive start in their 2019 campaign.  Sitting at 2-1, the Cardinals found themselves paired up with a team projected to compete for the Rock Valley Conference championship in the Clinton Cougars. […]

 
 

JAMES ELROY NELSON

JAMES ELROY NELSON

James Elroy Nelson, age 84, passed away on Dec. 3, 2019 at Mercy Hospital in Janesville. James was born on Aug. 29, 1935 in Superior, WI, the son of Carl and Beatrice (Parsons) Nelson. He married his wife of 57 years, Maryanna Nelson on August 11, 1962 in Stillwater, Minnesota. […]

 
 

Lady Cards suffer first loss

By Trenten Scheidegger, Sportswriter – Last Tuesday, just days prior to Thanksgiving, the Brodhead girls’ basketball team traveled to Jefferson High School for their second conference matchup of the 2019 season.  After winning their first two games, the Cards were feeling good as they went into Jefferson.  The Eagles had […]

 
 

AUSTIN ROBERT HAUSER

AUSTIN ROBERT HAUSER

Austin Robert Hauser, age 40, passed away unexpectedly while at home on November 9, 2019. He was born September 29, 1979 to Robert and Lynette (Lanning) Hauser. Austin’s childhood was spent growing up in Brodhead and was a graduate of Brodhead High School. He spent his recent years working as […]

 
 

HERMAN HAROLD BLUM

HERMAN HAROLD BLUM

Herman Harold Blum, age 94, of Edgerton passed away on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019 at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg. He was born on April 15, 1925 the son of Oscar and Martha (Blanc) Blum in Clarno Township. He attended school in Jordan Center. Herman was united in marriage to Mildred […]

 
 

Monroe Theatre Guild presents “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast”

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Beauty and the Beast
	“Disney’s Beauty and the Beast”, part of the Colony Brands performance series, will be performed on the Colony Brands Stage at the Monroe Theatre Guild, 910 16th Avenue, Monroe.

Monroe Theatre Guild is pleased to present a family classic for the holidays, “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast”, music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Time Rice, based on the book by Linda Woolverton. Directed by MTG Director Jackie Ceithamer, and choreographed by Ashley McKinney. Performances will be […]