Author Archive: RVPEditor

Lady Cards start strong with 2-0 win

MANDY FIELDS PHOTO Independent Register
Brodhead v. Monticello
	Madelynn McIntyre breaks away with the steal against Monticello.

By Trenten Scheidegger, Sportswriter – Following the end of the Fall sport programs, Brodhead has kicked off their winter sports as the Brodhead girls’ basketball squad began their season last week.  Their season opener took place last Tuesday when they hosted the Monticello Lady Ponies.  The Ponies finished their 2018 […]


Kelch Aviation Museum receives original Pietenpol aircraft donation

COURTESY PHOTO Independent Register
Aircraft donated
	Mr. Baglien is shown here with the donated plane’s designer Bernard Pietenpol who is considered the grandfather of the homebuilt aircraft movement.

The Kelch Aviation Museum at Brodhead Airport has received a donation of an original Pietenpol Air Camper aircraft from Mr. Gary Baglien of Loudon, Tennessee. Mr. Baglien purchased the aircraft in 1965. Originally built in 1937 by the plane’s designer Bernard Pietenpol himself, the aircraft was restored by Frank Pavliga […]


City Of Brodhead local offices for re-election

The offices of Mayor, Judge and three Alderperson at Large will be up for re-election in the April 7, 2020 Spring Election.  All terms are for two years except for the Judge, which is a four-year term. If you are interested in running for any of these offices stop into […]


Green County 4-H youth, adults recognized

COURTESY PHOTO The Independent Register
4-H Awards Ceremony
	Green County 4-H held its annual Awards & Recog-nition Ceremony on Nov. 9, honoring dozens of young people and adults of the 4-H program.

By Ellen Andrews, 4-H Youth Development Educator Green County 4-H held its annual Awards & Recognition Ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 9 where numerous youth and adults of the 4-H program were recognized and thanked for their efforts in promoting and supporting positive youth development. 4-H record books are a means […]


Covered Bridge

Covered Bridge

Allen Penticoff photo The Independent Register The community effort to make Pearl Island Recreational Corridor accessible is nearing completion. Pick up the Nov. 20th print edition for more photos….  


Brodhead library to add a “Collection of Things”

By Dan Moeller, Correspondent – The Brodhead library will be adding what library director Angela Noel calls “a collection of things” to the traditional books, videos and other regular items that can be borrowed from the library. These are items that people might use only occasionally such as a huge […]


Phillip L. Hulbert

Phillip L. Hulbert

Phillip L. Hulburt</B>, age 82, of Osage, died Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at the Mitchell County Regional Health Center in Osage. Cremation has taken place. Memorial services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday November 18, 2019, at the First United Methodist Church in Osage, with Pastor Sue Thomas officiating. […]


Carolyn Dee Patchin

Carolyn Dee Patchin

Carolyn Dee Patchin, of Albany, passed away at her residence on Tuesday, November 5th, 2019, surrounded by those she loved. She was born August 10, 1947 in Columbia County, the daughter of the late Leon and Lydia Auck. At the age of 72, she was a loving Mother to four […]


A step in the right direction

DAVE KUNSTMAN PHOTO The Independent Register
Brodhead Cross Country
	Madelynn McIntyre (Jr) ended her season placing 21st with a time of 19:49.7 in Division 2 at the WI State XC meet in Wisconsin Rapids.

By Trenten Scheidegger, Sports Writer It was an truly successful year for Brodhead’s fall sports teams. Starting off with the most successful, Junior Mady McIntyre, was able to compete in the division two state Cross Country meet for her third time in as many years.  Her hard work and continued […]




Betty Wendlandt, age 94 was born on Sept. 14, 1925 in Brodhead the daughter of John and Jennie (Hanson) Knudson. She married Marvin Wendlandt on April 20, 1946. He preceded her in death in March of 1987. Betty and her husband purchased Engles grocery and meat market in 1961 until […]