Author Archive: RVPEditor

RAMON L. HAGEDORN

RAMON L. HAGEDORN

Ramon L. Hagedorn, 80, of Brodhead, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Sunday, Sept. 16. He was born on Sept. 27, 1937 in Neillsville, Wis., the son of Herman and Gertrude (Gress) Hagedorn. He married Delores Morton on June 29, 1991 in Monroe. Ramon was a graduate of Neillsville […]

 
 

GUSTAVE “GUS” E. BONIER

GUSTAVE “GUS” E. BONIER

Gustave “Gus” E. Bonier, 79, of Brodhead, passed away on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at his home. He was born on Oct. 30, 1938 in Beloit, the son of Gustav and Adelaide (Stowell) Bonier. He married Jean A. Wyss of Monroe on April 15, 1967. Gus graduated from Beloit Memorial […]

 
 

DOROTHY E. BLADORN

DOROTHY E. BLADORN

Dorothy E. Bladorn, 88, died on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018 at Woods Crossing, Brodhead. She was born Feb. 1, 1930 in the Town of Spring Valley, the daughter of Frederick and Selma (Hain) Willing. She graduated from Orfordville High School in 1947. Dorothy married Frederick Bladorn on Nov. 11, 1949 […]

 
 

Brodhead-Juda succumbs to East Troy

MANDY FIELDS PHOTO The Independent-Register
Swarmed by East Troy defenders, Jeffery Williams pushed for positive yards.

By Trenten Scheidegger, Sports correspondent – Brodhead-Juda was in must-win territory last Friday.  The Cardinals came into the game carrying a 2-3 record, prepared to face off with the East Troy Trojans.  The Trojans, who came into the game with a 4-1 record, proved to be a tough opponent for […]

 
 

Cardinals overwhelmed by Eagles

MANDY FIELDS PHOTO The Independent-Register
Alexis Oliver delivers a strong attack to the Eagles.

By Trenton Scheidegger, Sports correspondent – Brodhead Cardinal’s volleyball team suffered their first conference loss of the season last Tuesday. Brodhead hosted Jefferson on their home court, but were unable to defend.  Brodhead Senior Alexis Oliver kicked off the night with an incredible rendition of the National Anthem. Pick up […]

 
 

Raupp family starting a new tradition

ERICA GOKEY PHOTO The Independent-Register
The Raupp’s stand next to their pumpkin stand. From left: Jessica Raupp, Lily Raupp, and Brian Raupp

By Erica Gokey, Staff Writer – The Raupp family is trying something new with their family. Jessica and Brian Raupp, along with their children and several volunteers, put together a pumpkin stand North of Brodhead on County E. The Raupps have a seven-acre spread they are transforming into a pumpkin […]

 
 

Brodhead library to hold ‘food for fines’ drive

SUBMITTED PHOTO The Independent-Register
Participants at family craft night on Oct. 4 at the Brod-head public library will make owls using pinecones and felt.

By Dan Moeller, Correspondent – The Brodhead library will be holding a “food for fines” drive next month. Following last week’s library board meeting, library director Angela Noel reports the program will be offered from Oct. 15 through Oct. 31. For every food item received, the library will remove $1 […]

 
 

Brodhead native co-founds One Gift, One Child in Haiti

Brodhead native co-founds One Gift, One Child in Haiti

By Robin Marsden, Correspondent – A war had just ended in Haiti in Jan. 2005. Several people dropped out of the mission trip headed there because of the unrest. Natalie Charlotin, formerly Natalie Joyce, 2004 graduate of Brodhead High, was not one of these people. She felt a pull to […]

 
 

Youth flag football is underway

Youth flag football is underway

The Brodhead Park and Recreation youth NFL Flag Football league is back in full swing this fall. Area youth, grades 2nd through 6th from Brodhead, Orfordville and Juda partake in the Saturday morning program in September and October at the high school practice field. Pick up the Sept. 19th print […]

 
 

Norman Arn

Norman Arn

Norman Arn, age 92 of Brodhead, died Friday, September 14, 2018 at Monroe Clinic Hospice Home. He was born on January 29, 1926 in Monticello, the son of Alfred and Marie (Goodman) Arn. Norman married Jeanette H. Dettweiler on September 27, 1950 in Monroe. He farmed in the Albany area […]