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Their hearts grow bigger every day

SUBMITTED PHOTOS The Clinton Topper
Brandon, Hiedi and their son, Miles, of Clinton, have been chosen as
this year’s Kade’s Klassic benefit recipients. Miles, who is adopted,
was born with Tetralogy of Fallot, a combination of heart defects,
and has undergone numerous surgeries, the most recent of which
was last month in California. The Kade’s Klassic will be June 24 at
Evergreen Country Club in Elkhorn.

Brandon and Hiedi Kadlec opened their hearts when they decided to become adoptive parents and they opened them even further when they agreed to take in a baby with a rare heart condition.

 
 

Athletes to play at a collegiate level

Athletes to play at a collegiate level

SUBMITTED PHOTO The Clinton Topper Clinton’s Senior Athletes signed Letters of Intent to play at the collegiate level last week. Pictured here is Clayton Hahn, Jordan Hendricks, Kenny Ballmer, Brice Enright, Zach Krause, Clara Lund, Connor Mullooly and Jeff Spiwak.

 
 

City police pursuit of new K-9 unit on steady trail to reality

SUBMITTED PHOTO The Independent-Register
Brodhead Police Chief Chris Hughes receives a check this past
week from fund-raising and donations to pay for a new K9 squad car.
Making the presentation is President of the local Police Association
(and dispatcher) Mary Wells.

Brodhead Police Association President Mary Wells rpresented a check to Police Chief Chris Hughes helping secure the funds needed to make the K9 unit in Brodhead a reality.

 
 

City Council approves Citizen appointments to committees

City Council approves Citizen appointments to committees

City Council members approved 2018-2019 ap-pointments to city commit-tees in their regular meeting last week.

 
 

WW II and Korean veterans return from Vets Roll journey of a lifetime

WW II and Korean veterans return from Vets Roll journey of a lifetime

Two hundred twenty veterans and Rosie the Riveters, and about 100 chaperones stepped off 10 Badger Motor Coach busses on Wednesday evening, May 23, 2018, ending an unforgettable…

 
 

Apfelbaum lays out plans for golf course purchase

Apfelbaum lays out plans for golf course purchase

Steve Apfelbaum is President and CEO of Applied Ecological Services, and also heads the Southern Wisconsin Land Conservancy, a group that recently purchased the “Front 9” at Decatur Lake Golf Course.

 
 

Takin’ care of business

Takin’ care of business

The Youth Americans 4-H Club picked up trash along the highway at their May meeting, and completed their section of the highway in about a half hour. The club then conducted regular meeting business over pizza at Pizza Hut.

 
 

Council purchases former Fitness Center for $435,000

The Brodhead City Council moved ahead with its plans for renovating the former Fitness Center at 1803 23rd St. by bringing a close to months of negotiations between retired local dentist Dr. Julio Rodriguez and the city’s purchasing agent.

 
 

Paying It Forward

Paying It Forward

Wondering how you can make a difference and be a better human? Look at the posters throughout the halls at Brodhead Middle School for suggestions. Seventh grade students in Mrs. Tresemer’s Humanities class worked in small groups to complete posters with ideas regarding the simple idea of paying it forward. […]

 
 

County Board sends Livestock Facility Study Group to committee

RYAN BROEGE PHOTO The Independent-Register
	Hickory Daniels milks 350 cows between Brodhead and Juda, and attended last Tuesday’s County Board meeting to urge the board to be cautious in its con-siderations over 39 recommendations made by the Livestock Facility Study Group. “Don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater,” Daniels told the board. 
Daniels warned the board that new regulations could push dairy farmers of all sizes out of business at a time when record numbers of farmers are leaving the industry. “Don’t regulate people out of business,” said Daniels. “Water quality is just as important to me as it is to you.”

The County Board voted to send a total of 39 proposed changes to county ordinances, staffing, zoning regulations and best practices to committee – namely Health, Zoning and Land and Water…