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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.

 
 

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.

 
 

Wisconsin FFA Foundation celebrates 35 years at State Convention

SUBMITTED PHOTO The Clinton Topper
The 2018-19 Wisconsin FFA Foundation Board of Directors includes: (front row l-r) Director Tom Bressner, Wisconsin Agri-Business Association;
Director Jessie Kreke, Culver Franchising System, LLC; Vice President Danielle Waterworth, CNH Industrial Capital; Director Amber
Vickers Keller, Town Bank; President Ginger James, AgroChem; (second row l-r) Director Jesse Singerhouse, Dunn Energy Cooperative;
Director Jason Kollwelter, We Energies; Past President Jon Anderson, Grade A Strategic Brand and Marketing Solutions; Director Janet
Schneider, Stewart-Peterson, Inc.; Secretary Robin Connelly, Organic Valley/CROPP Cooperative; Nicole Nelson, Wisconsin Association of
Agricultural Educators representative; (third row l-r) Director Joe Keller, Keller Farms; Director Chris Schneider, Investors Community Bank;
Treasurer Kathleen Murphy, TASC; Director Luke Wiedenfeld, Lake Mills High School; Director Nicole Wagner, Wisconsin Corn Promotion
Board and Wisconsin Corn Growers Association; and Cheryl Steinbach, Wisconsin FFA Alumni representative. Not pictured: Jeff Hicken,
State FFA Advisor; Cheryl Zimmerman, Wisconsin FFA Center Executive Director and Amelia Hayden, State FFA President.

The Wisconsin FFA Foundation celebrated the achievements of the 2017-18 campaign and its 35-year history at the 89th Wisconsin FFA Convention in Madison this month.

 
 

Hotel study gets first public viewing next Monday

Hotel study gets first public viewing next Monday

The detailed market and community analysis of potential for building and operating a hotel in Brodhead will debut for the public with a presentation from its principle architect.

 
 

Green County Defending Our Farmland packs library conference room for forum

State Sen. Janis Ringhand, left, answers a question as Assembly Rep. Mark Spreitzer, right, looks on. Both were in attendance at last week’s GCDF forum on factory farming.

Nearly 100 area residents crowded into a standing-room-only forum held last Tuesday in the Brodhead Library conference room, for a forum titled “The Real Cost of Factory Farms.”