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4/17/19 Brodhead Shopper

4/17/19 Brodhead Shopper
 
 

Community Gardens registration is April 22

Interested in growing your own food? Do you have limited or no space for a garden where you live? Would you like to have fresh beans in July, tomatoes in August and butternut squash for dinner in October? Then you are a candidate to join the Brodhead Community Gardens. There […]

 
 

Youngsters discover the joy of model trains

Youngsters discover the joy of model trains

By Dan Moeller, Correspondent – “I like to run trains. I like to ride trains. I like to play with trains.” That’s what railroad enthusiast Paul Schoenike told about 25 youngsters and several adults during a story time presentation at the Brodhead public library last Wednesday. Youngsters watched as Schoenike […]

 
 

RICHARD E. “DICK” PERRIN

Richard E. “Dick” Perrin, age 80, of Albany, passed away at his home on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. He was born Feb. 17, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of the Richard and Margaret (Mannion) Perrin. Richard had worked for Illinois Bell, where he began as a telephone technician and […]

 
 

MATTHEW A. MESSEL

MATTHEW A. MESSEL

Matthew A. Messel, age 45, passed away on April 8, 2019 at Mercy Health hospital in Janesville, Wi. Born in Waukegan IL on Dec. 11 in 1973, he was the son of Walter and Bernadette Messel. He attended Brodhead High School. He was the CEO and Founder of Messel Truck […]

 
 

4/10/19 Brodhead Shopper

4/10/19 Brodhead Shopper
 
 

Cardinals outscore Big Foot in offensive battle

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Cade Walker closes out the game for Brodhead-Juda saving the win over Big Foot.

By Trent Scheidegger, Reporter – The Brodhead-Juda Cardinals baseball squad hosted the Big Foot Chiefs last Tuesday for a battle amongst two Rock Valley Conference members.  The Chiefs came in with a 1-1 overall record on the young season.  Following two consecutive losses to Whitewater, the Cards came in at […]

 
 

Lady Cardinals holds on over Edgerton

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Brooke Teubert awaits the runner at home for a close play.

By Trent Scheidegger, Reporter – Last Tuesday the Brodhead Cardinals softball squad hosted the Edgerton Tide in what would be an early season conference matchup.  The Cards came into the game with an 0-3 record as they looked to get the zero out of the win column on their home […]

 
 

2019 Brodhead Senior Citizen Prom

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Senior Citizen Prom organizer Hunter Fields and guest show off some high steppin’.

Brodhead High School hosted the 2019 Senior Citizen Prom Friday April 5, at the Brodhead High School. 62 guests from surrounding areas joined for dancing, food and socializing. Senior Hunter Fields organized the event as her Senior Project. Pick up the April 10th print edition for more photos….

 
 

New owner of Brodhead Health and Fitness sees bright future

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Heather Chojnacki is the new owner of Brodhead Health and Fitness. She plans to add health and wellness programs and classes.

By Jeremy Gokey, Reporter – Brodhead Health and Fitness changed ownership on March 1, 2019 to Heather Chojnacki. Chojnacki cleaned and helped during vacations at Brodhead Health and Fitness prior to purchasing the business. She happened to be present when the former owner announced she was looking to sell. Chojnacki’s […]