Brodhead Area EMS milestones

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Brodhead Area EMS
	First modular ambulance purchased in 1998 by the Brodhead Area EMS in front of the then three year-old EMS building.

Last month we printed the first of a series of four articles in which we celebrate the 30 year anniversary of the inception of the Brodhead Area EMS on Dec. 16, 1989. These articles will share with the community their humble beginnings, progress and future goals. Looking Back From the […]


Albrecht Elementary introduces “Reading Makes Life Sweeter” program

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Reading Makes Life Sweeter
	Willy Wonka and his Oompas open the Albrecht Elementary Motivational Reading Program, “Reading Makes Life Sweeter” with a celebratory school assembly.

This year the title of the Albrecht Elementary Motivational Reading Program is, “Reading Makes Life Sweeter”. Monday, Jan. 6, we were entertained by Willy Wonka and his Oompas while they introduced the five golden ticket winners. The students enjoyed listening to the Oompas sing and dance.  Each student will record […]


Piggly Wiggly Round Up fund-raiser benefits school district backpack program

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Brodhead school’s Backpack program
	David Novy, Albrecht Elementary Principal receives a donation from Justin Campbell, owner of the Brod-head Piggly Wiggly and his wife Alicia Campbell. They are holding a check written to the School District from Piggly Wiggly's "Round Up" program done through November and December.

Brodhead Piggly Wiggly partnered with the School District of Brodhead to help raise money for the District’s Weekend Backpack Food Program. This program provides healthy foods and snacks for our District’s food insecure families over weekends and during extended school breaks. Throughout the months of November and December, Piggly Wiggly […]


Brodhead library backs its closing policy

By Dan Moeller, Correspondent – The Brodhead library board is confirming its winter and holiday closing policy in a letter to a patron. At its meeting last week the board finalized the letter that it had authorized be written after talking about the patron’s concerns last month. The patron relies […]



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Alumni Pep Band
	Almost 70 Brodhead Band Alumni come back to play Pep Band at Friday Night’s game. What an awesome group!

Alumni Pep Band Almost 70 Brodhead Band Alumni come back to play Pep Band at Friday Night’s game. What an awesome group!   Pick up the January 8th print edition for more photos…..


Brodhead School District School Board meeting discussion items

The Brodhead School District School Board will meet Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020 at 7 p.m. The items for discussion include: Draw Lots for Ballot Order *There are three openings for the 2020 Board Election held on Tuesday, April 7, 2020; two incumbents and an open seat.  Candidates had until 5 […]




Larry (Red) Charles Clark left us surrounded by his loving family on Dec. 14, 2019. This strong man wasn’t able to fight his lingering illness any longer. Larry was born on March 23, 1947 to Margaret (Goeke) and Charles Clark in Monroe, Wisc. Lived his entire life in the Davis, […]


Brodhead area EMS 30-year milestones

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Brodhead Area EMS
	Brodhead Area EMS first ambulance was donated by Al Schneider.

Thirty years. It sounds like such a long time, but is made of 10,957 days that each go by unnoted, and go by quickly. Thirty years ago, on December 16, 1989 the Brodhead Area Emergency Medical Service (BAEMS) began serving the community, and 15 minutes after going into business, they […]


Holiday Luncheon festive performance

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Holiday Luncheon
	The Brodhead Middle School Eighth Grade Band members provided music during the Holiday Lunch-eon.

Pick up the Dec. 18th print edition for more photos….


Monroe Theatre Guild presents “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast”

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Beauty and the Beast
	“Disney’s Beauty and the Beast”, part of the Colony Brands performance series, will be performed on the Colony Brands Stage at the Monroe Theatre Guild, 910 16th Avenue, Monroe.

Monroe Theatre Guild is pleased to present a family classic for the holidays, “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast”, music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Time Rice, based on the book by Linda Woolverton. Directed by MTG Director Jackie Ceithamer, and choreographed by Ashley McKinney. Performances will be […]