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Brodhead’s Dog Barking Lot is up and running

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It’s doggie play time
	Alliyah Hoff brought her senior project to fruition when the Brodhead Barking Lot dog park officially opened on 1/1/2020.

Hello, everyone! My name is Alliyah Hoff and my senior project is helping with the Brodhead Barking Lot dog park!  The Brodhead Barking Lot officially opened on 1/1/2020 and a few questions have arisen in the interim. Hopefully the following Q&A will help smooth out a few ‘ruff’ lines! Do […]

 
 

Brodhead library shows increases in most categories

By Dan Moeller, Correspondent – The Brodhead public library showed increased usage in many categories in 2019 compared to 2018. The information was contained in the annual report that library director Angela Noel presented to the board and the board approved last week. Pick up the Feb. 29th print edition […]

 
 

Brodhead Optimists call for Student Essay Contest entries

The Brodhead Optimist Club is encouraging students from all area Wisconsin schools, including home schools, to contemplate the phrase, “Is Optimism the Key to Achieving the Dreams you Imagine?” which is the theme of the 2020 Optimist International Essay Contest.  The essays will be due by 11 a.m. on Wednesday, […]

 
 

Brodhead Masons to host Chili Bowl fundraiser

Brodhead Masonic Lodge will be holding a fundraiser to benefit the Brodhead K-9 Unit on Saturday Feb. 1. Chili will be served from 11 a.m. until S p.m. at the Masonic Lodge 301 1st Center Av. Cost is $7 or all you can eat $10 Kids 5-8 $5 under 3 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

BRODHEAD BAND ALUMNI

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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 […]