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Brodhead police join Wisconsin Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force

Policing in cyberspace presents unique challenges for law enforcement. Very few cases start and end within the same jurisdiction, and therefore, nearly all Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) investigations require extensive multi-agency collaboration. In September 1998, the U.S. Department of Justice began a national Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force […]

 
 

New opportunity for children at the library

New opportunity for children at the library

“Play and Learn…as you grow!” will be offered at the Brodhead Public Library for preschoolers and their parents, grandparents, or caregivers. This is a time to explore, climb, dance, and play with a variety of toys while meeting new friends in a fun, safe environment. Pick up this week’s print edition […]

 
 

Community Supper, Strengthening Families Program top 2017 agenda

Community Supper, Strengthening Families Program top 2017 agenda

By Tony Ends, Correspondent – Community members carried Better Brodhead goals into 2017 last week, outlining upcoming programs and installing new officers. The coalition works with program manager Kathy Comeau and new Drug Free Community (DFC)grant project coordinator Brielle Powers to prevent youth substance abuse, bullying, and dating violence. Pick […]

 
 

Pie sale coming to Brodhead High School

On Jan. 27, the Brodhead High School Student Council will be hosting its one and only fundraiser. At the girls’ varsity basketball game, the student council will be putting on a pie sale. All pies are handmade to perfection. All of the money made at the pie sale will go […]

 
 

Show choir season off to strong start

Show choir season off to strong start

The Brodhead Guys & Dolls traveled to Burlington for their first competition of the season last Saturday, Jan. 14. After competing in the finals, the Guys & Dolls finished as the fifth runner up.

 
 

Public Works to rewrite sign ordinance

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor – At last week’s common council meeting, the council agreed that the city attorney should assist the Public Works department in rewriting and better enforcing the city’s portable sign ordinance. According to Brodhead’s Rich Vogel, of the Public Works Department, there is a sign ordinance in […]

 
 

Brodhead Fire Department receives donation

  National Mutual Benefit Branch 101 was honored to donate safety vests to the Brodhead Fire Department recently. These vests will be used on accident scenes to allow drivers to see the firefighters easily. Pick up this week’s print edition for full story….

 
 

Huge dairy plans get conditional DNR OK in Green County

Huge dairy plans get conditional DNR OK in Green County

By Tony Ends, Correspondent – A long state approval process moved closer to construction for Pinnacle Dairy in Green County’s Town of Sylvester. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources approval of Pinnacle’s plans and specifications for a concentrated animal feeding operation west of Brodhead come with conditions. Pick up this week’s […]

 
 

Brodhead police hosting dodgeball tournament

The Brodhead Police Association is hosting their third annual dodge-ball tournament on Saturday, Feb. 18, starting at 10a.m. at the Brodhead Middle School. The cost is $20 per person with teams of 6-10 players each. Players must be 15 years of age or older (players under 18 must have a […]

 
 

In a digital age, what’s a newspaper for?

In a digital age, what’s a newspaper for?

By Tony Ends, Correspondent – Common people, such as my family’s ancestry, leave little visible legacy. Railroads, steel mills, factories, and farms took all that my kin deliberately left to anyone. Work of their hands and hearts was willed hour upon hour, daily, seasonally, to the world. Yet at the […]