Annual Brodhead Eighth Grade Washington, DC Trip

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Eighth grade class trip
	Members of Brodhead Middle School’s eighth grade returned from a trip to Washington, DC.

Members of Brodhead Middle School’s eighth grade class returned late Saturday, Oct. 26, from a trip to our Nation’s Capital, Washington, DC. 54 individuals in all made the trip including three school chaperones:  Mrs. Heather Kundert, Mr. Shane Miller, and Mr. Dan Rueckert. This year’s trip marks the twenty-fourth year […]


Library patrons could face delay in getting e-books

By Dan Moeller, Correspondent – Patrons of the Brodhead library may find it takes longer to get a particular e-book from the library. Library director Angela Noel reported on the upcoming change at the library board meeting last week. Noel said one of the main publishers of e-books, McMillian, is […]


Optimist Mitten Tree

Do you want to play Santa Claus this Christmas? Now is the time to do just that.  The Mitten Tree project was founded by Susan Welch of the Optimist Club several years ago.  Families who have difficulty providing gifts for their children who are in the 8th grade or younger […]


Leaves and snow, what you need to know

By Jeremy Gokey, Correspondent – Autumn means fallen leaves which are soon followed by fallen snow and the City of Brodhead wants to remind all residents what to do with those leaves and snow. Leaf pickup begins around Oct. 15 each year and ends mid-November. Leaves put out for pickup […]


Bullying Awareness Day

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Bullying Awareness Day
	Students at BMS brightened up the hallways and classrooms with positive comments and encouraging words. Bullies are not welcome at Brodhead Middle School.

Library to no longer reimburse for found books

By Dan Moeller, Correspondent – The Brodhead library has decided to no longer reimburse patrons for lost books that are paid for and later found and returned. The library board decided on the policy change last week, effective April 1, 2020. The delay in implementing a new policy acknowledges the […]


Common Council swears in Youth in Government students for the 2019-2020 school year

By Jeremy Gokey, Correspondent – The 2019-2020 Youth in Government Advisory Council representatives were sworn in. The four participants are students at Brodhead High School. Craig Christensen is a senior in his third year as a student representative. Sebastian Van Wyhe is a senior in his third year as a […]


Bank of Brodhead trip to Washington DC

Bank of Brodhead trip to Washington DC

Courtesy Photo Independent Register, On Sept. 5, 47 people boarded a bus and traveled to Washington DC. While there, they visited many of the memorials, the White House, the Capital, Arlington National Cemetery, the Smithsonian Institute, Museum of the Bible and Mount Vernon. They also stopped at the Senator John […]


1,000 Books

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1000 books
	Liam and Charleigh completed the Brodhead Me-morial Public Library’s “1,000 Books Before Kinder-garten” program. They recently visited the library and received a new t-shirt for completing the program.
	The 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program is designed to help parents prepare their children for one of life’s big milestones: kindergarten. Research projects have proven over and over that children get ready to read years before they begin their formal ed-ucation. The most effective way to get your child ready to learn is to read to them. Register your child, at the library, to participate in this valuable program.

Band Camp 2019

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Another Brodhead High School Band camp is in the books!

Pick up the Aug. 28th print edition for more photos