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Senior/Community Center referendum remains on ballot as advisory question

By Jeremy Gokey, Reporter – The Senior/Community Center referendum question remains on the April 2, 2019 ballot because the community development block grant was rescinded after the ballots were approved and printed. The vote on the referendum is changed to advisory, giving the city council an idea of what direction […]

 
 

Brodhead Library does not owe $3 million

By Dan Moeller, Correspondent – The Brodhead library doesn’t owe $3 million on the building that was built 10 years ago, library director Angela Noel said last week. After last week’s library board meeting, Noel said there is   some incorrect information circulating about the remaining debt on the library building. […]

 
 

Band themed-basket fundraiser termed huge success

The Brodhead Band program raised thousands of dollars towards their goal of purchasing new percussion equipment for their growing band program.  A special thanks to everyone that donated towards the baskets especially: Nancy Acker, Eileen Daniels, Wendy Oliver, Julie Kail, Doughertys, Williams family, Olmedos, Wahlers, Clines, Johnsons, Krattigers, Arns, the […]

 
 

Brodhead library program fosters kids’ creativity

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	Declan, 6, enjoys playing with one of the Lego tracks at the Brodhead public library last Thursday.

  By Dan Moeller, Correspondent – Libraries aren’t just places to check out books or even videos. They are also places to foster kids’ creativity. That’s the case with the Brodhead library and its Lego Club that’s held on Thursdays from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. Lego club isn’t a club, […]

 
 

Brodhead Jaycees Community Awards

The Brodhead Jaycees wish to honor the members of our community for sharing their time and talents to benefit the community.  Please take a few moments to nominate someone who you would like to be recognized for their efforts in the categories of Outstanding Woman, Outstanding Man, and Outstanding Young […]

 
 

Library celebrates Youth Art Month

Youth Art Month has been observed nationally since 1961. It is a time to acknowledge a different part of a child’s education. Art gives children the opportunity to express themselves, use their creative imaginations, experiment with a wide variety of materials through multi-sensory experiences, and gain a sense of satisfaction […]

 
 

Brodhead Band Department to hold fundraiser

The Band Department is once again putting on a themed-basket fundraiser at the annual Development of Band’s Concert. The concert will be held on Sunday, March 10th at 3 p.m. in the High School Gym. Tickets go on sale Monday, February 25th in the Elementary, Middle and High School main […]

 
 

Brodhead Middle School Forensics

Brodhead Middle School Forensics

FORENSICS ~ is an extra-curricular activity offered to students in sixth, seventh, and eighth grade. The purpose of middle school forensics is to build self-confidence and oral competency by developing and practicing fundamental public speaking skills. Pick up the March 6th print edition for full story….

 
 

Brodhead library approves new board member

By Dan Moeller, Correspondent – The Brodhead library board approved a new board member at its February meeting last week. The new member, Kassandra Huffman, replaces Theresa Bernstein who resigned recently. The recommendation needed to be finalized by a vote of the Brodhead Common Council. Huffman’s term expires in April […]

 
 

Brodhead to host Community Center referendum informational meetings

Brodhead to host Community Center referendum informational meetings

The City of Brodhead has requested the input from its constituents on the support to construct a new Community Center / Senior Center for the community.  Your input has been critical to this point and the following question will be added to the April Election: The City of Brodhead has […]