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 […]


Kelch Aviation Museum receives original Pietenpol aircraft donation

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Aircraft donated
	Mr. Baglien is shown here with the donated plane’s designer Bernard Pietenpol who is considered the grandfather of the homebuilt aircraft movement.

The Kelch Aviation Museum at Brodhead Airport has received a donation of an original Pietenpol Air Camper aircraft from Mr. Gary Baglien of Loudon, Tennessee. Mr. Baglien purchased the aircraft in 1965. Originally built in 1937 by the plane’s designer Bernard Pietenpol himself, the aircraft was restored by Frank Pavliga […]


City Of Brodhead local offices for re-election

The offices of Mayor, Judge and three Alderperson at Large will be up for re-election in the April 7, 2020 Spring Election.  All terms are for two years except for the Judge, which is a four-year term. If you are interested in running for any of these offices stop into […]


Green County 4-H youth, adults recognized

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4-H Awards Ceremony
	Green County 4-H held its annual Awards & Recog-nition Ceremony on Nov. 9, honoring dozens of young people and adults of the 4-H program.

By Ellen Andrews, 4-H Youth Development Educator Green County 4-H held its annual Awards & Recognition Ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 9 where numerous youth and adults of the 4-H program were recognized and thanked for their efforts in promoting and supporting positive youth development. 4-H record books are a means […]


Covered Bridge

Covered Bridge

Allen Penticoff photo The Independent Register The community effort to make Pearl Island Recreational Corridor accessible is nearing completion. Pick up the Nov. 20th print edition for more photos….  


Brodhead library to add a “Collection of Things”

By Dan Moeller, Correspondent – The Brodhead library will be adding what library director Angela Noel calls “a collection of things” to the traditional books, videos and other regular items that can be borrowed from the library. These are items that people might use only occasionally such as a huge […]


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 […]