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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 […]

 
 

Life-long Brodhead resident reflects on city council service

Life-long Brodhead resident reflects on city council service

By Tony Ends, Correspondent Brodhead voters won’t see John Bernstein’s name on the ballot Tuesday, April 4. After seven 2-year terms on Common Council, Bernstein is not running for office. “I’ve enjoyed my time on the council,” Bernstein said in an interview shortly before the New Year. Pick up this […]

 
 

Brodhead library changes children’s holiday book policy

By Dan Moeller, Correspondent The Brodhead Public Library will now allow patrons to check out children’s holiday books for four weeks instead of two. Library director Angela Noel asked the board for guidance on that change at its meeting last week. The library has been limiting the checkout period for […]

 
 

Moe contributes to team win in Puerto Rico

Moe contributes to team win in Puerto Rico

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent Brodhead graduate Kylie Moe played in the Puerto Rico Clasico with the UW-Oshkosh Titans last week. The Titans went 1-1, dropping a thriller to DePauw University (Ind.), 60-56, and cruising to a 65-41 win over John Carroll University (Ohio). UW-Oshkosh reserves made major contributions with 35 […]

 
 

Police to crack down on drunken motorists during ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ campaign

To combat drunken driving, the Brodhead Police Department will join other law enforcement agencies throughout Wisconsin in participating in the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” national campaign from now through Jan. 1. “Although drunken driving is 100 percent preventable, on average, someone is killed or injured in an alcohol-related […]

 
 

Brodhead man receives Citizen’s Award

At the Green County Board of Supervisors meeting last week, a Citizen’s Award was presented to Mr. Michael A. Krause of rural Brodhead. This is in recognition of his pulling three children from headwaters to Decatur Lake on Sept. 8. The proclamation presented at the meeting read: Pick up this […]

 
 

Tristan Hendler bowls perfect game

Tristan Hendler bowls perfect game

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor Sixteen-year-old Tristan Hendler bowled his first-ever perfect game at Cardinal Lanes during the Saturday league earlier this month. “It was the third game,” Hendler said. “I was just expecting it to be an ordinary game because my other two were normal.” As his game progressed and […]

 
 

Pearl Island Project making headway

Pearl Island Project making headway

Stairs and stakes for the covered bridge were recently placed along the Pearl Island Recreational Corridor. The stairs, according to Dick Benesh, member of the Pearl Island Recreational Corridor Committee, are the product of a collaboration between the committee and Kuhn North America, whose workers assisted with the designing and […]

 
 

Senior Miranda Ryser to compete in Australia

Senior Miranda Ryser to compete in Australia

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor Track and field athlete Miranda Ryser has been invited to compete in Down Under Sports, a program that highlights the world’s top performers. The Down Under Sports program was established by International Sports Specialists, Inc. (ISSI) in 1989. Since, the program has grown, and last year, […]