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School District of Brodhead deals with bomb threat

From Leonard Lueck, Superintendent BRODHEAD – Sadly, our district has now joined the fraternity of districts that have had to deal with a bomb threat situation in recent years. We have avoided this for a long time, but situations like these are becoming inevitable for schools. As with Monroe, Beloit, […]

 
 

Brodhead prom an enchanted evening

Brodhead prom an enchanted evening

Brodhead High School’s Junior Prom, “An Enchanted Evening,” was last Saturday, May 7. Members of the prom court included: Ashley Douglas, Kayla Douglas, Abigail Kirby, Brooke Malcook, Rachel Nagel, Maria Nieto-Meza, Blake Burns, Bryson Ils, Reuben Larson, Layne Millard, Jack Speckman, and Noah Steinmann.

 
 

Students gain insight through Multi-Cultural Day

Students gain insight through Multi-Cultural Day

BRODHEAD — On Friday, April 29, seventh-grade students at Brodhead Middle School were able to “visit” twelve foreign countries and learn about Native Americans of Canada. Students learned through presentations from those who have traveled the world. Students were encouraged to “dress their best,” and they did not disappoint. Along […]

 
 

Thought-provoking plans presented at DLMRA annual meeting

Thought-provoking plans presented at DLMRA annual meeting

By Michele Benesh, Correspondent BRODHEAD – Thirty-nine members and friends of the Decatur Lake and Mill Race Association (DLMRA) convened at the Bank of Brodhead on Saturday, April 30th for an annual meeting. Attendees enjoyed several presentations of high interest, including an extensive presentation from four engineering students from UW-Platteville […]

 
 

Tour the Farms version 2.0 a success

Tour the Farms version 2.0 a success

  By Michele Benesh, Correspondent BRODHEAD — On Sunday, May 1, Scotch Hill Farm was the scene of a revised version of the Brodhead Chamber’s long-standing “Tour the Farms” event. The Wisconsin Farmer’s Union’s new South Central Chapter sponsored the event, hosted by Tony and Dela Ends. The Solar May […]

 
 

Brodhead High celebrates Cinco de Mayo through dance

Brodhead High celebrates Cinco de Mayo through dance

By Melody Pope, Correspondent BRODHEAD – In honor of Cinco de Mayo, May 5, Karen Bueno and Magali Jimenez, Brodhead high school students, perform “Jarabe Tapatio” for the Spanish 2 class. “Jarabe Tapatio” is also referred to as the “Mexican Hat Dance.” Historically, it was performed by a pair of […]

 
 

Police to hold spaghetti supper

Police to hold spaghetti supper

BRODHEAD — The Brodhead Police Association is hosting a Spaghetti Supper on Saturday, June 18 at the Brodhead High School from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Many silent auction items will be available to bid on.   All proceeds from this event will benefit Badger Honor Flight.  Pick up this week’s […]

 
 

Chamber Challenge raises nearly $3,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters

Chamber Challenge raises nearly $3,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters

BRODHEAD — On Monday, April 25, the first annual “Chamber Challenge” hosted by Jeremy Pinnow& Associates raised a grand total of $2,985.25 in donations to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Green County Bowl for Kids’ Sake. The Bank of Brodhead, with its donation of $1,060.25, won the challenge, taking […]

 
 

Advocates, bill authors celebrate signing of child sex trafficking bill

Advocates, bill authors celebrate signing of child sex trafficking bill

  MADISON Ð A ceremonial bill signing for 2015 Act 367 authored by Representative Amy Loudenbeck (R-Clinton), Representative Jill Billings (D-La Crosse), Representative LaTonya Johnson (D-Milwaukee), and Senator Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls) was held recently in the office of Governor Scott Walker.   The new law strengthens the response of […]

 
 

Clinton High School juniors,seniors get a ‘reality check’

Clinton High School juniors,seniors get a ‘reality check’

CLINTON – Clinton High School junior and senior students took part in a Reality Check sponsored by the career, and technical education departments in Clinton High School. The event, spearheaded by business education teachers Mrs. Laura Benisch and Mrs. Elisa Shoemaker, is a life experience simulation. Students were able to […]