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Nominations open for youth seats on city council

The Brodhead Youth in Government program is currently seeking nominations for youth to apply for four youth seats on the City of Brodhead’s council. Eligible youth must be in 9th, 10th, or 11th grade in the spring of 2017 and either be a resident of the City of Brodhead or […]

 
 

Elementary holds send-off for Makenna Schooff

Elementary holds send-off for Makenna Schooff

By Becky Malkow, Correspondent – A send-off pep rally was held for Makenna Schooff at Albrecht Elementary school Wednesday, Jan. 25.  Makenna is a fourth-grader in Mrs. Rear’s class. Makenna won the local Punt, Pass, and Kick competition in Brodhead. The win qualified her for the sectional competition in Middleton, […]

 
 

Makenna Schooff wins first place in Punt, Pass, Kick

Makenna Schooff wins first place in Punt, Pass, Kick

Fourth-grader Makenna Schooff won first place in the eight- to nine-year-old girls’ division at the national Punt, Pass, and Kick competition in Orlando, Flor. last week. Congratulations, Makenna!

 
 

Brodhead Chamber holds annual banquet, elections

Brodhead Chamber holds annual banquet, elections

By Michele Benesh, Correspondent – Brodhead Chamber members and their guests assembled on the icy evening of Monday, January 16, at Billy’s Sand Trap for their annual banquet and elections.  A social hour preceded the banquet meal, which began at 6:30 with a welcome from President Michele Benesh and invocation […]

 
 

Pie sale coming to Brodhead High School

On Jan. 27, the Brodhead High School Student Council will be hosting its one and only fundraiser. At the girls’ varsity basketball game, the student council will be putting on a pie sale. All pies are handmade to perfection. All of the money made at the pie sale will go […]

 
 

Brodhead police join Wisconsin Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force

Policing in cyberspace presents unique challenges for law enforcement. Very few cases start and end within the same jurisdiction, and therefore, nearly all Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) investigations require extensive multi-agency collaboration. In September 1998, the U.S. Department of Justice began a national Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force […]

 
 

New opportunity for children at the library

New opportunity for children at the library

“Play and Learn…as you grow!” will be offered at the Brodhead Public Library for preschoolers and their parents, grandparents, or caregivers. This is a time to explore, climb, dance, and play with a variety of toys while meeting new friends in a fun, safe environment. Pick up this week’s print edition […]

 
 

Community Supper, Strengthening Families Program top 2017 agenda

Community Supper, Strengthening Families Program top 2017 agenda

By Tony Ends, Correspondent – Community members carried Better Brodhead goals into 2017 last week, outlining upcoming programs and installing new officers. The coalition works with program manager Kathy Comeau and new Drug Free Community (DFC)grant project coordinator Brielle Powers to prevent youth substance abuse, bullying, and dating violence. Pick […]

 
 

Pie sale coming to Brodhead High School

On Jan. 27, the Brodhead High School Student Council will be hosting its one and only fundraiser. At the girls’ varsity basketball game, the student council will be putting on a pie sale. All pies are handmade to perfection. All of the money made at the pie sale will go […]

 
 

Show choir season off to strong start

Show choir season off to strong start

The Brodhead Guys & Dolls traveled to Burlington for their first competition of the season last Saturday, Jan. 14. After competing in the finals, the Guys & Dolls finished as the fifth runner up.