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“Cruisin’ for St. Jude” event coming in October

A car and motorcycle cruise benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will be held on Saturday, Oct. 8, beginning at Cardinal Lanes in Brodhead. A leisurely cruise will leave from the bowling alley at 10:30 a.m. and last about two hours with a few stops along the way. Brenda Kranig, […]

 
 

Quilt Expo contest features quilts by Brodhead residents

Five Brodhead residents have created quilts that have been accepted in the quilt contest at the 2016 Quilt Expo. The 12th annual Quilt Expo, presented by Wisconsin Public Television with Nancy Zieman, runs Thursday, Sept. 8, through Saturday, Sept. 10, in the Exhibition Hall at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. An […]

 
 

Brodhead freshman advances to finals in local talent competition

Brodhead freshman advances to finals in local talent competition

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor Fourteen-year-old Molly Kiser has advanced through the Rising Star talent competition held at the Overture Center in Madison. A singer and pianist, she is one of only 26 performers to receive an invitation to the final show, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 24. Kiser’s participation in the […]

 
 

Tenth annual horse show a success in Brodhead

Tenth annual horse show a success in Brodhead

Over 30 communities in southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois were represented in this year’s tenth anniversary of the Brodhead Covered Bridge Horse Show. Show organizers would like to thank the following people and organizations: Craig Rosheisen for plowing, Gilby’s Small Engine Repair of Monroe, the Brodhead Leo Club for helping […]

 
 

Pearl Island committee shares updates

Over the next month, trees will be removed from the wooded area between the Mill Race and the Sugar River in the area starting south of the headgates and going north to the dam. Signs will be posted warning recreational users of dangerous areas. Most of the tree removals will […]

 
 

“Cruisin’ for St. Jude” event coming in October

A car and motorcycle cruise benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will be held on Saturday, Oct. 8, beginning at Cardinal Lanes in Brodhead. A leisurely cruise will leave from the bowling alley at 10:30 a.m. and last about two hours with a few stops along the way. Brenda Kranig, […]

 
 

Local car enthusiast carries out dream, plans own car show

Local car enthusiast carries out dream, plans own car show

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor Brodhead’s Kaitlyn Simpson will be hosting a classic car show in Brodhead from 4:30 p.m. to 8 this Saturday, Sept. 3. The event is open to all classic and antique cars and trucks. “I’ve always really liked anything to do with classic cars,” Simpson said. She […]

 
 

School District of Brodhead holds New Teacher Orientation

School District of Brodhead holds New Teacher Orientation

On Tuesday, Aug. 23, the School District of Brodhead hosted an orientation for new teachers.  During this program, the new teachers met with the superintendent and comptroller to look at different aspects of the employee handbook, complete district forms, and learn about different procedures and policies. The new teachers also […]

 
 

Library plans anniversary celebration

By Dan Moeller, Correspondent Plans are being finalized for the Brodhead Memorial Public Library’s 110th anniversary celebration. The event will be held on Monday, Sept. 26. It will include an open house from 3 to 6 p.m. and presentations by Mayor Doug Pinnow, state representative Mark Spreitzer, and possibly state […]

 
 

Covered Bridge Days’ south-end events to move east

Covered Bridge Days’ south-end events to move east

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor Stoughton Trailers has purchased the land that is home to the Covered Bridge Days festival every August on the south end of Brodhead. As a result, the festival’s tractor show and pull, among other events, will move east to land along County Highway T. Pick up […]