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Brodhead Library plans new LEGO Club

Brodhead Library plans new LEGO Club

By Dan Moeller, Correspondent The Brodhead library expects to launch a new LEGO club in October, library director Angela Noel told the board last Monday. The plan is to hold the LEGO club on Thursdays beginning next month, although it could start in November. LEGOs will be available for patrons […]

 
 

Senior raises over $1,500, donates supplies to Elementary School

Senior raises over $1,500, donates supplies to Elementary School

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor Brodhead High School senior Dylan Schuur recently donated 22 backpacks filled with school supplies to Albrecht Elementary School as his Senior Project. Schuur’s aunt originally gave him the idea to donate supplies to the younger students, and he ran with it. “I had to decide how […]

 
 

Big Dairy Still Aims to Build West of Brodhead

Big Dairy Still Aims to Build West of Brodhead

By Tony Ends, Correspondent Citizens opposed to a proposed 5,800-cow Pinnacle Dairy here warned neighbors last week that the plan is not dead. “Despite the fact that it’s a very wet site and all of the problems they’ve had with water there on land off Decatur-Sylvester Road, they continue to […]

 
 

Class of 1944 Reunites

Class of 1944 Reunites

Brodhead’s Class of 1944 met for a 72-year reunion last Friday, Sept. 16, at Billy’s Sandtrap. Front row, left to right: Betty Malcook, Beverly Vogel, Wayne Nipple, NoraBell Nipple, and Betty Pierce; back row: Lynn Searles-Gorman, Art Searles, Barbara Pautz, and Jack Pierce.

 
 

Brodhead welcomes new restaurant with open arms

Brodhead welcomes new restaurant with open arms

Little Maya opened last week in the space beside Cardinal Lanes to raving reviews. The restaurant, open seven days a week, features authentic Mexican dishes.

 
 

Brodhead seniors walk for Make-A-Wish

Brodhead seniors walk for Make-A-Wish

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor Brodhead’s Malachi Marquette and Bobby Wolter are raising money for the Make-A-Wish foundation as their senior project, a graduation requirement here in Brodhead. Last weekend, the two participated in a walk benefitting the foundation, which grants the wishes of children diagnosed with life-threatening medical conditions. Pick […]

 
 

Daycare blasts students back to school with fun-filled week

Daycare blasts students back to school with fun-filled week

Little Prairie Family Daycare celebrated the end of summer in the last full week in August with a fun week stuffed with activities for the kids.  They participated in Pajama Day, Sports Day, Art Day, Stuffed Animal Day, and ended the week with a fun-filled day of water play. This […]

 
 

Brodhead family attends Olympics in Rio

Brodhead family attends Olympics in Rio

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor Brodhead’s Matt Kessenich spent two weeks in Rio for the Summer Olympics with his family. This included his father, Joe Murphy, mother, Julie Murphy, aunt, Naoimi Castano, and girlfriend, Bedania Blandon. “We rented a condo across the street from Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro,” Kessenich […]

 
 

“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 […]