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Fireworks fund needs your help

BRODHEAD – It’s not too early to think about our traditional and popular fireworks display for July 4th. We are again relying on your generosity to meet the rising costs of putting on this event. Funds are contributed by the Chamber of Commerce, the City of Brodhead, the aluminum can […]

 
 

Pancake Breakfast draws record numbers

Pancake Breakfast draws record numbers

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor BRODHEAD — An enormous crowd turned out for the Community Pancake Breakfast held at the Brodhead Airport on Sunday, May 22nd. The event helped celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Brodhead Airport. “I’ve never seen this many cars,” said Dick Weden, who was in charge of […]

 
 

Register Print Center to offer UPS services

Register Print Center to offer UPS services

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor BRODHEAD — The Register Print Center will begin offering UPS packaging services this week. With the recent closure of Brodhead’s Packages Plus, the community was left without these services. Kim Markham, a business owner in the community since 1996, decided to pick up the opportunity. “We […]

 
 

Elementary halls welcome the return of the Class of 2016

Elementary halls welcome the return of the Class of 2016

  By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor BRODHEAD — Donning graduation caps in Cardinal red and white, the Class of 2016 paraded the halls of Albrecht Elementary School on Friday, May 27. Elementary students held handmade signs thanking and congratulating seniors. Parents, siblings, friends, and of course, teachers joined as spectators and […]

 
 

Rep. Amy Loudenbeck seeks fourth term

  Submits nomination papers to GAB CLINTON — State Representative Amy Loudenbeck (R-Clinton) submitted nomination papers containing over 300 signatures from residents of the 31st Assembly District to the Government Accountability Board. In seeking reelection, Rep. Loudenbeck pledges to build upon the policy initiatives implemented since she was sworn into […]

 
 

Vets Roll returns home to a true heroes welcome

Vets Roll returns home to a true heroes welcome

By Marianne Mueller Reporter BELOIT – Breathtaking rows of flags proudly waved on Riverside Drive leading large crowds of families,  friends and community to the Eclipse Center on Wednesday, May 25 awaiting the return of over 200 Veterans and Rosie the Riveters who took a four-day journey to Washington D.C. […]

 
 

WWII Veteran Jim Thompson honored as parade marshal

WWII Veteran Jim Thompson honored as parade marshal

By Mary Ann Inman Reporter CLINTON – The Memorial Day Parade was held on Monday, May 30. Jim Thompson was the honored parade marshal. He served in the U.S. Army from 1944 to 1946. Read on to learn more about his experiences. Two weeks after graduating from Clinton High School […]

 
 

Summer library activities beginning soon

BRODHEAD — The Summer Library Program will begin in June at the Brodhead Public Library. This summer’s theme is “On Your Mark, Get Set…READ!” It includes fitness, health and a variety of sports. It also ties in with the Summer Olympics to be held in Brazil. Our program will include […]

 
 

Vacation Bible Camp coming to St. Peter’s July 11-15

BRODHEAD — A brand new summer day camp program for your children and their friends is coming to St. Peter Lutheran Church in Brodhead. The camp will go from Monday, July 11 to Friday, July 15. Daily activities begin at 9 a.m. and end at 3 p.m. This year’s theme […]

 
 

Post Prom 2016 a success

Post Prom 2016 a success

  BRODHEAD — The Brodhead High School Juniors would like to thank all the supporting businesses for their contributions to the 2016 Post Prom event. Post Prom was held on May 7. Students were bused to the Monroe YMCA for a night of fun activities and prizes.  No student went […]