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Six educators are Wisconsin finalists for Presidential Teaching Awards Juda’s Scott Anderson is among finalists

Six educators are Wisconsin finalists for Presidential Teaching Awards Juda’s Scott Anderson is among finalists

MADISON — Six Wisconsin educators are finalists for the 2015 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, one of the nation’s highest honors for mathematics and science teachers. Wisconsin’s finalists for the Presidential Teaching Awards are Scott Anderson of Brodhead, Juda High School (mathematics); Candice Behnke of Lena, […]

 
 

Wastewater treatment plant passes DNR requirements

By Mel LeBaron Correspondent BRODHEAD – Members of the Brodhead Common Council members heard good news from public works director Rich Vogel at their meeting held Aug. 10. Vogel presented the DNR’s Compliance Maintenance Annual Report Resolution which addresses how the treatment plant operated in 2014. Passing all requirements posed […]

 
 

Board of Education ponders possible referendum

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor BRODHEAD – Meeting in regular session Wednesday, Aug. 12, members of the Brodhead Board of Education began preliminary open discussions regarding the possibility of running a referendum next year. The current $800,000 non-recurring referendum for the 2013-14, 2014-15, and 2015-16 school years for the purposes […]

 
 

New facility is taking shape

New facility is taking shape

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor BRODHEAD – Thanks to the efforts of more than 25 volunteers, Cardinal fans will have the opportunity to enjoy a new concession and restroom facility at the high school football field starting with 2015 season. Members of the Brodhead Sports Boosters, a volunteer organization within […]

 
 

Pearl Island Project: Where it stands

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor BRODHEAD – Begun in 2011, the city’s Pearl Island Project has evolved from the Brodhead Water & Light and the Street Department’s desire to clear the Mill Race and clean the area during spare time and on weekends. The objective has been and continues to […]

 
 

Lack of quorum delays council action

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor BRODHEAD – In the absence of Mayor Doug Pinnow, Brodhead Common Council president John Bernstein conducted the Tuesday, July 21 meeting. Alderpersons Beth Rosheisen and Debra Fox were also absent, which created a lack of quorum preventing the council from taking action on various agenda […]

 
 

A couple with an unusual hobby – collecting cast iron seats

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor BRODHEAD – Don Wolter has what some people may think is an unusual hobby – he collects cast iron equipment seats and parts. It turns out that his hobby is not all that unusual. In fact, there is an association of cast iron seat collectors, […]

 
 

EAA Chapter 421 Brodhead Fly-in: Charter members honored

EAA Chapter 421 Brodhead Fly-in: Charter members honored

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor BRODHEAD – Charter members of the Cheeseland Chapter EAA #431, Inc. were recognized and honored Saturday, July 18, during a dedication ceremony of the US Air Mail Beacon Tower. The restoration and construction of the town was the Eagle Scout project of Brodhead Boy Scout […]

 
 

Council gives Putnam Park bridge the ‘go-ahead’

By Mel LeBaron Correspondent BRODHEAD – Meeting in regular session July 13, members of the Brodhead Common Council gave the green light for the Pearl Island committee to sign a contract with Dimension IV of Madison to move forward to create construction documents for a covered bridge over the Mill […]

 
 

EAA Chapter 431 to dedicate Beacon Tower Memorial

EAA Chapter 431 to dedicate Beacon Tower Memorial

Cynthia L. Miller photo This is a photo of a replica of the Clarence Covered Bridge, one of the last known covered bridges in use in Wisconsin. The replica was built by the Brodhead Jaycees in 1984 over Norwegian Creek on the Sugar River Bike Trail. BRODHEAD – Chapter 431 […]