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Brodhead library to get appraisal for statue

By Dan Moeller, Correspondent The Brodhead library has a bronze statue that apparently is worth at least $10,000. That was the report that library director Angela Noel gave to the library board last week. Noel had the 27-inch statue informally appraised at an Antique Roadshow type event recently. The appraiser, […]

 
 

St. Patrick’s to hold summer get-together

St. Patrick’s to hold summer get-together

St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Albany will be hosting their annual summer get-together on Sunday, July 31 with mass beginning at 10:30 a.m. and a light brunch to follow.  Any dish to pass would be welcomed.  The parish will furnish barbecue, silverware and paper products. For more information, call Fr. Michael […]

 
 

Garden of the month anounced

Garden of the month anounced

The Brodhead Garden Club has awarded the Garden of the Month for July to Chris and Becky Jimenez at W547 Teresa Court. While sitting on their flower-surrounded patio, we learned a lot about their accomplishments in their beautifully landscaped yard. It’s been only five years since they started it all: […]

 
 

Brodhead Police ramp up crosswalk enforcement: drivers warned

Brodhead Police ramp up crosswalk enforcement: drivers warned

On the afternoon of Thursday, July 14, officers of the Brodhead Police Department conducted a four-hour pedestrian safety enforcement deployment on State Highway 11 and 13th Street. The goal was to raise awareness of a motorist’s responsibilities when encountering a pedestrian attempting to cross the street. Brodhead Police Chief Chris […]

 
 

Board squashes rumor of Agriculture department’s elimination

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor Several community members attended last week’s school board meeting, concerned over rumors that the school’s agriculture department would be eliminated. According to the school board, that’s simply not true. Brodhead’s Patrick Zweifel was the first to voice his concerns. He explained that he’d heard the reason […]

 
 

Covered Bridge Days preparations continue

Covered Bridge Days preparations continue

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor Late last week, a group of volunteers spent several days cutting and gathering wheat to be used as in a threshing demonstration during the Covered Bridge Days festival next month. Using a binder machine towed behind a tractor, the volunteers cut and piled wheat in the […]

 
 

Brodhead police issue thanks for Honor Flight supper

The Brodhead Police Department would like to thank all those who volunteered their time or made a donation to its Spaghetti Supper fundraiser for Badger Honor Flight. Thanks go out to the following: A huge“thank you” to the Juda Elementary students who wrote several thank-you notes for the veterans to […]

 
 

Staple community member retires after 42 years

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor After serving as an assistant to two Brodhead dentists, Deb Hofmeister retired from Dr. Andrew Kebus’s dental office at the end of June, almost exactly 42 years after beginning in her position. “It’s been a pleasure,” she said. “It’s been a true enjoyment.” Hofmeister graduated from […]

 
 

Brodhead student attends Wisconsin Leadership Seminar

Brodhead student attends Wisconsin Leadership Seminar

Brodhead High School student Morgan Tresemer recently returned from a three-day Wisconsin Leadership Seminar (WILS) hosted at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Along with over 200 of Wisconsin’s brightest young leaders, Tresemer was encouraged to recognize her own leadership potential. She had a fantastic time and is looking forward to integrating […]

 
 

New fire engine in production

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor The Brodhead Fire District’s new Engine 1 is currently being built at Pierce Manufacturing in Appleton. Delivery is expected in mid-July. The Engine 1 will be replacing a 1988 Mack Pumper that lacked sufficient safety features to keep the fire district in compliance with the National […]