Graduate program announces awards for teaching and mentoring

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Evan Glasgow of Brodhead shown on the right and mentoring a student received the 2019 Denton Award for Graduate Student Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring

The Integrated Program in Biochemistry (IPiB) is pleased to continue its commitment to teaching and mentorship by announcing the 2019 graduate student awards that celebrate these important aspects of the program. The awards were given out at the IPiB Summer Reception on Friday, June 7. Evan Glasgow of Brodhead and […]


Brodhead organizations: tell us about you!

The newly formed Brodhead Community Resources Committee, a group comprised of representatives from Better Brodhead, Brodhead Memorial Public Library, and the School District of Brodhead are actively seeking information on the various organizations serving Brodhead. One goal of collecting this information is to better understand organizations in town so that […]


New trucking business keeps longtime Day name in Brodhead

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Bill Day and his wife Heather have launched a new business - Days Trucking - serving the Brodhead and state-line area, delivering crushed rock and forming gravel driveways.

By Tony Ends, Correspondent – Day is a family name familiar to many folks who’ve raised livestock with help of three generations of Days feed stores along the Green-Rock county line. As a child, Bill Day helped his grandpa Donald, Sr., just as soon as he could lift and carry […]


Area student qualifies to compete at world’s largest junior high rodeo

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Rayelynn Johnson a sixth grade student at Brodhead Middle School has earned a position on the state/provincial National Junior High rodeo team.

Rayelynn Johnson a sixth grade student at Brodhead Middle School has earned a position on the state/provincial National Junior High rodeo team and will be traveling with fellow teammates to Huron, South Dakota, June 23 thru June 29, to compete at the 15th annual National Junior High Finals Rodeo in […]


Brodhead Memorial Public Library offers “A Universe of Stories”

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“A Universe of Stories!” is the theme for this sum-mer’s program at the Brodhead Memorial Public Library.

“A Universe of Stories!” is the theme for this summer’s program at the Brodhead Memorial Public Library. All ages are encouraged to participate in the Terrific Tuesday programs, reading activities, hands-on opportunities, and a variety of events based on the space theme. Your first mission is to register online, at […]


Elizabeth McGuire to compete in state “Fairest of the Fair” competition

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Elizabeth McGuire of Brodhead will compete in the state “Fairest of the Fair” competition.

Hello, my name is Elizabeth McGuire, daughter of Alan and Marcia McGuire.  I am a former graduate from Brodhead High School. Currently, I am a sophomore attending UW-Platteville with a double major in agricultural education and technology education. After graduation, I plan to become an agricultural and vocational technology teacher […]


Brodhead library may expand use of its program room

By Dan Moeller, Correspondent – The Brodhead library may expand the use of its program room to allow private gatherings. The library board last Monday decided to have library director Angela Noel draft a change in library policy for future board action. The change would allow use of the room […]


Brodhead Historical Museum opens

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The Brodhead Historical Museum will open for the summer May 25 featuring new permanent exhibits of wedding attire and Frank Engebretson paintings.

The Brodhead Historical Society’s Depot Museum will open for the summer season on May 25. It will be open Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday and Holidays through September 29, from 1 to 4 p.m. There is always a need for volunteers to keep those hours. If you would like to volunteer call […]


Brodhead School Arboretum celebration

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Arboretum celebration
Brodhead Middle School students do face painting and more during the arboretum celebration.

A beautiful sunny morning greeted visitors to “Arboretum Fun Day” and “Arboretum Tours” May 4. The M.J. Blackford Brodhead School Arboretum turned 50 years old this year. The Arboretum sign addition reads “Celebrating 50 years, Rededication April 24, 2019”. Pick up the May 22nd print edition for full story….


UniverCity Alliance presents senior housing concept to City Council

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UniverCity Alliance representatives Kevin Burow, Jered Bruckner and Joe Hannah (back from left) along with Brodhead City Council Paul Huffman, Erin Menzel, Mark Schroeder, Mayor Doug Pinnow, Teresa Withee, Ann Anderson, Allen Bruce and Troy Nyman (front from left)

By Jeremy Gokey, Correspondent – University of Wisconsin-Madison civil engineering students working with UniverCity Alliance presented a conceptual 22,000 square foot, forty-five-unit senior housing complex. Jered Bruckner and Joe Hannah graduated two days before presenting the semester long team project to the City Council. Kevin Burrow of Knothe Bruce Architects, […]