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Library announces prize winners

The Brodhead Public Library is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Teen and Adult Summer Library Program Prizes. From June 13 through July 25, 12 teens and 46 adults earned entry tickets by tracking their weekly reading time. The grand prize for each program, a $50.00 Best Buy […]

 
 

Brodhead resident to present at Quilt Expo in September

A Brodhead resident and noted authority on quilting will present at the upcoming Quilt Expo in Madison. Eileen Daniels, an independent quilt artist, teacher, and lecturer, will lead two sessions of a lecture titled “Vintage Textiles with a Creative Twist.” Hundreds of lecture and presentation sessions at Quilt Expo provide an opportunity […]

 
 

Brodhead’s growing Covered Bridge Days festival quickly approaches – Don’t miss it!

Brodhead’s Covered Bridge Days festival will be held on Saturday, August 13 and Sunday, August 14. On Saturday, the Wildflower Art Festival, Jaycee Kids’ Run, Garden Club display, historic wagon tours ($4 and also good for south end admission), Brodhead Historic Museum, food and vendors, music, and street dance will […]

 
 

Many hands make for little work in rubber mulch installation project

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor Over 30 community volunteers contributed toward the Kid Connection’s Playground Project last Monday, July 25. The project focused on the installation of rubber mulch on the eastside playground at Albrecht Elementary. Originally expected to take up to four days, the task was finished in only one. […]

 
 

Brodhead police take residents on a night out

Brodhead police take residents on a night out

The Brodhead Police Association is hosting its third annual National Night Out on Tuesday, August 2 at Jaycee Park from 5 p.m. to 8 (the rain date will be Tuesday, August 9). This event was initiated to heighten awareness of crime and drug and violence prevention efforts and to encourage community […]

 
 

Volunteers needed for playground improvement project

Volunteers needed for playground improvement project

Kid Connection, Albrecht Elementary School’s Parent Teacher Organization, needs your help! We are looking for individuals or volunteer groups to help install the second phase of rubber mulch on the east playground of Albrecht Elementary School the evenings of July 25 through 28.   This installation will complete the rubber mulch […]

 
 

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 […]