Paying respects to a Brodhead sports hero

By Trenten Scheidegger, Correspondent – The Brodhead community lost a tremendous sports advocate, and even better man during the past week.  Tom Nipple has nearly impacted every single Brodhead citizen’s life in one way or another.  Tom was involved in the Brodhead sports community for perhaps longer than anyone else.  […]


Newspaper office to move across the street

Newspaper office to move across the street

Change is effective June 27 The office of the Brodhead Independent Register and Shopping News will move to a new location as of Thursday, June 27. But we’re not moving far. The newspaper office will move across the street in downtown Brodhead to 917 W. Exchange St. Readers may stop […]


Nursing Assistant class offered at Brodhead High School

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Nursing Assistants
With a shortage of CNAs, and many healthcare ma-jors requiring prior healthcare experience, this new venture presents a wonderful opportunity for Brod-head High School and Blackhawk Technical College  students. We would like to recognize and congratulate the following individuals: front row: Kaylee Homerding (Monroe High School), Rhianna Teubert, Hailey Hartwig; back row: Laura Powers BSN, Morgan Heinle, Addison Ommodt, Abbey Johnson, and Payton Hauser. Students with questions may contact Jennifer Flory, Brodhead High School Counselor.

Brodhead High School and Blackhawk Technical College partnered together to offer a Nursing Assistant class at Brodhead High School, an exciting first for BHS. The course was offered in hybrid fashion, meaning that the bookwork was done online, with the lab and clinical portions being taught in person. While students […]


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 […]