Library celebrates Youth Art Month

Youth Art Month has been observed nationally since 1961. It is a time to acknowledge a different part of a child’s education. Art gives children the opportunity to express themselves, use their creative imaginations, experiment with a wide variety of materials through multi-sensory experiences, and gain a sense of satisfaction […]


Brodhead Band Department to hold fundraiser

The Band Department is once again putting on a themed-basket fundraiser at the annual Development of Band’s Concert. The concert will be held on Sunday, March 10th at 3 p.m. in the High School Gym. Tickets go on sale Monday, February 25th in the Elementary, Middle and High School main […]


Brodhead Middle School Forensics

Brodhead Middle School Forensics

FORENSICS ~ is an extra-curricular activity offered to students in sixth, seventh, and eighth grade. The purpose of middle school forensics is to build self-confidence and oral competency by developing and practicing fundamental public speaking skills. Pick up the March 6th print edition for full story….


Brodhead library approves new board member

By Dan Moeller, Correspondent – The Brodhead library board approved a new board member at its February meeting last week. The new member, Kassandra Huffman, replaces Theresa Bernstein who resigned recently. The recommendation needed to be finalized by a vote of the Brodhead Common Council. Huffman’s term expires in April […]


Brodhead to host Community Center referendum informational meetings

Brodhead to host Community Center referendum informational meetings

The City of Brodhead has requested the input from its constituents on the support to construct a new Community Center / Senior Center for the community.  Your input has been critical to this point and the following question will be added to the April Election: The City of Brodhead has […]


Library Friends host Movie Trivia Night

First place team, “We Thought This Was Speed Dating” left to right: Nicholas Krueger, Ashley Pluss, Emily Krueger, Ashley Bates, Andy Bates, Amber Rear, and Matthew Rear.

The Friends of Brodhead Memorial Public Library hosted a Movie Trivia Night on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at FIBS North. With over 60 people in attendance, team “We Thought This Was Speed Dating,” consisting of Andy Bates, Ashley Bates, Emily Krueger, Nicholas Krueger, Ashley Pluss, Amber Rear, and Matthew Rear took […]


Brodhead Schools Adjust Schedule Due to Inclement Weather

By Lenny Lueck – Due to the recent inclement weather that has forced the cancellation of school for several days, the District is short on required instructional minutes which is set by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Different grade levels have different required instructional minutes as set by the […]


Brodhead seventh graders adopt a goat!

While “traveling” to Africa with Mrs. Tresemer in ge-ography, Brodhead seventh-grade students learned about a young girl named Beatrice from Uganda and gifted her with a goat from Heifer International.

While “traveling” to Africa with Mrs. Tresemer in geography, seventh-grade students learned about a young girl named Beatrice from Uganda. Beatrice was given the gift of a goat from Heifer International. Seventh-grade students were given the opportunity to make a monetary donation to Heifer International. Upon doing so, students signed […]


Senior/Community Center committee and City Council discuss changes, new officer sworn in

ERICA GOKEY PHOTO The Independent-Register
The Senior/Community Center committee had a thermometer made, reflecting the money that will be awarded once the $500,000 grant is match. Important details concerning the thermometer’s portrayal are located at the bottom of the thermometer board.

By Erica Gokey, Editor – The Senior/Community Center committee and Common Council held meetings Jan. 14. The main topic of discussion was the Senior/Community Center. At the Senior/Community Center meeting, information was discussed about the conversations between the committee and the state. On Dec. 18, 2018, the Common Council voted […]


Increased program attendance highlights Brodhead library in 2018

DAN MOELLER PHOTO The Independent-Register
This year the Brodhead library is offering educational kits for children to take home and play with. Here are some of the items, which will be available.

By Dan Moeller , CORRESPONDENT – “We did a lot in 2018,” Brodhead library director Angela Noel said last week in accessing the library’s year. One of the biggest efforts the library has been making in recent years is to increase programs and program attendance and that continued last year, […]