Independent Register

Artful Evening and wine tasting scheduled for May 19

BRODHEAD — The Brodhead Jaycees are hosting an Artful Evening and Wine Tasting on Thursday, May 19 at FIBS North at 6:30 pm.   Guests will paint a masterpiece on canvas and enjoy a wine tasting by Hawks Mill Winery.  Pick up this week’s print edition for full story…..

 
 

School board seeks finance committee volunteer

BRODHEAD — The Brodhead School Board is seeking a community volunteer to serve on its finance committee.  The finance committee is a standing committee of the board. It provides guidance and oversight to budgeting procedures. Committee membership currently includes three board members, the Superintendent of schools, the District Comptroller and […]

 
 

Cardinals’ tough loss is a step in the right direction

Cardinals’ tough loss is a step in the right direction

By Derek Hoesly Correspondent BRODHEAD — The Cardinals’ softball team dug themselves a hole early, but fought back late to make things interesting before falling 12-6 to Big Foot in a Rock Valley South clash last Thursday. Big Foot took a 1-0 lead two batters into the game. Chiefs’ leadoff […]

 
 

Brodhead-Juda track team cruises to a strong win over Big Foot

Brodhead-Juda track team cruises to a strong win over Big Foot

By Derek Hoesly Correspondent BRODHEAD — The Brodhead-Juda track and field teams picked up a pair of Rock Valley south dual meet wins last Tuesday. The boys’ squad easily beat Big Foot 111-35, and the girls’ team earned a 95-50 victory. In the boys’ 100-meter dash, senior Dylan Kubly earned […]

 
 

Pearl Island Gala Committee thanked

Pearl Island Gala Committee thanked

By Michele Benesh Correspondent BRODHEAD — Members of the committee that planned, decorated, and cleaned up after the third annual Pearl Island “Hoedown” Gala held in April were thanked for their hard work. They were treated to a dinner at Billy’s Sand Trap on Thursday, April 28. The dinner was […]

 
 

Sixth-grade band holds end-of-the-year recital

Sixth-grade band holds end-of-the-year recital

  BRODHEAD — On Monday, April 25th the Brodhead Middle School hosted a Sixth-Grade Band Recital.  Members of the band performed various selections of their choice throughout the evening.  Pick up this week’s print edition for full story…….

 
 

4/27/16 Shopper

4/27/16 Shopper
 
 

Vacation Bible School to begin soon

BRODHDEAD – The Brodhead United Methodist Church invites children to Cave Quest Vacation Bible School: Following Jesus, the Light of the World. A summer kids’ VBS called Cave Quest VBS will be hosted at Brodhead UMC from Monday, June 20th to the 24th. At Cave Quest, kids explore what it […]

 
 

High school band Facetimes with composer Randall Standridge

High school band Facetimes with composer Randall Standridge

By Melody Pope Correspondent BRODHEAD — The high school’s band room was graced with a bit of star power on Thursday, as students and band director, Jason Riesterer, Facetimed with established composer Randall Standridge. Facetime is a popular video-chatting app. “I tell the students I have a man crush on […]

 
 

Career Day engages students in thoughts of the future

Career Day engages students in thoughts of the future

BRODHEAD — On Wednesday, April 20, Brodhead Middle School hosted its 6th annual Career Day. Twenty-two members of the Brodhead community and the surrounding area joined efforts to share their expertise about their careers. Various career areas were represented, including engineering and technology, legal and criminal justice, agriculture, health sciences, […]