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Chamber marks 2015 accomplishments, looks to 2016

Chamber marks 2015 accomplishments, looks to 2016

By Tony Ends Editor BRODHEAD – Chamber of Commerce members drew together for their 68th annual meeting and banquet last week. President Michele Benesh welcomed the capacity crowd to the main dining room at Fib’s North on Exchange Street. The board honored outgoing board members Shirley Liska, for her service […]

 
 

City presses for West 3rd Avenue railroad crossing repair

By Tony Ends Editor BRODHEAD – Motorists will have to take it easy for awhile crossing the West 3rd Avenue railroad tracks west of the fire and police stations. City attorneys, following Common Council action last week, are pressing harder on Wisconsin and Southern Railroad to speed up repair. Public […]

 
 

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Cards lack just one key play in loss to McFarland

By Derek Hoesly Correspondent BRODHEAD- In a classic battle Brodhead (3-2 overall, 1-2 Rock Valley) let one slip away as McFarland overcame a 10-point deficit with four minutes left to beat Brodhead, 90-85, in double overtime in a Rock Valley crossover matchup Thursday, Dec. 17. The Cardinals came out red-hot […]

 
 

Massive tanks made in China come to rest in Beloit

By Tony Ends Editor BRODHEAD – A pair of 210,000-lb. fermenting tanks made their way out of the west along State Highway 11 Sunday afternoon, Dec. 20. Taking up both sides of the two-lane highway, they crawled along at about 10 mph, in an entourage of support vehicles and police, […]

 
 

Will 2016 mark death of town board powers?

By Tony Ends Editor MADISON – A proposal that cripples Wisconsin’s most democratically controlled government body is poised for a hearing in the first weeks of 2016. Assembly Bill 582 has nine elected supporters in the 99-member state house of representatives, three in the 33-member state senate. It is before […]

 
 

Putting others first takes Brodhead High graduate far

By Tony Ends Editor BRODHEAD – Softball skills that powered Erin Kloepping, 19, to statewide recognition before she graduated high school last spring helped carry her last fall to Winnona State University. In softball, Winnona’s Warriors are standouts, finishing most recently, with a 46-14 record and making their ninth consecutive […]

 
 

Cards triumph against St. Francis, but fall to Cuba City

By Derek Hoesly Correspondent CUBA CITY – Holiday Tournament play Tuesday, Dec. 29, saw the sixth ranked Brodhead girls’ basketball squad cruise to an 88-10 victory over St. Francis in the morning, but drop their first game in 2015-16, losing to third ranked Cuba City, 62-50, in the championship showdown. […]

 
 

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