Independent Register

Athletic department’s golf outing a success

The Brodhead Athletic Department would like to thank all the golfers who participated in this year’s golf outing.  Thirty-five foursomes participated.  The money raised will go toward uniforms, equipment, and other miscellaneous expenses that school budget constraints do not allow for. Without this golf outing, now in its eighteenth year, […]

 
 

Brodhead residents to display artwork at Wildflower Art Festival this weekend

  By Michele Benesh, Correspondent – Among the many talented artists participating in this year’s Wildflower Art Festival are Brodhead artists Patricia Troyer and Christine Dieckhoff. Troyer has been creating beautiful pottery for many years alongside her husband, Tom.  Now retired from teaching art at Brodhead Middle School, she continues […]

 
 

National Night Out takes camaraderie to new heights

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor – Brodhead and surrounding areas took part in the 2016 National Night Out last Tuesday, August 2 at Jaycee Park for the third year. Representatives from Brodhead, Albany, Belleville, Orfordville, and Beloit participated, as well as those from numerous area organizations. According to the National Association […]

 
 

Cardinal Lanes open under new ownership

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor – Mark Oyan became the new owner of Brodhead’s Cardinal Lanes on Friday, July 29. The bowling alley will hold a re-grand opening this Friday, August 12, just in time for Covered Bridge Days. Oyan has worked in the bowling business since 1989. He even started […]

 
 

Wildflower Walk set for August 14

Three species of monarch-attracting milkweed and 45 other native plants sporting a rainbow of colors will be highlighted during the Wildflower Walk at Putnam Park from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, August 14. The Wildflower Walk is part of the Brodhead Wildflower Festival, which also includes the Wildflower Art […]

 
 

Brodhead resident to present at Quilt Expo in September

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 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

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. […]

 
 

8/3/16 Shopper

8/3/16 Shopper
 
 

Junior golf program complete

Junior golf program complete

By Becky Malkow, Correspondent The Brodhead Cardinals’ summer junior golf program completed another successful year.  Eric Oliver, Al Oliver, and Brett Heitzman worked with young golfers every Friday from July 8 through July 29 at the Decatur Lake Golf Course.   Pick up this week’s print edition for full story…