Independent Register

Season looks bright for Cardinal baseball

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent – The Brodhead-Juda baseball team enters 2017 with lofty expectations, as several key starters are back. The Cardinals went 8-13 overall and 6-10 in Rock Valley South play last year. The baseball program took strides forward as Brodhead-Juda hosted a playoff contest last spring. Pick up […]

 
 

Track season begins with scrimmage

Track season begins with scrimmage

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Brodhead schools plan to expand Albrecht Backpack Program

By Lenny Lueck, Superintendent – The School District of Brodhead is planning to expand its program to help economically disadvantaged students.  One in every five students struggles with hunger nationwide.  Student hunger has been identified in the Brodhead schools, as well. Over 40% of the students at Albrecht Elementary and […]

 
 

Four officers sworn in

Four officers sworn in

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor – Two part-time patrol officers and two community service officers were sworn in at last week’s common council meeting. Andrew Arneson and Matthew Miller were sworn in as part-time police officers. Arneson is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, and Miller is a graduate of […]

 
 

3/22/17 Shopper

3/22/17 Shopper

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RUTH E. ARNESON

RUTH E. ARNESON

Ruth E. Arneson, 90, of Janesville, went home to be with the Lord on March 17, 2017, at Evansville Manor. Ruth was born in Newark Township, Rock County, the youngest of ten children of Lewis and Ida (Olmstead) Heyerdahl. She graduated from Orfordville High School. Ruth married Melvin C. Arneson […]

 
 

KENT JORANLIEN

KENT JORANLIEN

  Kent Joranlien, (Poynette, Wis., and Bellaire Beach, Flor.) a beloved husband, brother, father, grandfather, and patriarch of the Joranlien family, died unexpectedly and peacefully in his home on March 14, 2017. Kent was born on Dec. 8, 1937.  He grew up in Waterman, Ill., attended Northern Illinois University, and […]

 
 

JAMES C. ROSS

JAMES C. ROSS

James C. Ross, 88, died peacefully on March 16, 2017, at Agrace Hospice Care, Fitchburg. Jim was born on Feb. 27, 1929, near Belleville, to the late Clayton and Teresa (O’Donnell) Ross, and grew up in Brodhead. He graduated from Brodhead High School and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. There, he […]

 
 

City Hall business hours to change

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor – At its regular meeting last week, common council approved a change in City Hall’s business hours. Rather than 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., hours will now be 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The change will go into effect Monday, April 3. The common council also: […]

 
 

Lady Cardinals awarded

Lady Cardinals awarded

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent – The Brodhead girls’basketball squad held their end-of-the-year banquet last Sunday evening. Junior Erin Nyhus was voted Rock Valley South Player of the Year and first team All-Conference. She was also named the team’s Most Valuable Player. Nyhus led the Cardinals with 17 points per game […]