Independent Register

Paul E. Miller

Paul E. Miller, 86, of rural Brodhead, including the Orfordville and Footville areas, died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, at his home.  He was born on Aug. 3, 1930, the son of Homer and Matilda (Walter) Miller, Sr.  He worked for Durst Corporation in Shopiere and Manley’s Silica Sand Co. in […]

 
 

“Cruisin’ for St. Jude” event coming in October

A car and motorcycle cruise benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will be held on Saturday, Oct. 8, beginning at Cardinal Lanes in Brodhead. A leisurely cruise will leave from the bowling alley at 10:30 a.m. and last about two hours with a few stops along the way. Brenda Kranig, […]

 
 

Quilt Expo contest features quilts by Brodhead residents

Five Brodhead residents have created quilts that have been accepted in the quilt contest at the 2016 Quilt Expo. The 12th annual Quilt Expo, presented by Wisconsin Public Television with Nancy Zieman, runs Thursday, Sept. 8, through Saturday, Sept. 10, in the Exhibition Hall at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. An […]

 
 

Cardinals bring home a win against Jefferson

Cardinals bring home a win against Jefferson

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent   The Cardinals (1-2) showcased explosive offensive plays and shutdown defense in the second half en route to a 27-12 victory over the Jefferson Eagles. “Obviously, we want to get a win every week,” coach Jim Matthys said. “I just think we got to the point […]

 
 

Brodhead-Juda runners set personal records in Lodi

Brodhead-Juda runners set personal records in Lodi

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent   The Brodhead-Juda boys’ and girls’ cross country teams each placed fifth at the Lodi Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 3. The boys’ squad had 115 points, and the girls had 101 points in loaded fields. Senior Reuben Larson led the boys with a 13th-place finish with […]

 
 

Brodhead freshman advances to finals in local talent competition

Brodhead freshman advances to finals in local talent competition

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor Fourteen-year-old Molly Kiser has advanced through the Rising Star talent competition held at the Overture Center in Madison. A singer and pianist, she is one of only 26 performers to receive an invitation to the final show, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 24. Kiser’s participation in the […]

 
 

8/31/16 Shopper

8/31/16 Shopper
 
 

Tenth annual horse show a success in Brodhead

Tenth annual horse show a success in Brodhead

Over 30 communities in southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois were represented in this year’s tenth anniversary of the Brodhead Covered Bridge Horse Show. Show organizers would like to thank the following people and organizations: Craig Rosheisen for plowing, Gilby’s Small Engine Repair of Monroe, the Brodhead Leo Club for helping […]

 
 

Pearl Island committee shares updates

Over the next month, trees will be removed from the wooded area between the Mill Race and the Sugar River in the area starting south of the headgates and going north to the dam. Signs will be posted warning recreational users of dangerous areas. Most of the tree removals will […]

 
 

Richard Lee Bradt, Sr.

Richard Lee Bradt, Sr., 72, passed away on Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, in Albany, Wis. Graveside services will be held at 5 p.m. today, Wednesday, Aug. 31 at Greenwood Cemetery in Brodhead. The D.L. Newcomer Funeral Home in Brodhead is assisting the family.