Independent Register

Library announces prize winners

The Brodhead Public Library is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Teen and Adult Summer Library Program Prizes. From June 13 through July 25, 12 teens and 46 adults earned entry tickets by tracking their weekly reading time. The grand prize for each program, a $50.00 Best Buy […]

 
 

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 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

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. […]

 
 

7/27/16 Shopper

7/27/16 Shopper
 
 

Brodhead police take residents on a night out

Brodhead police take residents on a night out

The Brodhead Police Association is hosting its third annual National Night Out on Tuesday, August 2 at Jaycee Park from 5 p.m. to 8 (the rain date will be Tuesday, August 9). This event was initiated to heighten awareness of crime and drug and violence prevention efforts and to encourage community […]

 
 

Volunteers needed for playground improvement project

Volunteers needed for playground improvement project

Kid Connection, Albrecht Elementary School’s Parent Teacher Organization, needs your help! We are looking for individuals or volunteer groups to help install the second phase of rubber mulch on the east playground of Albrecht Elementary School the evenings of July 25 through 28.   This installation will complete the rubber mulch […]

 
 

Death notice-Marie E. Niedermeier

Marie E. Niedermeier, 89, of Rock City, Illinois, passed away on Thursday, July 21, 2016, at her home. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. today, Wednesday, July 27, at St. Paul Church of Epleyanna.  A visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until time of services at the church. […]

 
 

Eugene S. “Gene” Amundson

Eugene S. “Gene” Amundson

       Eugene S. “Gene” Amundson, 84, of Janesville, passed away on July 22, 2016, at Rock Haven Nursing Home.  He was born July 15, 1932, the second of five children to Tilmen and Sadie (Olsen) Amundson in Beloit. Gene attended a one-room school house and graduated from Orfordville High […]

 
 

District to offer football field advertising

For the past ten football seasons, the School District of Brodhead and the Brodhead Park & Recreation Department have combined efforts to offer athletic field advertising at the high school.  This project has been a success and will be continued for the fall 2016 football season. The School District will […]