Independent Register

Whippets prove too much for Lady Cardinals

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent – The nine-seed Brodhead Cardinals ran into a powerhouse as one-seed Whitewater cruised to a 64-33 victory in a WIAA Division 3 regional semifinal last Friday. The Whippets jumped out to a 9-2 lead in the early stages. Ali Ketterhagen got to the rim for a […]


Cardinals end regular season with win over Parkview

Cardinals end regular season with win over Parkview

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent – The Brodhead Cardinals won a thriller on Senior Night with a 63-60 Rock Valley south victory over rival Parkview last Thursday. “It was huge to get our confidence back,” Justice Tway said.“We just want to follow through in regionals see if we can get a […]


Brodhead police find meth on sidewalk

On Tuesday, Feb. 21, at approximately 8:22 a.m., police received a complaint of a suspicious vial found on the sidewalk in the 2400 block of 1st Center Avenue. Upon examination, police determined the plastic vial to contain a yellowish-white, powdery substance.  Based on the markings on the vial and the […]


2/22/17 Shopper

2/22/17 Shopper

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Parks and Recreation Department sponsoring dodgeball program

The Brodhead Parks and Recreation Department will be sponsoring a four-week dodgeball program for boys and girls in fourth, fifth, and sixth grade.  The program will meet on Wednesday afternoons from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. at the Brodhead Middle School beginning March 1.  We’ll form new teams each week and […]


Brodhead bands to hold fundraiser

The Brodhead Band Department is once again putting on a themed-basket fundraiser at the annual Development of Bands Concert. The concert will be held on Sunday, March 19, at 3 p.m. in the high school gym. Tickets go on sale Monday, Feb. 27, in the elementary, middle, and high school […]


Death notice – Beverly D. Reddick

Beverly D. Reddick, 61, of Monroe, passed away on Wednesday at her home. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday at the D.L. Newcomer Funeral Home, Brodhead, Wis.  Visitation was held from 1 p.m. on Saturday until time of services at the funeral home.




Fran Boger, 92, passed away at home in Albany, Wis. on Feb. 2, 2017.  She was born in Rockford, Ill. on March 1, 1924.  She married Alfred Boger on Feb. 28, 1947. Fran worked at Amerock in Rockford for numerous years.  After retirement, Fran and Al moved to Wisconsin. She […]


Residents express concerns over controlled burn

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor – Fire chief Rob Scheidegger took the floor during a common council meeting last Wednesday, Feb. 11, to address concerns related to a controlled burn just north of city limits. “We burned a corn crib,” he said. “There was nothing in it but wood. When we […]


Wrestlers compete at sectionals – Hauri heading to state

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent – The Brodhead-Juda wrestling program will have a representative at the 2017 WIAA State Wrestling meet. The Cardinals had five wrestlers participate in the WIAA Division 2 Richland Center sectional last Saturday. Brodhead-Juda sophomore Russell Waeffler went 0-1 in the 113-pound weight class.  Westfield Area’s Daniel […]