Independent Register

Cardinals fall short in loss to Clinton

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent – The Clinton Cougars dominated from the tip and cruised to a 90-69 Rock Valley South victory over Brodhead last Friday. The Cardinals got off to a disastrous start as they fell behind 19-5 seven minutes into the contest. Clinton got several leak outs as the […]

 
 

Students adopt for Heifer International

Students adopt for Heifer International

Heifer International has a simple but powerful vision: that a gift of livestock and training can transform the lives of hungry impoverished families. Heifer International provides livestock and training so that families can improve nutrition and earn extra income for health care, shelter, and education for children. Pick up this […]

 
 

Cardinals end regular season on high note as Nyhus hits 1,000th career point

Cardinals end regular season on high note as Nyhus hits 1,000th career point

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent – The Cardinals closed out the regular season with a defensive clinic as Brodhead cruised to a 41-23 Rock Valley South win over rival Parkview last Thursday. The Cardinals came out on fire and raced to a commanding 18-2 lead midway through the opening half. Senior […]

 
 

2/15/16 Shopper

2/15/16 Shopper

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Darlene K. Nelson

Darlene K. Nelson

Darlene K. Nelson, 82, of Brodhead, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, at the Monroe Clinic Hospital, Monroe, Wis.  She was born on Oct. 29, 1934, in Madison, Wis., the daughter of Albert and Ethel (Knickmeyer) Zick.  She married Darrell D. Nelson on July 24, 1954, in Lodi, Wis. […]

 
 

Soup Bowl Dinner And so much more!

Soup Bowl Dinner And so much more!

The Brodhead High School students’ culinary and artistic talents will be featured on Monday, Feb. 20, at the school.  The fifth annual Soup Bowl Dinner will be served beginning at 4:30 until 6:30 in the auditeria.  Dinner includes the choice homemade soups, choice of a side, and a dessert.  Plan […]

 
 

Brodhead graduate participates in J-Term study tour in Honduras

Erica Baxter of Brodhead participated in a J-Term study tour to Honduras with Carthage College. “Biodiversity, Brains and Behavior” offered adventurous students the opportunity to study the ecology of a Caribbean coral reef ecosystem, learn about the evolution of nervous systems and behavior, and study Honduran culture. Terrestrial adventure included […]

 
 

Cardinals lose after Platteville comeback

Cardinals lose after Platteville comeback

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent – The Brodhead Cardinals built a double-digit lead in the first half, but Platteville stormed back to beat the Cardinals 70-63 in a non-conference matchup last Monday. The Cardinals jumped out to an 11-4 lead in the early stages.  Junior Justice Tway set the tone as […]

 
 

Turnovers, poor shooting lead to Cardinal loss

Turnovers, poor shooting lead to Cardinal loss

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent – The Brodhead Cardinals struggled with shooting in the second half as the Clinton Cougars beat Brodhead 59-44 in a Rock Valley south matchup last Friday. The Cougars took an early 10-4 lead three minutes into the contest. Kalli Kuhlow converted inside during the early blitz. […]

 
 

High school moving forward with ‘Academy’ classes

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor – At the district’s school board meeting last Wednesday, high school principal Jim Matthys announced that the school is moving forward with a Blackhawk Technical College partnership. “By our students’ junior year, they’ll be able to start taking Blackhawk classes,” he said. “When they get out […]