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Students practice orienteering at Magnolia Bluff

Students practice orienteering at Magnolia Bluff

On Friday, Oct. 7, seventh-grade students at Brodhead Middle School took part in a unique experience at Magnolia Bluff. This curriculum-based field trip started back in the traditional classroom with instruction on topographic maps and the sport of orienteering. Then, with compasses and maps in hand, 87 students and seven […]

 
 

Drug sniff held at high school

The School District of Brodhead conducted a sniff search of student lockers last week with the assistance of K-9 units and local law enforcement agencies. K-9 units from the Monroe Police Department, the Beloit Police Department, the Janesville Police Department, the Green County Sheriff Department, and the Lafayette Sheriff Department […]

 
 

Lady Cardinals’ season ends in Belleville

Lady Cardinals’ season ends in Belleville

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent Krista Diaz and Rachael Heittola propelled two-seed Belleville to a 25-23, 25-17, 24-26, 25-16 win over three-seed Brodhead in a WIAA Division 3 regional semifinal contest last Thursday. The Cardinals jumped out to an 8-3 lead in game one. Sophomore Alexis Oliver had an outside tip, […]

 
 

Brodhead-Juda drops first-round playoff game

Brodhead-Juda drops first-round playoff game

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent The Blue Devils’ rushing attack proved too much for five-seed Brodhead-Juda. Four-seed Lodi beat the Cardinals 49-28 in a WIAA Division 4 level one playoff contest last Friday. After a three-and-out on the Cardinals’ first possession, Lodi struck quickly on their opening drive. On the first […]

 
 

10/19/16 Shopper

10/19/16 Shopper
 
 

Carol M. (Krattiger) Demrow

Carol M. (Krattiger) Demrow

  Carol M. (Krattiger) Demrow, 70, of Brodhead, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, at Mercy Hospital in Janesville, Wis. She was born on Apr. 10, 1946, in Winslow, Ill., the daughter of Herman and Esther (Yandry) Krattiger. She married Richard “Dickie” Demrow on June 23, 1973, in Brodhead. […]

 
 

Helen L. Nenneman

Helen L. Nenneman

Helen L. Nenneman, 77, of Monroe, died Monday, Oct. 10, 2016, at the New Glarus Home. Helen was born on Feb. 13, 1939, in South Wayne, the daughter of Lester and Elsie (Meier) Seffrood. She graduated from South Wayne High School in 1957 and earned a degree in elementary education […]

 
 

Edward Kuhse

Edward Kuhse

Edward Kuhse, 81, of Brodhead, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, at Woods Crossing Nursing Home in Brodhead, surrounded by his family.  He was born on Oct. 23, 1934, in Jo Daviess County, Ill., the son of August and Doris (Russell) Kuhse.  He married Dorothy Lapp on Sept. 20, […]

 
 

Brodhead schools improve communication and branding through social media

Brodhead schools improve communication and branding through social media

By Superintendent Lenny Lueck The School District of Brodhead started a movement last year and has continued this focus into the new school year.  This year’s opening day speaker, Joe Sanfelippo, presented information about using social media to help tell the story of a district.  He also shared other ideas […]

 
 

Girls finish eighth in conference tournament

Girls finish eighth in conference tournament

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent The Cardinals (13-16 overall, 7-3 Rock Valley) placed eighth with a 0-3 mark at the Rock Valley conference tournament on Saturday. Brodhead dropped the opener to Big Foot, 17-25 and 15-25. The Cardinals fell in match two to Jefferson, 14-25 and 22-25, and lost their final […]