Independent Register

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 […]


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 […]