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Area schools start Sept. 1

Area schools start Sept. 1

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor Summer vacation is winding down for area school children , while area teachers, staff and administrators are gearing up for the coming school year. Although students will report on Tuesday, Sept. 1, teachers in the Brodhead School District will attend in-service days Aug. 25, 26, […]

 
 

Car Club comes to town

Car Club comes to town

BRODHEAD – Members of the Blue Ribbon Classic Chevy Club from Orfordville met in Brodhead Sunday afternoon, Aug. 16, stopping at Main Street Station for ice cream treats. With a current membership of about 20 families, the club was formed in 1975 by three brothers, Arnie, Don and Harold Thompson. […]

 
 

Council approves borrowing for public works project

Council approves borrowing for public works project

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor BRODHEAD – Meeting in a brief session Tuesday evening, Aug. 18, members of the Brodhead Common Council passed a pair of resolutions regarding a proposed public works project. That project involves improvements to the city’s sewer utility including life station upgrades, system needs, telemetry and […]

 
 

Free puzzle exchange underway at the library

Free puzzle exchange underway at the library

By Dan Moeller Correspondent BRODHEAD – A free puzzle exchange is underway and going well at the library. That was part of the report that Brodhead library director Nikki Busch made to the library board last week. The puzzle exchange is located in the center reference area of the library. […]

 
 

Cardinals come up short in season opener

Cardinals come up short in season opener

By Derek Hoesly Correspondent SPRING GREEN- Brodhead-Juda (0-1 overall, 0-0 Rock Valley) nearly pulled off a fourth quarter comeback dropping a shootout 44-38 in the regular season opener. The Blackhawks took a quick 7-0 lead. Elijah Alt connected with Derek Wedige for a 46-yard touchdown throw at the 10:16 mark. […]

 
 

Town Board hears CAFO concerns

Town Board hears CAFO concerns

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor TOWN OF DECATUR – About a dozen people attended the Aug. 17 regular monthly meeting of the Town of Decatur. They came to voice their concerns regarding the proposed construction of a Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) in Sylvester Township by the Tuls family. Bryce […]

 
 

Wastewater treatment plant passes DNR requirements

By Mel LeBaron Correspondent BRODHEAD – Members of the Brodhead Common Council members heard good news from public works director Rich Vogel at their meeting held Aug. 10. Vogel presented the DNR’s Compliance Maintenance Annual Report Resolution which addresses how the treatment plant operated in 2014. Passing all requirements posed […]

 
 

Board of Education ponders possible referendum

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor BRODHEAD – Meeting in regular session Wednesday, Aug. 12, members of the Brodhead Board of Education began preliminary open discussions regarding the possibility of running a referendum next year. The current $800,000 non-recurring referendum for the 2013-14, 2014-15, and 2015-16 school years for the purposes […]

 
 

8/19/15 Shopper

8/19/15 Shopper
 
 

New facility is taking shape

New facility is taking shape

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor BRODHEAD – Thanks to the efforts of more than 25 volunteers, Cardinal fans will have the opportunity to enjoy a new concession and restroom facility at the high school football field starting with 2015 season. Members of the Brodhead Sports Boosters, a volunteer organization within […]