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Marianne Mueller photo Bryttany Smith, Thomas Bolar and Vincent Bown stand in front of the gardens in the yard of the First Congregational Community Church.

Marianne Mueller photo Bryttany Smith, Thomas Bolar and Vincent Bown stand in front of the gardens in the yard of the First Congregational Community Church.

BROOKLYN – Robert McNeely and Patricia Johnson were married Aug. 26, 1965 at the Sharon Methodist Church, Sharon. Their children are James (Jennifer) McNeely and Brenda (Abel) Schultz. Their grandchildren are Jeffrey (Nicole Stuessy) McNeely, Jamison (Amanda) McNeely, Jillian (Chris Malkow) McNeely, Kevin Schultz and Cody (Monika Buol) Schultz. Bob […]

 
 

Sylvester Town Board posts moratorium ordinance

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor TOWN OF SYLVESTER – The Sylvester Town Hall was packed Monday evening, Aug. 24, with citizens concerned about the proposed construction of a Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) in the township. A nervous buzz could be heard throughout the room prior to the meeting. Town […]

 
 

Six educators are Wisconsin finalists for Presidential Teaching Awards Juda’s Scott Anderson is among finalists

Six educators are Wisconsin finalists for Presidential Teaching Awards Juda’s Scott Anderson is among finalists

MADISON — Six Wisconsin educators are finalists for the 2015 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, one of the nation’s highest honors for mathematics and science teachers. Wisconsin’s finalists for the Presidential Teaching Awards are Scott Anderson of Brodhead, Juda High School (mathematics); Candice Behnke of Lena, […]

 
 

Doris M. Sutherland

Doris M. Sutherland

BRODHEAD – Doris M. Sutherland, age 95, of Albany, formerly of Brodhead, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, at Valley Park Assisted Living, Albany. She was born April 1, 1920, in Stockholm, the daughter of Peter and Ella (Olson) Bush. She married Charles E. Sutherland Jan. 14, 1940 in Pepin. He passed […]

 
 

9/2/15 Shopper

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8/26/15 Shopper

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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. […]