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Pauline Jensen-Cooley Schulz

Pauline Jensen-Cooley Schulz

  Pauline Jensen-Cooley Schulz, 89, of Brodhead, passed away on Thursday, August 11, 2016, at Woods Crossing Nursing Home. Pauline was 12th and the last surviving child of Soren and Adella (Reed) Jensen. She was born on January 14, 1927, in Orangeville, Illinois. Her first marriage was to Delmar Cooley […]

 
 

High school band members attend camp

High school band members attend camp

The Brodhead High School Marching Band held their annual camp last week, August 8 through August 11. “Camp is an excellent way to get a head start on the school year,” Jason Riesterer, band director, said. “I have found it to be a great way to get most of the […]

 
 

Champions crowned in Jeremy Pinnow & Associates golf outing

Champions crowned in Jeremy Pinnow & Associates golf outing

Jeremy Pinnow & Associates held its 13th annual golf outing on Friday, August 5 at the Decatur Lake Golf Course. Pick up this week’s print edition for full story….

 
 

New law requires school bus drivers to use amber lights before red lights

New law requires school bus drivers to use amber lights before red lights

Kobussen school bus drivers will be practicing their routes starting Monday, August 29.  Drivers will run their assigned routes during actual drive times in the mornings and afternoons through Wednesday, August 31. Drew Burns, Brodhead terminal manager for Kobussen, says that school buses in our area and elsewhere will look […]

 
 

8/10/16 Shopper

8/10/16 Shopper
 
 

Beatrice “Bea” Anderson

Beatrice “Bea” Anderson

Beatrice “Bea” Anderson, 92, of Brodhead, died Tuesday, August 2, 2016, at Woods Crossing in Brodhead. She was born on December 27, 1923, in Janesville, the daughter of John and Lillian (Risch) Roehl. She graduated from Janesville High School. Bea married Vance L. Anderson on January 26, 1946, in Janesville. […]

 
 

Athletic department’s golf outing a success

The Brodhead Athletic Department would like to thank all the golfers who participated in this year’s golf outing.  Thirty-five foursomes participated.  The money raised will go toward uniforms, equipment, and other miscellaneous expenses that school budget constraints do not allow for. Without this golf outing, now in its eighteenth year, […]

 
 

Brodhead residents to display artwork at Wildflower Art Festival this weekend

  By Michele Benesh, Correspondent – Among the many talented artists participating in this year’s Wildflower Art Festival are Brodhead artists Patricia Troyer and Christine Dieckhoff. Troyer has been creating beautiful pottery for many years alongside her husband, Tom.  Now retired from teaching art at Brodhead Middle School, she continues […]

 
 

National Night Out takes camaraderie to new heights

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor – Brodhead and surrounding areas took part in the 2016 National Night Out last Tuesday, August 2 at Jaycee Park for the third year. Representatives from Brodhead, Albany, Belleville, Orfordville, and Beloit participated, as well as those from numerous area organizations. According to the National Association […]

 
 

Cardinal Lanes open under new ownership

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor – Mark Oyan became the new owner of Brodhead’s Cardinal Lanes on Friday, July 29. The bowling alley will hold a re-grand opening this Friday, August 12, just in time for Covered Bridge Days. Oyan has worked in the bowling business since 1989. He even started […]