Independent Register

Mass casualty simulation provides real-world practice

By Siara Schwartzlow, EDITOR First responders from Green and Rock Counties participated in a full-scale mass casualty simulation at the Brodhead Airport last Wednesday, June 29. In preparation for the upcoming Fly In, the simulation followed a scenario in which two airplanes collided in midair, and one landed in a […]

 
 

6/29/16 Shopper

6/29/16 Shopper
 
 

Leona May Baumgartner

Leona May Baumgartner

Leona May Baumgartner, 86, passed away on Monday, June 20, 2016, at Pleasant View Nursing Home, Monroe, Wisconsin.  She was born on May 20, 1930, in Richfield Township, Adams County, Wisconsin, the daughter of Jay and Jessie (Gilden) Kitchen. Leona married Leon Baumgartner on Dec. 15, 1948, in Evansville, Wisconsin.  […]

 
 

Optimist Fishing Derby a success

Both kids and adults had fun catching fish, big and small, at the Optimist Fishing Derby on Saturday, June 18. Fish ranged from under three inches to over eight. Even a small fish was exciting to a new fisherman (or woman!) Pick up this week’s print edition for full story……

 
 

District goals met

By Lenny Lueck, Superintendent Last August, the Brodhead School Board identified three goals that they wanted to achieve during the 2015-16 school year. The first district goal was to increase achievement in all areas through a rigorous and balanced curriculum measured by assessments.  The district used three different strategies to […]

 
 

Wyss retires after 27 years in district

  Jackie Wyss, former fourth-grade teacher at Albrecht Elementary School, has retired after 33 years of teaching, 27 of which were in Brodhead. Wyss graduated from UW-Whitewater in 1983 and taught for the first six years of her career in Catholic schools. She transitioned to Brodhead in 1989. Pick up […]

 
 

Local watershed brought to attention in Watershed Field Day

  By Siara Schwartzlow, EDITOR Children and adults learned about an area watershed at the Lower Sugar River Watershed Association’s (LSRWA) Field Day last Friday, June 24. The event took place at the Spring Creek Bridge and the Oakley Branch along County Highway OK in Juda. To begin the testing, […]

 
 

6/22/16 Shopper

6/22/16 Shopper
 
 

Turtle Creek Chamber Orchestra performs in summer’s first concert in the park

Turtle Creek Chamber Orchestra performs in summer’s first concert in the park

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor Community members turned out in droves for the Turtle Creek Chamber Orchestra’s concert at Veterans Park on the evening of Father’s Day, Sunday, June 19th. “We had 150 programs, and they’re all gone,” said Gregory Roy, the orchestra’s business manager. “This is twice the number we […]

 
 

Robert J. Friedly

Robert J. Friedly

Robert J. Friedly, 84, of Brodhead, passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2016, at Woods Crossing Nursing Home in Brodhead.  He was born on Oct. 21, 1931, in Spring Grove Township, Green County, the son of C. Walter and Margaret (Schneider) Friedly. He married Loretta J. Hoeper on Mar. 12, […]