Independent Register

Cards lack just one key play in loss to McFarland

By Derek Hoesly Correspondent BRODHEAD- In a classic battle Brodhead (3-2 overall, 1-2 Rock Valley) let one slip away as McFarland overcame a 10-point deficit with four minutes left to beat Brodhead, 90-85, in double overtime in a Rock Valley crossover matchup Thursday, Dec. 17. The Cardinals came out red-hot […]

 
 

Massive tanks made in China come to rest in Beloit

By Tony Ends Editor BRODHEAD – A pair of 210,000-lb. fermenting tanks made their way out of the west along State Highway 11 Sunday afternoon, Dec. 20. Taking up both sides of the two-lane highway, they crawled along at about 10 mph, in an entourage of support vehicles and police, […]

 
 

12/23/15 Shopper

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12/17/15 Shopper

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Johnson’s Hot Hand Leads Cards to Victory

By Becky Malkow Correspondent WALWORTH – The Cardinals boys’ basketball team continued to impress, defeating Big Foot Tuesday night in convincing fashion, 82-67. The Cardinals (3-1 overall, 1-1 Rock Valley Conference) hit 10 three-pointers, including six from Sophomore Parker Johnson. Johnson had a team high 23 points. He was joined […]

 
 

5,000-cow dairy proposal in troubled water

By Tony Ends Editor MONROE – Pinnacle Dairy has hit a wall – a wall of water – that could wash out the proposal to build a 5,000-cow dairy on 130 acres in Sylvester Township several miles west of Brodhead. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Engineer Gretchen Wheat just before […]

 
 

Cardinals take down East Troy Trojans

By Becky Malkow Correspondent BRODHEAD – The Lady Cardinals broke down East Troy’s zone defense Friday night with a combination of great ball movement and stellar shooting. Eight different players scored, and Brodhead put up a season high 86 points in their first Rock Valley crossover game of the year. […]

 
 

12/9/15 Shopper

12/9/15 Shopper
 
 

Spanish learning in Brodhead inspires, from age to age

Spanish learning in Brodhead inspires, from age to age

By Tony Ends Editor BRODHEAD – Heather Lawrence got fluent in Spanish working at a bridal salon in Beloit. Word got around a growing Spanish-speaking community along the state line that she was using what she’d learned at Turner High School to help the bridal salon’s customers. “I was not […]

 
 

Wanted: Volunteers to glaze pottery – a lot of pottery

Wanted: Volunteers to glaze pottery – a lot of pottery

By Tony Ends Editor BRODHEAD – Starting late this afternoon, 3 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 2 – and again each Wednesday for two more weeks, four art students need your help. They’re not struggling with classes or needing tutoring. In fact, their success – not failure, is why they […]