Independent Register

Elementary halls welcome the return of the Class of 2016

Elementary halls welcome the return of the Class of 2016

  By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor BRODHEAD — Donning graduation caps in Cardinal red and white, the Class of 2016 paraded the halls of Albrecht Elementary School on Friday, May 27. Elementary students held handmade signs thanking and congratulating seniors. Parents, siblings, friends, and of course, teachers joined as spectators and […]

 
 

Rep. Amy Loudenbeck seeks fourth term

  Submits nomination papers to GAB CLINTON — State Representative Amy Loudenbeck (R-Clinton) submitted nomination papers containing over 300 signatures from residents of the 31st Assembly District to the Government Accountability Board. In seeking reelection, Rep. Loudenbeck pledges to build upon the policy initiatives implemented since she was sworn into […]

 
 

Clinton Middle School students present ‘The Wizard of Oz’

Clinton Middle School students present ‘The Wizard of Oz’

CLINTON – The Clinton Middle School presented “The Wizard of Oz” on May 26, 2016. Students in seventh and eighth grades worked for 10 weeks, practicing singing, dancing, and acting to present this wonderful show. Over 60 students presented in full costume with lights, sound effects and a fully decorated […]

 
 

Vets Roll returns home to a true heroes welcome

Vets Roll returns home to a true heroes welcome

By Marianne Mueller Reporter BELOIT – Breathtaking rows of flags proudly waved on Riverside Drive leading large crowds of families,  friends and community to the Eclipse Center on Wednesday, May 25 awaiting the return of over 200 Veterans and Rosie the Riveters who took a four-day journey to Washington D.C. […]

 
 

WWII Veteran Jim Thompson honored as parade marshal

WWII Veteran Jim Thompson honored as parade marshal

By Mary Ann Inman Reporter CLINTON – The Memorial Day Parade was held on Monday, May 30. Jim Thompson was the honored parade marshal. He served in the U.S. Army from 1944 to 1946. Read on to learn more about his experiences. Two weeks after graduating from Clinton High School […]

 
 

5/25/16 Shopper

5/25/16 Shopper
 
 

Summer library activities beginning soon

BRODHEAD — The Summer Library Program will begin in June at the Brodhead Public Library. This summer’s theme is “On Your Mark, Get Set…READ!” It includes fitness, health and a variety of sports. It also ties in with the Summer Olympics to be held in Brazil. Our program will include […]

 
 

Vacation Bible Camp coming to St. Peter’s July 11-15

BRODHEAD — A brand new summer day camp program for your children and their friends is coming to St. Peter Lutheran Church in Brodhead. The camp will go from Monday, July 11 to Friday, July 15. Daily activities begin at 9 a.m. and end at 3 p.m. This year’s theme […]

 
 

Underclassmen compete in Evansville invitational

By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent EVANSVILLE — The boys’ track and field team took fourth with 61 points, and the girls’ squad placed sixth with 54 points at the Evansville Freshmen and Sophomore Invitational last Thursday. In the boys’ 1600-meter run, Holden Whitledge took the title in a time of 4:59.70. […]

 
 

Comeback hopes crushed in loss to Clinton

Comeback hopes crushed in loss to Clinton

Blake Burns connects for the grounder to advance base runners.   By Derek Hoesly, Correspondent BRODHEAD — A late rally came up just short as Clinton beat Brodhead-Juda 9-8 in a Rock Valley south tilt last Thursday. Clinton drew first blood, taking a 2-0 lead in the top of the […]