Independent Register

Brodhead library to allow patrons again next month

By Dan Moeller, Correspondent Starting July 1, patrons will be allowed to enter the Brodhead library, although browsing the stacks will still be off limits. The board approved that change at its meeting last Thursday. Like the May meeting, it was conducted via Zoom. The meeting lasted an hour and […]

 
 

Some folks are playing ball Adult softball leagues begin under new, more restrictive guidelines

By Todd Mishler, Editor Wade Boegli understands all too well the curve ball that the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown at everybody. So, like with most of life these days, the City of Brodhead Parks and Recreation Department director has begun to move forward in this time of reopening while maintaining […]

 
 

DEVIN MANLEY

DEVIN MANLEY

Devin Quade Manley, 23, of Brodhead, passed away on May 30, 2020, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Devin was born on Nov. 5, 1996, in Janesville to Michael and Tamara (Fuchs) Manley. Devin attended Brodhead schools until his junior year. He graduated from McFarland High School in 2015 […]

 
 

JOHN ROSHEISEN

JOHN ROSHEISEN

John Arthur Rosheisen, 74, passed away on June 1, 2020, at the Woods Crossing Nursing Home in Brodhead due to Parkinson’s disease. John was born on July 27, 1945, in Monroe, the son of Lawrence and Helen (Gill) Rosheisen. He married Kristine Bonlie at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Brodhead […]

 
 

Death notice – Delores Hockmuth

Delores Hockmuth, 89, formerly of Brodhead, passed away on May 12, 2020. She is survived by daughters Mona Taylor, of Orfordville, and Pam Henderson, of Hanford, CA, sister Bonnie Dickie, of Black River Falls, and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. Burial was at Greenwood Cemetery in Brodhead.

 
 

PAUL HARALDSON

PAUL HARALDSON

Paul Louis Haraldson was born Feb. 1, 1925, to Hanna Mae Anderson Haraldson and Harold William Haraldson just a few minutes after his twin sister, Pauline, surprising the family as they did not know they were having twins. Born on the kitchen table and kept warm in the stove during […]

 
 

6/10/20 Brodhead Shopper

6/10/20 Brodhead Shopper

 

 
 

Resolution sparks petition drive More than 9,000 against change that would allow ATV use on state trail

The Sugar River State Trail covers 24 miles between Brodhead and New Glarus.

By Todd Mishler, Editor Kassandra Huffman didn’t blink upon hearing the news despite potential familial discord and the possibility of taking on city hall in Brodhead. Huffman started a petition drive to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources — focusing her attention at its Southwest Savannah Ecological Landscape planning team […]

 
 

6/3/20 Brodhead Shopper

6/3/20 Brodhead Shopper

 

 
 

Trying times for a shepherd. Local pastor, congregation united while traveling faith journey during pandemic

Bethlehem Lutheran Church remained silent on Sunday as the Rev. Peder Johanson and the congre-gation continued to follow Safer-at-Home protocol during the pandemic.

By Todd Mishler, Editor “The church is not the building, the church is the people.” That philosophy has helped the Rev. Peder Johanson and members of his congregation at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Brodhead for a decade, but more importantly while traveling their faith journey during the coronavirus pandemic. “Life […]