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What is the tax impact of the school district referendum?

The School Board is very much aware of the tough economic conditions facing families in our community and has timed and structured the referendum to limit the tax impact on our community.  They have the unenviable challenge of maintaining a strong, balanced educational program for our children, while still being […]

 
 

10/24/18 Brodhead Shopper

10/24/18 Brodhead Shopper
 
 

SHARON RUTH GOLZ

SHARON RUTH GOLZ

Sharon Ruth Golz, 61, passed away on October 16, 2018 at home. She was born on July 11, 1957 the daughter of Edward and Charlene (Holcomb) Trow. Sharon married Curtis Golz on September 4, 1982 at the Albany United Methodist Church. She owned her own floral business for twenty years […]

 
 

JOSEPHINE M. PINNOW

JOSEPHINE M. PINNOW

Josephine M. Pinnow, 83, of Brodhead, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018 at the U.W. Hospital, Madison. She was born in Richland Center, WI, on May 29, 1935, the daughter of Harrison and Mabel (Wiatrok) Cramblett. She married Russell R. Pinnow on Nov. 16, 1958 at the United Methodist […]

 
 

AGNES (GADGET) A. VENARD

AGNES (GADGET) A. VENARD

Agnes (Gadget) A. Venard, 91, of Brodhead passed away peacefully in her home on Tuesday, October 16, 2018. She was born on January 12, 1927 in Malden, Missouri, the daughter of William and Camilla (Mosbey) Barker. Agnes married Frank Venard on September 2, 1966 in Rockford, Ill. She worked at […]

 
 

Brodhead K-9 set to graduate this week

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Officer Brian Bennett and his partner, Arrow, are looking forward to the next step in the K-9 certification process.

By Erica Gokey, Staff Writer – Officer Brian Bennett and K-9 partner Arrow are hard at work in order to be certified as the official Brodhead K-9 Unit. Arrow is graduating from Steinig Tal Police K9 Academy in Campbellsport, Wis., where he trained for the past five weeks. Officer Bennett […]

 
 

Lady Cards’ season ends in a hard fought battle

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Players and coaches celebrate after the Cardinals upset Williams Bay, at Williams Bay, last Thursday night.

By Trenten Scheidegger, Sports Correspondent – The Brodhead Cardinals hosted the Clinton Cougars last Tuesday for the opening round of regionals.  The Cardinals came in as the #5 seed, as Clinton came in as the #12 seed. Having already faced the Cougars twice prior in conference matchups, the Cards knew […]

 
 

City Council listens to budget presentations and committee reports

By Erica Gokey, Staff Writer – After several cancelled meetings for no quorum, City Council was able to convene last week to discuss budget and committee reports. Wade Boegli kicked off the presentations with the Park and Rec budget report. Boegli told the committee that his budget remains the same […]

 
 

Screamatorium is a spooktacular hit

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R.I.P. Productions makes a lot of their props by hand. Ann-Margaret Naber, President of R.I.P. Productions, made these pumpkins by hand using papier-mache and sealant. The whole process takes about a week.

By Erica Gokey, Staff Writer – Brodhead’s newest attraction made itself available to the public this past weekend. The event hosted over 500 people on opening night. Gore and fright were everywhere in the 20,000 square foot space, but the process of turning the building from an abandoned shell and […]

 
 

10/17/18 Brodhead Shopper

10/17/18 Brodhead Shopper