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Mayor Pinnow, committee members talk future of Senior Center Project

Mayor Pinnow, committee members talk future of Senior Center Project

By Ryan Broege, Editor — The Independent-Register sat down last Wednesday with Mayor Doug Pinnow and Senior Community Center Committee members Ellyn Popanz and Sharon Wolter for an update on the progress on the Senior Community Center project. The conversation covered the proposed project’s feasibility, timeline, and fundraising needs. Pinnow […]

 
 

Kieth Pinnow

Kieth Pinnow

Kieth W. Pinnow age 67 died Wednesday April 11, 2018 at Beloit Memorial Hospital. He was born March 18, 1951 the son of Alfred and Dorothy (Brager) Pinnow in Brodhead, WI. Kieth was employed at Kandu Industries in Janesville for the last 51 years. He enjoyed bowling, watching old movies, […]

 
 

Betty Malcook

Betty Malcook

Elizabeth “Betty” Malcook, age 91, passed away on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at Woods Crossing in Brodhead where she was a resident for over three years. She was born on October 20, 1926 in Morrison, Ill., the daughter of Earl and Mildred (Larson) Shrier.  She moved to Wisconsin when she […]

 
 

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Election brings half of registered Brodhead voters to polls

Election brings half of registered Brodhead voters to polls

By Ryan Broege, Editor – While it fell a few hundred votes short of the turnout two years ago when a school referendum was up for a vote, last week’s Spring Election drummed up significant activity at the polls. 725 voters cast ballots, accounting for 50 percent of all eligible […]

 
 

Cold, dry spring postponing planting season

RYAN BROEGE PHOTO The Independent-Register
Unseasonably cold temperatures mean spring fertilizing, among a
number of other harbingers of spring, has been on hold.

By Ryan Broege, Editor – Below-average soil moisture and temperature is delaying this year’s planting season. The ground needs to gain about another 30 degrees before farmers can plant this year’s crop, said Nick Baker, UW-Rock County Agriculture Extension agent, who also works in Green and Walworth counties. In an […]

 
 

Kay Searles

Kay Searles

Katherine “Kay” Margaret Searles, age 92, of Brodhead, passed away on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at the Next Inning Assisted Living facility in Orfordville, WI.  She was born on January 18, 1926 in Verona, WI, the daughter of John and Katherine (Matzner) Jaggi.  She married Robert L. Searles on September […]

 
 

William Schwellenbach

William Schwellenbach

William B. Schwellenbach, age 62 of Brodhead, died Friday April 6, 2018 at Mercy Hospital. He was born on July 10, 1955 in Rockford, Illinois, the son of August and Beverly (Gikling) Schwellenbach. He graduated from Beloit Memorial High School in 1973 and Milton College with a Bachelor of Arts […]

 
 

Ron Luety

Ron Luety

Ron J. Luety, age 58, of Brodhead, WI, passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at his home. He was born on September 12, 1959 in Beloit, WI, the son of Roger and Virginia (Schulte) Luety. His first marriage was to Wendy Upward. She passed away in July, 1996.  Ron […]

 
 

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