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Fencing installed along Mill Race by volunteers

Volunteers work to install fencing along the Mill Race last weekend.

By Michele Benesh, Correspondent – Last Saturday was very cold and windy, but that didn’t stop a group of hearty volunteers from showing up at Putnam Park to install a split rail fence along the bank of the mill race where the native plantings are located. The group, organized as […]

 
 

City Council gives go-ahead for negotiations to begin on Rodriguez building

By Ryan Broege, Editor – Brodhead’s City Council convened for the final meeting this term ahead of Tuesday’s upcoming elections. With Alderman Paul Hoffman resigning his seat, incumbents Troy Huffman and Ann Anderson will join registered write-ins Allen Bruce and Ben Wellemeyer in a race for the three at-large council […]

 
 

Little Maya bids farewell to Brodhead

ERICA GOKEY PHOTOS The Independent-Register
		These patrons were among the last at Brod-head’s Little Maya restaurant last Friday, which closed its doors March 23.

By Erica Gokey, Correspondent – It was a bittersweet evening that marked restaurant in Brodhead, Wis. The restaurant staff cooked and served the last meals of Little Maya last Friday night. Pick up this week’s print edition for full story….

 
 

3/21/18 Shopper

3/21/18 Shopper
 
 

Bruce Woodward

Bruce M. Woodward, 62, of Orfordville, WI, passed away on Saturday due to an automobile accident in Avon Township, Rock County.  A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. The D.L. Newcomer Funeral Home, Brodhead, WI, is assisting the family.

 
 

Supreme Court hearing unlikely to arrive in time for fall elections

Supreme Court hearing unlikely to arrive in time for fall elections

“The main issue is whether or not the way State legislative lines were redrawn violates the Constitution in terms of Equal Protection guaranteed by the 14th Amendment,” said Dr. David Canon, Professor and Leon Epstein Faculty Fellow at UW-Madison.

 
 

Brodhead Gardening Club offering scholarship

Once again, the Brodhead Garden Club is offering a scholarship to a graduating senior who is continuing their education in the fields of horticulture, plant science, landscaping or turf science. Students of Brodhead, Albany, Juda, Orfordville, and qualified home school applicants, are eligible to apply. If interested, please contact your […]

 
 

Shelley Zimmerman

Shelley Zimmerman

Shelley Margaret Zimmerman, age 68, of Monroe, passed away peacefully, March 14, 2018, in Clinton, Wisconsin to go to the eternal home to meet by her savior Jesus. She was born on Monday, February 27, 1950, at St. Clare Hospital, first child of Sheldon C. and Patricia J. (Williams) Zimmerman. […]

 
 

Marybelle Saunders

Marybelle Saunders

Marybelle Saunders, age 95, of Brodhead, passed away on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at Woods Crossing Nursing Home, Brodhead. WI.  She was born on January 2, 1923 in Brodhead, WI, the daughter of Bert and Mae (Christman) Bouton.  She married Francis “Sandy” Saunders on November 19, 1941.  He passed away […]

 
 

Donald Huseman

Donald Huseman

Donald J. Huseman, age 79 of Brodhead, died Friday, March 16, 2018 at Monroe Health Services. He was born November 18, 1938 in Natchez, Mississippi, the son of Anastasia L. Huseman. He graduated from Beloit Memorial High School. Donald married Margaret I. Wells on January 16, 1958 in Jefferson Prairie, […]