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William O. “Uncle” Rhyner

William O. “Uncle” Rhyner, 86, of Durand, Ill. died at 4:58 a.m. Saturday, January 5 2019 in Wood’s Crossing Nursing Home after a brief illness. He was born July 30, 1932 in Durand, Ill., the son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel and Mabel (Zimmerli) Rhyner.  Uncle graduated from Durand High […]

 
 

John Burton Schmitt

John Burton Schmitt

Darlington- June 10, 1956 must have been a special night in Illinois. A little baby was anxious to arrive. He wouldn’t wait for his mother to reach the delivery room – the bed would have to do. He had ideas of his own…it started young. They named him John Burton […]

 
 

NEIL R. LAUBE

NEIL R. LAUBE

Neil R. Laube, 75, of Junction City, Wis., died peacefully from cancer, January 1, 2019, while holding the hand of his wife of 50 years, Mary Jo (Kethcart) Laube, in their home. He was born January 10, 1943, in Brodhead, Wis., the son of the late Elzie V. and late […]

 
 

Cards Hold Off Whippets

BECKY MALKOW PHOTO The Independent-Register
Cade Walker elevates to the rim for two.

By Trent Scheidegger, Sports Correspondent – The Brodhead Cardinals hosted the Whitewater Whippets last Thursday for a Rock Valley Conference matchup. The Cards were down early as Whitewater began the game with a 7-0 run.  They responded quickly as two straight Cardinal 3-pointers brought them within one point.  After giving […]

 
 

Sinnin’ Skinn Inkworks sees promise in downtown Brodhead

JEREMY GOKEY PHOTO The Independent-Register
Owners Matt Bremer and Diana Baade and piercer Megan Socker have made Brodhead their new home for their business.

By Jeremy Gokey, Correspondent – Sinnin’ Skinn Inkworks moved to 1008 First Center Avenue in downtown Brodhead on Dec. 1, 2018 and has had a warm welcome by city leaders and residents. Matt (Madd Matt) Bremer and Diana Baade own and operate Sinnin’ Skinn Inkworks. The tattoo shop recently relocated […]

 
 

1/2/19 Brodhead Shopper

1/2/19 Brodhead Shopper
 
 

DOLORES “DEE” M. SCHUPBACH

DOLORES “DEE” M. SCHUPBACH

Dolores “Dee” M. Schupbach, age 69, of Brodhead, passed away on Sunday, December 23, 2018, at the Monroe Clinic Hospice Home, Monroe. She was born on April 15, 1949 in Monroe, the daughter of Gilbert and Ruth J. (Pinnow) Wendler. She married Ronald Schupbach on September 26, 1970. Dolores was […]

 
 

FRANKLYN A. CONDON III

FRANKLYN A. CONDON III

Franklyn A. Condon III, age 71, of Brodhead, passed away on Saturday, December 22, 2018, at his home. He was born on August 22, 1947, the son of Franklyn and Kathryn (LaFevre) Condon. He married Janet L. Bennett on November 24, 1995. Frank was in the Army Reserve and served […]

 
 

Brodhead girls suffer loss to Evansville

MANDY FIELDS PHOTO The Independent-Register
Onnikah Oliver drives towards the paint looking for an open Cardinal.

By Trenten Scheidegger, Sports Correspondent The Lady Cards were in a tough matchup hosting the Evansville Blue Devils last Thursday.  Evansville is near the top in the Rock Valley Conference and proved why. The Blue Devils went on an impressive 16-0 run to start the game last Thursday.  The Cards […]

 
 

Senior Center Committee meets to discuss spring referendum question and fundraising

JEREMY GOKEY PHOTO The Independent-Register
The committee is having MSA do an assessment on this lot located across from Brodhead Water & Light.

By Jeremy Gokey, Correspondent – The Senior Center Committee met last week to review the updated design and discuss a spring referendum question and fundraising to meet the Apr. 1, 2019 deadline for the matching $500,000 senior center grant. Finalizing the land has been slowed due to the holidays. The […]