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10/10/18 Brodhead Shopper

10/10/18 Brodhead Shopper

Georgia M. Zimmerman

Georgia M. Zimmerman

Georgia M. Zimmerman, 89, of Monroe, died Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at the New Glarus Home. Georgia was born on May 26, 1929 in Monroe, the daughter of George and Tessie (Kundert) Pick. She graduated from Monroe High School in 1946 and married Lamont Zimmerman on February 9, 1947 at […]


Weather unable to hinder Brodhead-Juda’s efforts at Baertschi Invite

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Emma Lokkos pushes hard, as Albany’s Emileigh Dallman is close behind.

By Erica Gokey and Trenton Scheidegger, Staff Writer and Sports Correspondent – Brodhead-Juda attended the much-anticipated Baertschi Invitational in Albany this past Saturday despite weather conditions and one particularly muddy trail. Brodhead-Juda girls’ varsity team placed 6th overall in the Large School category with an average time of 24 minutes, […]


Brodhead-Juda ends losing streak in blowout fashion

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Eyan Anderson comes up big for the Cards, stopping the Chiefs 3rd down drive.

By Trenten Scheidegger, Sports Correspondent – The Brodhead-Juda football team faced off with long time conference rivals, the Big Foot Chiefs last Friday.  The Cardinals, on a five game skid, were determined to end the streak. Brodhead struggled early on, as the Chiefs scored on their first play from scrimmage.  […]


Lady Cards defeat Whippets; Sweep Blue Devils

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Katie Goecks and Bailey Matthys make it difficult for a Whitewater hitter at the net.

By Trenten Scheidegger, Sports Correspondent – Brodhead hosted Whitewater last Tuesday for a conference matchup. Whitewater, who was carrying a 3-3-conference record, showed up looking to get above .500 in conference play.  The Cardinals had a different plan for them. Sabrina Siegel got the Cardinals off to a quick start […]


Weather puts a damper on AutumnFest

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Kirsten Fish, Aimee Fish, and Megan Weis serve chili at the Brodhead Education Association booth during AutumnFest this past weekend.

By Michele Benesh, Correspondent – Brodhead’s AutumnFest occurred last Saturday, Oct. 6, with a 5K run/walk on the Pearl Island trail sponsored by Jeremy Pinnow and Associates. It started to rain during the run, and the route was adjusted because part of the trail was flooded. The 49 participants in […]


Brodhead Dental Clinic celebrating one-year anniversary

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Brodhead Dental Clinic consists of employees Cristina, Tami, Dr. Branson, Pam, and Mackenzie.

By Erica Gokey, Staff Writer – Brodhead Dental Clinic is celebrating its one-year anniversary with an open house on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dr. Dan Branson started Dental school in 2010. He graduated in 2014 and from there went to a community health center in […]




Lois I. Berra, 93 of rural Albany, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 6 at Albany Oaks Assisted Living. She was born on April 7, 1925, in Stoddard, Wis. to Oscar and Mabel (Anderson) Bakken. On June 5, 1943 she married Howard Berra in Stoddard, Wis. The couple farmed for 60 […]


10/3/18 Brodhead Shopper

10/3/18 Brodhead Shopper


Betty Ann Pinnow, 88, of Beloit, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018 at Sun Valley North, Beloit. Funeral services for Betty were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 in the Daley Murphy Wisch and Associates Funeral Home and Crematorium, 2355 Cranston Road, […]