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Shirley Sue (Streiff) Gray passed away on Jan. 10, 2020, in the comfort of her home and surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Dec. 27, 1933, on the family farm Northwest of New Glarus WI. She was the daughter of Peter and Dorothy Streiff. She graduated from […]


1/15/20 Brodhead Shopper

1/15/20 Brodhead Shopper

Albrecht Elementary introduces “Reading Makes Life Sweeter” program

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Reading Makes Life Sweeter
	Willy Wonka and his Oompas open the Albrecht Elementary Motivational Reading Program, “Reading Makes Life Sweeter” with a celebratory school assembly.

This year the title of the Albrecht Elementary Motivational Reading Program is, “Reading Makes Life Sweeter”. Monday, Jan. 6, we were entertained by Willy Wonka and his Oompas while they introduced the five golden ticket winners. The students enjoyed listening to the Oompas sing and dance.  Each student will record […]


Piggly Wiggly Round Up fund-raiser benefits school district backpack program

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Brodhead school’s Backpack program
	David Novy, Albrecht Elementary Principal receives a donation from Justin Campbell, owner of the Brod-head Piggly Wiggly and his wife Alicia Campbell. They are holding a check written to the School District from Piggly Wiggly's "Round Up" program done through November and December.

Brodhead Piggly Wiggly partnered with the School District of Brodhead to help raise money for the District’s Weekend Backpack Food Program. This program provides healthy foods and snacks for our District’s food insecure families over weekends and during extended school breaks. Throughout the months of November and December, Piggly Wiggly […]


Brodhead library backs its closing policy

By Dan Moeller, Correspondent – The Brodhead library board is confirming its winter and holiday closing policy in a letter to a patron. At its meeting last week the board finalized the letter that it had authorized be written after talking about the patron’s concerns last month. The patron relies […]




Richard “Dick” A. Kapke, age 73, of Edgerton, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, at UW Hospital, Madison. He was born in Edgerton on May 19, 1946, the son of Verne and Mildred (Cox) Kapke. Dick married Susan K. Williams on Feb. 24, 1968 […]


1/8/20 Brodhead Shopper

1/8/20 Brodhead Shopper


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Alumni Pep Band
	Almost 70 Brodhead Band Alumni come back to play Pep Band at Friday Night’s game. What an awesome group!

Alumni Pep Band Almost 70 Brodhead Band Alumni come back to play Pep Band at Friday Night’s game. What an awesome group!   Pick up the January 8th print edition for more photos…..


Brodhead basketball week

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Lady Cards v. East Troy
	Abbie Dix gets up for the tip off as the Lady Cards get back to conference play after the winter break.

By Trenten Scheidegger, Sportswriter Lady Cards top East Troy Last Friday night, the Brodhead girls’ basketball squad hosted the East Troy Trojans in another Rock Valley Conference matchup.  The Lady Cards looked to remain hot as they came into their game against East Troy.  They looked to make a statement […]


Brodhead School District School Board meeting discussion items

The Brodhead School District School Board will meet Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020 at 7 p.m. The items for discussion include: Draw Lots for Ballot Order *There are three openings for the 2020 Board Election held on Tuesday, April 7, 2020; two incumbents and an open seat.  Candidates had until 5 […]