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Bake sale to help fund Christmas with the Elderly 2016

Bake sale to help fund Christmas with the Elderly 2016

Tessa Kloepping and Oni Williams will be visiting six local nursing homes/retirement complexes in Brodhead, Albany, Orfordville, and Footville on Christmas Eve. They will be delivering Christmas cheer in the form of a small gift for each resident. Kloepping and Williams are taking this project over from Kloepping’ssister, Erin, and friend, Sarah Strathman, […]

 
 

Textile drive happening this weekend

Kid Connection will be holding a textile drive this Saturday, Nov. 5, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Wick Building at Brodhead Middle School. Did you know that consumers throw away 10 pounds of clothing annually and 85% of that ends up in our landfills?  So bring all your […]

 
 

Flag football season comes to a close

Flag football season comes to a close

By Becky Malkow, Correspondent The Brodhead Parks and Recreation youth flag football players were excited to end their season by getting to play on the high school football field last week. It was a great way to wrap up the season. Thanks to the Sports Boosters for providing a concession […]

 
 

10/26/16 Shopper

10/26/16 Shopper
 
 

Brodhead FFA members attend National Convention

Brodhead FFA members attend National Convention

Five members of the Brodhead FFA chapter recently attended the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis.  Elizabeth McGuire, Skylar Stanley, Dakota Chamblee, Blaine Berget, and Cody Baxter attended general convention sessions, the Agriscience Fair, and the Convention Expo.  They also toured the Feline Rescue Center in Center Point, Ind., and the […]

 
 

High school conducts controversial student death simulation

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor On Wednesday of last week, Brodhead High School conducted a simulation that is garnering much attention. During morning announcements, students and teachers announced that several students had died as a result of motor vehicle crashes. The announcements began with two students asking for a moment of […]

 
 

Brodhead graduate travels to Australia for agricultural competition

Brodhead graduate travels to Australia for agricultural competition

UW-Platteville student Joel Dieckhoff, a soil and crop science major from Brodhead, Wis., joined two other UW-Platteville students in competing in the Australian Collegiate Crops Contest several weeks ago. Dieckhoff, along with Emily Hefty, a soil and crop science major from Mount Horeb, and Katelynn Mauk, a soil and crop […]

 
 

Lois Irene Clark Kirby

Lois Irene Clark Kirby, 95, formerly of Beloit, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, at the home of her son in Brookfield, Wis.  She was born on Aug. 6, 1921, in Beloit, the daughter of Harley and Ella M. (Gardner) Clark.  She married Elmer W. Kirby on May 22, […]

 
 

Londa L. Moldenhauer

Londa L. Moldenhauer

Londa L. Moldenhauer, 53, of Brodhead, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016, at Mercy Hospital in Janesville, Wis.   She was born on July 27, 1963, in Monroe, the daughter of Donald and Janice (Burtness) LaRue.  She married David D. Moldenhauer on March 14, 1994. Londa was a homemaker.  She […]

 
 

October is Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

October is Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

It has been reported by the Center for Disease Control that students who experience bullying are at an increased risk for poor school adjustment, sleep difficulties, anxiety, and depression. Additionally, students who engage in bullying behavior are at an increased risk for academic problems, substance use, and violent behavior later […]