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Cardinals sweep Chiefs

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Sabrina Segal hammers down a hit against Big Foot.

By Trenten Scheidegger, Sports Correspondent – The Lady Cards came out in full force Tuesday, Sept. 11, as they wasted no time jumping out to an early 11-5 lead. The Chiefs came to fight, however, as they quickly tied the score at 13 all. The race began for these teams […]


Youth In Government, new Brodhead police officer sworn in at Council meeting

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Brodhead Chief Chris Hughes, Officer Tylor Hoard, and Hoard’s fiancée Taylor.

By Erica Gokey, Staff Writer – Common council conducted a short, but sweet meeting last week. Youth In Government students and a new Brodhead police officer swore in. Youth In Government students Craig Christensen, Sebastian Van Wyhe, and Jenna Ils took their oath before the Council.  Accompanying the ceremony were […]


9/12/18 Brodhead Shopper

9/12/18 Brodhead Shopper

Phyllis J. McKinney

Phyllis J. McKinney, 83, of Brodhead, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 4 at Monroe Health Services, Monroe. She was born on July 30, 1935 in Turtle Township, Rock County, the daughter of Harry and Bertha (Erickson) Royce. She married Richard “Dunk” McKinney on Dec. 9, 1952 in Footville. He passed […]


Marc H. Engebretson

Marc H. Engebretson, 57, passed away Friday, July 27 at the Parkview Hospital Hospice Randallia in Fort Wayne, Ind., from extensive decline of his health resulting in kidney and respiratory failure. He was born Aug. 22, 1960 in Monroe, Wis. to Frank H. Jr. and Rose Anne (Pryce) Engebretson. He […]


Walter Elmer

Walter Elmer

It is with great sadness that we said ‘goodbye’ to our Dad and Grandpa, Walter Elmer, on Aug. 30.  He was born on Jan. 13, 1921 outside of Albany to Swiss immigrant parents, Albrecht and Karolena (Machler) Elmer. Dad was a very smart and capable man in spite of the […]


Helen Charlene Domek

Helen Charlene Domek

Helen Charlene Domek, 88, of Madison, formerly of Brodhead, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 5, at her home.  She was born on Oct. 8, 1929 in Brodhead, the daughter of Joseph and Louise (Tanner) Ziltener.  She married Robert E. Domek on June 26, 1954.  He passed away on Feb. 18, […]


Lady Cards finish Gold Bracket, 2nd place at Cardinal Invite

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Lady Cards finished in 2nd place at the Cardinal Invite

By Trenten Scheidegger, Sports Correspondent – Brodhead Cardinals volleyball team hosted a 12-team tournament on their home courts last Saturday. The Cards had a hot start early in the morning, defeating Argyle by scores of 25-9 and 25-15. Pick up the Sept. 12 print edition for full story & more […]


Brodhead-Juda falls to Jefferson

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Nicholas Noonan gets assistance from Brayden Cook to put a stop to the Eagles drive.

By Trenten Scheidegger, Sports Correspondent – It was a breezy 61 degrees last Friday for a conference matchup between the Jefferson Eagles and the Brodhead-Juda Cardinals. The Cardinals recent offensive struggles seemed to carry into last Friday night, as the Cards only managed 142 yards of total offense against the […]


School is in session at Brodhead Schools

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Parents and children (well, some children) were eager to start the new school year.

By Erica Gokey, Staff Writer – The time to get up early, pack lunches, and spend time with friends finally came last week.  The weather was perfect for the first day of school. Pick up the Sept. 12 print edition for full story & photos…..