Independent Register

District to offer football field advertising

For the past ten football seasons, the School District of Brodhead and the Brodhead Park & Recreation Department have combined efforts to offer athletic field advertising at the high school.  This project has been a success and will be continued for the fall 2016 football season. The School District will […]

 
 

Brodhead library to get appraisal for statue

By Dan Moeller, Correspondent The Brodhead library has a bronze statue that apparently is worth at least $10,000. That was the report that library director Angela Noel gave to the library board last week. Noel had the 27-inch statue informally appraised at an Antique Roadshow type event recently. The appraiser, […]

 
 

St. Patrick’s to hold summer get-together

St. Patrick’s to hold summer get-together

St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Albany will be hosting their annual summer get-together on Sunday, July 31 with mass beginning at 10:30 a.m. and a light brunch to follow.  Any dish to pass would be welcomed.  The parish will furnish barbecue, silverware and paper products. For more information, call Fr. Michael […]

 
 

7/20/16 Shopper

7/20/16 Shopper
 
 

DEATH NOTICES

Lois I. Bliss, 68, of Brodhead, passed away on Friday, July 1, 2016, at Pleasant View Nursing Home, in Monroe.  Memorial services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Sunday, July 24 at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Brodhead.  A visitation will be held from 12:30 p.m. until time of services […]

 
 

Garden of the month anounced

Garden of the month anounced

The Brodhead Garden Club has awarded the Garden of the Month for July to Chris and Becky Jimenez at W547 Teresa Court. While sitting on their flower-surrounded patio, we learned a lot about their accomplishments in their beautifully landscaped yard. It’s been only five years since they started it all: […]

 
 

Brodhead Police ramp up crosswalk enforcement: drivers warned

Brodhead Police ramp up crosswalk enforcement: drivers warned

On the afternoon of Thursday, July 14, officers of the Brodhead Police Department conducted a four-hour pedestrian safety enforcement deployment on State Highway 11 and 13th Street. The goal was to raise awareness of a motorist’s responsibilities when encountering a pedestrian attempting to cross the street. Brodhead Police Chief Chris […]

 
 

Board squashes rumor of Agriculture department’s elimination

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor Several community members attended last week’s school board meeting, concerned over rumors that the school’s agriculture department would be eliminated. According to the school board, that’s simply not true. Brodhead’s Patrick Zweifel was the first to voice his concerns. He explained that he’d heard the reason […]

 
 

Young athletes thank community members

The Brodhead Youth Ball Program would like to thank everyone for their time and dedication selling raffle tickets for the 2016 fundraiser. The program runs on fundraiser funds and volunteer coaches, not tax dollars.  The fundraiser has made possible the following:  new and improved infields, dugout roofs, sod infield, yellow […]

 
 

Covered Bridge Days preparations continue

Covered Bridge Days preparations continue

By Siara Schwartzlow, Editor Late last week, a group of volunteers spent several days cutting and gathering wheat to be used as in a threshing demonstration during the Covered Bridge Days festival next month. Using a binder machine towed behind a tractor, the volunteers cut and piled wheat in the […]