• Bernice Aeschlimann
  • DAN CALHOON
  • Jennie Kay Schmitz
  • Joe Lohmar and David Masloske chest bump after Lohmar blocks a Prairie du Chien field goal.
  • By Tony Ends
EDITOR
	Phil and Sandy Fransen of Belleville enjoyed the annual Green County Veterans Day meal with close friends this past Saturday, Nov. 5, at Albany Lions Club.
While Phil Fransen, who spent 4 years in the Air Force in the 1960s, honors other military veterans for their service, he isn’t shy about sharing his Veterans for Peace membership.
Fransen’s story and journey to that membership reflect a remarkable transformation in thinking across a lifetime of service, study, and hard work.
  • Marlo “Shorty” James Shere
  • SUBMITTED PHOTOThe Independent Register

	Honoring gifts to the arboretum are, from left,front row, Charles and Nora McManus' children, Mary, Ca-rolyn, Philip, Patricia, and Kathleen; back row,Brodhead School District Superintendent Dave Novy, Albrecht Elementary School Principal Kelly Knox, School Board President Mike Krupke, and Mid-dle School Principal Lisa Semrow.
  • Bernice Aeschlimann

    Bernice Aeschlimann

    Bernice Aeschlimann, age 101, of Brodhead, passed away Nov. 24, 2022. She was born in Decatur Township on Jan. 5, 1921, the daughter of Frank and Bessie Hawkins Wendlandt. She married Werner Aeschlimann on May 28, 1948. He passed away Dec. 25, 2002. She spent her childhood in Sylvester Township […]

  • DAN CALHOON

    DAN CALHOON

    Dan Calhoon, 61, of Brodhead, passed away on Nov. 17, 2022, at SSM St. Mary’s Hospital surrounded by his family. He was born in Portage, Wis., to Merlin and Elaine (Frank) Calhoon on Oct. 23, 1961. He was the first of four children. He grew up in Milton and graduated […]

  • Jennie Kay Schmitz

    Jennie Kay Schmitz

    Jennie Kay Schmitz, age 74, passed away on Nov. 9, at the Monroe Clinic Hospital. She was born on May 8, 1948, in Monroe, the daughter of Robert and Viola (Johnson) Tschabold. She married Stanley Charles Schmitz Sr. on June 17, 1967, at the Avon Community Church in Avon. She […]

  • Joe Lohmar and David Masloske chest bump after Lohmar blocks a Prairie du Chien field goal.

    Cardinal football brings another successful season to close with promising future ahead

      By Trenten Scheidegger, Correspondent Brodhead-Juda’s football team gave it their all in 2022. After the way their 2021 season came to an end, the Cards were hungry to prove themselves in 2022. They did just that by finishing the regular season at 7-2 and making another deep postseason run.  […]

  • By Tony Ends
EDITOR
	Phil and Sandy Fransen of Belleville enjoyed the annual Green County Veterans Day meal with close friends this past Saturday, Nov. 5, at Albany Lions Club.
While Phil Fransen, who spent 4 years in the Air Force in the 1960s, honors other military veterans for their service, he isn’t shy about sharing his Veterans for Peace membership.
Fransen’s story and journey to that membership reflect a remarkable transformation in thinking across a lifetime of service, study, and hard work.

    Sharing thoughts about peace, with respect for veterans who served

    By Tony Ends, editor Phil and Sandy Fransen of Belleville enjoyed the annual Green County Veterans Day meal with close friends this past Saturday, Nov. 5, at Albany Lions Club. While Phil Fransen, who spent 4 years in the Air Force in the 1960s, honors other military veterans for their service, […]

  • Marlo “Shorty” James Shere

    Marlo “Shorty” James Shere

    Marlo “Shorty” James Shere, age 77, passed away while at his home on Monday, Oct. 31, 2022. He was born on July 11, 1945, in Sterling, Ill., the son of Charles and Helen Shere. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and working in his garden.  He enjoyed spending time with his children and […]

  • SUBMITTED PHOTOThe Independent Register

	Honoring gifts to the arboretum are, from left,front row, Charles and Nora McManus' children, Mary, Ca-rolyn, Philip, Patricia, and Kathleen; back row,Brodhead School District Superintendent Dave Novy, Albrecht Elementary School Principal Kelly Knox, School Board President Mike Krupke, and Mid-dle School Principal Lisa Semrow.

    McManus Family keeps arboretum on solid ground

    By Paul Roemer, Brodhead School District Thanks to the family of Charles and Nora McManus, the M.J. Blackford Brodhead School Arboretum Fund is on solid financial ground. Besides a generous monetary contribution, the family also built six Aldo Leopold benches and donated them to the Brodhead School District for the […]

 

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