• Brodhead library eyes dropping late fines  Most area libraries have gone fine free to encourage maximum usage
  • BARBARA J. MILLER
  • MARY ELLEN SEIFERT
  • MAKENZI P. HARNISH
  • MARY HOOKHAM PHOTO The Independent-Register
	Students on the BLAST swim team practice laps in the pool in Brodhead on a hot July afternoon.
  • JANICE SCHIMMEL
  • VICTORIA A. CRAIN
  • Brodhead library eyes dropping late fines  Most area libraries have gone fine free to encourage maximum usage

    Brodhead library eyes dropping late fines Most area libraries have gone fine free to encourage maximum usage

    By Dan Moeller, CORRESPONDENT Officials at the Brodhead library may decide to no longer charge fines for overdue items. The library board will take up that question after first discussing it at its July 15 meeting. In an interview, library director Angela Noel said that only four of the seven […]

  • BARBARA J. MILLER

    BARBARA J. MILLER

    Barbara Jean Miller, daughter of Leslie and Beatrice (Krenz) Woodford, was born Aug. 8, 1940, in Eau Claire. She was raised with her brother in the Cleghorn area, where she attended grade school. Barb graduated from Memorial High School and attended the office business machine course at the Eau Claire […]

  • MARY ELLEN SEIFERT

    MARY ELLEN SEIFERT

    Mary Ellen Seifert, age 88, passed away July 20, 2021, while at Agrace HospiceCare in Janesville. Mary Ellen was born Sept. 6, 1932, in West Allis, Wisconsin, the daughter of Edward and Isabelle (Risch) Widish.  She married Robert F. Seifert on June 26, 1954, in Sullivan Wisconsin. Mary Ellen and […]

  • MAKENZI P. HARNISH

    MAKENZI P. HARNISH

    Makenzi Pauline Harnish, age 21, passed away unexpectedly as the result of a car accident on July 16, 2021. Makenzi was born Oct. 1, 1999, in Monroe, Wisconsin, the daughter of Loretta Visger and David Harnish. Makenzi was a Brodhead High School salutatorian and graduate in 2018 and was currently […]

  • MARY HOOKHAM PHOTO The Independent-Register
	Students on the BLAST swim team practice laps in the pool in Brodhead on a hot July afternoon.

    Swim team members build skills while having fun

    By Mary Hookham, Correspondent Students on the Brodhead Local Area Swim Team — or BLAST — are learning life skills in the pool while spending time with friends. “It’s a really relaxed atmosphere with BLAST,” said Tyler Urness, Brodhead pool manager. The season always begins in mid-June and runs through […]

  • JANICE SCHIMMEL

    JANICE SCHIMMEL

    Janice Schimmel, age 92, died on July 5, 2021, at Pleasant View Nursing Home after a brief illness. She was born Dec. 29, 1928, on the farm in Sumpter, Wisconsin, the daughter of Harry and Mabel Cramblett. Janice graduated from Blue River High School.  She started her career in Milwaukee, […]

  • VICTORIA A. CRAIN

    VICTORIA A. CRAIN

    Victoria Ann Crain (nee Teale), 75, passed away on June 9, 2021. She was born in Monroe, Wisconsin, on Dec. 25, 1945, the daughter of the late Louis and Lucy (nee Wierzba) Teale. Victoria graduated from Albany High School in 1964. She was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, […]

 

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