Author Archive: RVPEditor

Cardinals on a roll with 4-0 start

Cardinals on a roll with 4-0 start

By Trenten Scheidegger, Correspondent The Brodhead-Juda varsity football team is off to an excellent start as the newest member of the Southwest Wisconsin Conference.  After going 2-0 against non-conference opponents to start the season, the Cardinals continued their winning streak as they moved into league play. On Sept. 3, Brodhead-Juda […]

 
 

Brodhead schools going back to referendum April measure would look to fund current operations

The Brodhead School Board last week decided to move ahead with an April referendum to exceed the revenue limit in order to maintain current programs and facilities. The measure will be similar to the district’s last two referendums in November 2018 and April 2016, both of which were for three […]

 
 

ELVIN R. BUSJAHN

Elvin Robert Busjahn, age 92, of Brodhead, passed away on June 8, 2021, while at the William Middleton VA Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. Elvin was born Nov. 4, 1928, in Lena, Illinois, the son of Herman and Florence (Shank) Busjahn. He married the love of his life, Sara Ann Becker, […]

 
 

JANA L. OLSEN

JANA L. OLSEN

Jana Lynn Olsen, age 57, of Rock City, Illinois, passed away Sept. 4, 2021, at her home surrounded by her loved ones.  She was born Sept. 29, 1963, in Aurora, Illinois, the daughter of Roger and Susan (Daughenbaugh) Flack. Jana married Tom Olsen on Dec. 21, 1981. She was the […]

 
 

ROBERT G. BAGLEY

ROBERT G. BAGLEY

Robert G. Bagley, age 90, of Brodhead, passed away on Sept. 1, 2021, while at his home. Robert was born on June 19, 1931, in rural Albany, the son of Burr and Emma (Freitag) Bagley. After graduating from Albany High School in 1949, he returned to farming and married Margaret […]

 
 

MARILYN J. SAUNDERS

MARILYN J. SAUNDERS

Marilyn Jean Saunders, age 79, of Brodhead, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021, at Collinwood Assisted Living in Brodhead. She was born Dec. 30, 1941, in Monroe, Wisconsin, the daughter of Godfrey and Goldie (Amacher) Nussbaum.  She married the love of her life, Gary Saunders, on June 9, 1962, […]

 
 

Cardinals off to a dominant start heading into conference play

Cardinals off to a dominant start heading into conference play

By Trenten Scheidegger, Correspondent It was 90 degrees and humid just before kickoff on Aug. 27, but the weather was not the hottest thing in Brodhead, as the Cardinals football team is off to a scorching start in their 2021 campaign. Despite transferring to a new conference, the Southwest Conference, […]

 
 

Orfordville business pieces together annual quilt event Sept. 11

FILE PHOTO The Independent-Register
	The art of quilting takes center stage Saturday, Sept. 11, as The Sassy Farm Chicks Quilting Co. hosts its annual Airing of the Quilts in downtown Orfordville. Dozens of quilts, new and vintage, will be on display.

Colorful craftsmanship will be featured in downtown Orfordville on Saturday, Sept. 11, as the Sassy Farm Chicks Quilt Co. holds its annual Airing of the Quilts outdoor exhibition. The show will begin at 10 a.m. and continue until dark at 203 W. Beloit St. and in nearby Purdy Park. The […]

 
 

ELIZABETH WIDMER

ELIZABETH WIDMER

Elizabeth “Liz” Widmer, age 88, of Albany, passed away on Aug. 14, 2021, at Collinwood Assisting Living in Brodhead. She was born on Feb. 26, 1933, in Magnolia Township to Ernest and Beatrice (Setzer) McCaffrey. She married the love of her life, Conrad Widmer, on April 20, 1952.  Liz was […]

 
 

DONALD W. BUCHOLTZ

DONALD W. BUCHOLTZ

Donald W. Bucholtz, age 77, of Albany, was taken from his earthly home to his heavenly home on Aug. 21, 2021.  Don was born on Dec. 25, 1943, to Walter and Harriet Bucholtz in Kewaunee, Wisconsin. Don attended Alaska Grade School in Alaska, Wisconsin, and graduated from Algoma High School […]