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Putnum Park Bridge nearing completion, donations sought

Putnum Park Bridge nearing completion, donations sought

  Brodhead’s signature bridge across the Mill Race in Putnam Park is nearing completion, with a cover to be installed for sheltering its users. According to organizers, due to limited funds, the roof would be shingled rather than the originally-planned, longer-lasting metal roof. Recently, however, several generous, local donors emerged […]

 
 

JEANNETTE E. LEUZINGER

JEANNETTE E. LEUZINGER

Jeannette E. Leuzinger, 92, of Brodhead died Friday, May 20, 2022 at her home. She was born Nov. 11, 1929, in Lafayette County, to the late Selmer and Helen (Wahler) Erickson. She married Jake Leuzinger on May 12, 1951. She worked for many years at Swiss Colony and Acudyne. She […]

 
 

CONSTANCE FOGES

CONSTANCE FOGES

Constance Foges, age 92, died on May 19, 2022 at the Crossroads Care Center in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. She was born on Aug. 28, 1929 in Cleveland, Ohio to the late Paul and Leona (Mulvihill) TenEyck. She worked her whole life as a nurse before retiring as the director of […]

 
 

Retired Brodhead teacher, native prairie steward fills vacant county board seat

Retired Brodhead teacher, native prairie steward fills vacant county board seat

By Tony Ends, Correspondent What do you do after 53 years of creatively filling teaching, stewardship, and community roles? If you’re Paul Roemer of Brodhead you accept a call to even wider service. Green County Board of Supervisors appointed Roemer last Tuesday, May 10, to a seat that’s been vacant […]

 
 

CAROL J. POPANZ

CAROL J. POPANZ

Carol Jean Popanz, age 82, died on May 8, 2022 at the Pleasant View Nursing Home in Monroe. She was born in Brodhead to the late Charles and Violet (Bratzke) Schuman. She worked for many years as the hostess for the Village Inn in Footville, prior to her retirement. She […]

 
 

JAMES E. AND RHETA M. NIPPLE

JAMES E. AND RHETA M. NIPPLE

James “Jim” Edwin Nipple, 90, originally from Brodhead, died on Saturday, April 9, 2022 at Alden Meadow Park Nursing Rehab in Clinton, and Rheta Marie Nipple, 86, also originally from Brodhead, died at Mercy Health Hospital in Janesville, on Monday, April 25, 2022. Both were battling health issues in their […]

 
 

SANDRA K MYHRE

SANDRA K MYHRE

Sandra Kay Myhre, age 74, died at the Monroe Hospital on May 13, 2022. She was born on Jan. 22, 1948 in Monroe, to the late Howard and Lavon (Driefke) Keehn. She married Allen Myhre in Brodhead on June 10, 1967. She was a member of the Living Word Church […]

 
 

BETTY J. EARLEYWINE

BETTY J. EARLEYWINE

Betty June Earleywine, age 90, of Brodhead, died while at her home on May 6, 2022. She was born on June 4, 1931 in Edgerton, to the late Ernest and Clara (Wachlin) Attlesey. She graduated from Edgerton High School in 1949 and met her husband Gerald while attending UW-Madison. They […]

 
 

Brodhead students plant in celebration of Arbor Day

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Under the leadership of Rich Vogel and Brad Rosheisen, Brodhead Middle Schoolers planted two Canada Red Choke cherry trees and two ivory silk lilac trees on school grounds April 29.

Brodhead Middle School seventh graders last week planted four trees in celebration of Arbor Day. With the help of Rich Vogel and Brad Rosheisen, two Canada Red Choke cherry trees were planted near the school’s basketball hoops. Two ivory silk lilac trees were planted in front of the lunchroom to […]

 
 

U. S. Senator visits Brodhead facility to discuss plans that will return manufacturing to the states

Kuhn North America President Greg Petras gives Sen. Tammy Baldwin of the Brodhead facility last week.

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers and Kuhn North America, Inc. last week hosted Democratic U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin at KUHN’s Brodhead headquarters for a facility tour and to discuss the pro-manufacturing policies needed to grow the economy and create more family-sustaining jobs. KUHN manufactures a broad range of hay and […]