School District to present referendum

BRODHEAD — On Wednesday, Jan. 13th, the Brodhead School Board unanimously passed a resolution to present a referendum at the spring election on Tuesday, April 5th. The referendum seeks permission for the district to exceed state revenue caps for the purpose of maintaining facilities and programs at their current levels […]


Library displays student art during Youth Art Month

BRODHEAD — Throughout March, the public library will be showcasing artwork created by students of the Brodhead Elementary and Middle School. This is a wonderful opportunity to view student artwork in another setting. Please stop by to view the work created by our spectacular artists. Youth Art Month has been […]


Lady Cards blast Evansville 75-40

Lady  Cards blast Evansville 75-40

By Derek Hoelsy Correspondent BRODHEAD – Lady Cardinal girls basketball team (13-2 overall, 9-1 Rock Valley Conference) had no problem beating Evansville 75-40. The Rock Valley crossover contest was held last Thursday. Brodhead set the tone, jumping out to an 8-0 lead three minutes into the game. The Cards’ deadly […]


Chamber marks 2015 accomplishments, looks to 2016

Chamber marks 2015 accomplishments, looks to 2016

By Tony Ends Editor BRODHEAD – Chamber of Commerce members drew together for their 68th annual meeting and banquet last week. President Michele Benesh welcomed the capacity crowd to the main dining room at Fib’s North on Exchange Street. The board honored outgoing board members Shirley Liska, for her service […]


City presses for West 3rd Avenue railroad crossing repair

By Tony Ends Editor BRODHEAD – Motorists will have to take it easy for awhile crossing the West 3rd Avenue railroad tracks west of the fire and police stations. City attorneys, following Common Council action last week, are pressing harder on Wisconsin and Southern Railroad to speed up repair. Public […]


Autumnfest 2015 is this Saturday

By Dan Moeller Interim editor BRODHEAD – There will be plenty of fun on tap when the Brodhead Chamber of Commerce holds its annual Autumnfest celebration this Saturday, Sept. 26 in Brodhead. You can get your exercise with a 5k Fun Run/Walk at Pearl Island that starts at 8 a.m. […]


New school year gets off to great start

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor BRODHEAD – Despite a couple of very hot and humid days, the new school year in the Brodhead district has gotten off to a good start. Meeting in regular session Wednesday, Sept. 9, board members heard reports from staff, and a public comment regarding the […]


BHS Homecoming Court

BHS Homecoming Court

Cynthia L. Miller photo BHS Homecoming court Members of the Brodhead High School 2015 Homecoming court are pictured, left to right: Dylan Kubly, Kylie Moe, Ned Slocum, Blake Boegli, Tyler Fenwick, Jake Pickel, Vanessa Weeden, Amber Pickel, Kordell Brandenburg, and Cameron Novy. Brodhead-Juda’s football team will face off against the […]


Sylvester Town Board posts moratorium ordinance

By Cynthia L. Miller Editor TOWN OF SYLVESTER – The Sylvester Town Hall was packed Monday evening, Aug. 24, with citizens concerned about the proposed construction of a Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) in the township. A nervous buzz could be heard throughout the room prior to the meeting. Town […]


Six educators are Wisconsin finalists for Presidential Teaching Awards Juda’s Scott Anderson is among finalists

Six educators are Wisconsin finalists for Presidential Teaching Awards Juda’s Scott Anderson is among finalists

MADISON — Six Wisconsin educators are finalists for the 2015 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, one of the nation’s highest honors for mathematics and science teachers. Wisconsin’s finalists for the Presidential Teaching Awards are Scott Anderson of Brodhead, Juda High School (mathematics); Candice Behnke of Lena, […]