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Sauk City rail bridge project begins

Preliminary work started in late January to prepare for removing portions of the Sauk City rail...

Work on new 6:8 building nears completion

Renovations on the new 6:8 building are near completion with anticipation to begin serving the...

Black Earth Historical Society annual meeting Feb. 11

As part of the Black Earth Historical Society’s 26th annual meeting, archaeologist Robert Birmingham will give a presentation Sunday, Feb. 11 at...

Village of Merrimac administrator to retire

After more than five years of serving as Village of Merrimac administrator, Ron Senger will be...

Three candidates vie for Wisconsin Supreme Court seat

The Wisconsin Policy Forum recently put together a comprehensive Q and A for voters who wish to learn more about the three Wisconsin Supreme Court...

Back Through Time

Week of Feb. 8, 1918 The local public schools have been closed for a week due to the coal shortage.  The out-of-town teachers have gone home. Owing...

Pets of the Week

Blossom is a four month old domestic shorthair kitten who came into the shelter with her two...

Sauk County Gardener

“Snowing is an attempt of nature to make the dirty world look clean again.” –Mehmet Lidan February the month of love! If you love to start...

Heights puts a scare into Marshall

The postseason meeting is Sunday for Wisconsin Heights girls basketball coach Bill Sullivan. And...

Sauk Prairie boys drop fourth straight

Just when the Sauk Prairie's boys basketball team was within minutes of snapping its three-game...

Swimmers win Badger crown

Domination. The Sauk Prairie-Wisconsin Heights boys swimming and diving team rolled to its second...

Wrestlers earn share of league title

The beat goes on. Senior Zeke Smith won his second individual conference championship in three...

Heights boys split a pair

Wisconsin Heights' boys basketball team almost certainly won't win the a Southern Capitol...

Sauk Prairie girls snap losing streak

Sauk Prairie girls’ basketball coach Amber Fiene breathed a sigh of relief along with the rest of the Eagles. ‘The streak’ was over. For seven...

Gymnasts shine in final home meet

Last Friday’s triangular gymnastics meet at Grand Avenue Elementary School was the final home meet for the Sauk Prairie seniors. So Eagles’...

Heights class hosts prom fashion show fundraiser

Wisconsin Heights Class of 2019 hosted the Prom Fashion Show on Feb. 4. Dresses from Brides N...

Sauk Prairie High School Honor Roll

BASED ON TRIMESTER 1 GPA 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR Graduation Year: 2018 High Honor Roll Sarah E. Albers Kaitlynn M. Althen Joshua R. Bader Alec J....

Merrimac Community Charter School takes part in the 'Great Kindness Challenge'

Merrimac Community Charter is participating in the “Great Kindness Challenge” for the second consecutive year. The challenge, observed Jan. 22...

Lois Ann O'Connell

Lois Ann O'Connell (Reeve) of Mazomanie passed away on Saturday, Feb. 03, 2018 at Sauk Prairie...

Gary Engberg Outdoors: Winter Brown Trout

There is a great bite going on now and continuing through the winter on big Lake Michigan, just south of Milwaukee. The area that you want to target...

From the Pastor's Pen

By Pastor Carol Quinn Denzer and North Freedom United Methodist Churches Mark 9:2-9 Remembering things is important to us as humans. Memories are...

Self-care is essential to healthy relationships

Dear editor, February is National Teen Dating Violence Prevention Month. This year’s theme is Healthy Me, Healthy We. Sometimes we think that...

The Book Nook: Two compelling family dramas

The holidays are behind us and if it was a stressful time you can breathe a sigh of relief. Sometimes the stress comes from being in contact with...

Heights Community Sharing Tree thank you

Dear editor, I want to send a thank you to all the individuals, families and groups like the Mazomanie Lions Club, St. John’s-Berry & St....

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