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Black Earth Village Board shows support for economic development initiative

Administrator Chris Long delivered a presentation regarding plans for the “Gateway to the Driftless Area,” an economic development...

Village of Mazomanie to open bids for Lake Marion project

The Village of Mazomanie is hoping for a strong showing when it opens bids for the Lake Marion project this week. Twenty-one potential bidders have...

Bid awarded for Sauk City rail bridge demolition

The Wisconsin River Trail Transit Commission met Dec. 22 and reviewed bids for the demolition of the Sauk City rail bridge. Bids were opened on Dec....

Prairie du Sac Village Board approves transfer to TDS Metrocom

The Village Board of Prairie du Sac approved the transfer of responsibility for local fiber optic lines from Merrimac Communications to TDS Metrocom...

Four rehabilitated bald eagles released

A crowd gathered at Veterans Memorial Park in Prairie du Sac on Jan. 7 to see four rehabilitated...

Project set to remove carp and restore fishery in Mud Lake

The Dane County Land and Water Resources Department, in cooperation with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, is set to implement a common...

$17,355 raised by Sauk City firefighters in 'Fill the Boot' campaign

During the 2017 MDA Fill the Boot campaign, the dedicated members of the Sauk City Volunteer Fire Department took to the streets to help kids and...

Pets of the Week

Valerie is an eight-month-old domestic shorthair kitten who came to us from another county by...

Antiques expert to give appraisals

Want to know what that family heirloom is worth? Or maybe you have a yard sale purchase that you think is valuable? Bring your item to the Black...

Back Through Time

Week of Jan. 18, 1918 Attention is hereby drawn to the amended Ordinance No. 6 which orders that each and every occupant of real estate shall clean...

Sauk County Gardener

Wisconsin natives are bird lovers. Almost everyone I know feeds our feathered friends all winter and most feed all summer.  Besides the black oil...

Vanguards split a pair

New Glarus' boys basketball team is the clear frontrunner in the Southern Capitol Conference this...

Gymnasts shine at Holmen Invitational

Following a 29-day layoff to concentrate on training and the holiday season, Sauk Prairie gymnastics’ team was back in action at the McLellan...

Seventh heaven

BARABOO - When it was Jake Vieth's opportunity to make a play at crunch time against Baraboo, the...

Heights drops a pair

Wisconsin Heights’ girls basketball team continues to search for a branch of consistency to grab a hold of. For the time being, it keeps slipping...

Double trouble

STOUGHTON – Sauk Prairie coach Amber Fiene was looking forward to the Eagles competing at the...

Swimmers sixth at Middleton Relays

The Sauk Prairie-Wisconsin Heights boys swimming and diving team finished in sixth place at the Middleton Relays last Saturday. Madison West won the...

Audrey M. Zander

Audrey M. Zander, age 82 of Springdale Township, WI died on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 at her home...

Carl E. "Lucky" Miller

Carl E. "Lucky" Miller, age 74 of Black Earth, WI died peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 at...

Myra F. Wendt

Myra F. Wendt, age 91 of Black Earth, WI died on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 at Heartland Country Village ...

James A. Kraemer

James A. Kraemer, age 74, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Jan. 09, 2018 in Temple,...

From the Pastor's Pen: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is an American federal holiday that marks his birthday on Jan. 15. In his famous “I Have a Dream” speech, Reverend...

Holiday Shop a success

Dear editor, Sauk Prairie had an amazing turn out for the Holiday Shop Dec. 9, 12, and 16. This year it was held at the former Harley Davidson store...

Thanks for your gifts of kindness

Dear editor: My heartfelt thanks to all who made the Help Excite Little People (H.E.L.P.) project a success. The many donations of new and good used...

Community Club to award 27 scholarships

Dear editor, The Sauk Prairie Community Club would like to thank everyone that purchased raffle tickets this year.  Due to record sales, we are...

Gary Engberg Outdoors: Birds always need your help in the winter

The months of November and the first two weeks of December were not difficult for the numerous...

A heartfelt thanks to volunteers

Dear editor, Sauk Prairie Healthcare would like to extend sincere gratitude to our Mobile Meals volunteers who helped our homebound neighbors...

Thanks for giving the gift that helps save lives

Dear editor, Thanks once again to all who took time out from busy Holiday schedules to donate blood at the Blood Drive on Monday, Dec.18 sponsored...

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