Wisconsin Heights school board considers buildings and infrastructure review

­At the Nov. 27 meeting of the Wisconsin Heights School District Board of Education, Performance Services presented a summary of the evaluation...

Holiday Shop to raise funds for Sauk Prairie Food Pantry

An upcoming fundraiser in Sauk City offers an opportunity for community members to check items off...

Mazomanie board votes to rehire village administrator

The Mazomanie Village Board began its meeting Nov. 28 by announcing the resignation of Village Administrator Peter Huebner—and ended it two hours...

Army gives update on Badger Ammunition area groundwater sampling

The most recent groundwater sampling results show levels of the contaminant Dinitrotoluene (DNT) found in the area of the former Badger Army...

Sauk Prairie High School takes steps to address achievement gaps

Sauk Prairie High School leaders and staff are taking additional steps to address achievement gaps. In his presentation to the school board Nov. 27,...

Village of Prairie du Sac finalizes budget

At its Nov. 28 meeting, the Prairie du Sac Village Board approved the 2018 budget. Over the course of nine public meetings, starting in August, the...

Santa comes to town

The Black Earth Historical Society hosted its annual Santa visit on Dec. 3 at its headquarters. ...

Back Through Time

Week of Dec. 7, 1917 We are planning extensively and intensively for the gladsome celebration of Christmas. We expect many blessings on the festive...

Pastor's Pen

The word “Advent” comes from the Latin word adventus which means “visit”or arrival. For most Christians, the Advent season begins four...

PETS OF THE WEEK

Bernadette Peters is a four-and-a-half-year-old domestic short hair who came in as stray when the...

Off and running

Expectations weren't high - except in their own camp. The outlook wasn't great - unless you asked...

Boys hockey team races to 4-0 start

Dakota Pickhard was a key factor helping Sauk Prairie’s co-op boys’ hockey team post a bounce-back season a year ago. Pickhard, a senior...

Heights girls enter win column

They may eventually have to soldier on without their leader and arguably best player. But Wisconsin ...

Sauk-Heights third at Sun Prairie

The Sauk Prairie-Wisconsin Heights boys swimming team kicked off the year in style last Saturday. SP-WH finished third at the 11-team Sun Prairie...

Sauk Prairie wrestlers off to fast start

Marcus Hankins was faced with his first loss of the season when something lit a fire under the Sauk ...

Sauk Prairie rallies by DeForest

Spencer Kostroski and Carson Radl provided just what the Sauk Prairie Eagles needed to rally for a...

Sauk Prairie tops Lake Mills in OT

Establishing a winning culture is a primary goal for first-year Sauk Prairie coach Amber Fiene and her girls’ basketball team. The Eagles moved...

Sapphire Amber Brogley

We were all blessed with this precious little gem, Sapphire Amber Brogley on Aug. 7, 2017.   She...

Helen G. Harkins

Helen G. Harkins (nee Wendt) of Black Earth, WI, Chicago IL and Fort Gratiot, MI, passed away Dec. 3, 2017 peacefully in her sleep at age 97. She...

Caroline Shanks Steiner

Caroline Shanks Steiner, age 91, entered her heavenly home on Mon. Dec. 4, 2017.   She was born...

Lloyd Charles Brockmann

Lloyd Charles Brockmann, born in Mazomanie on April 28, 1925 the son of the late Louis and Olive...

Michael J. Lipka

Michael J. "Mickey" Lipka, age 94, died peacefully at Maplewood Nursing Home in Sauk City, WI on Saturday Dec. 2, 2017 in the company of family....

Gary Engberg Outdoors: Coyotes in Winter

The last decade coyote and predator hunting has been gaining in popularity in the Badger state. Coyote numbers and their range have continued to...

Sauk County Gardener

“He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree.” – Roy L. Smith As I am writing this, I am seeing a swarm of mosquitos...

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