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 By Erika Wittekind    News    December 7, 2017 

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...

 
 By Joe Block    News    December 7, 2017 

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...

 

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...

 

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 Ammunitio...

 
 By Joe Block    News    December 7, 2017 

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 they...

 

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,...

 
 By Gary Schuetz    News    November 30, 2017

Town of Vermont approves budget

Tapping into the town’s reserve funds to help pay for a new truck for the Black Earth Fire Department won’t be part of the 2018 budget in the...

 

Sauk Prairie Theatre Guild to present 'A Christmas Carol'

This weekend, the Sauk Prairie Theatre Guild will present a new stage adaptation of the classic...

 

Mazo star shines bright

On Sunday, Nov. 26, a group gathered to take part in the annual star lighting ceremony on top of... Full story

 

Inga Witscher to offer holiday cooking demonstration Dec. 3

Join Wisconsin Public Television's "Around the Farm Table" host Inga Witscher as she brings "Holly...

 

Sauk City resident makes Quilts of Valor for local veterans

River Arts Inc. presented a program Nov. 3 called "Quilts of Valor," featuring Sauk City quilter...

 

Pancake breakfast Dec. 3 to support Heights Unlimited

Rookies Food and Spirits is holding a pancake breakfast on Dec. 3 from 8-11 a.m. Profits from the event will benefit Heights Unlimited Community...

 

Questions raised on hiring of Village of Mazo administrator

A Village of Mazomanie trustee has asked the Dane County District Attorney’s Office to investigate last year’s hiring of the village administrator...

 
 By Joe Block    News    November 23, 2017

Wisconsin Heights School Board moves forward with project to engage community in planning for district's future

The Wisconsin Heights School Board has chosen to move ahead with a Future Search project for the district, provisionally scheduled for April. A...

 

Sauk Prairie Holiday Light Parade brightens spirits

Decorative floats illuminated the streets in the Sauk Prairie Holiday Light Parade Nov. 17. Despite...

 

Sauk County adopts 2018 budget

The Sauk County Board of Supervisors held its annual meeting on Nov. 14 and approved the budget for 2018. The budget, which is virtually the same as...

 
 By Joe Block    News    November 23, 2017

Sauk City village board reviews 2018 budget

At the Nov. 14 meeting of the Sauk City Village Board, the proposed 2018 budget was reviewed. The final budget will be considered for approval at a...

 

Kwik Trip opens in Black Earth

Black Earth now has a new store where residents can buy grocery items or fill up their vehicle gas...

 

Sauk Prairie Healthcare recognized for excellence in patient experience

Nov. 09, 2017 (Prairie du Sac, WI)-Sauk Prairie Healthcare has received an award for its excellence...

 

Star News office moves to Black Earth

While your community newspaper will continue to be printed each week, the physical office of the Star News, located at 520 Water Street in Sauk City,...

 

Communities honor veterans

Area communities honored and thanked all who served our country with Veterans Day ceremonies last...

 

Water Street Visioning Project presented

The primary subject at the Nov. 6 meeting of the Prairie du Sac Plan Commission was discussion of the Water Street Visioning Project. The project is...

 

Volunteers come together to offer Thanksgiving Fellowship Meal

Children were all smiles at St. Aloysius School in Sauk City as they drew pictures last week on...

 

Hunters should test deer for Chronic Wasting Disease

Wisconsin's gun deer hunting season runs Nov. 18-26 this year with archery and crossbow running...

 
 By Joe Block    News    November 9, 2017

Prairie du Sac Village Board reviews budget

The Prairie du Sac Village Board reviewed additional parts of the proposed 2018 budget at its meeting on Oct. 24. Total revenues and expenditures are... Full story

 

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