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 By Bill Kapp    Opinion    February 15, 2018

From the Pastor's Pen: Born Anew

There are lot of children’s stories, pictures and songs about Noah’s ark. It is the story of a creative God who made a world that was pronounced,...

 

Sauk County Gardener

“There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance; pray, love, remember. And there is pansies, that’s for thoughts.” – William Shakespeare In...

 

Gary Engberg Outdoors: A great place to take the kids ice fishing

Wisconsin now has safe water on all the major ice fishing lakes in the Madison Chain of Lakes and...

 
 By Gary Engberg    Opinion    February 8, 2018 

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 i...

 

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....

 

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... Full story

 

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...

 
 By Donna Vought    Opinion    February 8, 2018 

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... Full story

 

Gary Engberg Outdoors: It's time to look for shed antlers

Now it’s getting to be the time for hunters and outdoors people to get out in the woods and countryside and begin looking for shed antlers from...

 

Sauk County Gardener

“Every year it seems to me I hear complaints about spring. It is either “late” or “unusually cold,” “abnormally dry” or “fantastically...

 

From the Pastor's Pen

By Rev. Fred Rilling St. John’s Lutheran Church Dear Child, In baptism you have become my child and Jesus has become your brother. You have other...

 

The Book Nook: Celebrating Women

After reading “I’ll Take You There” by Wally Lamb, I thought it would be a timely suggestion to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Women...

 

The Sauk County Gardener

“Even though February is the shortest month of the year, sometimes it seems like the longest.” -J.D. Robb A problem we may have in our gardens...

 

From the Pastor's Pen: Culture of Life

By Pastor Kendall Schlittler Black Hawk: Bethlehem UMC For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you...

 

Gary Engberg Outdoors: Hunting pheasants until the end of March

The state of Wisconsin has many different hunting seasons for big game, small game, game birds, and waterfowl. The season that I’m writing about is...

 

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 by...

 

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...

 

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 receive...

 

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...

 

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 Ki...

 

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...

 

The Book Nook: No bones about it: this is a good mystery

Many people enjoy good detective or mystery novels and I can suggest the latest one I read – “Beau Death” by Peter Lovesey. I learned about it...

 

From the Pastor's Pen

By Pastor Sally Williams St. John’s Lutheran  Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, Back in December, I preached a sermon on the first Sunday in...

 

Gary Engberg Outdoors

There are not many lakes in Wisconsin or the Midwest where you can catch trout through the ice in the winter. However, Devil’s Lake in Sauk County i...

 

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