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 By Phyllis Both    Opinion    December 7, 2017 

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...

 
 By Gary Engberg    Opinion    December 7, 2017 

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

“I never thought it was a bad little tree… maybe it just needs a little love.” -Linus There are many types and species of Christmas trees grown...

 

From the Pastor's Pen

Dear Friends in Christ, The Huffington Post recently posted an article entitled, “Are You Living Your Eulogy or Your Résumé? I was quite struck...

 

Thank you from volleyball coach

Dear editor, Thank you to the 2017 Varsity Vanguard Volleyball Team for the gift card you presented me with at our banquet this year.  I appreciate...

 

Thank you for your support

Dear editor, The District One EMS Member Association (Black Earth/Mazomanie) would like to pass on a huge thank you to all of our residents who...

 

Bingo event a success

Dear editor, Commander Dennis J Wood sends out a big thank you to the businesses having supported this year’s Feather – BINGO – event on Nov....

 

The Sauk County Gardener

“Be thankful for what you have.  Your life, no matter how bad you think it is, is someone else’s fairytale.” – Wade Ayeni We have a lot to...

 

From the Pastor's Pen

A member of my congregation dropped off a book for me entitled, “Blessed Are the Chickenhearted (and 99 Other Beatitudes for Everyday Living).” I...

 

Staff and teachers are fantastic

Dear editor, Grade School Partners In Education (GSPIE) is honored to thank the staff and teachers of Bridges and Grand Avenue Elementary Schools...

 

Concert a success

Dear editor, It has been several weeks since Jimmy Fortune entertained at the River Arts Theatre.  This year we raised about $16,000 to help the...

 

Veterans raffle thank you

Dear editor, On behalf of the Sauk Prairie Veterans of Foreign Wars Lachmund-Cramer Post 7694, I want to thank all people who purchased tickets in...

 

Sauk County Gardener

“In November, the smell of food is different. It is an orange smell. It tastes like cinnamon and can fill up a home in the morning.” –Cynthia...

 

From the Pastor's Pen: Contentment

“Contentment” “I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances. I know what it is to be...

 

The Book Nook

As a young adult I devoured books in the science fiction and fantasy genres, but felt the selection could have been better. Today, speculative...

 

Letter to the Editor: Veterans Day community page

Dear editor, As a member of Sauk Prairie Area Veterans Memorial committee, I want to thank Brian Palzkill of the Star News for working with us to...

 

Letter to the Editor: Pioneer Day, A great experience

Dear editor, A very grateful and GRAND “thank you” goes out to all of the helpful community members who made our recent Sauk Prairie Pioneer Day...

 

Letter to the editor: American Education Week

Dear editor and Sauk Prairie community: November 13 to 17, 2017, is the 96th annual American Education Week. This week has been observed since 1921,...

 

Letter to the Editor: Heights Picnic Fundraiser thank you

Dear editor, A huge Thank You to Chief Mitch and the entire Black Earth Fire Department for the use of the Firehouse last Sunday for the “Best...

 

From the Pastor's Pen

Through his transfiguration Jesus gave his apostles a peek at his future glory. He knew that they would face difficult times at Calvary and that...

 

The Book Nook

This article is dedicated to Susan Vreeland, an author known for blending fiction and the arts into interesting stories. Sadly, she passed away in...

 

Geiger Counter: Man at work

John Steinbeck said he wanted to write about people “who merge successfully with their habitat.” “In men, we call this philosophy, and it is a...

 

Books that show people struggling with tough issues

Today’s two suggestions show people struggling with tough issues. While I describe most of the plot in Small, Great Things by Jodi Picoult,...

 

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