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Sauk City resident urges board to look at affordable housing

Sauk City resident Shari Cook started off the Sauk City Village board meeting with a citizen...

Wepking denies pulling taser's trigger, "did not know what he was thinking"

A Rock County Sherriff’s Department investigation into former Sauk Prairie police officer Jamie Wepking’s alleged firing of a taser at a fellow...

Prairie du Sac to modify ordinance allowing one fence for Cow Chip

Changes will be coming to the fencing at this summer’s Cow Chip Festival. At the request of the Cow Chip committee, the Prairie du Sac board will...

Vermont takes planning to the next level

For an initial cost of $700, the Town of Vermont is investing in technology to streamline planning for the town’s future development. Janet Silb...

Middleton resident on front lines of asylum process

What level, and type, of abuse and fear qualify as enough to clear the first government hurdle on the road to being granted asylum immigrant status...

Arena board welcomes new members

Arena’s June village board meeting began with the board welcoming Chuck Burch, joins Bill Hanson and Kathy Stoltz as new board members this year....

Sauk Prairie School District has successful spring sports season

The Sauk Prairie High School spring activities update was presented at the Sauk Prairie School Board meeting on Monday, June 10, 2019. The 2018-2019...

Sauk County Institute of Leadership recognizes Jelinek

The Sauk County Institute of Leadership has recognized two individuals as the 2019 leadership award winners. Karen DeSanto was recognized for her...

Coffee with a cop

Coffee With a Cop is a monthly meeting with the public between the Black Earth Police Department, in partnership with the Dane County Sherriff’s...

6th grade teacher Traci Schutt wins Crystal Apple Award

Sauk Prairie School District 6th grade teacher Traci Schutt was awarded a Crystal Apple Award by...

Friends of Israel to speak at Calvary Baptist Church

On Sunday, June 30, 2019, Paul Scharf, Church Ministries Representative for Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry will be speaking at Calvary Baptist...

Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board offering canoe outings

The Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board will sponsor a series of canoe outings on the Wisconsin River in late June and July. The large voyageur...

Twins fall for first time

The streak is over. Sauk Prairie's Home Talent League team opened the year with five straight wins....

Getting their kicks

When juniors Ella Schad and Kelsey Selden were elected as co-captains before the season, the Sauk...

Three Eagles' softball players honored

Sauk Prairie softball coach Shane Been fielded a young team that often started seven underclassmen this spring. That included versatile sophomore...

Nyla Luetscher

Nyla Luetscher, age 90, passed away June 13, 2019 at the Sauk Prairie Hospital. She was born on...

Geiger Counter

Russian doll I turned 40 last week. Luckily for me, I got my mid-life crisis out of the way early...

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