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Construction on Highway 14 bridges begins

It was announced at the September 5 Village Board meeting that the Department of Transportation would begin reconstruction of both washed out...

Prairie du Sac reviews audit; approves financial plan

The Village or Prairie du Sac reviewed its 2017 audit at its meeting September 11. The audit was completed by Johnson Block and Company. The Village...

Wisconsin Heights School District reviews exit interviews from former administrative staff

Wisconsin Heights District Administrator Jordan Sinz informed the rest of the Board about the exit interview process for departing professional...

Town of Vermont has access to high speed internet

While the definition of affordable may be up for debate, most Town of Vermont residents now have access to high speed internet service, a claim most...

Sauk Prairie School District proposes 2019 budget at annual meeting

Cliff Anderson presented the proposed budget for the 2018-2019 school year during the budget and annual meeting for the Sauk Prairie School Board on...

Village of Sauk City continues work on wellhouse

The new generator going into the wellhouse in Sauk City could service both Sauk City and Prairie du Sac should the backup generator for Prairie du...

Town of Vermont seeks information on Cardinal Hickory Creek transmission line

In the past, Michael McDermott has recommended against the Town of Vermont becoming an intervenor with the Cardinal Hickory Creek transmission line...

International Trade Commission reverses tariffs of newsprint from Canada

In a tremendous victory for newspapers across the country, the International Trade Commission voted this morning to reverse tariffs imposed on...

Turning back the clock

Classical piano at River Arts

American classical pianist Ryan Senger will perform at 7 p.m. on September 21 at the River Arts on Water Gallery (590 Water St in downtown Prairie...

Trivia night at Base Camp Cafe

It’s time to organize a team for Trivia Night, hosted by the Friends of the Black Earth and Mazomanie Libraries. This year’s event is set for...

Lord's Acre Celebration; SP Community Club meeting

Lord’s Acre Celebration in October The Lord’s Acre Celebration will be held October 6-7 at Black Hawk United Methodist Church, S10174 County...

United We Stand Blood drive

United We Stand Blood Drive, Thursday, September 27, 2018, 1:00-6:00 p.m., Cross Plains Fire Department. Blood is desperately needed. Always. Please...

Vanguards fall to Oakfield

Oakfield is one of the current Goliaths in 8-man football. And last Friday, Wisconsin Heights...

Eagles' soccer team on a roll

Junior forward Evan Carlson and senior midfielder Max Wilkinson combined for five goals and four...

Heights soccer splits two

The Wisconsin Heights/Barneveld boys’ soccer team continued to roll through conference play with a 7-2 win over Dodgeland/Hustisford, last...

Sauk's boys second at Badger Challenge

It was business as usual for the Sauk Prairie boys’ cross country team at the annual Badger Challenge hosted by Mount Horeb on Sept. 11 The Eagles...

Heights girls spikers win two league matches

Wisconsin Heights’ girls volleyball team notched a pair of big Capitol Conference wins last week. The Vanguards also went 1-2 at the star-studded...

Heights XC teams shine at Belleville

The Wisconsin Heights boys’ cross country team finished fourth at the 14-team Belleville Invite last Saturday. The Vanguards’ girls were fifth...

DeForest cruises past Sauk Prairie

Sauk Prairie put up a fight for 12-plus minutes last Friday night, but the Eagles eventually met their match in a Badger North Conference battle at...

No rest for Sauk's girls tennis team

It was a busy week for Sauk Prairie’s girls’ tennis team, which included its first appearance in the Big Eight-Badger Challenge last weekend....

Pamela K. Smith

Pamela K. Smith, 55, of Witwen, passed away Thurs., Sept., 6, 2018 at University Hospital in...

Lee Ann R. Goetz

Lee Ann R. Goelz, 85, a longtime resident of Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin died peacefully at home on...

Gary Engberg Outdoors

Over the years, I've given you information and data on the muskie fishing and stocking done in...

Letters to the editor

Friend of Ruth Culver express thanks To the Sauk Prairie Area Community: The Friends of the Ruth Culver Community Library 10th annual Golf Outing...

Around the Block

Teenage rebellion tends to follow the same script. I took mine in a different direction. I drank alcohol exactly twice during high school: once, at...

Geiger counter

Sometimes I want to get into heaven. Not that I’m sure it’s a real place in space and time, not really, but I find myself wanting to be the kind...

Book Nook

Fighting Internal Battles Sometimes I find a book enjoyable enough to put into my “Find more by this author” pile and today we’ll look at...

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