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Prairie du Sac wants electric customers to embrace renewable energy

The Village of Prairie du Sac is encouraging residents and businesses to embrace renewable energy. Leading the way, the village is purchasing blocks of renewable energy to power its streetlights for an additional annual cost of about $600. The blocks of renewable energy are available through the Prairie du Sac’s Choose Renewable program.

Mazomanie might see a spruced up downtown courtesy of business owner

A Business Improvement District may be coming to downtown Mazomanie, following from a conversation between a new business owner and Mazomanie Village President Gary Harrop at last week’s meeting.

Prairie du Sac lowers 21st Street speed limit

Prairie du Sac’s village board held two busy meetings on September 14 and 28, reviewing budget proposals from several departments, as well as updating the number of wards and the map used for sex offenders.

New recycling rules in Sauk City

Changes to garbage collection will be coming to Sauk City in the spring, as well as now. Prices have increased from $10.75 to $11.40 per month, which equates to a total of $2.85 per week for the two different pickup days for garbage and recycling.

Black Earth residents will have a say in continued fluoride treatment

Black Earth residents will have a say on the use of fluoride in the village’s water supply in the next election, on April 5.

Arena borrows $1.9 million for water projects, Pustina opposes employee wage increases

The Arena Village Board of Trustees unanimously appointed Kristen Shea to a vacant seat after a motion made by Charles Burch and seconded by Jim Doerflinger at their September meeting last week. Shea’s term will expire in April of 2022. 

Arena to borrow from local bank for water and sewer projects

The Arena Village Board will apply to Peoples Community Bank for a loan to fund upcoming sewer and water projects.

Arena receives grant to turn former elementary school into apartments

The Village of Arena is receiving a $250,000 state grant to help redevelop the former Arena elementary school building. A Community Development Investment (CDI) grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) will support redevelopment of the building into 11 residential apartments, a home for the Arena Historical Society, the A

Sauk County looks to reduce number of supervisors

The Sauk County Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting next week to discuss and possibly approve reducing the number of representatives.

Prairie du Sac discusses speed limit reductions

The village of Prairie du Sac got several items off their plate at the August 10 meeting. One item included an upgrade to the police department’s equipment.

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