Star News - Connecting Our Communities

Articles written by Heather Stanek

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 21 of 21



 By Heather Stanek    News    April 11, 2019

Sauk County Board seeking new member in wake of Wenzel's departure

The search for a new member was among the numerous items of business at March’s Sauk County Board meeting. A supervisor is needed for District 29,...

 
 By Heather Stanek    News    April 11, 2019

Sauk County purchases 15 passenger van for Aging and Disability Resource Center

A couple of Sauk County departments will get new phones and vehicles following March’s meeting. The board agreed to allow the purchase of a 2018...

 
 By Heather Stanek    News    April 11, 2019

County upgrades phone system for court, law enforcement

A couple of Sauk County departments will get new phones and vehicles following March’s meeting. The board agreed to allow the purchase of a 2018...

 
 By Heather Stanek    News    March 14, 2019

Prairie du Sac Sauk county board supervisor charged with possession of child pornography

A Sauk County Board supervisor has stepped down following charges related to child pornography. William Wenzel, 72, of Prairie du Sac resigned from...

 
 By Heather Stanek    News    March 7, 2019

Sauk County Board chooses not to condemn Czuprynko's actions

A resolution to condemn the actions of a Sauk County Board supervisor failed to pass at this month’s board meeting. The resolution called for...

 
 By Heather Stanek    News    March 7, 2019

Housing and rental costs are a hot topic at Chamber's Economic Outlook

Local leaders and experts had a lot to say about housing and rental costs during the annual Economic Outlook. The event was held Feb. 20 at the River...

 
 By Heather Stanek    News    March 7, 2019

Sauk County Board to accept property tax payments late due to weather

Certain tax payments that would normally be late will get a break due to the Post Office being affected by inclement weather. The Sauk County Board...

 

Sauk County housing study reveals high rent, lack of choices

A countywide housing study has found that expensive rent and a lack of choices are cause for concern for current and prospective residents. Results...

 

Sauk County Sheriffs to get new vehicles, county to see 911 upgrades

The Sauk County Sheriff’s Office will receive some new vehicles following a vote by the County Board. The request was unanimously approved during...

 

Sauk County eagle population increasing, spreading out from river valley

Sauk County's number of eagle visitors seems to be on the rise. In just a matter of decades, the...

 

Sauk County supervisor cited for theft

A Sauk County Board supervisor was cited for two counts of retail theft following an investigation by the Reedsburg Police Department. Waldemar “Wal...

 
 By Heather Stanek    News    January 3, 2019

Deer season ends with Holiday Hunt

The deer hunting season finished up with a holiday hunt from late December to January 1. Most deer are shot in the first weekend of gun season, which...

 
 By Heather Stanek    News    January 3, 2019

Sauk County Board discusses Health Care Center in Reedsburg

Although no action was taken on it, the Sauk County Health Care Center generated the most...

 

Sauk County Board passes resolution to 'explore solutions to hate'

A program to assist farmers and a stance against hate were among the main items before the Sauk County Board last Tuesday night. The board accepted a...

 

Holiday shopping kicks up in Sauk County

Green may stand out from the reds and golds this season, at least where shopping is concerned. Based on customer feedback and spending trends, it coul...

 

Sauk County passes $30 million budget

A meeting that lasted just over 7 hours culminated in the Sauk County Board passing its 2019 budget. Although there was other business on the agenda,...

 

Sauk County voters approve referenda by big margins

Sauk County voters gave the affirmative to four referendums in the fall election. Results were confirmed and made official last week. Each referendum...

 

Sauk County turnout at 60%, Meister re-elected as sheriff

Incumbents in two regional races say they are glad to continue serving in office. Sheriff Chip...

 

Town of Merrimac passes $532,000 budget, mill rate increases 1 cent

Residents in the Town of Merrimac won’t see much of a tax increase next year. The town board approved the $532,807 budget last week with a mill rate...

 

Health assessments start, cleanup continues at Badger

Officials will soon begin assessing health impacts of contamination at the Badger Army Ammunition Plant. The plant, located along Highway 78 near...

 
 By Heather Stanek    News    July 26, 2018

Reedsburg holds forum for several Democratic Gubernatorial candidates

Several Democratic candidates for Wisconsin’s gubernatorial race attended a forum a few weeks ago in Reedsburg. They talked about such topics as...

 

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019