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Articles from the January 3, 2019 edition

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 By Joe Block    News    January 3, 2019

A good year for festivals Part 1

2018 was a great year for area festivals, from Cow Chip to Field Days, the Witwen July 4th parade...

 
 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...

 

December 16th count along Wisconsin River totals 123 eagles

The following report on eagle counts along the Wisconsin River was written by Jeb Barzen of the...

 
 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...

 
 By Joe Block    News    January 3, 2019

Missing boy returned to grandparents in Merrimac; mother took him to Virginia

A Merrimac boy is on his way home from Virigina after his birth mother failed to drop him off after a scheduled visit and took him. On December 23,...

 

Gary Engberg Outdoors

Winter Open Water Fishing for Steelhead and Brown Trout We all know that winter will be coming...

 
 By Matt Geiger    Opinion    January 3, 2019

Geiger Counter

A swan attacked and killed a grown man, on a pond in Illinois in 2012. The angry bird, which was nesting, tipped his kayak, then pummeled him as he tr...

 

Leo George Wipperfurth

Leo George Wipperfurth, age 89, passed away peacefully at his home in Roxbury on December 24, 2018...

 

Richard Leon Parrell

Richard Leon Parrell, age 87, passed away on Dec. 23, 2018. Although he was not rich, nor famous, Ri...

 

Sauk County offering over $50,000 in grants

The Sauk County Arts & Culture Committee is reminding you there is over $50,000 up for grabs! Arts, Humanities, and Historic Preservation (AHHP)...

 

Correction

In the December 27 issue of the Star News, the name of Schwarz Insurance was spelled incorrectly. The Star News regrets trhe error... Full story

 

Star News introduces new reporters covering area news

The Star News has welcomed several new staff over the past few months. Readers have been seeing...

 

Officials warn consumers to burn or bag holiday evergreen decorations

Plant health officials are cautioning consumers to burn wreaths and other evergreen decorations, or bag them and put them in the trash, after...

 

Come meet Ruth Culver Community Library Director Lauren White on January 9th

You’re invited to a meet and greet with Lauren White, the new Director of the Ruth Culver Community Library! Stop by the library circulation desk...

 

Black Earth Veterinary Clinic adds two new members

Black Earth Veterinary Clinic welcomes new Doctors of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Meghan Nelson and Dr....

 

Heights to hold 'Child Find' activity

The Wisconsin Heights School District will be conducting its annual “Child Find” activities in February for children between the ages of two and...

 

Mazo Music Conservancy hosts concert

The Mazomanie Music Conservancy (MMC) will host its monthly ‘Another Friday Night at Conservancy Hall’ free concert series this Friday evening,...

 
 By Rob Reischel    Sports    January 3, 2019

Heights' top moments of 2018

Wisconsin Heights' sports teams had a sensational 2018. The Vanguards sent teams and individuals to...

 

Sauk's best of the best

Sauk Prairie's boys and girls sports teams provided many highlights and lifetime memories in 2018....

 

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