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Articles from the February 7, 2019 edition

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 By Kara OKeeffe    News    February 7, 2019

New park features and upgrades coming to August Derleth Park

From new soccer fields to new park equipment and a splash pad, a $1.7 million-dollar renovation...

 

Arena News

By Mariah and Cheryl Schmidt Sympathies to the Linda White family on her passing. Linda and her husband Jerry ran the Mill Creek Cheese Factory and...

 

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...

 

Bank of Prairie du Sac offers class on credit

No credit, bad credit, or good credit—learn how to understand and manage it at Bank of Prairie du Sac’s Smart Money Personal Finance Class. Class...

 
 By Joe Block    Opinion    February 7, 2019

Around the Block

Being the editor of a small weekly newspaper can be a lonely job. There is a full-time staff of...

 

Letter to the editor

Thanks to Class of 1973 Co-chair Dennis J Wood of the Wisconsin Heights Alumni Association, Inc wants to thank the class of 1973 for a donation to...

 

William (Bill) Nelson O'Brien

William (Bill) Nelson O'Brien, age 87, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family and...

 

Margie Ann (Jennings) Miller

Margie Ann (Jennings) Miller, age 80, passed away on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at Waunakee Manor...

 

Leon F. Lawler

Leon F. Lawler, age 56, of Madison, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. A Memorial...

 

Leona C. Shirek

Leona C. Shirek, 106, Junction City, WI, passed away peacefully on February 2, 2019 at Portage...

 

District One EMS to hold fundraiser breakfast

The volunteer members of District One EMS are firing up the griddle for the 31st Annual EMT Fundraiser Breakfast on Sunday, February 10, from 8 a.m....

 

Tell us your story about the flood

The Star News is planning to do a retrospective on the August floods to mark the 6-month anniversary. This will be a longform feature. We are asking...

 

Gary Engberg Outdoors

Extend Your Pheasant Hunting Unfortunately, for those of us who love upland game bird hunting, there are some major problems these days. The problems...

 

Sauk Prairie Community Calendar

Sauk Prairie The Village of Prairie du Sac meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the Village Hall. The Village of Sauk...

 

Historical Society hosts talk on Battle of Wisconsin Heights

Black Earth Historical Society is hosting Patrick J. Jung at their annual meeting on Sunday, February 10, 2019 from 2-3 p.m. at 1022 Blue Mounds Stree...

 

Ron's Jam is back!

The public is invited to an afternoon of ‘old time’ music on Friday, February 8 at the Black Earth Fire Station meeting room (across from The...

 
 By Marian Copus    News    February 7, 2019

Arena to get help on comprehensive plan

At the Arena village board meeting in January Troy Maggied, Southwest Regional Planning Commission, addressed the board about helping to complete the...

 

Mazomanie and Black Earth community calendar

MAZOMANIE Village of Mazomanie board meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, except in December. The board meets on the first Tuesday o...

 

Schlimgen headed to Sauk Prairie

Family first. At the end of the day, those two words trumped any other for Amy Schlimgen....

 

Streak busted

FORT ATKINSON – The incredible streak is over. Sauk Prairie's wrestling team had its run of eight...

 

Eagles swimmers win league

Senior co-captains Desmon Sachtjen and Karsten Flogel were determined that the Sauk Prairie co-op would not miss a beat at the Badger North...

 

Heights girls drop a pair

Wisconsin Heights' girls' basketball team dropped a pair of games last week. Belleville defeated...

 

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