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Articles from the March 21, 2019 edition

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Sauk City votes 6-1 to rename Derleth Park

Update: Sauk City Village officials and the Star News will be meeting Thursday. August Derleth Park...

 
 By Joe Block    News    March 21, 2019

Black Earth Creek rises again

Moderate rain and warm temperatures led to exceptional runoff over frozen ground across the area las...

 
 By Joe Block    Opinion    March 21, 2019

Around the Block

Last Wednesday, when temperatures peaked at 60 degrees, I told a friend I was going to go outside and smell a goat. I don’t usually seek out goats...

 

Letters to the editor

To the editor, I have worked at Wisconsin Heights School District as a counselor for the past 31 years. Over the course of my years here I have spent...

 

Robert (BJ, RAJ) Alvin Johnson

Robert (BJ, RAJ) Alvin Johnson Robert (BJ, RAJ) Alvin Johnson was born Dec. 28, 1944, and passed...

 
 By Gary Engberg    Opinion    March 21, 2019

Gary Enberg Outdoors

Time for Walleyes and Saugers, Part 2 This is Part 2 of my catching walleyes and saugers article. Part 2 will concentrate on equipment and the spring...

 
 By Donna Vought    Opinion    March 21, 2019

The Book Nook

Jealousy and Obsession The last two novels I finished recently were in different locations and were by authors of vastly different ages and writing...

 

Black Earth and Mazomanie

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...

 

NWDSS expands, hosting open house

Northwest Dane Senior Services will be having an open house for their new space in Cross Plains on March 28. There will be a wine and cheese...

 

Sauk Prairie

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...

 
 By Rob Westerlund    News    March 21, 2019

Black Earth to demolish and rebuild Community Park due to flood damage

After the pledge of allegiance and roll call on Tuesday, March 12 the Black Earth Village Board convened into a closed session pursuant to...

 
 By Rob Westerlund    News    March 21, 2019

Representative Considine visits Mazo board, talks Minimum Markup Law, Dark Store loophole, TIF limitations

After opening the village board meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12, with approval of the agenda and minutes from the previous meeting, board...

 
 By Dennis Semrau    Sports    March 21, 2019

Jelinek, Desroches earn honors

They were the third-highest scoring duo in the state in boys prep hockey this season. So when it cam...

 
 By Dennis Semrau    Sports    March 21, 2019

Lots of changes for Eagles' softball

Change can be good, but it is also not without a few concerns, too. That is the challenge that Sauk Prairie softball coach Shane Been and his...

 

Sauk Prairie spring sports schedule

Varsity baseball March 28 vs. Riverdale 5 p.m. March 29 at Beloit Memorial 5 p.m. April 2 at Reedsburg 5 p.m. April 4 vs. Reedsburg 5 p.m. April 6...

 
 By Dennis Semrau    Sports    March 21, 2019

Track teams off and running

With spring just around the corner, the Sauk Prairie boys and girls track and field teams jump-started their season last weekend. The Eagles made...

 

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