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Articles from the May 2, 2019 edition

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 By Kara OKeeffe    News    May 2, 2019

Sauk Prairie School District gets new compensation plan

After six years of working with a group of teachers, school board members and community members the Sauk Prairie School Board approved a new school di...

 
 By Joe Block    News    May 2, 2019

Vanguard Vision: Heights looks back at a year of progress

Wisconsin Heights School District held its ‘Vanguard Vision: Reaching new heights’ one-year follow up on April 18. This was a gathering of...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Sauk Prairie and Wisconsin Heights come together for plant sale

Do you enjoy a beautiful landscape, a simple Mother's Day gift or fresh vegetables and herbs?...

 
 By Gary Engberg    Opinion    May 2, 2019

Gary Engberg outdoors

Almost Time for Panfish Soon the inland waters fishing season will open on Saturday, May 5th. The ice from a long winter is finally gone and it is...

 
 By Matt Geiger    Opinion    May 2, 2019

Geiger Counter

Are you really happy, or do you just think you are? Critics of drinking often claim that it doesn’t actually make you happy. “Those kinds of thing...

 

Paul Charles Maier

Paul Charles Maier, age 79, passed away Apr. 28, 2019 at his home in Prairie du Sac. He was born in...

 

Roger Dale Petzke

Plain - Roger Dale Petzke, age 79, passed away suddenly at his home on April 17, 2019. Funeral...

 

William "Bill" "Grizz" C. Meili

William "Bill" "Grizz" C. Meili, age 71, passed away at William S. Middleton V.A. Hospital in Madiso...

 

Sheri Jo Mowitz

Sheri Jo Mowitz age 57, passed away on April 17, 2019 at Maplewood Sauk Prairie following a brief but courageous battle with cancer. She was born on...

 

Keep an eye on your dogs

On April 23, the U.S. will celebrate National Lost Dog Awareness Day (NLDAD). This canine-focused awareness day was created by Lost Dogs of America...

 

Heroes for Honor hosting Hangar Dance

In 2015, a small and informally organized group of local folks came together to conduct fundraising for Badger Honor Flight. A campaign began in Decem...

 

Sauk Prairie Ambulance holding open house

The Sauk Prairie Ambulance Service will be featuring several events in the next few weeks. May 16th there will be story time at Ruth Culver Community...

 

Brett Wagner to play piano at Park Hall

Brett Wagner will present a piano concert at Park Hall (aka the Free Thinkers Hall), 307 Polk St., Sauk City, on May 10 at 7 pm. This spring-time...

 

6:8 men's group to feature Dr. John McAuliffe

6:8’s Men’s Community will feature doctor John McAuliffe this month, speaking about addiction. The meeting is Sunday, May 5. This is a monthly...

 

Sauk Prairie Conservation Alliance hosting birding field trip May 18th

Join the Sauk Prairie Conservation Alliance for a great family-friendly field trip in May. Mike Mossman, historian, natural historian and retired DNR...

 

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 Joe Block    News    May 2, 2019

Heights introducing new math curriculum

The Wisconsin Heights School Board elected a new president at its April 22 meeting. James Kartman was elected with a unanimous vote. A Middle...

 
 By Joe Block    News    May 2, 2019

County Y bridge over Dunlap Creek under construction, down to 1 lane for a month

The County Highway Y bridge over Dunlap Creek, located in Mazomanie Township, just north of Racek Road, will be reduced to 1 lane for the next four...

 

Heights Players performing Charlie and the Chocolate Factory May 10th-11th

Can you smell it? It’s almost here! WHP 2.0, Wisconsin Heights Players adult theater group, along with some of their children, will be performing...

 

American Legion holding annual steak feed

Mickelsons-Martin American Legion Post 313 invites the public to participate in their annual steak feed held at the Black Earth Fire Station. The... Full story

 
 By Donna Vought    Opinion    May 2, 2019

The book nook

Solving a family secret When I ask readers why they enjoy mystery novels, I receive a wide variety of answers, although there are some common themes....

 

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