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 By Autumn Luedke    News    May 16, 2019

Mazomanie seeking a 5% utility rate increase

The Village of Mazomanie is seeking a 5.18 percent rate increase for its electric utility as well as changes to the utility’s rate structure. On...

 
 By Joe Block    News    May 16, 2019

Road construction coming to Mazo

Mazomanie public works is beginning a water main replacement project on Crocker St. at Exchange St. The project will continue south to Commercial and...

 
 By Gary Engberg    Opinion    May 16, 2019

Gary Engberg Outdoors

This spring, I’ve talked about the roller-coaster ride that we’ve been on with fronts and cold weather, rain, wind, and even snow happening...

 
 By Joe Block    Opinion    May 16, 2019

Around the Block

Note: The following was written in 1999, just a few months after I was first hired as a reporter. The Hallucinatory Lament of a Tired Journalist Odd k...

 
 By Matt Geiger    Opinion    May 16, 2019

Geiger Counter

Shortly after we brought the new puppy home, I discovered my daughter dresses like an elaborate fishing lure. One of those fancy ones you see...

 

Letter to the editor

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 6-10, 2019 with Tuesday, May 7, 2019 designated as National Teacher Day. National Teacher Day has been celebrated sin...

 

Kevin G. Cox

Kevin G. Cox, age 62, passed away peacefully at his home on May 9, 2019. He was born in Janesville...

 

Lucille E. (Weynand) Bongard

Lucille E. (Weynand) Bongard, passed away at the age of 85 years on May 9, 2019 at the Sauk Prairie...

 

Edward J. Theis

Edward J. Theis age 87 of Sioux Falls, formerly of Mazomanie, WI died Sunday, May 5, 2019 at Avera M...

 
 By Donna Vought    Opinion    May 16, 2019

The Book Nook

Less is More Recently I found myself in an interesting dilemma. The book originally slated for this column turned out to be too awful to inflict on...

 

Yanke receives scholarship

The Compeer Financial Fund for Rural America, the corporate giving program of Compeer Financial, has awarded 120 graduating high school seniors with...

 

Jordan Onsager wins Aspirations in Computing award

Sauk Prairie High School student Jordan Onsager has received the NCWIT-WI Regional Affiliate Level Winner Award for Aspirations in Computing. The...

 

SP American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars holding Memorial Day service

Sauk City American Legion Kuoni Reuter Post 167 and Sauk Prairie Veterans of Foreign Wars Lachmund-Cramer Post 7694 are jointly presenting Memorial Da...

 

Sauk Prairie high school spring sports registration meeting May 29th

There will be a Sauk Prairie High School Spring Sports Registration Meeting May 29, 2019. Online registration opens on May 24. Be sure to register...

 

Sauk City man dies in Monroe County crash

On May 9, 2019, shortly after 1:30 p.m., the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office responded to a fatal two vehicle accident on State Highway 71 near...

 

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...

 

Mazo pool party in June

There will be a family pool party at Mazomanie Lions park and the pool June 7. Pool hours that day are 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Bring a picnic basket and eat in...

 

Back Earth and Mazomanie 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...

 

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