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Articles from the May 24, 2018 edition

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 By Erika Wittekind    News    May 24, 2018

Mazo saves on bonds

The Village of Mazomanie has awarded two bond issues totaling $5.5 million, receiving better than expected interest rates that led to $30,000 in...

 
 By Joe Block    News    May 24, 2018

Heights offer up a bounty of summer options

The Wisconsin Heights School District is preparing for another successful summer school session...

 
 By Michael Carignan    News    May 24, 2018

November referendum gives Sauk County voters a voice

When November comes around Sauk County voters will have a chance to have their voice heard on their wishes for the creation of a non-partisan...

 
 By Matt Geiger    Community    May 24, 2018

Dinosaurs in the backyard

"They're like walking flowers in the backyard!" exclaims Donna Daniels, a resident of rural Cross Pl...

 

Black Earth Depot to open

The Black Earth Depot museum will open for the 2018 season on Memorial Day weekend, Sunday, May 27 from 1-4p.m. This year’s displays will again...

 

Mazo Legion to hold program

The Mazomanie American Legion Family will host a Memorial Day Program on Monday, May 28th at the Mazomanie Elementary School beginning at 10:00 a.m....

 

Back Through Time

Week of May 24, 1918      Our annual Children›s Day program will be given next Sunday morning.  Our little people are always delighted to sing,...

 

Letters to the editor: ATC line

Dear Editor, I heard this great line on a radio talk show the other day: “Just because the hole is in a different part of the boat doesn’t mean...

 

Letters to the editor: Natural gas

Dear Editor, A look at the headlines these days tells us we are living in challenging times. Political unrest and international tensions along with...

 

Bender family hosts breakfast

The Brian Bender Family farm is hosting the 29th Sauk County Dairy Breakfast on June 9th, from 7-11 a.m. (rain or shine), at S4065 State Road 136,...

 

Jason R. Bolar

Jason R. Bolar, 40, of Sauk City, WI, shortly after receiving the kidney transplant he had been...

 

William Joseph Frome (Bill)

William Joseph Frome (Bill) was born in Black Earth, Wisconsin on July 16, 1928 to Walter August...

 

Joyce Alice Koenecke

Joyce Alice Koenecke, age 90, of Sauk City, Wisconsin, passed away Sunday, May 20, 2018, at...

 
 By Joe Block    News    May 24, 2018

Correction

In last week’s issue, in the story “Prairie du Sac closes in on Highhway 12 and PF plan,” the location of the TID should have read the...

 

From the Pastor's Pen

For many, Memorial Day means the early beginning of summer. To others, it means a day off for shopping. Memorial Day began as Decoration Day which or...

 
 By Gary Engberg    Opinion    May 24, 2018

Gary Engberg Outdoors

Madison's Lake Mendota and Lake Monona Pre-Spawn Bass There are five lakes in the Madison Chain of...

 

Susan Dietzen designated Certified Treasurer

The Municipal Treasurers Association of Wisconsin (MTAW) is proud to announce that Susan Dietzen CMTW, CMC, WCMC from the Village of Mazomanie, has...

 

All parish estate sale

St. Barnabas/St John the Baptist will be holding an all parish estate sale on June 7-9th. All proceeds will go to Holy Cross Parish. Items accepted...

 

Neighbor in need

Current Needs: My Neighbor In Need is a single mom working 2 jobs who is requesting help to enable her children ages 6, 8 and 10 to attend Kids...

 

Moon hike

Grab your coat and get out of the house!  As part of Art on the Trail celebrate spring by joining us for a short walk under the next full moon,...

 
 By Dennis Semrau    Sports    May 24, 2018

Eagles' tennis team shines at conference

Less than three months ago, Sauk Prairie's Parker Chrisler was merely hopeful he would be able to pl...

 

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