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Articles from the August 1, 2019 edition

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 By Ellen Paul    News    August 1, 2019

SP School District sets plan in motion for new superintendent

The Sauk Prairie School Board recently set in motion a transition to a new superintendent, Jeff Wright, on Sept. 1. The current superintendent, Cliff...

 
 By Autumn Luedke    News    August 1, 2019

Mazomanie and Black Earth to hold first National Night Out

The villages of Black Earth and Mazomanie will join together to hold its first, locally-sponsored National Night Out from 5:30-7:30 p.m. August 6 in...

 
 By Joe Block    News    August 1, 2019

Sauk Prairie National Night Out

Sauk Prairie’s National Night Out will be held Tuesday, August 6 from 6-8 p.m. at Marion Park. Local emergency services including fire and EMS,...

 

Letter to the editor

Mickelsons-Martin American Legion Post 313 Commander Dennis J Wood wants to thank everyone involved in making our 100 Year American Legion Anniversary...

 

Danny Roger Justus

Danny Roger Justus, age 75, passed away peacefully at Maplewood Sauk Prairie on July 24, 2019. He was born in Virginia on June 18, 1944. Danny moved...

 

Jean C. Larson

Jean C. Larson, age 75, passed away on July 11, 2019. She was born Oct. 2, 1943 to the late...

 

Tina M. Wilkinson

Tina M. Wilkinson, age 51 of Loganville, passed away July 25, 2019. She was born in Reedsburg on June 2, 1968 the daughter of David and Gloria...

 

Eddie R. Noggle

Eddie R. Noggle, age 58, passed away July 29, 2019 at Agrace Hospice in Fitchburg. He was born...

 

Sauk Prairie natives Brandi Zick and Alexis Strunz named Fairest and junior Fairest of the Fair

Sauk Prairie High School 2019 graduate, Brandi Zick is the 2019 Fairest of the Fair and Sauk...

 

Merrimac Festival on August 3rd

The Merrimac Festival on the beautiful shores of Lake Wisconsin in Memorial Park is the place to be August 3. The park is located at 145 Front...

 

Busy times coming up at Merrimac UMC

On Saturday August 3, food will be a large focus at their food tent at the Merrimac Festival. The Varsity Club is preparing and donating the tasty bee...

 

Sauk City Riverfront Park receives $10,000 donation from Cenex, Consumers Cooperative

A Cenex-sponsored grant, matched by Consumers Co-op in Sauk City, has led to a $10,000 donation to the planned Sauk City Riverfront Park. “We are...

 
 By Autumn Luedke    News    August 1, 2019

Mazomanie working toward brush dump solution

The Mazomanie Community Garden could have a brush dump and burning area on the same property if the village isn’t able to find a different suitable...

 
 By Donna Vought    Opinion    August 1, 2019

The Book Nook

Reaching for the Stars This year is the 50th anniversary of men walking on the moon and it’s being celebrated in many ways. In addition to the...

 
 By Matt Geiger    News    August 1, 2019

Dane County files brief over Cardinal-Hickory Creek line

A brief filed by Dane County with the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin claims there is no need for the proposed Cardinal-Hickory Creek power...

 
 By Marian Copus    News    August 1, 2019

Arena has wide-ranging regular and special July meetings

The July meeting of the Arena Village Board was led by village president Kate Reiman. Speakers on the agenda for the evening were with Dalo...

 
 By Joe Block    Community    August 1, 2019

Reflections on the life of Doris Litscher-Gasser

With the passing of Doris Litscher-Gasser recently, the Star News is reprinting an article published...

 

Black Earth amd Mazomanie community events

Golfing With the Methodists Everyone is welcome at Golfing With The Methodists, a fundraising and fellowship golf event from Asbury United Methodist...

 
 By Dennis Semrau    Sports    August 1, 2019

Marcus Caminiti lifts Bombers

CROSS PLAINS — It was a battle for their very playoff survival. The Black Earth Bombers needed a victory at Baer Park last Saturday afternoon to rem...

 
 By Dennis Semrau    Sports    August 1, 2019

Middleton ends season with 12-game win streak

A highly-anticipated matchup between rivals Middleton and host Ashton lost much of its drama before the teams took the field on Sunday. Middleton had...

 

Playoff pairings set

Northern Section Playoffs Sunday, Aug. 4 – 1 p.m. Quarterfinals #8 Reedsburg (8-8) at #1 Middleton (15-1) #7 Black Earth (8-8) at #2 Sauk Prairie...

 

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