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Articles from the October 18, 2018 edition

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Black Earth officials identify need to update emergency management plan

When the August 21 flood hit Black Earth, its Emergency Management Plan (EMP) from 1999 was put to the test. 30% of Village homes called the 2-1-1...

 

Mazo house burns in fire

On Friday, October 12 at 7:36 p.m,. Dane County Deputies responded to a residential house fire in the 5800 Block of Beuthin Road, in the Town of...

 

Sauk County Gardeners to raffle quilt

Sauk County Master Gardener Association Volunteers will raffle a quilt on November 3, 2018. This beautiful, 91” x 102” quilt in the...

 

Pastor's Pen

When you get a chance read through Mark 10:17-31. What is standing in the way of your relationship with God? What is it that would make you walk away...

 

Sauk Prairie School Board hears about progress at Tower Rock

The Sauk Prairie School Board continued their tour of schools in the district by holding their Oct. 8, 2018 board meeting at Tower Rock Elementary....

 
 By Joe Block    News    October 18, 2018

Prairie du Sac Board allows elderly pets to stay

By a vote of 4-2, the Board of the Village of Prairie du Sac agreed to an exemption for Maria Thompson’s five dogs and two cats at her residence....

 
 By Joe Block    Schools    October 18, 2018

Heights School Board crafts guidelines for member conduct and meetings

The Wisconsin Heights School Board discussed crafting a document outlining Board norms and goals. This type of document has become more popular with o...

 
 By Joe Block    Opinion    October 18, 2018

Around the Block

I am in a codependent relationship with my dog, and I'm fine with that. My social media accounts are...

 

Gary Engberg Outdoors

It’s the second week of October and many of the trees in the southern third of Wisconsin are just starting to change their colors. The weather that...

 

Letters to the editor

Blood drive thank you Letter to the editor: Thank you to all those who attended the Red Cross Blood Drive held at the Cross Plains Fire Station on...

 

Leon A. Statz

Leon A. Statz, age 57, of Loganville, passed away on Monday, October 8, 2018, after a long fought...

 

Mary Jane Catherine Rauls Lochner

Mary Jane Catherine Rauls Lochner, age 89, of Sauk City, WI passed away peacefully at St. Clare...

 

Ruby McFarlane

Ruby McFarlane, age 87, returned to her heavenly home on Saturday, October 6th; Her firm belief in G...

 

Norbert J. Albrecht

Norbert J. Albrecht, age 92, passed away peacefully at home on October 14, 2018 with his loving wife...

 

Knights of Columbus pork dinner

Knights of Columbus Council 3099 from St. Al’s (Sauk City) and St. Norbert’s (Roxbury) invite everyone to their Annual Pork Chop Dinner on Sunday...

 

SP Conservation Alliance hosting Badger Ammunition transformation story

Please join us on Thursday, October 18th for our monthly “We Are Sauk Prairie” program. This month the Alliance takes the podium to share its...

 

SP Healthcare hosts Healthy Aging Fair

If you have an aging parent, or consider yourself a senior, you don’t want to miss Sauk Prairie Healthcare’s Healthy Aging Fair, Saturday, October...

 

Sauk Prairie Against Hunger to pack meals

Sauk Prairie Against Hunger will be holding its annual mobile pack October 25-27. Over 270,000 meals are planned to be packed, and 1,300 volunteers ar...

 

My neighbor in need

My Neighbor In Need has a website along with this news article, which connects those who have a need with those who wish to fulfill this need. For...

 

The Book Nook

Keen-Eyed Coming of Age Novel In “Object Lessons” by Anna Quindlen we meet Maggie Scanlan, a twelve-year-old from an Irish family living in a New...

 

6:8 offers training opportunties for volunteers

6:8 is offering two volunteer introduction opportunities in the next two months. The first is Saturday, October 20, at 9 a.m., and the second is...

 

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