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Articles from the November 1, 2018 edition

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 By Joe Block    News    November 1, 2018

Madison man arrested in Black Earth, tried to purchase poison

Jeremy Ryan, of Madison, was arrested by the FBI in Black Earth Wednesday, October 24, for attempting to possess radioactive material with the intent...

 

River Arts features class on color

Join River Arts on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 from 6-8 p.m. for a presentation about human nature and how we see color. The class, titled “Working...

 

Disaster recovery center opens in Dane County

A Disaster Recovery Center opened Monday, October 29 in Dane County to help renters, homeowners and businesses in Wisconsin affected by the severe...

 

Sauk Prairie School Board adopts 2018-2019 budget

The Sauk Prairie School Board adopted the final budget for the 2018-2019 school year totaling $40.6 million and also certified the 2018-2019 tax levy...

 
 By Joe Block    Schools    November 1, 2018

Wisconsin Heights passes budget

Wisconsin Heights School District passed its 2018-19 budget at its annual meeting Monday, October 27. The mill rate will be dropping for the third...

 

Sauk County hears presentation on proposed 2019 budget

At the end of its Oct. 16 meeting, the Sauk County Board of Supervisors heard a presentation by Administrative Coordinator Alene Kleczek Bolin on the...

 
 By Joe Block    News    November 1, 2018

Prairie du Sac grants Meise extension, denies additional funds

Village engineer Tom Stetzer spoke at length at the Prairie du Sac Board meeting Tuesday, October 23 about proposed additional charges from Meise...

 

The Book Nook

Engaging Characters in “Fishy” Historical Fiction When my latest library hold arrived, I was excited because the plot description I’d read was v...

 

Letter to the editor

Vote for Evers I just had a pleasant talk with a potential Walker voter today. We disagreed on a number of issues, but we did agree on one thing: our...

 

Joyce Schultz

Joyce Schultz, of Antigo, died Monday, October 22, 2018, at Aspirus Langlade Hospital. She was 83...

 

Doris E. Hosig

Doris E. Hosig age 97 of Prairie du Sac passed away on Monday, October 22, 2018 at Maplewood of Sauk Prairie. She was born Dec. 4, 1920 at the home...

 

Rick A. Rettenmund

Rick A. Rettenmund, age 45, suffered a Cardiac Arrest on Oct. 12, 2018, at home and passed away...

 

JoAnn Marie Luher Steckelberg

JoAnn Marie Luher Steckelberg , 85, died peacefully on Oct. 28, 2018 of metastatic melanoma. She was...

 

Wallace M. Clavadatscher

Wallace M. Clavadatscher of Witwen passed away at The Pines Assisted Living on October 23, 2018 at...

 

Ronald Robert Royston

Ronald Robert Royston passed peacefully on Oct 19, 2018. Born to Robert J Royston and Lucille T...

 

Dane County referendum about marijuana legalization on ballot

Just four years ago on April 1, 2014, Dane County voters overwhelmingly favored of a ballot referendum question asking if Marijuana should be taxed...

 

Dark Store Theory: Dane County residents to vote on tax loophole

An increase in lawsuits in state using “Dark Store Theory” (DST) as a basis for tax reduction has prompted the Dane County Board of Supervisors...

 
 By Mimi Wuest    News    November 1, 2018

Sauk County to have four referenda for Nov. 6 election

In addition to voting for key government offices (governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, secretary of state, state treasurer, U.S. and...

 

Heights sports fundraiser set for November

There will be a fundraiser for Wisconsin Heights sports at the Firehouse, hosted by Steve Schmitt, on November 18. Since 1993 the fundraiser has...

 

Sponsor Love Light Tree at SP Hospital

The Friends of Sauk Prairie Healthcare invites you to be a part of its annual “Love Lights” program with their fundraiser accepting donations...

 

Wollersheim Winery & Distillery releasing aged brandy and first wine of 2018 vintage

Wollersheim Winery & Distillery is releasing Coquard Reserve Brandy, a limited batch of the well-known Coquard Brandy that has been aged for 5 years...

 

Keller to build Lamers project

Keller, Inc. has been chosen as the general contractor on a new ground up building project for Lamers Bus in Sauk City, Wisconsin. Keller, Inc. is...

 

A Night without a Home event to help homeless and those in poverty

Friday, November 9, will be A Night without a Home in Meyer Oak Grove Park, Sauk City. Night without a Home is a sleep out event to: raise awareness,...

 

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