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 By Joe Block    News    June 13, 2019 

Wepking hired by Baraboo Police

Former Sauk Prairie police officer Jamie Wepking, who resigned in November after allegedly removing a fellow officer’s taser and discharging it at...

 
 By Joe Block    News    June 13, 2019 

Sauk City residents died of natural causes

A mother and son found deceased in their Sauk City home on Sunday, June 2, died of natural causes. 88 year old Margaret Fass and her 63 year old son...

 
 News    June 13, 2019 

Informational meeting on Prairie du Sac Dam

An informational meeting on the Wisconsin River and Prairie du Sac dam will be held on Tuesday, June 25, at 6 p.m. at the Wisconsin Riverside Resort,...

 
 By Joe Block    News    June 6, 2019

Cop resigns after trying to tase fellow officer

Sergeant Jamie Wepking, an 18 year veteran of the Sauk Prairie police department, resigned in early November of last year after he allegedly removed...

 
 By Joe Block    News    June 6, 2019

Mother and son found dead in Sauk City home

A mother and son were found deceased in their Sauk City home on Sunday, June 2. 88 year old Margaret Fass and her 63 year old son David Fass were...

 
 By Kara OKeeffe    News    June 6, 2019

Changes to planned unit development district zoning approved by Sauk City

The Sauk City Village Board approved amendments to the Planned Unit Development District (PUD) Zoning Ordinance which makes it more understandable...

 

Badger Restoration Advisory Board to meet on June 20th, website finally working

The Army is proposing to hold a public meeting of the Badger Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) on Thursday, June 20 at 6 p.m. at the Sauk Prairie...

 
 By Gary Schuetz    News    June 6, 2019

Town of Vermont updates zoning, discusses ATC line

The Town of Vermont has formally adopted the updated Dane County Section 10 zoning code. In April 2018, the town sent postcards to notify landowners...

 
 By Gary Schuetz    News    June 6, 2019

Road chip sealing in Vermont to be re-bid, funding discussed

For numerous reasons, the Town of Vermont will re-bid the 2019 road chip sealing projects with a few adjustments. The town received a $179,000 bid...

 
 By Joe Block    News    May 30, 2019

SPSD superintendent Cliff Thompson to step down in the fall

The Sauk Prairie School District will see a major leadership change this fall. Current...

 
 By Autumn Luedke    News    May 30, 2019

Mazo, Heights, landowner close to agreement on land next to elementary school

The Wisconsin Heights School District is one step closer in securing a portion of land between Mazomanie Elementary School and property owned by Jeri...

 
 By Joe Block    News    May 23, 2019

SPSD superintendent Cliff Thompson to step down in the fall

Note: the print edition incorrectly listed Cliff Thompson's last name as "Anderson." The Star regrets the error. The Sauk Prairie School District will...

 

DNR calls for more testing near Badger

The detection of unsafe levels of explosives in a rural drinking water well near the former Badger Army Ammunition Plant has prompted State...

 
 By Joe Block    News    May 23, 2019

Town of Mazomanie votes down ATV/UTV use on roads

The town of Mazomanie board voted 3-2 against allowing ATV/UTV use on township roads. In April, a non-binding referendum produced a 165-140 result...

 
 By Kara OKeeffe    News    May 23, 2019

Looking forward: What are the future space needs of the Sauk Prairie School District?

Presenting research and strategic options regarding the space needs to meet facility, safety,...

 
 By Joe Block    News    May 23, 2019

Prairie du Sac opens up emergency access to Sauk Prairie Ambulance

The Prairie du Sac village board approved an ordinance that will allow Sauk Prairie Ambulance emergency access to buildings after hours. Lockboxes,...

 
 By Joe Block    News    May 23, 2019

Man accused of pepper spraying Columbia County deputy caught in Sauk City

A man suspected of spraying a Columbia County deputy with pepper spray during a traffic stop on May 12 was captured. Joshua A. Martin, 30, was taken i...

 
 By Kara OKeeffe    News    May 23, 2019

Local Sauk Prairie student heading to Italy as an exchange student next year

Krystel Cumbajin Lara will be studying abroad in Italy next year, as a high school senior through...

 
 By Marian Copus    News    May 23, 2019

Arena village board welcomes three new members

Arena's village board meeting in May found two new board members and later the board voted in a...

 
 By Joe Block    News    May 23, 2019

Heights adopts new transportation company

The Wisconsin Heights School District entered into contract with a new transportation company for bu...

 
 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...

 

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...

 
 By Kara OKeeffe    News    May 9, 2019

Sauk City Village Board to look into honoring August Derleth with trail

The Sauk City Village board started a discussion with members of the August Derleth Society (ADS)...

 

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