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 By Brenda Schultz    News    October 18, 2018 

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...

 
 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....

 

Black Earth waits for FEMA's response

FEMA should respond to the Village of Black Earth’s request for financial assistance by October 14, stated Village Administrator Shellie Benish at...

 

Black Earth Super Mart to close

Andy Fiene, CEO of Premier Cooperative, released the following letter. Dear Black Earth Super Mart...

 

Dane County offers emergency notification system

Dane County’s Emergency Notification System is used to alert people and provide important information during an emergency. In the event of an...

 

Friends of the Lower Wisconsin Riverway to hold river symposium

The Friends of the Lower Wisconsin Riverway will host a State of the Riverway symposium, Oct. 12...

 

Arena News

By Mariah and Cheryl Schmidt The VFW’s first steak feed of the year is coming up Saturday, October 13. Delicious food and good times and the VFW...

 
 By Marian Copus    News    October 11, 2018

Arena Village Board hires MSA to explore options for Arena Elementary

At their October meeting the Arena board voted to hire MSA Engineering firm to check into options for the Arena school building for a sum of $7,800. T...

 

Highway 12 bridge work in 2019-20

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is developing plans for a proposed project on US 12 over the Wisconsin River in the village of...

 
 By Kara OKeeffe    News    October 4, 2018

Sauk Prairie in the running for 'Wisconsin Hometown Stories'

The Sauk Prairie area may be featured in an upcoming edition of Wisconsin Public Television’s, “Wisconsin Hometown Stories”, Connie Konkle,...

 
 By Joe Block    News    October 4, 2018

Village of Prairie du Sac to reconsider pet exception

The Village of Prairie du Sac will consider, for the third time, whether to allow a resident to exceed the 3-pet limit per household, at its next...

 
 By Joe Block    News    October 4, 2018

Wisconsin Heights School Board readies survey for residents

The Wisconsin Heights School Board reviewed a survey that will soon be going out to district residents. The survey primarily concerns the upcoming $2....

 
 By Kara OKeeffe    News    October 4, 2018

Sauk Prairie School Board gets update on Merrimac Charter School

Merrimac Community Charter School Lead Teacher, Sid Malek and other multi-age teachers from the school presented on data and areas of focus of the sch...

 

Governor and Public Service Commission announce $1 million in flood relief

Governor Scott Walker and the Public Service Commission (PSC) today announced $1 million in new flood relief for Wisconsinites that were impacted by...

 

FEMA assesses Mazomanie residences, Village to inspect those in flood plain

FEMA employees began their assessment of private and residential flood damage in Mazomanie last week. Village Administrator Peter Huebner said the...

 

Sauk Prairie police need officers

During the joint board meeting with the Village of Sauk City and the Village of Prairie du Sac on September 11, 2018, the Sauk Prairie Police...

 

Sauk County Board finalizes disaster declaration

Meeting for the first time since the county-wide flooding events of Aug. 27-28 and Sept. 3-4, the Sauk County Board of Supervisors official approved...

 

Town of Vermont to host MadNorSki

Up, Up and Away is both the name of the race as well as an apt description of the course. Madison Nordic Ski Club, MadNorSki, for short, will host a...

 

FEMA beings assessment of area damage

Representatives with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the U.S. Small Business Administration, Wisconsin Emergency Management and other...

 

Town of Vermont transitioning towards Dane County's updated zoning code

While Dane County’s long-anticipated update to their zoning code may have been two years in the making, Vermont’s plan commission members have...

 

Construction on Highway 14 bridges begins

It was announced at the September 5 Village Board meeting that the Department of Transportation would begin reconstruction of both washed out bridges...

 

Sauk Prairie School District proposes 2019 budget at annual meeting

Cliff Anderson presented the proposed budget for the 2018-2019 school year during the budget and annual meeting for the Sauk Prairie School Board on...

 
 By Joe Block    News    September 20, 2018

Prairie du Sac reviews audit; approves financial plan

The Village or Prairie du Sac reviewed its 2017 audit at its meeting September 11. The audit was completed by Johnson Block and Company. The Village...

 

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