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Mazomanie passes budget, waits for new construction to offset flood losses

The Village of Mazomanie approved a lean budget at its Nov. 27 meeting, whittling thousands from proposed expenditures to bring it under the levy...

 
 By Rob Westerlund    News    December 13, 2018 

Black Earth focusing on long-term flood recovery, transfers liquor license

The Village of Black Earth Board Meeting was held on December 4, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. Board president Pat Troge and trustees James Coyle, Pam...

 

Lame-duck Republican bills on Governor's desk

Wisconsin lawmakers were called back into session last week, planning to take a vote on whether the state should give tax credits to paper giant...

 

Holiday news deadlines

The deadline for news submission during the holidays will be Friday, December 21, 5 p.m. for the issue on the 27rd and Friday, December 28, by 5...

 

Black Earth board passes 2019 budget

The Black Earth Village Board met on November 13 at 6:00 p.m. to review items of village business, including the proposed 2019 budget. The board...

 
 By Joe Block    News    December 6, 2018

Concessions trailer stolen from Wisconsin Heights High School

On Friday, November 23, a Pepsi Co. concessions truck/trailer was stolen from the Wisconsin Heights...

 
 By Kara OKeeffe    News    December 6, 2018

Sauk City approves 2019 budget, taxes lower than 2013

The Sauk City Village board unanimously approved the 2019 budget at the board meeting on Tuesday, November 27, 2018. There were no comments during the...

 
 By Joe Block    News    December 6, 2018

Prairie du Sac passes 2019 budget, mill rate drops 70 cents

The Village of Prairie du Sac finalized the budget for next year at Tuesday’s meeting. The 2018 mill rate (payable 2019) for the village is $6.274...

 
 By Marian Copus    News    December 6, 2018

Arena Board contemplates public comment period, Pustina's input at meetings

Arena Village President Matthew Schroeder started the Arena Village Board meeting November 15 with the usual beginning items on the agenda. This...

 

Municipal Court Judge Dwight Pulsfus Not Seeking Re-Election

Municipal Court Judge Dwight Pulsfus has decided not to seek an additional four year term on the bench of the Sauk Prairie Municipal Court. When his...

 
 By Joe Block    News    November 29, 2018

Mazomanie residents filling out paperwork, have to wait 9-12 months for FEMA funds

The Village of Mazomanie held a special public meeting on November 15 to inform residents about flood recovery options and the FEMA Hazard Mitigation...

 

Sauk County to celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day in October

A new celebration will take place starting next fall. Sauk County Board unanimously accepted a proposal declaring the second Monday in October as...

 

Village of Mazomanie looks to reduce expenses due to flood costs

The Village of Mazomanie will be looking for ways to reduce expenses, with some projects that had been part of long-range planning likely to be put...

 

Holly Jolly Sauk Prairie this weekend, events include chili cook-off and parade

Holly Jolly Sauk Prairie is coming December first. Events include: Selfies with Santa – 9 a.m.-2 p.m, at the Sauk Prairie Area Historical Society;...

 

It's that time of the year: fight the flu, protect yourself and others, by getting a flu shot

Flu season is now in full swing, and the Public Health of Madison and Dane County (PHMDC) urges anyone six months or older to get a flu shot to help...

 

Ho-Chunk, Sauk County workshop 'One Sauk' initiative

In late October, Sauk County and the Ho-Chunk Nation convened a meeting with 54 attendees for the third workshop for “One Sauk, Naturally,” an ini...

 

Sauk County passes $30 million budget

A meeting that lasted just over 7 hours culminated in the Sauk County Board passing its 2019 budget. Although there was other business on the agenda,...

 
 By Kara OKeeffe    News    November 22, 2018

Sauk City proposes 2019 budget, includes funding for new officer

The Sauk City Village Board reviewed the proposed 2019 budget during the Village Board meeting on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 and covered some of the...

 

Black Earth Creek bridges open

After nearly three months of losing the main artery for regional traffic, both bridges spanning Black Earth Creek are open for business. The flood wat...

 
 By Kara OKeeffe    News    November 22, 2018

Sauk City Library presents conceptual designs before board

The Sauk City Library presented conceptual designs to a proposed addition to the current library to the Sauk City Village Board on Tuesday, November...

 

Sauk County voters approve referenda by big margins

Sauk County voters gave the affirmative to four referendums in the fall election. Results were confirmed and made official last week. Each referendum...

 

Wick names new president

Wick Buildings Inc. Board of Directors announced that Allan Breidenbach has been selected as Wick’s new President. Breidenbach assumed the role on...

 
 By Joe Block    News    November 15, 2018

Local turnout tops 75% in election

Mazomanie, Black Earth, Sauk City, and Prairie du Sac voter turnout topped Dane County’s 69%, and was well past the state’s 59%. 5,534 residents i...

 

Sauk County turnout at 60%, Meister re-elected as sheriff

Incumbents in two regional races say they are glad to continue serving in office. Sheriff Chip... Full story

 

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