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 By Joe Block    News    March 28, 2019

Town of Mazo to hold referendum on ATV/UTV use

The town of Mazomanie will have a non-binding referendum question on the ballot April 2 about the use of ATV/UTVs on township roads. There will be an...

 

CDBG Funds Available for Village of Mazomanie Residents

Need windows, roof or furnace? Other home repairs? Apply now! The Village of Mazomanie has a Community Development Block Grant for Housing...

 

Sauk City votes 6-1 to rename Derleth Park

Update: Sauk City Village officials and the Star News will be meeting Thursday. August Derleth Park...

 
 By Joe Block    News    March 21, 2019

Black Earth Creek rises again

Moderate rain and warm temperatures led to exceptional runoff over frozen ground across the area las...

 
 By Rob Westerlund    News    March 21, 2019

Black Earth to demolish and rebuild Community Park due to flood damage

After the pledge of allegiance and roll call on Tuesday, March 12 the Black Earth Village Board convened into a closed session pursuant to...

 
 By Rob Westerlund    News    March 21, 2019

Representative Considine visits Mazo board, talks Minimum Markup Law, Dark Store loophole, TIF limitations

After opening the village board meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12, with approval of the agenda and minutes from the previous meeting, board...

 
 By Joe Block    News    March 14, 2019

Mazomanie experiencing downtown flooding

Mazomanie is currently experiencing downtown flooding and road closures. Please monitor the What's Happening Mazomanie Facebook page and the Star...

 
 By Heather Stanek    News    March 14, 2019

Prairie du Sac Sauk county board supervisor charged with possession of child pornography

A Sauk County Board supervisor has stepped down following charges related to child pornography. William Wenzel, 72, of Prairie du Sac resigned from...

 
 By Kara OKeeffe    News    March 14, 2019

Sauk Prairie School District faces housing crunch for employees

Assistant Superintendent Jeff Wright presented ten slides from the 2019 Economic Outlook to the Sauk Prairie School Board, that were “of greatest in...

 
 By Rob Westerlund    News    March 14, 2019

Mazomanie to discuss flood damage estimates, how to fund village's share

The Village Board of Mazomanie met at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. The board members in attendance were Village President Gary Harrop, and...

 
 By Joe Block    News    March 14, 2019

Prairie du Sac accepts grant for downtown riverfront project

At its meeting February 26, the Prairie du Sac board voted to accept a $200,000 grant to be used for the downtown riverfront project. The project...

 
 By Joe Block    News    March 14, 2019

Heights to offer middle school/high school equestrian club

The Wisconsin Heights School District will be offering an equestrian club in the fall for the 6-12th grades. Jeff and Anita Fanscali will be...

 
 By Marian Copus    News    March 14, 2019

Hanson to be write-in candidate, Pelliteri no longer making exceptions for recycling

The Arena Village Board meeting in March found two board members absent: village president Matthew Schroeder and trustee Jessica Voight. Trustee...

 
 By Joe Block    News    March 7, 2019

Hambrecht retires after 50 years with SP area emergency services

The members of the Prairie du Sac Fire Department have announced that Fire Chief Jim Hambrecht has...

 
 By Matt Geiger    News    March 7, 2019

Man accused of burglary in Black Earth

A Mount Horeb man is in jail after being charged with stealing car parts, ammunition, a motorcycle,...

 

Open house to celebrate Pulsfus

Municipal Court Judge Dwight Pulsfus announced last December that he would not seek an additional four year term on the bench of the Sauk Prairie...

 
 By Joe Block    News    March 7, 2019

Head on crash on 14 flips car

On Wednesday, February 27, at 11:05 a.m., a vehicle crossed the centerline in front of Wisconsin Heights High school and struck an oncoming vehicle....

 
 By Heather Stanek    News    March 7, 2019

Sauk County Board chooses not to condemn Czuprynko's actions

A resolution to condemn the actions of a Sauk County Board supervisor failed to pass at this month’s board meeting. The resolution called for...

 
 By Heather Stanek    News    March 7, 2019

Housing and rental costs are a hot topic at Chamber's Economic Outlook

Local leaders and experts had a lot to say about housing and rental costs during the annual Economic Outlook. The event was held Feb. 20 at the River...

 

PdS Bancorp elects new board members, compliments Bank of Prairie du Sac

PdS Bancorp held its Annual Meeting on Tuesday, February 26, at Lake Wisconsin Country Club. Bank of Prairie du Sac is a wholly-owned subsidiary of...

 
 By Heather Stanek    News    March 7, 2019

Sauk County Board to accept property tax payments late due to weather

Certain tax payments that would normally be late will get a break due to the Post Office being affected by inclement weather. The Sauk County Board...

 
 By Joe Block    News    February 28, 2019

Wisconsin Heights to go forward with $500,000 remodel

The Wisconsin Heights school board approved a $493,000 renovation to the tech ed area of the middle...

 
 By Joe Block    News    February 28, 2019

Village of Prairie du Sac sells $1 million in bonds to fund construction

The Village of Prairie du Sac sold $1.205 million in general obligation bonds for upcoming public works projects at their meeting two weeks ago. The...

 
 By Kara OKeeffe    News    February 28, 2019

Sauk City awards construction project to two companies for Derleth Park

The Sauk City Village awarded the August Derleth Park Project to two construction companies during the February 12, 2019 Village Board meeting, Meise...

 

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