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 By Rob Westerlund    News    February 21, 2019 

Mazomanie residents receive explanation for FEMA buyouts

The Mazomanie village board members turned their attention to the subject which has drawn much attention over the past weeks and months. In order to...

 

Sauk County advises Measles vaccinations

Sauk County and state public health officials recommend unvaccinated individuals one year and older receive a measles vaccination to protect...

 

WisDOT to hold meeting on Highway 12 bridgework

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation will host a public involvement meeting to discuss upcoming repair work on the US 12 bridge in Sauk City....

 
 By Joe Block    News    February 21, 2019 

Prairie du Sac man dies in car fire in Merrimac

A 50-year-old Prairie du Sac man died in a car fire Friday in Merrimac. Ricky Guillen attempted to back his car off his lawn, and it got stuck in the...

 
 By Joe Block    News    February 14, 2019

Black Earth man kidnapped at gunpoint and beaten

On November 11, Cameron Krause, 18, of Mazomanie, and Brody Randall, 17, of Spring Green, allegedly kidnapped a man in Black Earth and forced him to...

 
 By Matt Geiger    News    February 14, 2019

Erpenbach introduces healthcare bill

Democratic Wisconsin State Sen. Jon Erpenbach last week introduced a 23-page, 7,017-word bill that, if passed, would significantly change health...

 
 By Kevin Murphy    News    February 14, 2019

Black Earth seeks water rate increase

The village of Black Earth has gone 12 years without a significant water rate increase but it’s in line for another one now. The rate application...

 

Black Earth police department has active December, fire department receives boat

The Village of Black Earth Board met on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss village business and to hear reports from members of the village...

 

ETC co-founder and CEO Fred Foster passes away at 61 after fight with cancer

Fred Foster, ETC co-founder and CEO has passed away at the age of 61. Foster was a visionary, an innovator, and a role model. The ETC culture of...

 
 By Kara OKeeffe    News    February 7, 2019

New park features and upgrades coming to August Derleth Park

From new soccer fields to new park equipment and a splash pad, a $1.7 million-dollar renovation...

 

Sauk County housing study reveals high rent, lack of choices

A countywide housing study has found that expensive rent and a lack of choices are cause for concern for current and prospective residents. Results...

 
 By Marian Copus    News    February 7, 2019

Arena to get help on comprehensive plan

At the Arena village board meeting in January Troy Maggied, Southwest Regional Planning Commission, addressed the board about helping to complete the...

 

Mazomanie to buy damaged houses

The village board of Mazomanie received many questions concerning the proposal by the village board to buyout flood damaged properties along the...

 
 By Joe Block    News    January 31, 2019

No conflict of interest for Village President Harrop

With the village of Mazomanie purchasing damaged houses, and Peoples Community Bank employing many through the village, the question of whether there...

 
 By Joe Block    News    January 31, 2019

Mazo meetings on YouTube

Village of Mazomanie Board meetings are now on YouTube, thanks to village trustee Natalie Beil. The board meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month...

 

Sauk County Sheriffs to get new vehicles, county to see 911 upgrades

The Sauk County Sheriff’s Office will receive some new vehicles following a vote by the County Board. The request was unanimously approved during...

 

New Mazomanie performing arts pavillion to be completed by May 1st

The School of Architecture at Taliesin, founded by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1932, chose Mazomanie as...

 

Natural resources experts oppose ATC Cardinal-Hickory line

Four of Wisconsin’s leading natural resources experts filed strong written comments opposing American Transmission Company’s (ATC) proposed huge...

 

Vermont creates town committee to develop Tyrol covenant

In response to the recent changes at Tyrol Basin, Vermont town chair Karen Carlock nominated seven people to serve on a formal town committee to...

 

Town of Vermont discussses possible solutions to Tyrol Basin traffic

Dane County’s traffic study equipment, such as electronic speed boards and road tube sensors, have been shelved for the winter months, which means t...

 

Correction

In last week's article "Prairie du Sac approved bond sale,", the Star News incorrectly stated that...

 

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