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Pastor's Pen

When you get a chance read through Mark 10:17-31. What is standing in the way of your relationship with God? What is it that would make you walk away...

 
 By Joe Block    Opinion    October 18, 2018 

Around the Block

I am in a codependent relationship with my dog, and I'm fine with that. My social media accounts are...

 
 By Gary Engberg    Opinion    October 18, 2018 

Gary Engberg Outdoors

It’s the second week of October and many of the trees in the southern third of Wisconsin are just starting to change their colors. The weather that...

 

Letters to the editor

Blood drive thank you Letter to the editor: Thank you to all those who attended the Red Cross Blood Drive held at the Cross Plains Fire Station on...

 
 By Donna Vought    Opinion    October 18, 2018 

The Book Nook

Keen-Eyed Coming of Age Novel In “Object Lessons” by Anna Quindlen we meet Maggie Scanlan, a twelve-year-old from an Irish family living in a New...

 

Around the Block

I grew up in what was, back in the late 1800’s, a small farming community with the name of Sarah’s Grove. By the time I was a child in the late...

 

Letter to the Editor

Schlimgen gives thanks I would like to thank all of you who had anything to do with the celebrating of my 600th win at Heights. It was certainly...

 

The Book Nook

Secrets in Fiction and Real Life Looking for a brand-new detective story with lots of plot twists and false leads? If so, try “Lethal White”, the...

 

Gary Engberg Outdoors

The Best Time of the Year If you’re a fisherman and or a hunter then this is your favorite time of the year. You can go fishing and hunting on most...

 

Around the Block

The Star News premiers the writing of one of its new high school interns in this issue. Cody Amble, a junior at Wisconsin Heights High School, will...

 

Letters to the editor

Blood drive saves 273 lives To the Editor, A huge thank you to everyone in the Sauk Prairie community who showed up today (9/17) at Graceway Church to...

 

Turning Back the Clock

The following column was written for the Mazomanie Sickle by Werner Thiers in November 1981. Thiers created scrapbooks for his children, and this...

 

Gary Engberg Outdoors

October 20th at 9 o’clock is the opening of the 2018 Wisconsin pheasant hunting season. This is my favorite time of the year with both great...

 

Book Nook

Fighting Internal Battles Sometimes I find a book enjoyable enough to put into my “Find more by this author” pile and today we’ll look at newer...

 

Gary Engberg Outdoors

Over the years, I've given you information and data on the muskie fishing and stocking done in...

 

Around the Block

Teenage rebellion tends to follow the same script. I took mine in a different direction. I drank alcohol exactly twice during high school: once, at...

 

Geiger counter

Sometimes I want to get into heaven. Not that I’m sure it’s a real place in space and time, not really, but I find myself wanting to be the kind...

 

Letters to the editor

Friend of Ruth Culver express thanks To the Sauk Prairie Area Community: The Friends of the Ruth Culver Community Library 10th annual Golf Outing and...

 

Geiger column

I hung up on my grandmother midsentence and turned away from the phone. She’d called the hospital to find out how I was feeling. I had a...

 

Letters to the editor

Good Neighbor Clinic says thanks Dear Editor, Back in June, Phil Pape offered to contribute to and host a fundraiser for the Good Neighbor Clinic at...

 

Letters to the editor

Thank you to ETC I am writing this email to publicly thank Electronic Theater Controls in Middleton Wisconsin and Mazomanie Wisconsin for their...

 

Gary Engberg Outdoors

Dove, Goose, and Teal Hunting Seasons Open I was awakened this morning by gunshots. Though, I started writing this article last night I was still surp...

 
 By Joe Block    Opinion    August 30, 2018

Around the Block

Last Tuesday, my day began at 12:15 a.m., although I didn’t realize it at the time, it would end 22 hours later. I had an easy day, compared to many...

 

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