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Fritsch named Optimist Middle Level Leader


Pictured, left to right: Evelyn’s mother Cari Coker-Fritsch; September Optimist Middle Level Leader Evelyn Fritsch and father, John Fritsch, on September 18. Photo contributed.

On Sept. 18, Evelyn Fritsch was honored as the Optimist September Middle Level Leader. Selected by her Physical Education and Health teacher Mr. Rick Yanke who shared,“I nominated Evelyn as the Middle Level Leader due to several qualities that I have observed. Evelyn is polite and courteous to both students and staff.

6:8 offers service to learn to sew


Pictured above is Sydney Moore, a seventh grade at SPMS. Photo contributed.

A group of people who like to sew have started a new service at the 6:8 building, 821 Industry Road in Sauk City on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month during the Community Dinners. Their goal? To assist others in learning how to mend and to make clothing and other items using the sewing machines at 6:8.

Ruth Culver Community Library early release program kicks off with a pony

Early Release Wednesday programs are back in session at the Ruth Culver Community Library! For our first event on September 18, families got to meet a live Shetland pony named Lexy. Her owners, Robin and Rafe Miller, prepared a special way to view her in her trailer and provided hay so kids could feed as well as pet her.

Black Earth offering class on active shooter training

The village of Black Earth invites you to attend active shooter training on Wednesday, October 9, from 6-8 p.m. This event will be held at Village Municipal Building, 1210 Mills St., Earth. Dane County Deputy Josalyn Longley will be the presenter.

Cody Amble tells Legion about Badger Boy’s State


Cody Amble came to the September 9 Mickelsons-Martin American Legion Post 313 monthly meeting. This past June, Cody was the post’s Badger Boy’s State representative. He told the assembled group what had happened at Badger Boy’s State, and what a big change it had made in his life. Cody told us that now he is much more in tune with what is going on in his community, county, state, and even the nation. He encouraged other high school boys to volunteer to be a representative to Badger Boy’s State. Pictured, Commander Dennis Wood and Cody Amble. Photo contributed.

Cody Amble came to the September 9 Mickelsons-Martin American Legion Post 313 monthly meeting. This past June, Cody was the post’s Badger Boy’s State representative. He told the assembled group what had happened at Badger Boy’s State, and what a big change it had made in his life.

Mazo sportsmen’s club donates to Honor Flight


Mark Schoenemann presented a check for $500 from the Wisconsin River Sportsmen’s Club to Badger Honor Flight at their monthly meeting on September 5. It costs $500 just for one veteran to go to Washington DC to see the memorials that they were a part of. For many veterans, this trip has been one of the most memorable days of their lives! Mark Schoenemann was a recipient of the May 18 flight to DC and his son, Joseph, was his guardian, who is also a veteran that deployed twice to the Middle East. The Mazomanie Wisconsin River Sportsman’s Club is a proud supporter of all veterans. Photo contributed.

Mark Schoenemann presented a check for $500 from the Wisconsin River Sportsmen’s Club to Badger Honor Flight at their monthly meeting on September 5. It costs $500 just for one veteran to go to Washington DC to see the memorials that they were a part of. For many veterans, this trip has been one of the most memorable days of their lives!

Families donate playground equipment to Vermont Lutheran Church


Vermont Lutheran Church was graciously donated playground equipment in honor of Knute and Esther Nelson and by the Aaron and Rita Tigert Family. The dedication and blessing were held on Sept. 15 after service. Photo contributed.

Vermont Lutheran Church was graciously donated playground equipment in honor of Knute and Esther Nelson and by the Aaron and Rita Tigert Family. The dedication and blessing were held on Sept. 15 after service.

Meet Joe: He’s responsible for Mills Street’s American flags


Joe Bomkamp has taken responsibility for ensuring that the flags on Mills St. in Black Earth hang straight and proud. Every light pole on Mills Street displays the flag. A plaque is placed on the pole designating the donor and request for which it was donated. Additional plaques will be attached to the Cannon in the park with donor information. Funding of the “Flags on Mills Street” project will provide new flags as needed in helping the residents of Black Earth show their patriotic spirit. Photo contributed.

Joe Bomkamp has taken responsibility for ensuring that the flags on Mills St. in Black Earth hang straight and proud.

Dylan & Tanner Gee Eagle Scout projects looking for help

Dylan and Tanner Gee are working on their Eagle Scout Service Projects, and have set up a work day for Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Halfway Prairie School, on Hwy 19 Mazomanie. The 29th is rain date or extra work day if needed.

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