Attorney General won’t pursue criminal investigation of Sauk County personnel

An ongoing investigation involving the Sauk County Board, county staff and the Attorney General’s office has come to an end.

Mazomanie will have to borrow to pay for Historical Society roof

The village of Mazomanie will face some short-term borrowing after paying for the replacement of the Historical Society roof at their April 14 meeting.

Prairie du Sac empowers Village Administrator to tackle COVID-19 issues

The Village Board of Prairie du Sac ratified the disaster declaration and empowered Village Administrator Alan Wildman to modify operations and programs at their virtual meeting on April 14.

Village of Prairie du Sac announces resources for businesses in response to COVID-19

At is April 14, 2020 meeting, the Village of Prairie du Sac Board of Trustees authorized a number of responses to COVID-19.  The responses included assistance for businesses located within the Village of Prairie du Sac affected by COVID-19 and the State of Wisconsin Safe at Home order.

Arena holds first conference call meeting, handles large agenda

The Arena Village Board held their April meeting via conference call because of the Covid-19 pandemic, meaning that the board members attended the meeting by telephone.  There was a large agenda to go through, but all went well with the meeting running smoothly. Village president Kate Reimann chose voice vote on for all action items.

Village of Prairie du Sac residents can get help with electric bills

The Village of Prairie du Sac Utilities urges electric customers concerned about being able to pay their bill to apply for Energy Assistance. Funding is available to help income-qualified residential customers pay their electric bills, including those whose employment has been impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency. 

Town of Vermont faces budget crunch

Two significant expenses for the Town of Vermont are coming due soon and the typical annual budget may not have the funds to handle the purchases.

Black Earth declares state of emergency, agrees to provide public works mutual aid for neighboring communities

The Village of Black Earth followed suit with neighboring communities at their March 30 meeting and declared a state of emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The declaration qualifies the village for reimbursement for COVID-19 related costs.

Sauk City asks residents to vote absentee

We would like to let the public know that we are highly encouraging absentee voting for this April 7th election, in an attempt to lessen the amount of people gathering at Village Hall to vote on election day.

Black Earth election coverage

The Black Earth Chamber planned to have a candidate forum for those running for office in Black Earth on April 2. It had to be cancelled. The chamber wrote to each candidate:


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