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Thu
10
Oct

Debate over Black Earth Library on Village website

The issue of the Black Earth Library’s absence on the village website came up at last week’s board meeting. The Library didn’t appear on the website as recently as early last week.

Thu
10
Oct

Sauk City McDonald’s robbed

A burglary at McDonalds, 727 Phillips Blvd., Sauk City, occurring between 11:30 p.m. Oct. 6 and 3 a.m. Oct. 7, is the latest burglary-related crime to hit the Sauk Prairie area.

Thu
03
Oct

Opponents of Cardinal-Hickory Creek line allege conflict of interest

Activists who oppose the Cardinal-Hickory Creek power transmission line have now accused two of the three Wisconsin regulators who approved the project of having a conflict of interest.

Thu
03
Oct

Lake Marion gets its first batch of fish with help from Wisconsin River Sportsman’s Club, grand opening planned for October 19th

On Friday, Sept. 27, Lake Marion received its first batch of fish as part of a restocking program.

No fishing is allowed at Lake Marion until the fish population is established. Public works director Mark Geisler things fishing will be allowed by next summer.

Thu
03
Oct

A message from the editor--updating

Update: The archives are up.

Oct. 4: the archives are being integrated into the website, and should be available by early next week.

Oct. 3, noon: we are still working on the archives.

“If anything can go wrong, it will.”

That’s Murphy’s Law, and when it came to the new Star News website rollout, it was true.

Thu
03
Oct

SP police increasing patrols in response to burglaries

In response to a recent rash of thefts of automobiles and burglaries to residences in a multi county area, the Sauk Prairie Police Department is assigning additional officers to patrol neighborhoods in the Sauk Prairie area. As a result of this extra patrol the Sauk Prairie Police Department was involved in a pursuit at approximately 1:30 a.m.

Thu
03
Oct

Village of Mazo residents could see cutbacks in senior services

“Tell us where they want these people to go.”

Thu
03
Oct

Sauk Prairie police officers, sheriff’s deputy, save local woman’s life


Sauk Prairie police officers Sherman and Hansen and Sauk County Deputy Schlough received lifesaving plaques and pins at a police commission meeting in March. From left: Sgt. Sherman, officer Hansen, Diane Endres, Sheriff’s Deputy Schlough. Photo by Joe Block

Two members of the Sauk Prairie Police Department along with a member of the Sauk County Sheriff’s Department received commendations for their part in the life saving efforts of a Prairie du Sac woman in March.

Thu
26
Sep

Black Earth Creek Watershed Association presentation on flooding is October 22nd

The Black Earth Creek Watershed Association’s fall event is called “Flooding Impacts on the Watershed.” It will be held Tuesday, Oct. 22, from 7-9 p.m., at the Cross Plains Fire Station, Bourbon Road, Cross Plains.

Thu
26
Sep

Wisconsin River recreation bridge community meetings in October

Consultants for Dane and Sauk counties studying the feasibility of building a four-season recreation bridge over the Wisconsin River at Sauk City will hold two community meetings in October to provide information about goals of the study and to introduce the public to the potential bridge project.

The scheduled meetings are:

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