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Thu
14
Nov

County Y in Mazo slated for construction


Dane County’s transportation budget includes nearly $1 million in resurfacing for County Y from Highway 78 east to County KP.

Dane County’s $592 million budget for next year includes transportation improvements in Mazomanie Township.

Highway Y will be resurfaced from Highway 12 to County KP, at a cost of $860,000. The County will spend $390,000 to resurface Highway Y from Highway 78 to Highway 12.

Thu
07
Nov

Black Earth Creek Watershed meeting focuses on flooding and mitigation

On Oct. 22, over 50 people attended the Black Earth Creek Watershed Association (BECWA) fall meeting, held at the Cross Plains Fire Station.

Thu
07
Nov

County board moves forward with Hemlock Park recovery

It’s been damaged for more than a year but restoration may soon be in store for the Hemlock Park dam.

The La Valle dam was badly damaged in the 2018 flood and still stands in ruin. However, the Sauk County Board of Supervisors decided to act on it this month.

Thu
31
Oct

Trick or treat times and weather

Black Earth and Mazomanie: 5-8 p.m.

Sauk City and Prairie du Sac: 4-7 p.m.

The weather forecast for trick or treaters is looking...snowy.

On Thursday snow is expected in the morning, with a mix of rain and snow in the afternoon. One to two inches of snow is expected, covered in slush.

Thu
31
Oct

Sauk Prairie Recreation Area will have motorcycles and helicopters alongside rare bird species

The Wisconsin State Natural Resources Board decided Oct. 22 to uphold the original Master Plan for the Sauk Prairie Recreation Area, allowing high-impact activities to occur on the state land.

Thu
24
Oct

Car stolen in Mazo, police looking for suspect

The Dane County Sheriff’s Office has released photos of a suspect in several car break-ins in the Village of Mazomanie Sunday night., Oct. 20. Residents on Scott and Exchange Streets awoke Monday morning to find their unlocked vehicles had been rifled through, and a gray 2014 Toyota Rav4 was stolen from a home on Scott Street.

Thu
24
Oct

Detectives expand search area for missing woman


Annastasia N. Evans Age: 24 5’05” 120 lbs.

Detectives from the Dane County Sheriff’s Office are working with surrounding counties and Wisconsin’s Department of Criminal Investigation, to locate Annastasia Evans. Annastasia was last seen on May 4, 2019, and was traveling in a cream-colored full-size sedan.

Thu
24
Oct

A meth crisis quietly grows in Wisconsin: cases have increased by 450%

Jess Przybylski had never really dealt with loss. Then the father of her children was killed in a car crash. In 2011, her friends offered her methamphetamine to distract from the grief.

Thu
24
Oct

Tentative arson charges for Mazo Township incident


Michael A. Glynn

A Blue Mounds man is being tentatively charged with attempted arson, after an Oct. 17 incident on County Y in Mazomanie Township.

According to the Dane County Sheriff’s Department, Michael A. Glynn, 54, was creating a disturbance and destroying property around 7 p.m. He left and was found nearby in his vehicle. Glynn was intoxicated.

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