The candidates for District 27, replacing the retiring Jon Erpenbach

Robert Relph


Robert Relph, Dane County Republican Party Finance Director, will be running for Wisconsin Senate, District 27, a seat long held by Jon Erpenbach, who announced his retirement from the position earlier this year.

The April election: hear from the candidates: Black Earth

Terry Moyer

Village of Black Earth

3 open seats


Terry Moyer (incumbent)


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The April election: hear from the candidates: Sauk City

Village of Sauk City

3 open seats


Amy Krumenauer (incumbent)


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The April election: hear from the candidates: Merrimac

Village of Merrimac

2 open seats


Candidate Amy Buffardi did return a questionnaire.


Candidate Jim Malmberg did not return a questionnaire.


George Naxera (incumbent)

Dane County Board District 28: the Candidates

Bill Brosius

Dane County Supervisor District 28 


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More details come out in Festge Park incident

The Dane County Sheriff’s Office is releasing more details related to an October 21, 2021 incident at Festge County Park. Initially, Deputy Sara Bortz-Rodriguez stated she was attacked in the park by an unknown man with an edged weapon and fired her handgun before he ran away.

$50,000 in damage to house in Mazomanie fire

At approximately 7:40 p.m. on Monday, March 21, 2022, Dane County Sheriff’s Deputies along with Fire Departments from Black Earth and Mazomanie, responded to a structure fire on Appleby Circle in the Village of Mazomanie. 

Cross Plains to test wells for PFAS

In the wake of elevated levels of PFAS compounds found in fish taken from Black Earth Creek within the Village of Cross Plains, the village board Monday agreed to test two existing wells and one under construction for the “forever chemicals.”

Sauk County Circuit Court Judge: the candidates

Below is a question and answer section for voters who wish to learn more about the two candidates running for Sauk County Circuit Court, Branch 1, in the Tuesday, April 5, election. Incumbent Michael Screnock is being challenged by Blake Duren.  


Blake Duren

Dane County purchases land in Black Earth township

Dane County purchased 65 acres of land adjacent to the Morton Forest in the town of Black Earth recently, adding to recreation acreage in the county. The last cost $725,000.


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