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Sauk Prairie Healthcare recognized as a 2022 Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital

Sauk Prairie Healthcare in Prairie du Sac, WI has been recognized as a 2022 Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital, one of only five hospitals in Wisconsin to earn this distinction.

Sauk County explains new CDC guidance on COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has made recent updates to its recommended indicators for monitoring the impact of COVID-19.

Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds Evers’ redistricting maps

In a 4-3 decision on March 3, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled to accept the state redistricting maps presented by Gov. Tony Evers awhich were contested by Republicans in the state legislature along with several individuals and organizations.

PFAS found in Black Earth Creek, fish consumption limited

A PFAS-based fish consumption advisory has been issued for Black Earth Creek by the Wisconsin Department of Resources and Department of Health Services (DHS).

PFAS found in Black Earth Creek

A PFAS-based fish consumption advisory has been issued for Black Earth Creek by the Wisconsin Department of Resources and Department of Health Services (DHS).

Wick Buildings is now a majority employee-owned business

Wick Buildings, Inc., a company that designs, manufactures, and builds post-frame buildings, is proud to announce they have become a majority employee-owned company.

New Dane County Jail still up in the air

Everyone agrees, something must be done to improve the conditions at the Dane County Jail, and after years of discussions and planning, those improvements are still up in the air. 

Jeff Yasick in the Packer Fan Hall of Fame


Photo by Aaron Jacobus

Mazomanie native Jeff Yasick had a dream come true last week, as he was named to the Green Bay Packer Fan Hall of Fame. 

Yasick was selected by fans from 10 finalists during a voting period that ran from Jan. 1-31 on packers.com. More than 79,800 votes were cast from throughout the United States and countries around the world.

County Board Supervisors introduce resolution to support application for Public Service Commission broadband expansion grant

County supervisors Michele Doolan (District 28), Pat Downing (District 30) and Dave Ripp (District 29) last week introduced a resolution to commit matching funds for a Public Service Commission (PSC) Broadband Expansion grant application for approximately 1,000 locations in the Southwest and Western areas of Dane County. 

Dane County mask order to end on March 1st

Public Health of Madison and Dane County (PHMDC) announced on Monday that face coverings will no longer be required in Dane County beginning March 1 at midnight. The decision comes after a surge in COVID-19 cases plummeted in recent days, reaching a seven-day peak of 1,491 new confirmed cases on Jan. 12.

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