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19
Dec

Hope Sauk Prairie grows from the tragedy of local suicides

Anna Block loved being in the outdoors, whether deer hunting, running or biking; and she loved and competed in gymnastics. A good friend with a caring heart, she was known to dance around the living room of her Prairie du Sac home to whatever song inspired her in the moment. Having just turned 16, Block was set to get her driver’s license. 

Thu
12
Dec

Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board celebrates 30 years


State Senator Jon Erpenbach (left) presented Mark Cupp, Riverway Board Executive Director, with a Legislative citation from the state elected officials representing the Riverway in the Wisconsin Legislature.

The Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board (LWSRB) celebrated the agency’s 30th anniversary at an event held on November 10th at the Vintage Brewery in Sauk City.  The roots of the unique and innovative Riverway law, fashioned through a bipartisan collaborative effort, were lauded by current and former governmental leaders.  The Riverway was creat

Thu
12
Dec
Thu
05
Dec

Sauk Prairie PD trying to identify suspect

The Sauk Prairie Police Department is looking for the public’s assistance in identifying this vehicle and its owner.

On Nov. 23 a theft of a tan/beige Ford F250 tailgate and four chrome hub caps occured from the 700 block of Phillips Boulevard in Sauk City.

Thu
05
Dec

‘One last ride’

Donald and Colleen Soper spent Thanksgiving with their family Thursday. While no one knew it at the time, it was one final chance for the 87-year-old couple to gather with those they loved.

Thu
05
Dec

Strangers offer rides to children in Sauk Prairie

The Sauk Prairie Police Department is investigating a suspicious activity complaint that occurred on Nov. 18 at approximately 7:30 a.m. A child was reportedly approached by a man who offered to give them a ride to school.

Sat
30
Nov

Elderly couple missing in Black Earth located

Updated: 11:45 a.m., 11/30/19:
Mr. and Mrs. Soper have been located. Donald has been found deceased and Colleen is safe and receiving medical attention.

Thu
28
Nov

Gateway to the Driftless declines JEM grant, cites lack of local government contributions

Chris Long, Executive Director of the Gateway to the Driftless, a local non-profit geared towards marketing the Black Earth Creek area, announced the organization would be declining the JEM grant they had been offered.

Thu
28
Nov

Sauk County Conservation Alliance rolls out carcass dumpsters to fight CWD

The 2019 deer seasons are underway with the 9-day gun season starting this Saturday, November 23rd. This is Wisconsin’s 169th regulated deer hunting season anniversary. You’ll see lots of blaze-orange clothed hunters over the next couple of weeks.

Thu
28
Nov

Army to present groundwater study for Badger

The Army is hosting a public meeting of the Badger Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) on Thursday, December 5, at 6 p.m. in the Auditorium Leahy Theater at the Sauk Prairie High School, 105 Ninth Street, Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin.

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