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Sauk PD’s response to COVID-19: “Use your head”

Keep Calm, and Carry On.

Originally coined by the British government in an attempt to boost morale at the beginning of World War II, the adage is similar to that of the message Sauk Prairie Police Chief Jerry Strunz is hoping to relay with the Codiv-19 virus ramping up statewide and regionally.

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Mar

Dane County declares a State of Emergency

Dane County Executive Joe Parisi today declared a State of Emergency as county government and its partners continue to coordinate preparedness and response to the spread of COVID-19, known as the Coronavirus.

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18
Mar

Coronavirus ushers in a new reality


The shelves at Dollar General in Mazomanie were empty of toilet paper by 3 p.m. Friday, March 13.

The village of Mazomanie and Wisconsin Heights School District discussed the COVID-19 outbreak at their board meetings last Monday and Tuesday. Little did they know how quickly events would unfold. A week after the discussions the school districts are closed, groups over 50 are banned, and there has already been a run on toilet paper.

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12
Mar

PdS Bancorp holds annual meeting

PdS Bancorp held its Annual Meeting on Tuesday, February 25, at Lake Wisconsin Country Club. Bank of Prairie du Sac is a wholly-owned subsidiary of PdS Bancorp, a one-bank holding company. 

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12
Mar

Prairie du Sac to start work on downtown riverfront park

At the February 25 Village of Prairie du Sac board meeting, the board was presented with the results of their sale of general obligation corporate purpose bonds. There were nine bidders for the municipal bonds. The final sale was to The Baker Group out of Oklahoma City for the amount of $3,640,000.

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12
Mar

Wenzel to serve three years behind bars for child porn possession

William Wenzel will be spending three years in prison after pleading guilty to one count of possession of child pornography. Judge Patricia A. Barrett sentenced Wenzel to 13 years, 10 of which are extended supervision. Wenzel must register as a sex offender. 

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12
Mar

Why the land for the Sauk Prairie PD station cost $1

On February 23 the Sauk Prairie School Board discussed the offer of $270,000 made by the police commission for the vacant

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12
Mar

Sauk Prairie police looking for suspects in attempted homicide

The Sauk Prairie Police Department is investigating an attempted homicide that occurred on Monroe Street in Sauk City Sunday.

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