Slight increase in Wisconsin population according to Census

Preliminary 2020 US Census data has revealed that Wisconsin saw a slight increase in population over the past decade, allowing the state to retain its eight US Congressional seats. 

Wisconsin looking to increase vaccine access across the state

The state is working to provide greater access to COVID-19 vaccinations, including working to form pop-up clinics and worksite clinics around the state. State run clinics are also offering walk-in service. In addition, Pfizer is expected to authorize vaccines for 12 to 15 year-olds by early next week.

COVID Disease investigation: The people behind the calls

Janice Crook

By Jody Kapp Berndt


Although Evers is pro-marijuana, groups don’t think legislature will move forward on the issue

Pro-marijuana activists are celebrating what they say is progress being made in Wisconsin, while trying to also tamp down expectations for those who hope the plant will soon be legal for recreational use across the state. 

Experts say recent trends show COVID-19 cases rising in kids

Given the recent concerning trends in COVID-19 in children, the following organizations support this statement: UW Health, the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Children’s Wisconsin, Wisconsin Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the Wisconsin Medical Society.

Sauk City man dies in Roxbury car crash

On Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 5:07 a.m., Dane County Sheriff’s Deputies along with Sauk City Fire and EMS responded to a single vehicle crash on CTH 188 near Inama Rd. in the Town of Roxbury.  

More troubles in Black Earth

“This is not working,” Black Earth Village Administrator Shellie Benish said at the April 13 board meeting, about communication “protocols” concerning how the Library Board, the Village Board, and their respective administrators and directors email each other.

Highway 14 in Mazo to be closed Monday

US 14/Commercial Street in Mazomanie, between Walter Road and Brodhead Street, will be closed to all traffic from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday (May 3). Motorists must use alternate local routes, such as Hudson Street. Through traffic is advised to follow WIS 78 to Sauk City, US 12 then WIS 60 to Spring Green.

Arena’s Pustina objects because appointed board member attended meeting

The Arena Village Board of Trustees appointed Rachel DePouw to the open village trustee seat vacated by Jessica Voight’s resignation in a motion made by Kathy Stoltz and seconded by Tammi Erspamer at the regular board meeting on Tuesday, April 13. The motion carried with trustee Paul Pustina opposed.

Parents push back against Sauk Prairie School Board over mask wearing

A growing number of parents in the Sauk Prairie School District community have begun voicing their concerns to the school board over the issue of students wearing masks. At the April 26 school board meeting, those parents spoke during public comment for close to 30 minutes.


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