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Thu
12
Mar

News Publishing offices closed

The News Publishing offices are closed to the general public until further notice. We can be reached at the following phone numbers and email addresses:

Front desk: 608-767-3655

Classifieds: classifieds@newspubinc.com

Thu
05
Mar

Sauk Prairie area to be featured on ‘Discover Wisconsin’

Discover Wisconsin, the state’s leading media brand and tourism TV show, will be featuring Merrimac and the Sauk Prairie Riverway in an upcoming episode. “Merrimac & Sauk Prairie Riverway” premieres Saturday, March 7 at 10 a.m.

Thu
05
Mar

Sauk Prairie plans for a growing population

The Sauk Prairie School District offered land north of Bridges Elementary to the Police Department for $1 at their meeting on February 24. The District and Police Commission have been in negotiations over the lend, which will be used for the new police station.

Wed
26
Feb

Mazo PD urging residents to post addresses on homes

The Mazomanie Police Department, a contract village with the Dane County Sheriff’s Office, is working to improve response time to emergencies by making sure homes and landmarks are easily identifiable to responders.

Wed
26
Feb

Dane County Sheriff, WisDOT offer new smartphone apps

There are new smartphone apps for the Dane County Sheriff’s Department and Wisconsin road information.

 

Sheriff’s app

 

Thu
20
Feb

Middleton Legislators Introduce ‘Ghost Gun’ Bill

In a move they say will keep guns that are undetectable by a metal detector out of the hands of criminals, Wisconsin State Rep. Diane Hesselbein (D-Middleton) and State Senator Jon Erpenbach (D-Middleton) cosponsored a Ghost Gun Bill, which was announced on Feb. 5.

Thu
20
Feb

DNR, OCI urge Wisconsinites to consider flood insurance

Governor Tony Evers has declared Flood Insurance Awareness Week, February 9 through 15, to draw attention to the value of flood insurance after record rain and snow In 2019. During the week the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (OCI) are urging Wisconsinites to protect their homes and

Thu
20
Feb

Mount Horeb murderer apprehended by police


Riley Berg

Authorities announced Friday that they believe they know who killed Nicholas Day. They know how. And when.

They just don’t know why. 

Thu
20
Feb

Federal and State tax season has begun

Both the federal and Wisconsin tax seasons are officially underway.

The Wisconsin Department of Revenue expects that the first and last few weeks will be the busiest for returns.

Thu
20
Feb

Sauk County may face lawsuit amid ongoing investigations

An attorney has confirmed Sauk County could be looking at a lawsuit, and the County Board has agreed to retain special counsel to protect its interests.

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