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Another successful Sauk Prairie Community Club Cow Chip Classic 5 & 10K Run/Walk was held on Saturday, September 4th in conjunction with the Cow Chip Festival. Proceeds from the run are given back to the community for local programs and kids in the Sauk Prairie area.

We must improve the COVID19 vaccination rate in our community

We must improve the COVID19 vaccination rate in our community

 

by Shawn Lerch, CEO of Sauk Prairie Healthcare 

It’s time. Everyone eligible should receive the COVID19 vaccine. 

Your right to know


Olivia Herken

Your right to know

 

By Olivia Herken

As a local government reporter, I watch a lot of public meetings — from city councils and county boards, to criminal intake hearings and public listening sessions, to basically everything in-between.

It has not been a walk in the park.

Matt Rothschild to speak at local redistricting event


Matt Rothschild

On Saturday, October 9, Indivisible Sauk Prairie will host Redistricting for 2022, a free, informative event starting at 10:00 a.m. Speaking at the event will be Matt Rothschild, Executive Director of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign and former editor of The Progressive magazine.

The Book Nook

Dramatic look at Passion, Irony and Heroism

 

Letters to the editor


St. Aloysius School students, teachers and Fr. Miguel Galvez pray in front of the Blessed Virgin Mary statue at St. Aloysius School.

Thank You to Driftless Explorers

 

The Book Nook

On Wisconsin

It’s always a pleasure to offer reading suggestions with a Wisconsin theme or connection and today’s column will feature several.  There will still be a featured book, but with an abbreviated review, and we’ll lead off with that.

Geiger Counter

All you can eat

 

Geiger Counter

Marjan the lion

 

One morning, I helped dig a wolf’s grave. We stood around,  taking turns with the shovel. At first, there was something exciting about it. But soon, the novelty wore off. 

The Book Nook

“Braiding Sweetgrass” by Robin Wall Kimmerer is a book that kept appearing on my path since its publication in 2013.  While recommended to me by several trusted sources, I avoided reading it without knowing why.  In this case procrastination paid off, as the pandemic’s lessons about the importance of gratitude likely opened me to a more meaningf

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