As the temperatures heat up, so does the fishing.
Only two local races in the April 7 general election in the Sauk Prairie area are contested, including one for the Sauk Prairie School Board and another in the Town of Roxbury.
Local government leaders from around the Sauk Prairie School District were given an opportunity to speak with school leaders March 31 about a range of education topics and issues facing the district.
Five years after the U.S. Army proposed to pay for and construct a public water system serving the Town of Merrimac and nearby areas, the Army was expected to turn in a formal petition to the Town of Merrimac on April 1.
The nonseasonally adjusted unemployment rate for Sauk County in February rose to 5.6 percent, up from 5.3 percent in January, according to new preliminary data from the state Department of Workforce Development.
In a continuing effort to curb higher than expected construction costs, Sauk Prairie School District administrators will utilize a law that allows them to spend beyond the state’s revenue limit on energy efficiency projects.
They rocked, they rolled, sang, acted and danced their way across the stage in the Sauk Prairie alumni aSPire show at the River Arts Center on March 21.
The Sauk Prairie Recreation Area may open again to the public this spring and summer, pending negotiations between officials from the Ho-Chunk Nation and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
Representatives of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will give a presentation regarding progress with groundwater contamination cleanup from the former site of the Badger Ammunitions Plant at 6 p.m. March 26 at the Sauk City Public Library.
The ice is melting, and the birds are chirping amid the sound of heavy machinery at Devil’s Lake State Park. Two major projects are expected to reach completion by the busy summer season, said park Superintendent Steve Schmelzer.
The Sauk Prairie School Board unofficially agreed to join a growing number of other school districts around the state to voice their opposition to Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed budget.