It feels like being kind and unselfish is disappearing from the American culture. Keeping and gaining political power seems to be the first consideration in every decision made in government. Why is loyalty to a political party so sacred that good people treat others who disagree with them i…

Tony Evers shares a background in education and an open-minded independent attitude with another former Wisconsin Governor. Governor Lee Dreyfus (1978-1982) was the chancellor of University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point before becoming governor. Dreyfus was flamboyant wearing a red vest to be r…

On Jan. 8, 2019 the Sauk Prairie Optimist Club is joining with Optimist International to celebrate their 100th year of service. Optimist Clubs around the nation and world have been "bringing out the best" in our youth, our communities, and ourselves for a century. Countless lives have been p…

A huge thank you to all of the donors and all of the volunteers who came to Graceway Church on Dec. 17 for the American Red Cross Blood Drive. We collected enough units to potentially save 130 lives. May you all be blessed during this magical holiday season.

It is the season of gratitude when we celebrate peace, reflect on our humanity, and resolve to do better in the coming year. Sadly, a few days after the new year starts a small number of individuals will descend upon our town to kill as many coyotes as they can to feed their egos. We are ref…

The Thanksgiving Fellowship Meal Committee for 2018 thanks the following supporters, American Data, BMO Harris Bank, Ballweg Auto Group, Bank of Prairie du Sac, Cedarberry Inn, Culver’s Franchising System, Dorf Haus, Kayser Chrysler, Maplewood of Sauk Prairie, McFarlanes’ Retail & Servic…

Our democracy is being sold and it feels like a majority of Americans either don’t understand or don’t care. The huge tax cuts given went primarily to the wealthy and financed many political campaigns. Those same tax cuts created an enormous increase in the national debt because government e…

The reason that my son enlisted into the Marine Corp and gave his life to fight tyranny, terrorism, and bring democracy to countries that are ruled by dictatorships was Sep. 11, 2001. His deployment was to Afghanistan, a country that has been in civil unrest for centuries.

I can't believe the Sauk Prairie Market , after all the news and recalls on tainted romaine lettuce and advice to everyone to throw it out, still has it for sale at their grocery store. And even worse, the have it marked down to encourage their customers to purchase it.

This is our 20th Annual Caring Tree. The trees have been at local businesses, restaurants, libraries and churches since Nov. 6 and tags will be available through Dec. 9. Please bring your unwrapped gifts back to the tree where you took the tag by Dec. 15.

November 12-16, 2018, is the 97th annual American Education Week. This week has been observed since 1921, when both the National Education Association and the American Legion adopted resolutions to raise public awareness of the importance of education. American Education Week presents all Am…

AFS-USA, a leader in high school exchange for more than 70 years, invites families of all kinds in the Sauk Prairie and Baraboo area to become hosts for international students. Hosting provides individuals, families, and communities with opportunities to learn about new cultures while sharin…

I have had the privilege of serving with Jon Plumer on the Town of Lodi Town Board now for the past two and a half years. He has been an excellent representative of the taxpayers of the town. He has been instrumental in helping to keep our taxes low, our roads in excellent repair, our parks …