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Thu
26
Mar

Wisconsin Heights Optimist Club hears from ‘Hammer and Stain’ owner


The Wisconsin Heights Optimist Club of Black Earth and Mazomanie were honored to have Lisa Dally from Hammer and Stain speak at our club on March 6th. Lisa is the owner of Hammer and Stain in Middleton. This is a place where you can create in a fun and joyful environment. In a workshop, staff will work with you step by step with a variety of crafts showing you how to be creative in a structured environment. Pictured left to right is Lisa Dally, Gayle Harrop, President of the Optimist club and Nancy Viste, member of the club.

The Wisconsin Heights Optimist Club of Black Earth and Mazomanie were honored to have Lisa Dally from Hammer and Stain speak at our club on March 6th. Lisa is the owner of Hammer and Stain in Middleton. This is a place where you can create in a fun and joyful environment.

Thu
26
Mar

Climate Action Workshop to be held online

The second Climate Action Workshop will be presented via web meeting on Tuesday, March 31, 7-9 p.m., open to anyone who is interested.

Thu
26
Mar

Newspapers attract readers of all ages


John Dollar, from Prairie du Sac, reports “June is grateful for her ability to read. “Pets of the Week” was by FAR her favorite section of this week’s @wisc_star_news (Star News). Photo by John Dollar

John Dollar, from Prairie du Sac, reports “June is grateful for her ability to read. “Pets of the Week” was by FAR her favorite section of this week’s @wisc_star_news (Star News).

Wed
18
Mar

Scenes from Mazomanie Township

After a few very warm days Wisconsin is back to its usual chilly spring weather--cloudy skies, mid 40’s. At right, the view in the eastern part of Mazo Township. Below, rail cars along Highway 78. Bottom, a dog roams along the Wisconsin River, with Ferry Bluff in the background.

Wed
18
Mar

Heights Unlimited

Heights Unlimited will be open normal hours this week: Tuesday, 4-6:30 p.m., Wednesday, 9-10 a.m.

In an effort to minimize contact with others, food and essentials will be distributed via pre-packed box(es) that clients will receive through drive-up service. No clients will be allowed in the building.

Wed
18
Mar

Mt neighbor in need

My Neighbor In Need has a website along with this news article, which connects those who have a need with those who wish to fulfill this need.

Wed
18
Mar

Yanke celebrates 50 years with Bank of Prairie du Sac


After half a century of service to the community, Patricia “Pat” Yanke from the Bank of Prairie du Sac has been honored for her dedication to the banking industry. Yanke began her career with Bank of Prairie du Sac on April 1, 1969 and as a result of diligent work and demonstrated ability, she advanced to the position of executive vice president. Yanke was elected to the Board of Directors in February 1986. She continues to serve as a board member. Yanke was honored at the Wisconsin Bankers Association Bank Executives Conference in Wisconsin Dells on February 4, 2020. Yanke was recognized along with two other inductees into the WBA’s 50 Year Club for extraordinary service to Wisconsin’s financial industry. Bank of Prairie du Sac hosted a private ceremony to recognize Yanke among staff and board members on February 21, 2020. “We’re here to recognize Pat for giving 50 years of her life to Bank of Prairie du Sac, quite a feat, quite an honor,” said Steve Ploetz, President and CEO of Bank of Prairie du Sac. Rose Oswald Poels, President of the Wisconsin Bankers Association, presented Yanke with a plaque to honor her 50 years of service. “I think people that reach these milestones really show a huge dedication to their community and certainly to their bank for what they do,” said Poels, “Fifty years at one bank is truly incredible.” Pictured: Bank of Prairie du Sac board member, Pat Yanke, receives plaque from Rose Oswald Poels, President of the Wisconsin Bankers Association and Steve Ploetz, President and CEO of Bank of Prairie du Sac.

After half a century of service to the community, Patricia “Pat” Yanke from the Bank of Prairie du Sac has been honored for her dedication to the banking industry.

Wed
18
Mar

SP chess club hosts tournament


On Saturday, March 7, Sauk Prairie Chess Club hosted a K-12 tournament at the Middle School. Led by coaches Scott Bakken and Jenna McCann, students will compete in the Class Championships in April to complete their competition season.

On Saturday, March 7, Sauk Prairie Chess Club hosted a K-12 tournament at the Middle School. Led by coaches Scott Bakken and Jenna McCann, students will compete in the Class Championships in April to complete their competition season.

Thu
12
Mar

SPSD students qualify for math tourney

Fourth, fifth and sixth graders from Grand Avenue School, Merrimac Community Charter School, and Sauk Prairie Middle School competed on February 11th and 12th  for the opportunity to participate in the Regional Math 24 Tournament, which will be held on March 12 in Reedsburg.

Thu
12
Mar

Have a toe tappin’ time at Ron’s Jam

The public is invited to an afternoon of ‘old time’ music on Friday, March 13 at the Black Earth Fire Station meeting room (across from The Shoe Box).

The music is from 1-4 p.m. and includes some favorite ‘old time’, bluegrass, and country tunes on fiddle, guitar, banjo and dobro. All are welcome to attend this event.

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