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From the Black Earth Historical Society

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This summer the Black Earth Historical Society (BEHS) will have the Museum at the Depot building painted. This re-painting will be the most extensive since it was painted in 1992-3 when the BEHS first received the Depot. A repainting was done a decade or more ago by local boy scouts.

Black Earth and Mazomanie community events

Brown Paws Rescue Fundraiser

 

Arena News

by Mariah and Cheryl Schmidt

Mazo Historical Museum opening

The Mazomanie Historical Museum opens this Sunday, May 29, from 1 to 4 p.m., and continuing through the summer.

Mickelsons-Martin VFW honoring Vets on Memorial Day

On Memorial Day, the Black Earth Mickelsons-Martin American Legion Post 313 will be honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military and all of those who had served our country and have since passed.

Historical Depot is opening for the season

The Black Earth Historical Society continues its 30th year anniversary celebration with the season opening of the Museum at the Depot. Free ice cream will be served, and some board members will be dressed in railroad garb. The quaint and historic structure located in downtown Black Earth will be open again for the season this Sunday, May 29.

Local benefit concerts help those in war-torn Ukraine


Pictured, flag pieces created by attendees at the Ukraine Benefit Concert April 23 at the Freethinkers Hall, 307 Polk, Sauk City. Baraboo Tent and Awning will be stitching them together for a traveling Ukraine flag.

On April 9, a Benefit Dance for Ukraine was held at the Freethinkers Hall (aka Park Hall) co-sponsored by the Free Congregation of Sauk County (FCSC) and Indivisible Sauk Prairie (ISP).

Caminiti and VanRiper are Quality Students


Wisconsin Heights Quality Students of the Third Quarter are middle schooler Anya Caminiti, daughter of Alina and Matthew Caminiti, and high schooler Emily VanRiper, daughter of Carrie and Ryan VanRiper.

Wisconsin Heights Quality Students of the Third Quarter are middle schooler Anya Caminiti, daughter of Alina and Matthew Caminiti, and high schooler Emily VanRiper, daughter of Carrie and Ryan VanRiper.

Kylee Doherty wins first place in Optimist essay contest


Kylee Doherty is the winner of the Wisconsin Heights Optimists Club annual essay contest. In addition, her essay won a $2500 college scholarship from the Southern Wisconsin District of Optimists International competition, where she finished in first place. The larger competition is between entries from 55 Optimist Clubs in Southern Wisconsin. The daughter of Mike and Lora Doherty, she is a senior at Wisconsin Heights School, and lives in rural Cross Plains. She plans to attend the University of Dubuque in Dubuque, Iowa, pursuing a degree in criminal justice and participate in track and volleyball. Runners up in the Wisconsin Heights Optimists contest were 2nd place, Natalie Bartel, daughter of Shannon and Andy Bartel; and 3rd place, Mars Henne, daughter of Daniel Henne. The contest subject was, “How does an optimistic mindset change my tomorrow?”. Barbara Blattner is the Wisconsin Heights Optimist Club essay contest chair. Pictured are essay winners, left to right: Mars Henne, Natalie, and Kylee Doherty.

Kylee Doherty is the winner of the Wisconsin Heights Optimists Club annual essay contest. In addition, her essay won a $2500 college scholarship from the Southern Wisconsin District of Optimists International competition, where she finished in first place.

Black Earth celebrates Michelle Viney

May’s Coffee With a Cop ended with a celebration od departing office MIchelle Viney, as residents packed the village hall meeting room to say their last good byes and east some cake. 

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