Mazomanie Library hosts Bicycle Safety Rodeo

The Mazomanie Free Library organized a Bicycle Safety Rodeo with assistance from the Dane County Sheriff’s Office and the Mazomanie Fire Department. The Bicycle Safety Rodeo was geared toward youth ages 5-12 with an accompanying adult. The event was held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Town of Vermont’s ‘Then and Now’ Project shows land use changes

As input into discussions of the Town of Vermont’s Comprehensive Plan, the Then and Now Project has prepared pairs of photos of 14 Vermont Township farmsteads and landscapes—a Then photo from 50-80 years ago, and the second one—the Now photo-- from the same viewpoint taken in the past year.

Black Earth and Mazomanie community News

Brat Sale


Local group encouraging School District to use solar

Sauk Prairie Solar Schools (SPSS) is a recently formed citizens group whose purpose is to assist the Sauk Prairie School District (SPSD) in transitioning from reliance on fossil fuel toward use of renewable energy.  Initially, the group will promote the installation of solar arrays on two Sauk Prairie school buildings: the newly constructed Rive

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Community Read III


SP CAN (Sauk Prairie CommUNITY Acceptance Now), formerly Sauk Prairie Social Justice and Equity Initiative, has planned a full slate of activities for October to discuss, and to gain knowledge and understanding, of Indigenous Peoples.

Sauk Prairie Healthcare offering Diabetes Prevention Program

At risk for prediabetes or type 2 diabetes? Sauk Prairie Healthcare’s Diabetes Prevention Lifestyle Change Program offers support building healthy food and fitness habits to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. Join the program and get a free Wellspring fitness membership and weekly health coaching sessions.

Happy Hustlers 4H Club installs informational sign at site of Schoolhouse

On August 12, 2023, the Happy Hustlers 4H Club installed a sign at the Witwen Wayside. This sign shows some history of the wayside over the years and has a picture of the schoolhouse. It is a nice piece of history that everyone can now stop by and enjoy.

St. John’s Lutheran, with help, raises money for local non-profits

Austin Urban, Chase Urban, Charlie Lueck, Milo Lueck, Violet Richard, Cora Miller, Parker Pape, Lee LaVigne, Carson Lohr helped St. John’s Lutheran Church raise almost $900 to support local non-profits in our Sauk Prairie community.

Summer Recreation with Deputies has been a success

Summer recreation with the Black Earth and Mazomanie Deputies has been a hit! Local kids have been busy with activities over the past few weeks.

Week 2 of summer recreation was fishing at Lake Marion in Mazomanie. There were 25 local participants.

Lots of activity at George Culver Community Library

Above left is Tenley S. and sisters.


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