Lieutenant Governor visits Great Sauk State Trail

Pictured, left to right: Tywana German, Linda Sauer, John Sauer, Marty Krueger, Jon Cody, Alan Wildman, Lt. Governor Sara Rodriguez, Dave Considine and granddaughter, Lindsey Giese, Ken Lueck, Jim Anderson, and Heidi Koch.

On Wednesday, May 10th, Lt. Governor Sara Rodriguez visited Sauk Prairie to see the site of a future public art mural. The mural was made possible thanks to funding from the Tourism Capital Grant Program which supported tourism-related investment projects that help promote, maintain, or bolster Wisconsin’s tourism industry.

What EPA’s nationwide PFAS rule means for Wisconsin drinking water

By Bennet Goldstein

Wisconsin Watch


A new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposal issued on March 14th would tighten limits on toxic “forever chemicals” in Wisconsin’s drinking water.

Recent legislation provides Veterans with additional services

Last year there were several critical laws that were passed that every Veteran and every Veteran family needs to be aware of.  First, the Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxins (PACT) ACT. Second, the Dr.

Pds Bancorp holds Annual Meeting

PdS Bancorp, Inc. held its Annual Meeting on Tuesday, February 28, 2023, both in-person and virtually. Bank of Prairie du Sac is a wholly-owned subsidiary of PdS Bancorp, Inc. a one-bank holding company.

Court updates on Nachreiner hit and run

Pat Nachreiener, a resident of Plain, appeared in court on January 31st to seek the return of his truck and tools involved in the hit and run on June 20, 2022.

Sauk County group studies overdose deaths to prevent future ones

It’s a milestone year for the Sauk County Overdose Death Review Team.

Army takes steps to increase transparency, information sharing to Badger Army Ammunition Plant groundwater remediation project

By Thomas Milligan (U.S. Army Environmental Command)


The challenges of large groundwater clean-up projects at World War II era munitions plants are numerous.

Dane County purchases land along creek

County Executive Joe Parisi announced Dane County will purchase 14.6 acres of property in the Town of Black Earth located on Black Earth Creek, south of State Highway 14. The acquisition will fill in a connection between Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Black Earth Creek Fishery Area lands.

EMS staffing shortage, funding crunch, leave services under strain

“Part of what the public needs to understand is that you’ve been getting something for free that you should have been paying for.” That’s the way James Small, the Wisconsin Office of Rural Health’s EMS outreach program manager, puts it. 

County KP bridge over Black Earth Creek in Cross Plains under construction this summer

The Dane County Highway & Transportation Department and representatives of the Village of Cross Plains have determined the County Highway KP Bridge over Black Earth Creek is in need of reconstruction. The project is tentatively scheduled to begin in July and will result in about a two-month closure of the bridge in Cross Plains.


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