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New Heights’ The Grove: A shining example of redevelopment

One of the troubling-to-some but seemingly inevitable steps many rural Wisconsin school districts are taking is campus consolidation. Individual school buildings in smaller towns, once bustling with children, are being shuttered as districts move to house all their students under one roof.

Spring Green’s Jeb Barzen recognized as distinguished alum, wins award


Jeb Barzen received the CNR Conservation Leader Award for his significant contributions to fire management and ecological restoration in Wisconsin.

Jeb Barzen, Spring Green, is a recipient of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Wisconsin Invasive Species Council’s Invasive Species Action Award. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point College of Natural Resources (CNR) also recognized Barzen as one of their distinguished alums and exceptional contributors.

Sauk Prairie’s Nathan Hutter retires from Navy after 20 years of service


Nathan Hutter

Senior Chief Petty Officer Nathan T. Hutter retired from the U.S. Navy in a ceremony on June 12, 2024 in Virginia Beach, V.A., after completing 20 years of service.  

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Pies for sale at Concerts in the Park

 

Indivisible Sauk Prairie mark reproductive rights milestone


June 24, 2024, marked two years since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and restricted abortion access across the country with the Dobbs decision. Since then, Conservative lawmakers have passed legislation in several states effectively banning abortion and reproductive care. Activists marked the anniversary of this impactful Supreme Court decision by reminding their communities of what’s at stake this November, and calling out those who played a role in the fall of Roe v. Wade. Pictured here are members of Indivisible Sauk Prairie rallying on the Highway 12 bridge over the Wisconsin River in Sauk City on June 24.

June 24, 2024, marked two years since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and restricted abortion access across the country with the Dobbs decision. Since then, Conservative lawmakers have passed legislation in several states effectively banning abortion and reproductive care.

Sauk Prairie PD National Night Out

The Sauk Prairie Police Department will be holding their own National Night Out event on Tuesday, August 6th, from 4 to 7 p.m., at Culver Community Park, 340 21st St, Prairie du Sac, WI.

Sauk Prairie School District retirees reflect on time with students

By Ellen Paul

 

Sauk Prairie Police holding local National Night Out event

The Sauk Prairie Police Department will be holding their own National Night Out event on Tuesday, August 6th, from 4 to 7 p.m., at Culver Community Park, 340 21st St, Prairie du Sac, WI.

Sauk Prairie kids participate in Sauk County Fair

Wisconsin Heights Players middle and high schoolers to act what they live


Wisconsin Heights Players middle school and high school youth will be performing “Just Another High School Play,” directed by Cherith Brown. Performances will be July 19th at 7 p.m., July 20th at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and July 21st at 2 p.m. at the Mazomanie Community Building, 9 Brodhead Street, Downtown Mazomanie. Tickets are $10 online or at the door. Concessions will also be available. Tickets online here: www.eventbrite.com/e/just-another-high-school-play-tickets-943411779027 The cast, pictured above, left to right, is front row: Otto Szudy, Bri Sexton, Marcus Brown, Sophia Kogue, Lane Ruskosky, and Sydney Hooks. Middle row: Iszy O’Halek, Isabella Riese, Sydney Brown, Betty Robinson, and Eve Calvert. Top row: Brenna Schuetz, Charlie Crowson, Caleb Formo, Rylyn Krisel, and Gus Cavanagh. Missing from photo: Isabella Graedel. This play is a comedy that covers nearly every angle of the typical high school play with a dose of history and improvisation thrown in for good measure! A group of actors, who have apparently been abandoned by their drama teacher, have to fend for themselves opening night in front of a live audience. This play is sure to make you laugh. Come support this talented group of youth.

Wisconsin Heights Players middle school and high school youth will be performing “Just Another High School Play,” directed by Cherith Brown. Performances will be July 19th at 7 p.m., July 20th at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and July 21st at 2 p.m. at the Mazomanie Community Building, 9 Brodhead Street, Downtown Mazomanie.

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