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Cabin Fever Reliever Series

 

All are welcome to join seminarian Jill Dybdahl as she shares her experience at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota, in January 2024. What is life like today for American Native Indians living on the reservation?

Governor names Sauk Prairie Healthcare CEO to Healthcare Workforce task force


Shawn Lerch, CEO of Sauk Prairie Healthcare

Governor Tony Evers recently appointed Shawn Lerch, CEO of Sauk Prairie Healthcare, to serve on Wisconsin’s Task Force on Healthcare Workforce.

Sauk Prairie community news

Community Health Survey

 

Mazomanie Free Library’s community quilts part of the tapestry of local history

From the Mazomanie Historical Society’s January 2024 Newsletter, here is the Curator’s Column, written by Rita Frakes, on the quilts at the Mazomanie Library.

 

Black Earth Historical Society holds Annual meeting, hosts speaker, elects officers

The Black Earth Historical Society held their 2024 Annual Meeting on Sunday, February 4th, in addition to hosting speaker Norman Meinholz to talk about the area’s Native American presence. The Society celebrated a member’s tenure and elected new officers.

Black Earth and Mazomanie community news

Mazo Lions Spaghetti Dinner

 

The Mazomanie Lions Club will be hosting a spaghetti dinner fundraiser at Grandma Mary’s Restaurant on U.S Highway 14 in Arena on Monday, February 19th, from 4:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.  

Happy Hustlers make Valentines for Veterans


The Happy Hustlers 4-H Club, made up of members ranging from Kindergarten to 12th grade, from Spring Green, Plain and Sauk City areas, made Valentines for Veterans at their January 7, 2024 meeting. This photo shows members with the Valentines they created. All community members are invited to send Valentine cards to Veterans living at the Wisconsin Veteran Homes in Chippewa Falls, King, and Union Grove.

The Happy Hustlers 4-H Club, made up of members ranging from Kindergarten to 12th grade, from Spring Green, Plain and Sauk City areas, made Valentines for Veterans at their January 7, 2024 meeting. This photo shows members with the Valentines they created.

Black Earth and Mazomanie Libraries hold popular trivia night at Base Camp


The Friends of the Black Earth and Mazomanie Libraries hosted their annual Trivia Night fundraiser on February 3, 2024. Over 80 people participated and nearly $1,400 was raised to be split between the libraries. Trivia Night in 2024 saw the most attendance in the event’s history and was held at Base Camp in Mazomanie. Funding for food was provided by Thrivent Financial.

The Friends of the Black Earth and Mazomanie Libraries hosted their annual Trivia Night fundraiser on February 3, 2024. Over 80 people participated and nearly $1,400 was raised to be split between the libraries. Trivia Night in 2024 saw the most attendance in the event’s history and was held at Base Camp in Mazomanie.

River Arts events

River Arts Inc. is hosting a number of workshops during the month of February.  Please join us for these special events!

 

Create & Collaborate: Oil & Cold Wax Retreat with Rick Ross

590 Water St, Prairie du Sac, WI 53578

Arena news

by Mariah and Cheryl Schmidt 

Sympathies to the Lester Baker family.  Lester was from Arena and lived here his whole life except for a time spent in the Korean War.  He and his wife, Dorothy, were married for 74 years.  He was a farmer and a bus driver.  

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