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When duty calls

Eric N. Ringelstetter, Lt. Col, F-35 Instructor Pilot in the U.S. Air Force, is stationed at Luke Air Force Base in Phoenix, AZ.   He is a 2001 Sauk Prairie High School graduate and a 2005 University of Colorado – Boulder graduate, Masters in Advanced Military Studies from SAMS, Ft.

Friends of the Black Earth Public Library auction nearing completion

The Friends of the Black Earth Public Library Silent Art Auction fundraiser is in full swing! The end of bidding is fast approaching on blown glass art, photographs, watercolor paintings, wood crafts, knit scarfs/mittens and much more on display now in the library. Stop in and bid on a unique gift for that special someone in your life!!

A Sauk Prairie Theater Guild Children’s production: “Elf The Musical JR.”


Over 60 young people in grades K5 through 8th grade will perform Elf The Musical JR. at the River Arts Center, 105 Ninth St. in Prairie du Sac, December 2 and 3 at 7 p.m. and December 3-4 at 2 pm. (The performance on the 3rd is a feature of Sauk Prairie Chamber’s “It’s a Holy Jolly Life’ on December 3.) Ring in the holiday season with the Sauk Prairie Theater Guild’s children’s production. Director Matt Brennan, Asst. Director Jennifer Gulsvig-Dunn, and the talented cast and crew as Sauk Prairie Theater Guild presents Elf The Musical JR, based on the 2003 film. Elf The Musical JR. tells the story of a young orphan who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would-be elf is given the name “Buddy” and raised by elves. Buddy lives happily, unaware he is actually a human until his enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father and discover his true identity. There, he learns that his father is on the naughty list, and his stepbrother doesn’t even believe in Santa, Buddy is determined to win over his new family and help New York remember the true meaning of the holidays. In-person performance tickets are: Adults $17; Senior/Student $15; 12 and under $10 and may be purchased online at sptheatreguild.org or at the door. Live-stream performance tickets are available also for $17 at sptheatreguild.org. Elf The Musical JR. is presented by Sauk Prairie Theatre Guild through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). Pictured, some of the North Pole elves in the Sauk Prairie Theatre Guild’s children’s production of Elf The Musical JR. pose for a picture on November 21 at the River Arts Center Theater. The performances are at the River Arts Center,105 Ninth St. in Prairie du Sac, December 2 and 3* at 7 pm and December 3*and 4 at 2 pm. (* A feature of Sauk Prairie Chamber’s December 3 ‘It’s a Holly Jolly Life’). In-person performance ticketss Adults $17; Senior/Student $15; 12 and under $10 and may be purchased on-line at sptheatreguild.org or at the door. Live-stream performance tickets are available also for $17 at sptheatreguild.org.

Over 60 young people in grades K5 through 8th grade will perform Elf The Musical JR. at the River Arts Center, 105 Ninth St. in Prairie du Sac, December 2 and 3 at 7 p.m. and December 3-4 at 2 pm. (The performance on the 3rd is a feature of Sauk Prairie Chamber’s “It’s a Holy Jolly Life’ on December 3.)

Prairie du Sac Class of ‘57 meets at Dorf Haus


The classmates of Prairie du Sac Class of 1957 met at the Dorf Haus, Roxbury, on Sunday, August 14, 2022. Lots of high school memories were reminisced. The classmates are: Front row: Sally Hoeverman Duggan, Robert Boehmer, Beverly Zurbuchen Quam, Hilman Schroeder. Back Row: Verlyn Mueller, Marianne Jonas Whitmoyer, Donald Zick, Cynthia Baerwald Holmgren, Larry Sawyer, Linda Mielke Benoway, Mary Schwarz Kirch, Maurice Sprecher, Carole Becker, Duane Peetz, Melvin Lohr, Eugene Hausner. A fun time was had by all.

The classmates of Prairie du Sac  Class of 1957 met at the Dorf Haus, Roxbury, on Sunday, August 14, 2022. Lots of high school memories were reminisced. The classmates are: Front row: Sally Hoeverman Duggan, Robert Boehmer, Beverly Zurbuchen Quam, Hilman Schroeder.

Sauk Prairie Optimist Club sells nuts and baked goods

The Sauk Prairie Optimist Club will be selling their Terri Lynn Nuts and member baked goodies at the Bank of Prairie du Sac Holiday Open House on Friday, December 2 from 8:30-4:30.

A beautiful night for Mazomanie’s Star Lighting

Mazomanie held it’s annual Star Lighting this Sunday, when the star is lit high on the bluff. Residents hike up and celebrate. This year’s honorary star lighter was Brian Cole, Mazomanie Free Library’s director.

Afterwards, everyone enjoyed soup and music at the Community Center.

Vermont Lutheran Church preserves 115 acres of land for the “Legacy Prairie and Woodland”


Peter Antonie (left) and Greg Herrling standing in the Vermont Lutheran Church Cemetery.

The only church in the Town of Vermont has been busy in recent months, restoring and preserving a vast swath of land around it.

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