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WisPolitics.com: Wisconsin Lawmakers’ 2023 travel tab tops $150,000

By WisPolitics.com

 

Outside groups reimbursed lawmakers for more than $150,000 in travel expenses last year to attend events around the country and abroad hosted by nonpartisan groups such as NCSL as well as the Jobs First Coalition, which backs GOP candidates, according to a WisPolitics.com review.

Sauk Prairie Hospital named “High Performing” for hip and knee replacements

Sauk Prairie Hospital has been named by U.S. News & World Report to its 2024-2025 Best Hospitals as a High Performing hospital for hip and knee replacement surgeries. This is the highest distinction a hospital can earn for U.S. News’ Best Hospitals Procedures & Conditions ratings.

Culver’s celebrates 40 years with a block party

Standing squarely in the middle of the Sauk City community—with a grocery store, bank, and library around him—Craig Culver spoke last Thursday about the 40-year journey his family and business has taken there.

Suspect at large in Baraboo area fled from Sauk Prairie PD

A male suspect is at large and presumed armed in the Baraboo area after being sighted by a Sauk Prairie police officer at 11:06 p.m. Tuesday night, July 23rd. The officer attempted a traffic stop on a red minivan in their jurisdiction for a possible intoxicated driver.

Wild weather leads to cancellation of events, high water, and drowning

Torrential rains, high winds, and severe storms have typified this summer’s weather across the area, but the past few weeks have been especially severe.

Mazomanie and Black Earth begin the process of a combined PD

On June 5th, the idea of a combined police force for the Villages of Black Earth and Mazomanie moved a step closer to reality, as police committees from both villages met for the first time to open the discussion. Representing Black Earth were trustees Mitch Hodson, Pam Louis-Reindl, and village president Terry Moyer.

With both support and opposition on plan commission, 6:8 sent back to gather more information for Sycamore development review

The Sauk City Plan Commission heard 6:8’s plans for what is now called the Sycamore Community, a planned mixed-used development located in one of the village’s business parks.

Fire on the River rescheduled for August 2nd and 3rd

In contrast to last summer's drought and heat, contuned rain on Tuesday and more in the forecast led to the cancellation on Fire on the River for its oeriginal July 4th weekend dates. With just days before the event, much of the grounds for the festival are under water as the Wisconsin River continues to run high.

Wisconsin’s first Safe Haven Baby Box installed at Reedsburg Ambulance


Sen. Joan Ballweg of the 14th District spoke at the blessing of the Safe Haven Baby Box Friday in Reedsburg. Photo by Heather Stanek

A resource designed to help save babies is now open at Reedsburg Ambulance.

Fire at Bluffview displaces families

A massive multi-alarm fire swept through an apartment building at Bluffview on Saturday, June 22nd, around 7 a.m. in the morning, displacing 16 families. Sauk City Fire Department was dispatched along with Prairie du Sac Fire, Merrimac Fire, and Sauk Prairie Ambulance for the fire in the Town of Sumpter.

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