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Volunteer news for February


(Submitted photo)

This time of year always brings back a flood of memories from the days of when my son, Rydge, was in the Reedsburg Show Choir group, the Choraliers. We traveled around each weekend going to Milton, LaCrosse, New London, Sauk City and Davenport, Iowa.

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Turkey Busters hold 25th Fisheree

The Caz Turkey Busters will hold their 25th Annual Fisheree Feb. 17 on Lee Lake.

Registration will open at 8 and fishing will run until 3 p.m.

There will be a $100 prize for the largest fish.

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Reedsburg sewer rates to increase in March


This image, taken June 10, 2008, shows the wastewater treatment plant flooded in Reedsburg. The facility, which dates back to the 1930s, has weathered two major floods during its existence. It is due to be replaced this year. (Photo from the City of Reedsburg)

Reedsburg residents should be prepared for higher water bills starting this March.

On Monday, Reedsburg Common Council approved a recommendation to increase sewer rates due to rising demand.

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Reedsburg man arrested on OWI charge

A Reedsburg resident was taken into custody during a Feb. 10 traffic stop in the town of Ironton.

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Reedsburg Ambulance gets more 911 calls, fewer transfer requests


Reedsburg Ambulance has five ambulances available for 911 calls and patient transfers. (Photos by Heather Stanek)

January looks to be about the same as last year for Reedsburg Ambulance.

Department Director Josh Kowalke presented the latest numbers during Monday night’s Reedsburg Common Council meeting.

According to the data, Reedsburg Ambulance responded to 148 911 calls this January, up from 138 in January 2023.

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Pets of the Week: Noir and Xena

The Sauk County Humane Society has unveiled its pets of the week, with comments from shelter staff. They are as follows.

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Historical Perspective: Wing walking barnstormers


Shown here is an example of the daredevil exploits of a skilled wing walker. (Sauk County Historical Society photo)

With the development of the aeroplane in the early 1900s, daring aviators sought to showcase their talents and entertain viewers far below. These daredevil stunt fliers were known as barnstormers—which got its name when pilots flew their biplanes through the open ends of barns.

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On the Same Page: Wisconsin author Jeff Nania to visit Reedsburg Public Library


Jeff Nania will discuss his books on Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. in the Library's Community Room. (Submitted photo)

Headlining Reedsburg Public Library activities next week is a visit by Wisconsin author Jeff Nania. The Library will host the program in the Community Room on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at 6 p.m. There is no cost or registration to attend.

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January leadership program focuses on employment, addiction, other topics


SCIL participants take in a gallery walk. (Drop Frame Productions photo)

On Jan. 11, the Sauk County Institute of Leadership (SCIL) opened the second half of its year with an agenda full of surprises.

The class met in Reedsburg to learn about a variety of topics, ranging from factories, county economics, substance abuse and leadership synergy. 

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Considine to visit Dem headquarters


Dave Considine. (State of Wisconsin photo)

Rep. Dave Considine, D-Baraboo, will pay a visit to Sauk County Democratic Headquarters.

The meeting will take place at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 15. A potluck dinner will precede the gathering at 6 p.m.

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