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Thu
27
Jun

College graduates list as of June 27

The following students have completed their education at their respective universities, colleges, training or apprenticeship programs. Additional information was provided by each institution.

University of Minnesota Crookston

Thu
27
Jun

Flambeau to absorb work from closed Georgia plant

Flambeau Inc.’s Wisconsin location will pick up the work left off from the closure of a Georgia facility.

Thu
27
Jun

Heavy rain creates headaches for Hillpoint, Loganville, Rock Springs, other communities

Recent weather has locals keeping a wary eye on the sky this week.

Over the weekend, flooding was reported in communities such as Hillpoint, Loganville, Rock Springs and Plain, as well as surrounding rural areas. The cause was consistent, heavy rain, and more is in the forecast for this week.

Thu
20
Jun

Historical Perspective: Secrets of the cistern


Samples of the cistern artifacts are on display at the Van Orden Mansion during the summer months. (Sauk County Historical Society photo)

Back in November of 2009, a large tree stump was removed from the west side of the Van Orden Mansion on Fourth Avenue, and a worker was cleaning up some of the residual roots. As he was digging, he came across a sandstone slab about four feet square. When he pried it up, he discovered a three-foot wide cement-lined hole.

Thu
20
Jun

Spongy moth traps to be placed in Sauk County


Spongy moth traps will be placed in Sauk County this summer to check and see if the invasive species has spread to this area. (DATCP photo)

Sauk is one of 44 Wisconsin counties where spongy moth traps will be placed this summer.

Thu
20
Jun

Rock Springs resident elected to dairy farmer board

A member of the Rock Springs community has been elected to the Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin Board of Directors.

Jessica Kelley will represent District 20, which includes Sauk and Richland counties.

The three-year term will begin July 1.

Thu
20
Jun

On the Same Page: Library sponsors climbing wall, more


The Check Out Wisconsin State Parks at Your Library packet is available at the Reedsburg Public Library. Patrons with a Library card and valid Wisconsin license plates may check out a daily admission pass to a Wisconsin State Park. (Submitted photo)

In the coming week, Reedsburg Public Library will host a number of informational and fun activities for both adults and youth, beginning with a Grown Up Monday Fun Day on June 24 and ending with a Climbing Wall on Friday, June 28.

Thu
20
Jun

Reedsburg welcomes state’s first Safe Haven Baby Box

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

Thu
20
Jun

Reedsburg Country Club to screen movies

The Reedsburg Country Club will hold a free Outdoor Movie Night on June 21. It will take place at the 1924 Bar and Grill.

It will kick off with an 8:30 p.m. showing of the family friendly movie, “Inside Out.” After the movie, the club will screen the adult comedy, “Caddyshack.”

Thu
20
Jun

Rising temperatures raise risk for pavement buckling

Summer temps have prompted the DOT to warn motorists of the risk for pavement buckling.

Pavement can expand and push together when weather rapidly goes from cool to very hot. If the pressure becomes too great, the roadway can develop bumps or dips.

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