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Thu
05
Oct

Naturally Speaking: Deer eat apples in autumn


Apples are a favorite food for deer during autumn. (Photo by Jerry Davis)

Wild and orchard apples are one of the white-tailed deer’s favorite autumn foods. This herbivore usually waits until the pomes fall to the ground and then simply stands under the tree and picks the fruit up and chews a bit before swallowing the apple whole.

Thu
05
Oct

Fermentation Fest presents Spirits Edition


A produce stand is set up at a former Fermentation Fest. This year’s event will be held Oct. 7 and 8 at Witwen Park in Sauk City. (Submitted file photo)

Fermentation Fest returns this year with a special Spirits Edition.

The celebration will run from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 7 and 8 at Witwen Park, S9885 Highway E, Sauk City.

The weekend will feature art, food, music and classes about all-things fermentation.

Thu
28
Sep

Tickets are on sale for Fermentation Fest

Fermentation Fest-Spirits Edition will be held Oct. 7 and 8 at Witwen Park.

Many activities will be free, though some will require ticket purchases.

The festival is an opportunity to learn more about the history and importance of fermentation.

Thu
28
Sep

New beginning for Sauk County Economic Development Corp.


Thomas Cox is the new head of the Sauk County Economic Development (SCDC). He is seen here with Julie Jensen, executive director of the Spring Green Area Chamber of Commerce. (Home News photo by Linda Schwanke)

Thomas Cox has taken the helm of Sauk County Development Corporation (SCDC) as executive director.

Cox is out and about in Sauk County, trying to embody SCDC’s mission “to promote and retain the diverse economic vitality of Sauk County and its individual communities.”

Thu
21
Sep

Survey seeks feedback on use of opioid settlement

Public Health Sauk County wants to know how citizens think the County should use an allocation from the Opioid Settlement.

Over the next few years, Sauk County is expected to receive at least $2 million as a result of national lawsuits.

Thu
21
Sep

Volunteers needed to 2024 tax season

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is looking for volunteers to help provide tax prep services for Wisconsinites who are 50 and older.

The service provides free filing help for those who can’t afford tax prep.

Volunteers receive training and support. All levels of experience are welcome.

Thu
21
Sep

Pets of the Week: Vera and Max 2

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

Thu
21
Sep

ADRC holds open house

The Sauk County Aging & Disability Resource Center will hold an open house to show off its new renovation and relocation.

This free event will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Sept. 21 at the West Square Building, Suite 234, second floor, 505 Broadway St., Baraboo.

Thu
21
Sep

Historical Perspective: A look at early Glenville


Glenville Creek was used to provide electricity. (Sauk County Historical Society photo)

The village of Glenville is located southeast of Baraboo, just outside the city limits. It was not known as Glenville until around 1890 when the name first appeared in the Baraboo News under the heading of “News Notes from Glenville.”

Thu
21
Sep

County Democrats host Assembly, Senate members

Sauk County Democrats will welcome the public to meet an assemblyman and senator this week.

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