Regional

Wed
28
Oct

Sauk County Gardener: Digging and storing tender bulbs, rhizomes, tubers

“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall” — F. Schott Fitzgerald

Wed
21
Oct

Investigation continues in Devil’s Lake murder case


Schmutzer. (Photo provided by the Sauk County Sheriff's Office)

The Sauk County Sheriff’s Office is still trying to find out what happened to a Wauwatosa man who was found dead in Devil’s Lake State Park last week.

Wed
14
Oct

Tick tock, tick tock: Time is running out to see best fall colors

Sauk County’s peak colors are almost here, and have arrived in some communities.

Wed
14
Oct

Sauk County nonprofit qualifies for Packers Foundation grant

Beyond Blessed Food Pantry, based in Baraboo, is one of 237 charities across the state to qualify for a grant from the Packers Foundation.

On Monday, the organization announced that it will give out more than $1 million to help organizations affected by COVID-19. Overall, $1.75 million will be awarded this year.

Wed
14
Oct

Poll workers needed in Sauk County

The Sauk County Clerk’s Office has announced that municipalities are looking for citizens who’d like to be poll workers for the Nov. 3 Election.

Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., and various shifts will be available.

Candidates must be at least 16 years old to apply.

Wed
14
Oct

Sauk County Public Health director resigns, citing politics

Sauk County has lost its health department director in the midst of increasing infections due to COVID-19.

Tim Lawther resigned on Wednesday, Oct. 14.

Wed
14
Oct

Naturally speaking bittersweets


By Jerry Davis.

Shrubby, and more commonly vine-growing, native bittersweet fruits are beginning to open and to reveal scarlet insides, hence the use of this plant in autumn decorations.

Wed
14
Oct

Bridge closure delayed

The Highway 23 bridge over the Wisconsin River near Spring Green will not shut down until Oct. 26.

Initially, the DOT had planned to close the bridge for replacement on Oct. 19.

Once construction begins, the bridge will be closed to traffic. Alternate routes include Highways 14 and 130.

Tue
06
Oct

The Sauk County Gardener: How to overwinter your geraniums

“I grow plants for many reasons: To please my soul, to challenge the elements or to challenge my patience, for novelty, or for nostalgia, but mostly for the joy in seeing them grow.”— David Hobson

By Jeannie Manis

Tue
06
Oct

Sauk County celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day

An event recognizing the Ho-Chunk Nation will be held at 1 p.m. Oct. 12 in Baraboo.

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