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  • Sheriff's Office | Tue Apr 26th, 2016 | READ MORE...

    UPDATED NEWS RELEASE

    On April 19, 2016 the Sauk County Sheriff’s Office investigated a traffic crash on STH 33 in the Town of Greenfield that injured five people.

  • Sheriff's Office | Tue Apr 19th, 2016 | READ MORE...
    Sauk County Wisconsin Official Website

    The Sauk County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ), The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and The P2D2 Program, will coordinate a Prescription Drug Take-Back initiative on Saturday, April 30th from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm at the front lobby of the Sauk County Sheriff’s Office located at 1300 Lange Crt., Baraboo, WI.

  • Sheriff's Office | Tue Apr 19th, 2016 | READ MORE...

    On April 19, 2016 at 6:55 A.M. the Sauk County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle crash on STH 33 in the Town Of Greenfield.

  • Sheriff's Office | Mon Apr 18th, 2016 | READ MORE...
    Sauk County Wisconsin Official Website

    On Sunday, April 17th, 2016, the Sauk County Sheriffs Office was made aware of two residential burglaries and one attempted residential burglary that had occurred in the Township of Woodland in the Northwest portion of Sauk County.

  • Emergency Management, Buildings, and Safety | Wed Apr 13th, 2016 | READ MORE...

    The East Entrance to the Historic Courthouse will be closed starting Wednesday, April 12th, 2016. This entrance will remain closed until further notice as the “porch” and steps area are repaired/refurbished. The entrances to the Courthouse on 3rd Ave, Broadway, and 4th Ave will remain open as normal. We apologize for the inconvenience.

    If you have questions or concerns regarding the closure of this entrance, please contact The Emergency Management, Buildings & Safety Department at 608-355-3200.

  • Sheriff's Office | Mon Apr 11th, 2016 | READ MORE...

    On Saturday, April 9th, 2016 at 4:30pm the Sauk County Communications Center received a call regarding a three vehicle crash with subjects trapped on STH 33 west of Wilkinson Road in the Town of LaValle.  Deputies responded and were able to make a preliminary determination that a 2007 Honda Odyssey was traveling east on STH 33 when it crossed the centerline and sideswiped a 2011 Ford Explorer that was traveling west on STH 33.  After striking the Ford, the Honda then collided nearly head-on with a 2011 Toyota Corolla that was also traveling west on STH 33 behind the Ford. 

  • Sheriff's Office | Fri Apr 1st, 2016 | READ MORE...

    NEWS RELEASE – MISSING PERSON

    April 1, 2016

     

  • Conservation, Planning and Zoning | Tue Mar 29th, 2016 | READ MORE...

    Sauk County is hosting “Clean Sweep” events on Saturday, June 4th and October 1st, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the former Sauk County landfill located at E8795 Evergreen Lane, Baraboo.  Clean Sweep is an opportunity for homeowners, agricultural enterprises, and businesses to dispose of hazardous products/items that pose an environmental risk.

    Sauk County households will be able to dispose of the following items at no charge:

  • Sauk County Development Corporation | Tue Mar 22nd, 2016 | READ MORE...

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Contact: Keri Olson, Organizational Facilitator, Sauk County Development Corporation

    (608) 393-7419; kerijolson@gmail.com

     

    SAUK COUNTY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION REORGANIZES

     

  • UW Extension | Tue Mar 22nd, 2016 | READ MORE...
    Sauk County Wisconsin Official Website

    The Sauk County Institute of Leadership (SCIL) is accepting applications.

  • Sheriff's Office | Wed Mar 16th, 2016 | READ MORE...
    Sauk County Wisconsin Official Website

    On Tuesday, March 15th, 2016 at 1:07pm, the Sauk County Communications Center received reports of smoke coming from the roof vents of the “Bare Necessities” grocery store in LaValle, WI.

  • Conservation, Planning and Zoning | Tue Mar 15th, 2016 | READ MORE...

    Driftless Area Land Conservancy Seeks National Seal of Excellence

    Public Comment Period

    “Excellence requires passion, focused effort and a belief that we’re making a difference in people’s lives,” shared David Clutter, executive director of Driftless Area Land Conservancy… “and it’s exciting to let folks know, particularly the landowners and local communities we serve, that we’re seeking a seal of excellence through a national accreditation process.”

  • Health Care Center | Mon Mar 14th, 2016 | READ MORE...

    Conservation, Planning and Zoning | Wed Mar 9th, 2016 | READ MORE...

    Sauk County Rain Barrel and Composter Sale

    The rain barrel and composter sale is here!  By ordering in bulk, the Sauk County Conservation, Planning, and Zoning Department and the City of Baraboo are providing rain barrels and composters to residents for a significant discount.

  • Conservation, Planning and Zoning | Tue Mar 8th, 2016 | READ MORE...

    Ag Plastics Recycling

    When: Wednesday, March 16th from 10-noon

    Where: Sauk County Highway Shop- 620 HWY 136, West Baraboo

     

  • Sheriff's Office | Tue Mar 1st, 2016 | READ MORE...
    Sauk County Wisconsin Official Website

    On February 28th, 2016 at about 3:20 PM, the Sauk County Sheriffs Office investigated a one vehicle rollover traffic crash on CTH H at Birchwood Road in the Township of Delton.

    Investigation revealed that the driver, 35 year old Taylor J. Houghton of Wisconsin Dells, was the sole occupant at the time of the crash. Houghton was not wearing a seatbelt and died of injuries sustained in the crash.

  • Sheriff's Office | Sun Feb 28th, 2016 | READ MORE...

    On February 28, 2016 at approximately 3:20 P.M. the Sauk County Sheriff’s Office responded to a one vehicle crash on CTH H at Birchwood Rd. in the TWP of Delton.  The preliminary investigation revealed that a 26 year old Sauk County man was operating a 2000 Chevrolet van eastbound on CTH H.  The operator failed to properly negotiate a curve at which time the van left the road and struck several trees.  The operator was ejected and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Sauk County Coroner’s Office.

  • Sheriff's Office | Sun Feb 28th, 2016 | READ MORE...

    On February 28, 2016 at approximately 3:20 P.M. the Sauk County Sheriff’s Office responded to a one vehicle crash on CTH H at Birchwood Rd. in the TWP of Delton.  The preliminary investigation revealed that a 26 year old Sauk County man was operating a 2000 Chevrolet van eastbound on CTH H.  The operator failed to properly negotiate a curve at which time the van left the road and struck several trees.  The operator was ejected and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Sauk County Coroner’s Office.

  • Highway | Thu Feb 25th, 2016 | READ MORE...

    Sauk County Highway Department - County Trunk Highways Spring Weight Restrictions

  • Sheriff's Office | Thu Feb 18th, 2016 | READ MORE...
    Sauk County Wisconsin Official Website

    News Release

     

     

  • Aging and Disability Resource Center | Wed Feb 17th, 2016 | READ MORE...

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Contact:    Susan Blodgett, Director

                    Aging & Disability Resource Center of Eagle Country – Baraboo/Sauk County

                    (608) 355-4450

                    sblodgett@co.sauk.wi.us

  • Health | Wed Feb 17th, 2016 | READ MORE...

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

     

    Contact: Cynthia Bodendein, Health Officer

     

    The Sauk County Health Department was recently awarded a mini grant by Wisconsin Department of Health, Building Resilience Against Climate Effects (BRACE) program to enhance capacity to assess, prepare for, and effectively respond to climate and extreme weather events and reduce or prevent related negative health effects. 

     

  • Health | Fri Feb 5th, 2016 | READ MORE...

    Zika Virus Press Release

     

    February 5, 2016

     

    Contact: Cynthia Bodendein

     

  • Sheriff's Office | Fri Feb 5th, 2016 | READ MORE...
    Sauk County Wisconsin Official Website

    News Release

    On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016, the Sauk County Drug Task Force, in conjunction with the United States Postal Inspectors Office opened a drug investigation into a residence on Koch Street in the Village of West Baraboo, after a search warrant for two suspicious packages that arrived at the post office for delivery to this address revealed 1085 grams of Marijuana.

  • Conservation, Planning and Zoning | Wed Feb 3rd, 2016 | READ MORE...

    Give deer and other wildlife what they need — improve your habitat with DMAP!

    The Deer Management Assistance Program provides landowners with wildlife habitat management resources for properties of any size. Three levels of enrollment place a wide range of benefits at your fingertips, ranging from hands-on workshops and informational resources to property-specific management plans.