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  • Sheriff's Office | Thu Apr 30th, 2015 | READ MORE...

    April 30, 2015

    SPECIAL NEWS RELEASE

     

    The 2015 Respect for Law Day observance in Sauk County has been scheduled for Monday May 11, 2015 beginning at 8:30am.  The annual event will be held on the Broadway Street side of the Historic Courthouse by the Memorial area.

  • Sheriff's Office | Wed Apr 29th, 2015 | READ MORE...
    Sauk County Wisconsin Official Website

    News Release

    On April 29, 2015, Sauk County Sheriffs Detectives arrested Eddie W. Hatfield age 27 of LaValle, WI on two counts of Burglary, for burglaries that occurred in the Village of LaValle on April 17th and April 19th, 2015.

    In those Burglaries, various power tools and yard care equipment were stolen, some of which were later located at various pawn shops. It is suspected that other suspects were involved and other property may be recovered as this investigation continues.

  • Aging and Disability Resource Center | Fri Apr 24th, 2015 | READ MORE...
    Sauk County Wisconsin Official Website

     

     

     

    Contact:          Cassidy Walsh, Health Educator
                           Sauk County Health Department
                           (608) 355-4315
                           cwalsh@co.sauk.wi.us

     

  • Sheriff's Office | Fri Apr 24th, 2015 | READ MORE...

    Press Release

    On April 21st, 2015 at about 11:00 PM, The Sauk County Sheriffs Office, arrested Eric T. Hall, 39, at the Ho-Chunk Casino in the Town of Delton, on a Wisconsin Department of Corrections Apprehension Request.

    As Previously released, Hall had been the subject of numerous Wisconsin Crime Alerts and a statewide manhunt for Burglaries throughout the state since about June of 2014.

  • Conservation, Planning and Zoning | Thu Apr 23rd, 2015 | READ MORE...

    NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
    BEFORE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT  

     

    STATE OF WISCONSIN  )

                                       )     SS.

    SAUK COUNTY              )


    TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:

  • Sheriff's Office | Wed Apr 22nd, 2015 | READ MORE...
    Sauk County Wisconsin Official Website

    Press Release

    On April 21st, 2015 at about 11:00 PM, The Sauk County Sheriffs Office, arrested Eric T. Hall, 39, at the Ho-Chunk Casino in the Town of Delton, on a Wisconsin Department of Corrections Apprehension Request.

    Hall has been the subject of numerous Wisconsin Crime Alerts and a statewide manhunt for Burglaries throughout the state, including three in Sauk County in June of 2014. Numerous investigations in several other Wisconsin counties and other States related to Hall are continuing.

  • Health | Wed Apr 22nd, 2015 | READ MORE...

    Contact: Cynthia Bodendein, Health Officer

    Press Release:

                There are no cases of H5N2 influenza in Sauk County at this time. You are probably aware that four outbreaks of H5N2 influenza among domestic poultry have been detected in Wisconsin to date. This follows the occurrence of outbreaks among poultry in Minnesota, Iowa, South Dakota, Missouri, and several other states from this same influenza strain.

  • Sheriff's Office | Thu Apr 16th, 2015 | READ MORE...

    The Sauk County Sheriffs Office has identified the victim of the fatal fire in the Township of Dellona on Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 as Patsy L. Kozlowski, age 77, a resident of address where the fire was reported.

    Initial investigation indicates that Kozlowski was burning brush outside the residence, which became out of control. In an effort to extinguish the fire herself, she is believed to have been overcome and collapsed in the area of the fire.

    An autopsy was conducted on Wednesday, and the results are pending at this time.

  • Conservation, Planning and Zoning | Tue Apr 14th, 2015 | READ MORE...

    Sauk County Earth Day Celebration-April 26

    Join us for the 16th annual Sauk County Earth Day Celebration!  The public is invited to this indoor, family friendly event on Sunday, April 26, from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at UW-Baraboo/Sauk County, 1006 Connie Road, Baraboo.  Admission and parking are free. With a large variety of exhibits, mini-workshops, kid activity stations, live music and readings, and an art competition, there truly is something for everyone.

  • Land Conservation | Tue Apr 14th, 2015 | READ MORE...

    Sauk County Earth Day Celebration-April 26

    Join us for the 16th annual Sauk County Earth Day Celebration!  The public is invited to this indoor, family friendly event on Sunday, April 26, from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at UW-Baraboo/Sauk County, 1006 Connie Road, Baraboo.  Admission and parking are free. With a large variety of exhibits, mini-workshops, kid activity stations, live music and readings, and an art competition, there truly is something for everyone.

  • Sheriff's Office | Tue Apr 14th, 2015 | READ MORE...
    Sauk County Wisconsin Official Website

    On Monday, April 13th, 2015, Sauk County Sheriffs Detectives arrested Austin J. Von Behren for a residential Burglary that occurred in March 2014 after crime lab results were received linking him to the scene. Von Behren was arrested in Lone Rock, WI., with assistance from the Richland County Sheriffs Office. Von Behren is also suspected in several other Sauk Prairie area burglaries. Von Behren was transported to the Sauk County Jail where he awaits a bail hearing on Tuesday, April 14th.

  • Sheriff's Office | Tue Apr 14th, 2015 | READ MORE...
    Sauk County Wisconsin Official Website

    On Monday, April 13th, 2015, Sauk County Sheriffs Detectives arrested Barry W. Riddle, 33 years of age of Reedsburg for a Residential Burglary in the Township of Westfield that was committed in December of 2014. DNA and other physical evidence linked Riddle to that Burglary.

    Subsequent to that arrest a Sheriffs Detective interviewed Riddle, during which Riddle admitted to stealing a truck and an All-Terrain Vehicle from the United Co-Operative in the City of Reedsburg on April 12th, and subsequently trading the ATV for a rifle.

  • Sheriff's Office | Tue Apr 14th, 2015 | READ MORE...

     

       

    On April 14, 2015 at approximately 1:05pm the Sauk County Communications Center was notified of a reported forest fire behind a residence on Coon Bluff Road in the Township of Dellona.

  • Conservation, Planning and Zoning | Wed Apr 8th, 2015 | READ MORE...
    Sauk County Wisconsin Official Website

    Ag Plastics Recycling

     

    Bring your ag plastics to the Sauk County Highway Shop, 620 STH 136, West Baraboo, 53913 on Wednesday, April 29 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Farmers will be able to drop off their silage bags, bunker covers, net wrap, bale wrap, plastic feed bags, and hoop film.  Plastic feed bags and hoop film MUST be kept separate from other plastics being recycled.  Plastic baler twine will not be accepted but can be used to tie loose plastic in to bundles.

  • Land Conservation | Wed Apr 8th, 2015 | READ MORE...
    Sauk County Wisconsin Official Website

    Ag Plastics Recycling

     

    Bring your ag plastics to the Sauk County Highway Shop, 620 STH 136, West Baraboo, 53913 on Wednesday, April 29 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Farmers will be able to drop off their silage bags, bunker covers, net wrap, bale wrap, plastic feed bags, and hoop film.  Plastic feed bags and hoop film MUST be kept separate from other plastics being recycled.  Plastic baler twine will not be accepted but can be used to tie loose plastic in to bundles.

  • County Clerk | Tue Apr 7th, 2015 | READ MORE...
  • Sheriff's Office | Mon Apr 6th, 2015 | READ MORE...
    Sauk County Wisconsin Official Website

         On Saturday April 4, 2015 Deputies and Officers from the Sauk County Sheriff’s Office, Sauk Prairie Police Department, Baraboo Police Department, Lake Delton Police Department, and the Reedsburg Police Department participated in an OWI Task Force enforcement detail in the Lake Delton and Wisconsin Dells area.  Each of these departments placed Deputies and Officers out in this area to specifically combat drunk driving.  All officer wages are being funded by a grant distributed by Wisconsin Bureau of Transportation Safety (BOTS).

  • Conservation, Planning and Zoning | Wed Apr 1st, 2015 | READ MORE...

    Is Your Well Water Safe to Drink?  Results Meeting 

  • Sheriff's Office | Thu Mar 26th, 2015 | READ MORE...

    On March 19th, 2015 the Sauk County Drug Task Force arrested Sherry A. Fuller, age 49, of Baraboo, WI, for the charges of 2 counts of Delivery of Cocaine.

  • Health | Wed Mar 25th, 2015 | READ MORE...
    Sauk County Wisconsin Official Website

    Do you help take care of an older family member or friend? If so, you are not alone. Over 65 million family caregivers in America provide a vast array of emotional, financial, nursing, social, homemaking and other services on a daily or on an intermittent basis.

  • Sheriff's Office | Fri Mar 20th, 2015 | READ MORE...

    On March 17, 2015, the Sauk County Sheriff’s Office took two separate burglary reports to businesses in the Hillpoint area.  Both burglaries occurred sometime during the late evening hours of the 16th or early morning hours of the 17th.  It appears the perpetrators were looking for money as nothing else was noted missing from either business.

     

  • Highway | Tue Mar 17th, 2015 | READ MORE...

    Road Closure - CTH PF - Bridge Replacement

  • Sheriff's Office | Mon Mar 16th, 2015 | READ MORE...
    Sauk County Wisconsin Official Website

    Sheriff Chip Meister is announcing the retirement of Sauk County Sheriff canine “Cooper”.  Cooper is an eight year old Belgian Malinois and is retiring as Sauk County’s most decorated canine after over 1,960 calls for service.  Cooper has been in service for 6 years but has been battling lymes disease for over three years. 

  • Sheriff's Office | Fri Mar 13th, 2015 | READ MORE...

    News Release

     

  • Sheriff's Office | Fri Mar 13th, 2015 | READ MORE...

     

    On March 12, 2015 at approximately 10:30 pm Sauk County Sheriff's Deputies were sent to a residence on Pine Knoll Ct in the Township of Fairfield for a report of a subject peeking in windows.  While enroute, Deputies were informed that the suspect was attempting to force his way into the residence and was being held at gunpoint by a neighbor who had been contacted by the homeowner.