Local History & Genealogy

Local History Websites

Library Databases

  • Ancestry Library *Only accessible from a computer at a SCLS Library.
  • Heritage Quest - Search genealogical information including census data, tax rolls and more.
  • Stories of Sauk Prairie - Listen to audio, look at photos, and read newspaper articles for over 100 local history interviews. Learn about Sauk Prairie's past, the history of many local business, and the lives of its residents. Part of Recollection Wisconsin.
  • Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers - Full text of Wisconsin daily and weekly papers from 2005 - present.  Includes Sauk Prairie Star and Sauk Prairie Eagle (90 day embargo). Provided by BadgeLink.

Genealogy Tools & Links

Library Materials Available

These are a sample of popular titles available pertaining to the Sauk Prairie area.  Many others are available.  Visit www.linkcat.info or contact the Ruth Culver Community Library at 608-643-8318 if  you are searching for a title or topic not listed here. 

*Items in LINKCat are available to residents with a valid South Central Library System card.  Please note, many local history items designated as Reference are available for use in the library ONLY.