Wisconsin Hometown Stories

Sauk Prairie: A Writer of Place

Clip: Special | 8m 37s

Author August Derleth set out to tell the stories of Sauk City and Prairie du Sac, and became known as a regional “writer of place” for his books about the people and places of Sauk Prairie.

Aired: 10/11/19

Rating: NR

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Wisconsin Hometown Stories: Sauk Prairie was funded by major support from Greg and Carol Griffin, Darlene Ballweg, Culver’s Foundation, and Wollersheim Winery & Distillery, with additional support from Bank of Prairie du Sac, Consumers Cooperative, Sid and Lisa Cook, John and Alice Grady, Richard and Marilyn McFarlane, Milwaukee Valve Company, Ellen Paul, Sauk County UW Extension, Arts and Culture Committee and Wisconsin Arts Board, Schwarz Insurance, Tim and Pat Size, Jim Slattery, Tools for Marketing, Inc., Wyttenbach Meats, the Focus Fund for Wisconsin History supported in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities, and Friends of Wisconsin Public Television.