Black Earth Utilities

Black Earth Utilities provides electric and water service within the Village of Black Earth and rural electric service for nearly 100 miles of rural line outside of the Black Earth village limits. Click here to view Vanguard's service territory map.


To report an outage or if you have any electric service questions, please contact Vanguard Electric at 608-767-2561. For utility billing questions or to start/stop service, call the Black Earth Utilities office at 608-767-2563.


Notice a street light out? Report street light outages directly to Vanguard on the Street Light Repair Request form or call 608-767-2561.

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Elections & Voting

Are you Ready to Vote? Is Your Voter Registration Current? Are You Planning to Vote Absentee?


My Vote Wisconsin - Did you know you need to update your registration every time you move or if you change your name? You can check your registration and make any updates online at My Vote. Taking a couple of minutes to check NOW can save you a lot of time on election day! You can request your absentee ballots online at . You can choose to submit your request for an absentee ballot for a single election or the whole calendar year. You must be registered to vote before requesting an absentee ballot. There are online registration deadlines, so don't delay!

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Local Businesses & Community Organizations

Discover local businesses and organizations in the Black Earth area. Contact the village office if you are interested in adding your business or organization to the list.

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Clerks Office

Beth Marty - Deputy Clerk/Treasurer

Dani Eastman - Administrative Assistant


Village Hall main line: 608-767-2563.


Summer hours begin May 24.  Monday-Friday 8am-5pm and Friday 8am-12pm.