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Sep 2013

Board to consider Baraboo college dorm

9/16/13By Baraboo News Republic

The Sauk County Board tonight will consider moving forward with a contract to construct a local college campus’ first dorm.

The board will consider a contract with Bluffstone LLC for the lease, construction, and operation of a residence...

Guest column: UW System looking to the future and building common ground

9/12/13By Baraboo News Republic

Recently, I attended a special meeting of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents. In attendance were state legislators, UW administrators and regents, guest speakers from other systems, and Wisconsin stakeholders. The conversation...

Aug 2013

Lenore Thomas Art Exhibit Opens Sept. 3 at UW-Baraboo/Sauk County

8/30/13By UW-Baraboo/Sauk County

"The sky is always there" by Lenore Thomas will be on display in UW-Baraboo/Sauk County's James A. Schwalbach Gallery from September 3 through October 17. Thomas is a Pennsylvania-based artist who creates mixed-media prints and...

County may loan city funds for science building

8/30/13By Baraboo News Repbulic

Sauk County may loan the City of Baraboo its half of the funds required to construct a $4.6 million college science building.

UW-BSC Continuing Education Announces Fall Fitness Offerings

8/30/13By UW-Baraboo/Sauk County

UW-Baraboo/Sauk County Continuing Education is now registering for a wide range of fall fitness classes, from boot camp to zumba. Early Morning Mix, Fit Barre, Lunchtime Zumba, and Zumba Tone are among the list of returning...

Only one more to go

8/22/13By Baraboo News Repbulic

The University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County Campus/Community Band performs in the second-to-last installment of the popular Concert on the Square series Thursday evening. The season ends next week with a performance by the 1st Brigade Civil...

Board to consider architect for UW-BSC science building

8/19/13By Baraboo News Republic

The Sauk County Board will consider tonight whether to hire a Sheboygan firm to design a $4.4 million science building on the University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County campus.

The $273,500 contract with Bray Architects, Inc., would be...

NEVER SIMPLE: Chicago designer and Baraboo native Rachel Frank takes on fashion with a touch of Steampunk

8/2/13By Baraboo News Republic

When Rachel Frank thinks of what to wear each morning, the words “something simple” never cross her mind.

That would never go with her green and purple hair or her dashingly fun personality.

Even as a child growing up in Baraboo,...

Jul 2013

"Arts party" returns: Annual Summerset festival this weekend

7/29/13By Baraboo News Republic

Summerset Festival of the Arts is providing a creative outlet. Now it’s up to you to plug in.

The annual “arts party” returns to the University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County campus this weekend, bringing an increasingly broad and...

UW-BSC seeks new bids for first campus dorm

7/29/13By Baraboo News Republic

For the second time, the University of Wisconsin–Baraboo/Sauk County will seek proposals from private companies to build and manage the campus’ first residence hall.

A prior solicitation yielded only one response that campus officials and...