Sep 2014

Committee: Move forward with science building

9/5/14By Baraboo News Republic

Sauk County and the City of Baraboo should accept the low bid to construct a new college campus science building, even though it was $800,000 over budget, a committee recommended Thursday.

“The way it looks right now, it’s not going to get...

Aug 2014

New UW-Baraboo students attend convocation

8/26/14By Baraboo News Republic

First-year students at the University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County gathered Tuesday evening for the campus’ convocation and matriculation activities.

Before the start of the semester next week, they had the opportunity to mingle with...

Middle schoolers get college experience

8/6/14By Baraboo News Republic

Academically talented youngsters from around the region are getting a taste of college this week at the University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County.

The Middle School University program, part of the university’s continuing education efforts...

Summerset combines art, education

8/3/14By Baraboo News Republic

BARABOO -- If there is an art form not represented during the University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County's Summerset Festival of the Arts, it probably hasn’t been invented yet.

From dance, visual arts, music creation to the written word,...

Shaken-up Shakespeare

8/1/14By Baraboo News Republic

Ophelia (played by Molly Arbogast, at right) dishes to her ladies in waiting (Mike Jacobs and Elise Etzweiler) during a rehearsal for CAB Theatre's irreverent short play "Hamlet, Schmamlet." The play will be staged Sunday at 3:30 p.m. at...

Second community novel completed

8/1/14By Baraboo News Republic

Local writers came together Friday to celebrate the completion of Baraboo’s second community novel. “Dr. Vertigo’s Circus Spectacular” is a compilation of chapters and poems written by area residents and creative writing students of University of...

Gotta dance!

8/1/14By Baraboo News Republic

"Glee!" came to the University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County campus Friday, as students in Middle School University's show choir class performed for friends and family. The class, shown here at the end of their "You've Got a Friend in Me"...

Jul 2014

Rebels with a cause: Summerset Festival challenges status quo

7/31/14By Baraboo News Republic

Following the grand tradition of artists challenging the establishment, this year’s Summerset Festival is going rogue.

Summerset returns to the University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County campus this weekend, highlighting banned books,...

Soil problems delay UW-BSC dorm construction

7/24/14By Baraboo News Republic

A new residence hall at the University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County campus won’t be completed before classes start this fall, school officials said Wednesday.

Half of the dorm should be in place to allow those who already have signed up...

News Republic editorial: Enjoy all Sauk County has to offer

7/5/14By Baraboo News Republic

The Fourth of July holiday weekend is a great opportunity to revel in the things that bring us together as Americans. At the same time, the midsummer holiday weekend also serves as the height of tourism season in Baraboo and features endless...