News

May 2015

Looking to the future: Dozens graduate from UW-Baraboo

5/18/15By Baraboo News Republic

John Lennon once said: “Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans.”

Aural Omhoefer knows what it takes to be successful. For 22 years, she served as campus CEO and dean of the University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County....

City decries proposed UW cuts

5/13/15By Baraboo News Republic

Concerned about far-reaching impacts, the Baraboo City Council unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday that opposes proposed state budget cuts for the local University of Wisconsin campus.

In his proposal for the state’s two-year budget,...

UW-BSC spring concert tonight

5/11/15By Baraboo News Republic

The University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County campus concert band conducted by Professor Emeritus Gerald L. Stich will present its spring concert at 7:30 p.m. tonight at the RG Brown Theatre, 1006 Connie Road, Baraboo. The band will feature the...

Major changes for Summerset Festival

5/9/15By Baraboo News Republic

Due to construction on campus and budget uncertainty, the University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County will reduce its summer arts festival to a single day and possibly move it off campus.

In past years, Summerset Festival of the Arts...

UW-BSC choir to perform

5/7/15By Baraboo News Republic

University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County choir will present Across the Isles and Back in concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church, 615 Broadway St., Baraboo. Songs of England, Ireland and beyond will be performed under the...

Handing down memories

5/7/15By Baraboo News Republic

On any given Tuesday, each of the writers’ stories is only a page in length. But Baraboo’s Palm of the Hand memoirists are compiling the tales of their lifetimes — one memory at a time.

The monthly writing workshop group began about four...

Musicians ready to rock

5/6/15By Sauk Prairie Eagle

The UW-Baraboo/Sauk County Music Department will present the spring 2015 edition of its popular Jazz, Rock, and Blues Crew Concert at 7 p.m. May 7 in the R.G. Brown Theatre on campus, 1006 Connie Road in Baraboo. Admission is $3.

Local firms embroiled in dorm dispute

5/5/15By Baraboo News Republic

Two lawmakers are asking the Wisconsin Department of Justice to investigate contractual disputes involving student housing projects in Baraboo and Marshfield.

“It’s really a dispute between (two companies),” said Rep. Dave Considine, D-...

William Drennan

5/4/15By Baraboo News Republic

William Ryland (“Bill”) Drennan, 71, of Blowing Rock, North Carolina, fell asleep in the Lord on Saturday, May 2, 2015, following a protracted battle with cancer.

He was born Jan. 24, 1944, in suburban Philadelphia and spent his childhood...

Apr 2015

Brooks: Shield colleges, extension from UW cuts

4/29/15By Baraboo News Republic

University of Wisconsin colleges and UW-Extension would both be exempt from proposed UW System budget cuts under separate measures backed by a state legislator from Reedsburg.

Rep. Ed Brooks and another lawmaker introduced motions April 23...