News

May 2015

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...

Cold sport, warm hearts: Boucher Blast raises cash for cancer

4/17/15By Baraboo News Republic

Marc Boucher knows how to pay it forward. While the 44-year-old University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County library director was engaged in the fight of his life earlier this year, he still was looking for ways to give back.

Faced with a...