Jul 2015

Sauk County Reflections: 1965; Baraboo pursues UW campus

7/15/15By Baraboo News Republic
50 years ago this week (1965)The University of Wisconsin Extension Center here became one step closer to reality last evening when the Baraboo City Council authorized the center committee to engage an architect and purchase the land. A similar...

Summerset set for Aug. 22

7/3/15By Baraboo News Republic

A scaled-back Summerset Festival of the Arts will be held off the University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County campus next month.

Traditionally a weekend-long event, Summerset is being condensed to one day and moved off campus due to budget...

A 'bot to learn

7/2/15By Baraboo News Republic

One by one, the robots took to the small stage. They flapped their plastic arms, twirled and rolled back and forth. Some put on light shows; others talked. All operated under the control of the middle-schoolers participating in the University of...

Area students named to UW-BSC dean's list

7/2/15By Baraboo News Republic

The University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County has announced the dean's list for spring semester 2015. Highest honors are granted to students with a grade-point average of 4.0; high honors, 3.75 or higher; and honors, 3.5 or higher.


Jun 2015

Class offered for talented middle schoolers

6/29/15By Baraboo News Republic

The University of Wisconsin Baraboo/Sauk County will offer the Middle School University course Changes in the Land: An Onsite Study of Devil’s Lake to academically talented middle school students.

The class will meet from 9 a.m. to noon,...

Mental health course today at UW-Baraboo

6/18/15By Baraboo News Republic

The University of Wisconsin Baraboo/Sauk County will offer a Mental Health First Aid class from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at the UW campus, 1006 Connie Road, Rodem Room, Baraboo. The course will focus on risk factors and warning signs for mental...

Benson, Schumann commit to play for Fighting Spirits

6/12/15By Juneau County Star-Times

A pair of Wonewoc-Center Wolves alumni Madeline Benson and Emma Schumann both recently committed to play volleyball next season at UW-Baraboo/Sauk County in the fall.

Benson and Schumann were both first-team all-conference selections in the...

May 2015

County critical of Governor's UW cuts

5/21/15By Baraboo News Republic

The Sauk County Board became the second local government Tuesday to go on record in opposition to proposed cuts to the University of Wisconsin system.

Supervisors voted 29-1 in support of a resolution that is critical of Gov. Scott Walker’s...

King-sized thrill: Locals recall Baraboo concert

5/21/15By Baraboo News Republic

Blues legend B.B. King’s death last week moved music lovers worldwide to reflect on the guitarist’s seven-decade career. It was one performance in particular, though, that triggered the memories of Baraboo fans.

King died peacefully in his...

Boo-U alum is Autotrader president

5/19/15By Baraboo News Republic

Bo and Luke Duke still have it.

And so does their orange Dodge Charger that flies through the air in Autotrader commercials.

The only difference these days is they don’t need Cooter to fix their car. They can find all the information...