Jul 2015

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.


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...

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...

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,...