May 2015

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...

All that jazz: 'Chicago' brings razzle dazzle to campus

4/14/15By Baraboo News Republic

Several murderers are coming to Baraboo, looking to tap-dance their way out of convictions. But don’t fret, citizens: They’re doing it for your entertainment.

On Friday, the University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County will open its...

Campus opens door to non-traditional students

4/7/15By Baraboo News Republic

Adults interested in returning to school to pursue higher education opportunities have more options than they might think, representatives of the University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County’s Student Affairs and Continuing Education offices said...

Lip Sync Battle Royale

4/2/15By Baraboo News Republic

Local celebrities put their performance skills to the test during the Lip Sync Battle Royale event Wednesday evening at the Al. Ringling Mansion and Museum. The local celebrity lip sync contest was a fundraiser for "Spirit Lake Review," the...

Mar 2015

Gimme some lip

3/28/15By Baraboo News Republic

The performers in Wednesday’s fundraiser for “Spirit Lake Review” need not be musically inclined, but a little showmanship will go a long way.

University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County students involved with the literary magazine, which...

A conservation conversation

3/20/15By Baraboo News Republic

The process of conserving the region’s landscape begins by building relationships with the people who live and work on the land, a local conservationist told University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County students, faculty and community members...

A well-rounded celebration

3/18/15By Baraboo News Republic

University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County students, faculty and community members snacked on pizza Tuesday afternoon, sharing songs and poetry to celebrate the mathematical constant pi.

The gathering was part of a special event in honor...