News

Nov 2013

Losing locks, raising funds

11/13/13By Baraboo News Repbulic

Stylist and University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County student Diana Verwey shears actress Molly Arbogast's luxurious salt-and-pepper locks Wednesday at the campus theater. Arbogast was preparing for her role in the upcoming campus production of...

Campus dean up for Michigan presidency

11/8/13By Baraboo News Repbulic

The University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County announced Friday that Dean Thomas Pleger has been named a candidate for the open president’s position at Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.

Pleger is one of three...

Actress shaves head for role, charity

11/8/13By Baraboo News Repbulic

A charity fighting childhood cancer will benefit when actress Molly Arbogast has her head shaved for her role in the University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County’s production of the drama “Wit.”

Organizers seek sponsors for the event, set...

Oct 2013

UW-BSC students volunteer at Habitat site

10/30/13By Baraboo News Republic

A crew of 15 students from the men’s basketball team and the Rotaract Club from the University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County volunteered with Habitat for Humanity of Sauk-Columbia Area’s Prairie du Sac construction site Oct. 19.

The...

Fall professional development classes offered

10/10/13By Baraboo News Republic

UW-Baraboo/Sauk County Continuing Education is now accepting registrations for its fall professional development and computer classes.

Create templates, forms, macros and PDFs using Microsoft Word with instructor Terri Nee-Holtz, from 12:30 to...

MAILBAG: Don't forget local college sports

10/10/13By Baraboo News Republic

With our close proximity to Madison, you may have observed that much of the Central Wisconsin area is often decorated in Badger Nation red and white. And while many of us make it a point to tune into the Big Ten Network to watch the Badger...

Bequest funds UW-Baraboo scholarships

10/8/13By Baraboo News Republic

The Friends of the Campus Foundation recently announced that because of a $25,000 bequest from the estate of Phyllis Meserow, the Meserow family scholarship will be increased to fund a half-tuition scholarship to attend the University of...

City rejects county loan

10/7/13By Baraboo News Republic

The City of Baraboo will not accept a loan from Sauk County government for its share of monies to construct a $4.6 million science building.

Baraboo Mayor Mike Palm wrote in a letter to Sauk County Board Chairman Marty Krueger last week...

Dust in the wind

10/7/13By Baraboo News Republic

Editor’s note: This is the second part of a two-part series examining the potential for frac sand mining in Sauk County.

A recent viability assessment conducted by people worried about a frac sand mining rush in Sauk County revealed rich...

County home to "Cadillac of frac sands"

10/6/13By Baraboo News Republic

Editor’s note: This is the first installment of a two-part series examining the potential impact frac sand mining could have on Sauk County.

As mining companies continue to expand their frac sand operations across western and central...