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Oct 2013

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...

Libraries to show free documentary film

10/4/13By Baraboo News Republic

The documentary film “Prince Among Slaves” will be shown at the UW-Baraboo/Sauk County campus in room A4 of the Aural M. Umhoefer Building at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Dr. Michael Jacobs, UW-BSC professor of history, will lead a discussion about the...

UW-BSC Green-STEM club to host community electronics recycling event

10/1/13By UW-Baraboo/Sauk County

Do you have electronics or appliances that are obsolete or no longer working?  Keep them out of landfills by bringing them to the Community Electronics Recycling event on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., on the UW-Baraboo/Sauk County...

Sep 2013

UW-BSC Announces Fall 2013 Free Lecture Series

9/24/13By UW-Baraboo/Sauk County

UW-Baraboo/Sauk County invites the community to attend the Fall 2013 Free Lecture Series. The series theme is “Making an Impact,”  and lectures include the following:

Thursday, Sept. 26, 12:13 p.m.: “Creating the WormFarm Institute"
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County gives dorm nod

9/17/13By Baraboo News Republic

The Sauk County Board gave its blessing Tuesday to the construction of a co-ed dorm on a Baraboo college campus.

The board voted 28-1 to authorize an agreement with Bluffstone, LLC, for the lease, construction, and operation of an 80-bed...

Board to consider Baraboo college dorm

9/16/13By Baraboo News Republic

The Sauk County Board tonight will consider moving forward with a contract to construct a local college campus’ first dorm.

The board will consider a contract with Bluffstone LLC for the lease, construction, and operation of a residence...

Guest column: UW System looking to the future and building common ground

9/12/13By Baraboo News Republic

Recently, I attended a special meeting of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents. In attendance were state legislators, UW administrators and regents, guest speakers from other systems, and Wisconsin stakeholders. The conversation...

Aug 2013

Lenore Thomas Art Exhibit Opens Sept. 3 at UW-Baraboo/Sauk County

8/30/13By UW-Baraboo/Sauk County

"The sky is always there" by Lenore Thomas will be on display in UW-Baraboo/Sauk County's James A. Schwalbach Gallery from September 3 through October 17. Thomas is a Pennsylvania-based artist who creates mixed-media prints and...

County may loan city funds for science building

8/30/13By Baraboo News Repbulic

Sauk County may loan the City of Baraboo its half of the funds required to construct a $4.6 million college science building.