Feb 2014

V-Day event addresses violence against women

2/5/14By Baraboo News Republic

Next week, local artists, musicians and theater people will team up to raise awareness about violence against women. The annual V-Day event, part of a global campaign to create better lives for women and girls and halt violence against them, will...

UW Colleges students and staff weigh in on potential cuts

2/1/14By Baraboo News Republic

During a video town hall meeting held over the noon hour Friday, faculty, staff and students from the University of Wisconsin Colleges talked with UW System Chancellor Ray Cross about proposals to improve the financial state...

Jan 2014

County to consider dorm lease extension

1/21/14By Baraboo News Republic

The Sauk County Board will consider two resolutions tonight that would pave the way for a new residence hall on the University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County campus.

The board approved a resolution in September that said any potential...

Dean Pleger named next president of Lake Superior State University

1/21/14By UW-Baraboo/Sauk County

UW-Baraboo/Sauk County Dean Tom Pleger has been selected to serve as the next president of Lake Superior State University (LSSU) in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. LSSU’s board of trustees is expected to formalize Dr. Pleger’s appointment at its...

Dean Pleger to move on after 8 years, accept position in Michigan

1/21/14By Baraboo News Republic

University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County Dean Tom Pleger announced Tuesday that he has been selected to serve as the next president of Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., pending action by that university’s board of...

Chamber awards local businesses

1/13/14By Baraboo News Republic
2013 Chamber Award winners

Business of the Year: Pierce’s Marketplace

Community Service Award: Boys & Girls Club

Tourism Award: Big Top Parade Committee

Ambassador of the Year: Mary & Ken Dressen (Pizza Ranch owners)


UW System selects Ray Cross as next president

1/10/14By Wisconsin State Journal

After a national search, the University of Wisconsin System chose a new president from inside, elevating Ray Cross to be the seventh person to lead the System in its history.

Cross brings decades of academic leadership to the job along with...

Workshop helps people share stories

1/8/14By Baraboo News Republic

Ellen Schroeder and Shirley Haugen, both 76, have been exploring some interesting stories at their local libraries. The stories are the women’s own, and they’ve decided to share them.

The two are regular participants in the monthly Palm of...

UW-BSC student's body found in Argentina

1/7/14By Baraboo News Republic

One of two bodies discovered on an Argentinean mountain Sunday is believed to be that of a former University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County student.

Jarod Von Rueden, 22, formerly of Baraboo, and 28-year-old Francis Keenan of Pennsylvania...

New library collaboration makes borrowing easier

1/6/14By Baraboo News Republic

The University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County and Baraboo Public Library announced a new collaboration Monday that will give patrons borrowing access to a wider variety of materials than ever before.

The T.N. Savides Library and Baraboo...