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GALLERY: Baraboo Acts: Serve2Unite, Dec. 17
Baraboo Acts: Serve2Unite, held Dec. 17 at the Al. Ringling Theatre, was the third in a series of events organized by community leaders to respond to a controversial photo of Baraboo students. Pardeep Singh Kaleka and Arno Michaelis spoke at the event about compassion, forgiveness and tolerance.
Baraboo moving forward under new "Community Action Plan" this week
Baraboo moving forward under new "Community Action Plan" this week. Baraboo community leaders and school district officials have events planned this week to help the community start to heal. This of course all comes after the photo showing what appeared to be students giving a Nazi salute resurfaced
Wisconsin Christmas Grocery Stores Open: Sendik's, Festival, More
MILWAUKEE, WI -- Christmas is nearly here. The presents are wrapped, lights are twinkling and holiday cards are in the mail. Everything is set. Then you remember — Nanny developed a mysterious gluten allergy in her later years. Holiday rolls are off the table and, more important, so are your Christm
New boat house eases overcrowding at Devil's Lake
A new boat rental facility at Devil’s Lake State Park helped ease overcrowding at the North Shore Chateau since opening this spring, a park official said. Park Superintendent Steve Schmelzer said Glenville Timberwrights of Baraboo “did a real nice job” designing the building that now stands to the n
Baraboo students practice active shooter drills
Students in the Baraboo School District practiced barricading themselves in their classrooms earlier this month as part of a state law requiring schools to conduct annual school violence drills and send reports to a new state office.
Former Baraboo teacher, student fondly recall letter from Bush
The day before she learned of President George H.W. Bush’s death, a former Baraboo teacher found a letter from him stashed among her seasonal decorations. “I just thought it was so sweet,” said June Sturgess of Baraboo. She taught in the Baraboo School District for 25 years and then continued to sub
1 dead, 1 severely injured in head-on crash in northwestern Wisconsin
ST. CROIX TOWNSHIP, Wis. (FOX 9) - One driver is dead and another severely injured after a head-on collision in northwestern Wisconsin early Tuesday morning. At 4:34 a.m., Polk County sheriff's deputies responded to a report of a crash on Highway 35 in St. Croix Township.
Video, anti-Semitic flyers target Baraboo ahead of meetings
BARABOO, Wis. (AP) — Authorities are trying to determine who posted anti-Semitic flyers ahead of planned meetings next week over a photograph of Wisconsin high school boys appearing to give a Nazi salute.
How Old Is Leida On ‘90 Day Fiance’? She Is A Young Mom With Three New Step-Daughters
One of the most interesting couples on this season of 90 Day Fiancé is Eric from Baraboo, Wisconsin and Leida from Jakarta, Indonesia. People of varying ages have starred in the reality show, but Leida has a pretty young appearance — and it looks like there is a big difference between she and Eric.
PREP WRESTLING: Baraboo nabs third place at Richland Center Invite
The Baraboo wrestling team competed in the Richland Center Invitational on Saturday where the T-Birds took third place out of 17 teams. Tyson Fry recorded the team’s lone title, as Fry took first in the 220-pound bracket. After a bye, Fry pinned Wisconsin Dells’ Kayleb Galloway in 1:55 before defeat
GALLERY: Baraboo/Portage boys hockey vs. Oshkosh
The Baraboo/Portage boys hockey team hosted Oshkosh on Saturday where the Thunderbirds won 3-2 in overtime. Baraboo/Portage’s Campbell Koseor is usually positioned in a favorable spot to make things h…
Decorations still viewable at Van Orden mansion
On behalf of the Sauk County Historical Society Board and membership, I would like to thank everyone that helped to make this year's Edwardian Christmas celebration at the Van Orden Mansion in Baraboo a rousing success.
Customers swarm to support Baraboo bakery
A Baraboo bakery thrust into controversy this week enjoyed a banner day Thursday as customers demonstrated their support. Looking to boost Neat-O’s Bake Shoppe, which suffered losses after being satirically linked to anti-Semitic propaganda, customers bought every last doughnut.
'I want nothing more than to get my granddaughter back home': loved ones of missing Wisconsin girl hold onto hope
Loved ones and friends of 13-year-old Jayme Closs released balloons at a weekend vigil and reaffirmed their pledge to find her alive, marking two months since police believe she was abducted from her Wisconsin home where they found her parents shot to death.
PREP GYMNASTICS: Baraboo defeats Reedsburg on the road
The Baraboo gymnastics team simply had more depth and experience than Reedsburg on Thursday when the Thunderbirds took down their Badger North Conference rivals 129.325-113.5 in a road dual.
PREP BOYS HOCKEY: Campbell Koseor grabs game-winning goal to lift Baraboo/Portage in OT
Baraboo/Portage’s Campbell Koseor is usually positioned in a favorable spot to make things happen on the offense, and that skill set was shown to be crucial during Saturday’s boys hockey game at Pierce Park.
“Baraboo Acts” organizers hope event moves community forward
BARABOO (WKOW) — Monday kicks off the third and final stage of Baraboo’s response to the controversial photo, which brought national attention to their city. It’s called “Baraboo Acts” and its organizers said it’s supposed to show the community how they can take actions to prevent something like tha
Don't fall for hype of Baraboo photo -- John Hamilton
Sometimes the part can reveal the whole. A perfect example is the recent uproar over the "Nazi salute" photo of high school boys in Baraboo. Even the most casual examination of the facts of the situation would reveal that they were not making a Nazi salute, but doing exactly what they said they were
Baraboo bakery targeted in new anti-Semitic video, fliers
BARABOO (WKOW) — The owners of Neat-O’s Bake Shoppe in Baraboo have some simple goals. “We just want to make goodies,” Tony Nieto tells 27 News. “We want to fill people with sugar.”
PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Lodi bears down late to top Baraboo, 54-44
LODI — While the Lodi prep boys basketball team has won three of its first five games, the Blue Devils had not strung together consecutive victories going into Thursday night's non-conference game vs. Baraboo.