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Gun shop, manufacturer wants to build in Baraboo
Despite their own concerns and those voiced by a neighbor, Baraboo planners granted preliminary approval Tuesday for construction of a gun store, manufacturing operation and indoor shooting range off South Boulevard.
Fatal Crash in Juneau County
A two vehicle collision Oct. 16 resulted in a fatality on County Road HH south of 54th Street in the Town of Kildare."Initial investigation revealed the operator of a southbound vehicle went off the roadway while negotiating a curve on County Road HH," said Juneau County Sheriff Brent Oleson in a pr
Fatality crash closes Highway 19 near Waunakee Wednesday morning
MADISON, Wis. - Deputies are investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash Wednesday morning near Waunakee, Dane County officials said.
1943: Accident victim’s identity sought
25 years ago this week (1993)As if on cue, Nick Nolte emerged from the white Lincoln Continental and entered his trailer. No, this was not Rodeo Drive in Los Angeles. This was Fourth Street in Baraboo Sunday morning. Right across the street from the Alpine Café. The semi-trucks and trailers began st
Jose's expands with Baraboo bakery
He launched the bakery partly because he wanted to move baking operations out of his Baraboo restaurant. Vera’s longtime bakers, Fili Garcia and Maria Solorzano, will make enough bread, cakes and tamales to supply his Baraboo, Lake Delton and Adams restaurants.
Police: Portage man forced into car and robbed at gunpoint, driven 3 miles away
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Tickets available through Saturday for dinner benefiting Baraboo hospital
From left, Lonnie Pointon, Judy Spencer, Darlene Otto and Jacki Crawford proffer steins while dressed in German garb during the first Oktoberfest dinner in 2017. This year, the dinner, which raises money for St. Clare Hospital in Baraboo, will be held Oct. 29. Tickets can be purchased through Saturd
Lake Delton residence compliant after 25 years
A residence used for short-term rentals obtained a conditional use permit that brings it into compliance with state law, after being used for short-term rentals for the previous 25 years.The residence, located at 950 E. Hiawatha Dr., Lake Delton, changed ownership recently. The new owner, Marcus Jae
Baraboo-area Fall Art Tour turns 25
South-central Wisconsin’s Fall Art Tour will celebrate its 25th anniversary this weekend not with silver, but with orange, yellow and red.Autumn colors will greet the thousands of art lovers expected to descend on Baraboo Friday through Sunday as artists open their studios to the public. Nearly 50 a
Sauk County Board approves new ATV road rules
“It does bring economic development, I know that,” Supervisor Carl Gruber of Baraboo said. “I have family that owns a hotel. I have family that owns a restaurant bar. I have family that owns gas stations in this county, and it does bring money to them.”
'It gives me chills': Pumpkin farm owner discusses fatal crash near property
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Man dies in Dane Co. crash
Elise Schaffer, a spokesperson with the Dane County Sheriff’s Office, said deputies responded to the crash on U.S. Highway 19 just east of Walter Road in the town of Westport around 6:00 a.m.
Conviction overturned in case in which Adams County sheriff candidate testified
A felony conviction for arson with intent to defraud, at which Adams County sheriff candidate Brent York testified on behalf of the state, was overturned last week on appeal.Judge Daniel Wood overturned the 2016 jury trial conviction of Brenda M. Jones on Oct. 8, 2018. Investigators in the case, inc
Baraboo students outperform state averages in 2018 exams
Nick Karls, Baraboo School District’s director of teaching and learning, presents an overview Monday of the district’s 2018 results in the ACT Plus Writing assessment.
Portage panel mulls zone change vacant building site
A vacant Portage building, the scene of a recent deliberately-set fire, might become a public storage facility — a proposal that raised numerous questions at Monday’s Plan Commission meeting.Developer Richard Lynn, who co-owns the building at 2646 New Pinery Road with his wife, Jenny Lynn, asked for
Homicide, kilos of cocaine, man banned for life all in notable crimes this week
A Stevens Point man has been charged with reckless homicide and delivery of narcotics in the September death of a Pardeeville woman.Michael O'Brien, 27, was arrested Sept. 28 and taken to the Columbia County Jail. He made his initial appearance in court on Thursday.Read the whole story here.Columbia
Prairie Du Sac farmer dies after clothing gets stuck in auger, sheriff's officials say
PRAIRIE DU SAC, Wis. - A Prairie Du Sac farmer died after his clothing got caught in an auger, according to officials with the Sauk County Sheriff's Office.
Stevens Point man charged with reckless homicide in overdose death, Columbia County sheriff says
Michael O'Brien, 27, was arrested Sept. 28 and taken to the Columbia County Jail. He made his initial appearance in court on Thursday.
'You just ruined that family's life': Friend of drunken driver who killed man expresses shock
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GIRLS SWIMMING: Beaver Dam's 200 free relay team wins vs. Baraboo, eyes school record
Fifteen days ago, Beaver Dam prep girls swimming coach Jenna Wisdorf decided to give Liz Grenon, Sarah Grenon, Sydney Foote and Morgan McGauley a shot together on the 200-yard freestyle relay team for the first time ever.And the rest, as they say, is history.Or it’s looking like it will be, anyway.