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Baraboo Parks and Rec hosting a Senior Fitness Exercise Program

The City of Baraboo Parks and Recreation Department is inviting area seniors who are 55 years or older to join the Senior Fitness Exercise Program. The cost of the fall session, which will meet from now through Dec. 20, is $12 for City of Baraboo residents and $15 for those outside of city limits. T

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 22:30:00

Baraboo event to promote active nonviolence

Peace activists will gather to discuss war, poverty and climate change during an event Saturday in downtown Baraboo. "This year is more focused on getting children involved and getting children to be a part of this," said One Heart Inc. President CaSandra May. "They are our hope." The Sauk County no

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 16:45:00

Baraboo man faces nearly 40 citations for driving without a license

SAUK COUNTY (WKOW) -- Officials say a 27-year-old Baraboo man faces nearly 40 citations for driving without a license. According to Sauk County Sheriff's Office, a deputy pulled over Lucas Allen Adrian Monday night on Highway BD near Terrytown Road because his pickup truck didn't have the proper lic

WKOW.COM - 2017-09-20 11:19:00

Child rushed to hospital after near drowning at Lake Delton hotel

A 10-month-old child was rushed from a Lake Delton hotel to UW Hospital in Madison after being found unresponsive and face down in a bath tub. The child was in intensive care at the hospital as of 10:36 p.m. Sept. 20, according to a news release from the Lake Delton Police Department. Lake Delton po

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 21:00:00

Ernstmeyer, McGonigle to marry

Dave and Pam McGonigle of Baraboo, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Ann McGonigle, to Michael Allen Ernstmeyer, son of Mark and Tanya Ernstmeyer of Reedsburg. Kayla graduated from Baraboo High School in 2012 and is currently employed as a dental assistant at Dells Dental in Lake Delt

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 20:00:00

Alzheimer's walk raises $30, 517

A dedicated group of 192 people turned out on Sept. 16 for the 17th annual Sauk County Alzheimer's Walk in Baraboo, raising $30,517 to support local programs and services available through the Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin. Alzheimer's Walk participants stepped forward and gave hope t

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 17:43:00

Betty Koehl: We must condemn neo-Nazis and white supremacists

Dear Editor: I am a progressive. I've attended many protests. I've been on the Sauk City Bridge protesting the Iraq War and during the Scott Walker recall effort. Along with members of Indivisible Sauk Prairie, I've been on the bridge monthly to protest the policies and actions of President Trump. M

MADISON - 2017-09-22 12:45:00

Stellpflug column: It's not hard to experience nature's healing power

Buy Now Portage students Emilio Lopez, left, and Brady Paske identify a shagbark hickory tree in the Portage school forest during a visit on Earth Day in 2016.Daily Register file photo When I spend several days raking, chopping wood or trimming garden flowers; I feel tired, sore and amazingly wonder

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 16:45:00

Reedsburg student still in custody following shooting threat at Sept. 15 football game

A Reedsburg High School student remains in police custody after threatening a school shooting at a football game Sept. 15. Reedsburg Police Chief Timothy Becker said the 15-year-old student was evaluated by police Monday and was not released. He said charges of making terrorist threats will likely b

MADISON - 2017-09-21 21:30:00

Portage police chase down man with two warrants for arrest

PORTAGE, Wis. - Officers from the Portage Police Department arrested a man with two warrants for arrest out of Sauk County Thursday, according to police. The Portage Police Department was called Thursday afternoon for help regarding a physical altercation in an alley behind a multi-family dwelling.

CHANNEL 3000 - 2017-09-21 21:39:02

Group to suggest sex assault investigation guidelines

Six justice and human services professionals will recommend uniform policies for the investigation of sexual assaults by law enforcement agencies within Sauk County. The county's Sexual Assault Response Team subcommittee decided Wednesday to form a work group that will assist the Sauk County Police

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 21:49:00

Sauk County Board approves recommendation for nonpartisan redistricting process

Buy Now Sauk County attorney Todd Liebman, center, draws ping pong balls from a bingo machine during Tuesday's county board meeting to determine which supervisors will participate in the interview process for hiring new corporation counsel.JAKE PRINSEN/News Republic The Sauk County Board approved a

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 19:09:00

Gov. Scott Walker vetoes plan to place sex offenders only in home counties

MADISON - Gov. Scott Walker on Wednesday vetoed a plan that required violent sex offenders to be sent to their home counties after they're released. The plan was added to the state budget in May by the Legislature's Joint Finance Committee. State Rep. Katrina Shankland of Stevens Point was the only

DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 16:53:25

Pedestrian killed in DeForest crash, police say

A woman crossing a street in DeForest Monday evening was struck by a car, with the woman dying from injuries suffered in the crash. The crash happened at about 7 p.m. in the 200 block of West North Street, DeForest police said. The unidentified 50-year-old woman from DeForest was crossing North Stre

MADISON - 2017-09-21 14:45:00

Columbia County supervisors try electronic voting

When Columbia County supervisors gathered Wednesday for their monthly meeting, they found a new toy on their desks. The electronic voting system wasn't ready - at least the bugs hadn't been worked out of the system - when the supervisors first occupied their new meeting room in the Administration Bu

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 19:36:00

Paul graduates from boot camp

PFC Nicholas Paul, 20, of Portage, graduated from United States Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego on Aug. 11, 2017. PFC Paul successfully completed 13 weeks of intensive basic training at MCRD San Diego in Training Platoon 2154. Following 10 days of leave fishing with fa

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 15:40:00

SCHULTZ COLUMN: Why should we attend worship services on a regular basis?

As a pastor, people have told me many different reasons why they do not attend worship services at church on a regular basis. "I do not see the need to go to church because I believe what the Bible says." "My parents forced me to go to church so much as a child, I got burned out." "I was offended by

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 19:53:00

Update: Father, son recovered well after kidney operation

Five months after surgery, the Packwaukee father who received a life-saving kidney from his son is feeling so good he's still looking for the best way to describe the changes in his health. "It's like waking up from a long sleep and feeling a whole lot better," Greg Wesolowski said Wednesday - his 5

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 19:11:00

Columbia County 4-H members compete project

Columbia County 4-H members recently completed a service learning project which resulted in monetary donations being made to local food pantries. The group of eight youth started their poultry projects in the spring and worked to raise nearly 20 chickens for their sponsors. Each sponsor agreed to do

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 18:00:00

Woodcarving, Bob Dylan, Trivia, spuds and more this week

STEVENS POINT - Looks like we're in for another fall weekend that's warmer than many of our summer ones, which is perfect to get out and enjoy yourselves. Here's our weekly roundup of noteworthy events: 1) Woodcarving Show and Competition, Saturday and Sunday The 17th annual Woodcarving Show and Com

STEVENSPOINTJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-20 12:31:15