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Redbud Players original play "One Day” was a big winner at WACTFest, the Wisconsin Association of Community Theatre’s statewide contest, Jan. 18-20, with the play selected to advance to regional competition and three actors and the playwright earning individual awards.

Rural Musicians Forum will host its 2019 fundraiser, Cabin Fever Reliever, featuring The Honey Pies of Madison at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2 indoors at the Touchstone Theater, 5950 Golf Course Drive, Spring Green. Guitarist Jud Swenson will open the show.

The 2018-19 class of the Sauk County Institute of Leadership learned a lesson about leadership from Popeye the Sailor Man on Jan. 10 at the Sauk-Prairie School District Administration Building.

Rembrandt is a 6-month-old blue heeler mix who was removed from a very unsafe environment. He is now ready for adoption. Remmy can be shy at first but once he warms up his goofy personality shines through. This sweet pup needs a patient home without cats that will work with him daily to brin…

Rembrandt is a 6-month-old blue heeler mix who was removed from a very unsafe environment. He is now ready for adoption. Remmy can be shy at first but once he warms up, his goofy personality shines through. This sweet pup needs a patient home without cats that will work with him daily to bri…

Rembrandt is a 6-month-old blue heeler mix who was removed from a very unsafe environment. He is now ready for adoption. Remmy can be shy at first but once he warms up his goofy personality shines through. This sweet pup needs a patient home without cats that will work with him daily to brin…

Staying on top of the latest techniques and protocols in patient care is a must for the entire healthcare team at Mile Bluff. The education not only contributes to exceptional care, but also helps staff members to maintain their licenses and certifications.

Beaver Dam Lake Improvement Association and the Dodge County Healthy Soils/Healthy Waters Alliance will host a free seminar for lake and river property owners from 6-8 p.m., Feb. 6 at Bayside Supper Club, W9231 Highway G, Beaver Dam.

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation named six Excellence in Construction Awards for 2018 during the annual Contractor-Engineer Conference held Jan. 17-18 in Middleton.

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County announces the dean's list for fall 2018. To be named to the dean's list, a full-time student must complete a minimum of 12 credits in a semester. Part-time students are eligible when they have completed at least 15 overall credits w…

Michigan Technological University, in Houghton, Michigan, has released the dean's list for the 2018 fall semester. To be included, students must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Robert Shlimovitz of Portage was among more than 325 graduates honored at Michigan Technological University's Fall Commencement held on the Houghton, Michigan, campus on Dec. 15, 2018. Shlimovitz received a bachelor of science in geological engineering.

About 9,752 Iowa State University, of Ames, Iowa, students have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the fall semester 2018 dean's list. Students must have earned a grade point average of at least 3.50 while carrying a minimum of 12 credit hours of graded co…

The Columbus Area Historical Society started the new year on a grand scale as it had two donors come forward before the end of last year to grant the society its Christmas wish of a new furnace. It is installed, up and running and the society is looking forward to a great year at the museum.

The Portage DMV Customer Service Center is moving to 2888 Village Road and will be open for business at 7 a.m. on Jan. 29. The new location offers customers free parking. The current site will close at 5 p.m. on Jan. 24.

Wayland Academy will host its 17th annual competition for the Mary Swan Scholarship, an award that covers the full cost of tuition at Wayland for four years. Wayland, a coeducational college preparatory school, offers the scholarship opportunity to incoming ninth-grade day students.