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Baraboo teacher in the running for national award as one of six state finalists

The Wisconsin Department of Public Education named Baraboo High School instructional coach Karen Olson among the finalists for the 2019 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching in an announcement Wednesday. Read more

School resource officers 'keep it real' with students in Portage and Baraboo as mentors, peacekeepers

Portage school resource officer Pete Warning says he wants students to see him not as a guy with a badge who drives fast, but as a mentor a… Read more

Legionella bacteria again found at Christmas Mountian Village, permanent water plan ordered by Sauk County Health Department

WISCONSIN DELLS — The bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ disease again has been discovered in water systems at Christmas Mountain Village R… Read more

Milwaukee Valve in Prairie du Sac acquired by Indiana-based NIBCO

Prairie du Sac manufacturer Milwaukee Valve is being acquired by NIBCO, an Elkhart, Indiana-based business, company officials confirmed Thu… Read more

Festival Foods fined by state for food below weight listed on packaging

The Onalaska-based company had 39 weight violations and two labeling errors that the state Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection found in seven Wisconsin stores. Read more

Baraboo man charged with 5th OWI after driving 'crazy' in Mauston

A Baraboo man is facing his fifth operating while intoxicated charge after driving “crazy” in Mauston. Read more

Baraboo's Gems: Mayor honors residents for civic activities

Prompted by Portage police incident, plans for public meeting on cranes stalls out

Efforts to organize a public education session in Portage on cranes after police shot and killed one have been shelved. Read more