At Beyond Blessed Food Pantry in Baraboo, Thanksgiving came on November 16 to a crowd of 649 families where around 600 had initially been expected. While need has increased steadily over the last year, Executive Director Shannon Howley says she was in a bit of shock over the sheer volume of …
A member of the Ho-Chunk Nation spoke in Portage this weekend giving insight into state history that most people were never taught.
Under the guidance of director Jeff Herschleb, more than 45 students are taking their one-act show "One Stoplight Town" to sectionals in Waunakee on Saturday.
On the day after Veteran’s Day, Sauk county residents can help those who served in the military by simply serving themselves a bowl of chili.
As the old traditions of bagged apples, pastries and cider mark another year in the books, Ski-Hi is also embracing new traditions, diversifying its offerings in ways never before seen by previous generations of Ski Hi apple growers.
Now entering its third year, the Mammoth Hiking Challenge is a 42-mile jaunt through the trail, with a stipulation that takes participants off the beaten path, literally: They have to visit at least three designated Ice Age Trail communities, the towns and cities that the trail runs through.
Through the work of the Grand Lodge of Wisconsin, which has jurisdiction over all the state’s lodges, and the Wisconsin Masonic Foundation, the state’s lodges have been given the opportunity to distribute Fire Suppression Tools (FST) to their local fire departments. An FST is a state-of-the-…
Local food pantries and nonprofits are currently seeing a series of increases. Compounding the issue of rising food and personal essential prices, community need is also on the rise.
Lutheran Social Services (LSS) is a nonprofit that focuses on providing resources to people struggling with mental health issues, substance abuse, and the criminal justice system.
Culver community park is currently under construction, but Prairie Du Sac Parks officials say the 67 acre stretch will comprise many multi-use athletic fields, a skate park, and many other amenities for the community. Adding to the park’s aesthetic appeal is Community Flowers, an August 2 ev…
After over 68 years, the Rock Springs Memorial Community Center is being demolished following damage from three historic floods in 2008 and 2018.
Seven-mile journey takes veterans on a free ride through the hills of Sauk County starting in North Freedom. It stops and turns around at Quartzite Quarry.
Governor Tony Evers recently awarded a $264,000 Workforce Initiative grant to a group of rural Wisconsin schools amid the state’s battle with an educator shortage.The Grow Our Own (GROW) Cooperative is made up of the Cambridge, Lodi, Sauk Prairie, and Wisconsin Heights School Districts as we…
On June 17, River Arts hosted Prairie du Sac's first ever night market showcasing local arts vendors and food trucks. The event drew in over 1,000 people, not only to the vendors but to downtown restaurants and bars.
New at the fair this year is an interactive agriculture display, along with traditional favorites such as tractor pulls, live music and carnival rides.
The Friends of Devils Lake State Park are kicking off their annual 'Music in the Park' concert series on Sunday with a performance by 'The Swing Crew.'
Since 1993, the tour has been held every other year, but due to the pandemic, this year's tour is the first time the event has been held in four years.
Fourth-generation farm hosts the 31st annual Sauk County Dairy Breakfast on the Farm. Some 350 volunteers helped out with the meal and barn tours.
While Columbia and Sauk counties may not be host to the largescale Pride celebrations seen in Milwaukee or Madison this month, residents in the more rural areas can still find ways to celebrate LGBTQ identities in June.
Take your ticket, get it punched by the conductor and step into a rail car from the pinnacle of trains in this country at the Mid-Continent Railway Museum.
On Saturday, around 80 volunteers gathered near Baxter's Hollow to fill the Baraboo hillside with over 2,000 new tree seedlings. The event was hosted by the Wisconsin chapter of The Nature Conservancy.
A downtown Baraboo yoga studio wasn't filled Saturday night with people looking for a workout but rather the sounds of Ukrainian music to benefit those affected by Russia's weeks-long invasion of the country.