A downward trend has brought teen smoking rates to their lowest point since at least the early 1990s, according to the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, but the emergence of electronic cigarettes is a new concern — and one that can be easier for teens to conceal.
Madison College students shop for free interview and work-appropriate clothing at the new Pop-Up Career Closet on the Portage and Reedsburg campuses.
Teachers and child care professionals explored the woods on Baraboo’s college campus Saturday, observing the sights, smells and sounds as a child might.
On Oct. 15, President Donald Trump named the recipients of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring.
LODI — Last week, Michelle Howe couldn’t tell her students that she was about to receive national recognition for her science teaching, but after she traveled to Washington, D.C., for the awards dinner and ceremony, they were clamoring to offer their congratulations.
Two candidates interested in the vacancy on the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County Campus Commission will be invited to an October meeting for introductions and questions.
An ongoing driver shortage in the transportation industry has grown into a crisis that Wisconsin school bus companies are attempting to mitigate with higher wages, public awareness and creative route solutions.
In recent years, Baraboo residents have filled six of the seven seats overseeing Baraboo’s college campus, but a potential amendment to the body’s bylaws could make it all seven.
LODI — School officials at a meeting Monday approved continuing the planning and fundraising efforts to replace the field at Lodi High School’s athletic stadium with synthetic turf.
Lodi’s school board will consider Monday whether to move forward with a $1.34 million proposal to replace the football/soccer stadium at Lodi High School with artificial turf, paid largely through fundraising efforts.
PORTAGE — Mass shootings continue to dominate news headlines, many of them taking place in schools, prompting state lawmakers and educators to adopt safety measures meant to deter attacks.
For 12-year-old Samantha Degner, a summer welding camp presented the opportunity to gain a skill she thought would help her in a future career in agriculture.
Colin Weeks from Sauk City graduated from Carthage College on May 26, 2019. The formal send-off was held in the Field House of the N. E. Tarble Athletic and Recreation Center.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville celebrated its 202nd commencement ceremonies May 10-11 in Williams Fieldhouse, and the ceremonies featured local students.
The following area students completed degree requirements at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in May. The 109th annual spring commencement was held at the La Crosse Center Sunday, May 12.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville announced its Chancellor's List, honoring those with perfect 4.0 grade-point averages for the spring 2019 semester.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville announces its Dean's List, honoring those full-time students who earned high honors in their respective colleges in the spring 2019 semester.
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh officials have announced the names of students who qualified for the University's Dean's List and Honor Roll in spring 2019.