Mikki Borchardt asked her coach early in the season if she could try throwing. That inquiry helped pay off in a medal Friday at the state meet.
Hunter Francis needed an extra qualifier spot to reach the state track and field meet. He capitalized on that second chance Friday.
Lilly Callahan, who was down to her final attempt at her opening height attempted, was undeterred from claiming her first state medal Friday.
Estella Brees didn't even start competing in the triple jump until midway through this season. That didn't stop her from making history at Friday's state track and field meet.
This senior broke a 30-year title drought for Waupun with a victory in the long jump at the state track and field meet Friday.
Brie Eckerman punched her ticket to Saturday's Division 2 100-meter hurdle finals and a shot at a second consecutive championship.
Junior Isaac Howard's first jump gave him plenty of confidence at the state track and field meet. "It definitely felt good opening up with a jump like that," he said.
National Prairie Day is June 3. Locals are doing their best to reintroduce native prairies to Wisconsin's landscape.
It would take several columns to mention all the times I’ve moved, the places I’ve lived and what I learned from each of them. Overall, I learned that each area is different and until you live there you can’t tell what the people will be like. Sometimes a place’s reputation is judged unfairl…
CARNEGIE-SCHADDE LIBRARY COLUMN: Summer library program for all ages starts a new chapter at the library
In addition to the opening of our beautiful new building, the Carnegie-Schadde Memorial Public Library will be showcasing a whole new summer reading program. Beginning on June 12, Baraboo patrons of all ages are invited to join us this summer for a celebration of reading and community. The t…
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Irish pitcher Peyton VandeLoo struck out 16 in Thursday's game.
The Warriors faced off with the Irish for a trip to state next week. Waupun lost 9-1 to Freedom.
The Baraboo Fire and EMS District has been using ESO, a data-driven software for emergency responders, since its merger at the beginning of 2023. ESO has increased efficiency for scheduling, call responses, and community transparency.
Portage's Grandstand at Veteran’s Memorial Field, a piece of local history since 1935, is in need of refurbishment. The "Rock the Grandstand" event, happening on June 2 and 3, will help with that need, what with music, food, and vendors.
The calendar has moved to June and the clock is winding down as the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Finance enters the final month of the budget crafting process. The deadline for the next two-year budget is June 30.
‘You didn’t!” My mouth dropped at a detail my brother, Jeff Braatz, shared about a hunting trip he’d taken out west. He and I were enjoying a glass of wine together on the sundeck during Mayflower’s “Tulip Time on Jewels of the Rhine” river cruise of the Netherlands, Germany, France, and Swi…
It's National Trails Day on Saturday, June 3. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources would like you to get out and enjoy it. All weekend long all state park fees are waived.
Finding white-tailed deer fawns is a common, deliberate action after Memorial Day by some outdoors recreationalists.
A Sauk County deer farm is under quarantine after a 10-year-old doe tests positive for chronic wasting disease.
Jordyn Rae Coder, Wisconsin Rapids, Jason Howards, Sun Prairie, and Shane Potenberg, Fort Atkinson, were presented DNR plaques and certificates, and gifts from Vortex Optics at Vortex Optics May 25.
Lake Delton village officials are looking into razing the Flamingo Motel, a closed lodging facility that has been vacant for nearly three years and has multiple deteriorating buildings that pose safety hazards.
OKLAHOMA CITY — In honor of May's Teacher Appreciation Month, SONIC Drive-In's SONIC Foundation donated $1.5 million to match all public contributions made to requests on DonorsChoose, a national nonprofit that allows individuals to donate directly to public school classroom requests submitt…
Scott Parkinson, a Baraboo High School graduate, has entered the race for Senate in Virginia, hoping to unseat Tim Kaine.