On Monday, March 30th, 2020, Tom Every, better known as “Dr. Evermor,” passed away at Maplewood Nursing Home in Sauk City, Wisconsin. His legacy looms as large as his colorful persona: over four million pounds of welded metal sculpture at his art park in Baraboo, scores of commissioned sculptures scattered throughout Wisconsin, an international reputation […]
Today as we observe Juneteenth and celebrate the freedom of all people in the United States, Ali hosts a critical conversation about ongoing racial injustice and the impact of intolerance and discrimination on young people. Together with guest Jeff Spitzer-Resnick, she takes a close look at the racial dynamics in our public schools, particularly through […]
UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County Campus and Community Choir, under the direction of Deanna Horjus-Lang performs “Would You Harbor Me? Baraboo Embraces” at the Al Ringling Theater. The program includes choral selections, readings, and movement, connecting with struggle and oppression, and justice and belief, from across the globe. Presented with Baraboo High School’s Chamber Singers and […]
Almost a year ago, a viral photograph of high school students mugging for the camera with a Nazi salute after a prom in Baraboo caused a worldwide scandal. Since then, some prominent Madisonians have joined with residents of the Sauk County town in public education efforts about the grim realities of fascism and the legacy […]
Farmer Heidi Accola of Roots & Shoots CSA, near Baraboo and Sauk Prairie, takes us into the sugar bush on her farm where she taps about 75 to 100 maple trees each spring. We learn the process of making maple syrup, from drilling holes for the taps and hanging the sap bags, to hauling the sap […]
The Ringling Brothers Circus has announced its final performances will take place this May. However, in the show’s historic home of Baraboo, the legacy and energy of the circus is living on. Scott O’Donnell, executive director of the Circus World Museum, talks to Tony about Wisconsin’s circus history and what families can still experience.