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Wisconsin bluff country could aid in survival of species

Nestled in the hills southeast of Baraboo, Hemlock Draw is like a time capsule from Mother Nature. Descending roughly 300 feet into a gorge carved by water over millions of years, past quartzite outcrops that once stood as islands in a prehistoric sea, the oak and maple forests of southern Wisconsin give way to yellow birch, white pine and hemlock.

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BUILDING BLOCKS: Renovation of the AL. Ringling Mansion Ballroom

(Model courtesy of the Al. Ringling Mansion)

The mansion’s ballroom – which dates to 1948, is big enough for 300 people and has a six-lane bowling alley – is being turned into a brewpub. The featured beer served there will be made according to a recipe discovered in a small box hidden under part of the mansion’s floor. The brewpub will also have a seven-barrel brewhouse, a 40-foot-long bar and a taproom.

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Baraboo looking for other ways to take the ‘LEED’ in energy efficiency

By Jan Basina It seems these days everyone and his uncle is rushing to construct energy-efficient buildings, specifically those with the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design stamp of approval. Everyone, that is, except the city of Baraboo. Recently, Baraboo ...

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Baraboo looking for other ways to take the ‘LEED’ in energy efficiency

By Jan Basina It seems these days everyone and his uncle is rushing to construct energy-efficient buildings, specifically those with the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design stamp of approval. Everyone, that is, except the city of Baraboo. Recently, Baraboo ...

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Top Projects of 2009

TOP PROJECTS OF 2009 American Transmission Co. Corporate Headquarters, Pewaukee More >> Aurora Medical Center, Summit More >> Beloit College Center for Sciences, Beloit More >> Beloit Public Library, Beloit More >> Chaos Waterpark, Eau Claire More >> Children’s Hospital ...

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