Emergency shelter to open in Baraboo due to extreme cold

Published: Jan. 27, 2019 at 3:03 PM CST
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An emergency shelter will open in Baraboo starting Monday due to the extreme cold.

The shelter at the First Presbyterian Church on 416 Ash St. will be open 24 hours a day starting Monday, Jan. 28 at 9 a.m., according to Sauk County Emergency Management Director Jeffrey Jelinek.

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be available. Doors will be closed at 8 p.m. each evening and open at 8 a.m. each morning.

The shelter will close Saturday, Feb. 2 at 9 a.m.

Volunteers needed for all hours. Please contact Jori Ruff (608-448-8245) or Jaime Olson (608-963-7807) for more information or to volunteer.