SOURCE: The Baraboo National Bank

April 16, 2008 10:51 ET

The Baraboo Bancorporation - First Quarter 2008 Earnings Summary

BARABOO, WI--(Marketwire - April 16, 2008) - The Baraboo Bancorporation, Inc. (OTCBB: BAOB) announced earnings per share of $.433 for the three months ended March 31, 2008 compared to March 31, 2007 earnings per share of $.406, an increase of 6.65%. Net Income for the first three months of 2008 was $2,050,000 compared to $2,001,000 for the same period one year earlier.

Merlin E. Zitzner, CEO and Chairman of the Board of The Baraboo Bancorporation, Inc., stated, "The earnings per share for the first three months of the year increased by 6.65% over the same period last year because of an increase in net interest income, non-interest income and the repurchase of The Baraboo Bancorporation, Inc. stock. The Baraboo Bancorporation, Inc. continues to increase earnings and shareholder value by offering the customer excellent service at a reasonable price."

Total assets were $772,710,000 as of March 31, 2008 compared to $740,695,000 on March 31, 2007.

The Baraboo Bancorporation, Inc. is a Wisconsin multi-bank holding company, offering complete banking and related financial services to both individual and business customers. The company owns and operates three independent community banks with a total of 16 locations in Baraboo, Portage, Reedsburg, Green Lake, Lake Delton, Rock Springs, Viroqua, Wonewoc, Elcho, Rhinelander and Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin.

Howe Barnes Hoefer & Arnett, Inc. (1-800-800-4693) makes a market in BAOB stock.

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