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Sauk County 4-H Summer Assistant

This position is designed to provide assistance to Sauk County 4-H Youth Development program during the busy summer months. The 4-H Summer Assistant will increase his/her knowledge of youth development programs, community partnerships, volunteer development, the University of Wisconsin-Extension and the 4-H Youth Development Educator responsibilities. This summer position provides valuable pre-professional experience for educational […]

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Heart of the Farm

Sauk County UW Extension will host a Heart of the Farm – Women in Agriculture Conference on Monday, March 30th at the Wollersheim Winery in Sauk City. The Heart of the Farm Conference addresses the needs of farm women by providing education on pertinent topics, connecting them with agricultural resources, and creating support networks. Lunch […]


Wisconsin Becomes a Right-to-Work State

Wisconsin is the 25th state in the nation with a Right-to-Work law effectively banning mandatory union membership at privately owned businesses.  What does this mean for Wisconsin and how have other Right-to-Work states faired after enacting similar legislation.  Click below for more information. Right to work fact sheet


Sauk County Development Corporation (SCDC) Strategic Planning

The Sauk County Development Corporation (SCDC) Board members are involved in a strategic planning process to identify the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and challenges related to economic development in Sauk County.  On Thursday, January 29, 2015, a public key stakeholder meeting was held to discuss the key opportunities that had been identified. Matt Kures from UW […]

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Local Government Essentials Series

In partnership with the Wisconsin Towns Association, the Wisconsin League of Municipalities and the Wisconsin Counties Association the University of Wisconsin – Extension Local Government Center is hosting a three part teleconference series titled “Local Government Essentials”. These programs were designed to offer an overview of fundamental topics local governments will face this spring. Each […]

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Sauk County Drinking Water Testing Program

The luxury of quality drinking water is something that many of us commonly take for granted. Municipal and other public water supplies are subject to strict guidelines and water quality testing to ensure that the water meets the current drinking water standards and is safe to drink. However there are over 800,000 private wells which […]


Sauk County 2015 Economic Overview

Steve Deller, Professor and Community Development Economist from the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, presented a Sauk County 2015 Economic Overview at the Bank of Prairie du Sac on January 26, 2015.  Sauk County 2015 Economic Overview by Steve Deller

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Understanding Your Property Tax Bill

The tax bills have been sent out for 2014 property taxes and many people don’t really know what all of the information on those statements means or how the amounts were determined. They pay their tax – the amount due as shown – but don’t understand it all. Attached you will find a sample of […]