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4-H Centennial Celebration

4-H Centennial Celebration

Celebrating 100 years of 4-H in Wisconsin Wisconsin is celebrating 100 years of 4-H! This means a yearlong celebration of events to recognize the history, contributions, and 4-H members & leaders – past and present.  Sauk County Fair will be a platform to bring all things 4-H together to remember and celebrate Sauk County 4-H. […]

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Sauk County Mental & Behavorial Health Resource Guide

Sauk County Mental & Behavorial Health Resource Guide

The following Resource Guide serves as a directory for Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Services, Mental Health Services, and Substances Abuse Services available around Sauk County.   Mental & Behavorial Health Resource Guide

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Demographic and Economic Overview for the Baraboo Region

Demographic and Economic Overview for the Baraboo Region

Demographic and Economic Overview for the Baraboo Region Presentation by Matt Kures, Center for Community Economic Development, UW Extension April 30, 2014 Demographic and Economic Overview of the Baraboo Region

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Economic Impact of Recreational Trails

Economic Impact of Recreational Trails

Multi-use trails provide both community-wide and business specific economic development opportunities. Trails increase transportation linkages, expand and conserve greenways, and can provide a much-needed “shot in the arm” for downtown businesses. Most importantly, trails have become “the central focus of tourist activities in some communities and the impetus for kick-starting a stagnating economy. Clearly trails, […]

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Cow-onomics

Cow-onomics

Cow-onomics is a curriculum adapted from Northern Michigan University’s Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship.  It teaches basic economic concepts like advertising, goods and services, entrepreneurship, opportunity cost, scarcity, and more.  Students focus on the dairy industry as they learn through active, highly personalized experiences with economic understanding.

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2014 Farm Connect Guide

2014 Farm Connect Guide

This special listing ties together Wisconsin’s largest industry – agriculture – with another of its top segments – tourism. You don’t have to be a Sauk County visitor to locate area farmers who directly market their products to discerning consumers – everyone is welcome to shop at these local agribusinesses and, in the process, put […]

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Great Sauk Trail Public Information Forum

Great Sauk Trail Public Information Forum

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE From: Jenny Erickson, Community Development Educator, Sauk County UW-Extension Date: August 28, 2014 Re: Great Sauk Trail Information and Public Participation Event Planning is underway for the proposed “Great Sauk Trail” that will convert eight miles of unused rail corridor into a multi-use trail from Sauk City through the Sauk Prairie Recreation Area and into […]

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Sauk County Resource Guide

Sauk County Resource Guide

The following resource guide serves as a directory for a variety of resources available in Sauk County, including Aging Resources, Chartitable Organizations, Dental Services, Food Pantries, Health Care Providers, Job Resources, Volunteer Opportunities, Youth Organizations, 24-Hour Crisis Help Lines, and many more! Sauk County Resource Guide Updated July 31st, 2014

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Madison Area Techinical College Offers Managed Grazing Classes

Madison Area Techinical College Offers Managed Grazing Classes

Farmers in Wisconsin have been using Managed Grazing systems to feed their livestock for at least 30 years. During that time the use of grazing networks, made up of neighbors sharing their experience through pasture walks, has been a valuable teaching tool for those interested in exploring how to incorporate managed grazing practices on their […]

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Ag Plastics Recycling – For Sauk County Residents

Ag Plastics Recycling – For Sauk County Residents

Recycle your silage bags, bunker covers, net wrap, bale wrap, plastic feed bags, and hoop film for FREE! Click the following link for more information: Ag Plastics Recycling Flyer Just a reminder that the next Agricultural Plastics Recycling events will be held on Wednesday, April 30th, Wednesday, July 30th, and Wednesday, October 29th from 10:00 a.m. to noon!  […]

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Paddle the Baraboo:  Baraboo River Map

Paddle the Baraboo: Baraboo River Map

The Baraboo River is once again a free-flowing river.  An effort began in the mid-1990’s to restore the river through dam removal, culminating in October, 2002 with removal of the Linen Mill dam.  Now recognized nationally, the Baraboo is the longest stretch of U.S. river restored through dam removal.  About 120 miles long, it begins […]

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