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The Civility Code: Teaching Young Children Friendship, Feelings, Manners and Community

The Civility Code: Teaching Young Children Friendship, Feelings, Manners and Community

Early relationships can have a big impact on children’s futures and child care teachers can play a KEY ROLE in starting children on the right path. Researchers found that children who got along well with peers during the preschool years continued to do so during adolescence. The Civility Code: Teaching Young Children Friendship, Feelings, Manners […]

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Master Gardener Training Classes for Fall 2014

Master Gardener Training Classes for Fall 2014

The Master Gardener program is an all-volunteer organization sanctioned by Land Grant institutions in each state and functions as an extension of the college or university. In Wisconsin, the program is sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Extension. Master Gardeners are trained volunteers who aid University of Wisconsin-Extension staff by helping people in the community better […]

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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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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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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 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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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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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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