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Upcoming Farm Bill Meetings

Upcoming Farm Bill Meetings

Producers Invited to Attend Sauk County Farm Bill Meetings The Sauk County Farm Service Agency is hosting a Farm Bill meeting on Thursday, November 20, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at the West Square Building, Room B30, located at 505 Broadway in Baraboo, WI. The meeting is free and open to the public. Meeting attendees will […]

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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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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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Young Children of Jailed Parents Research Study

Young Children of Jailed Parents Research Study

The Young Children of Jailed Parents project is a partnership of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, UW-Extension/Cooperative Extension/Family Living Programs and jails in Racine County and Sauk County. Together, UW-Madison campus researchers and specialists along with Racine County and Sauk County Family Living Educators and jail officials will provide leadership for this study of young children […]

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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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NELD 2013-2014 Program Webinar and Resources

NELD 2014 Participants (contact info) File resource Please review and contact Jody if changes need to be made. Webinar Notes NOVEMBER 7 WEBINAR: NELD Program Planning, Development and Delivery (Our S x 4 Process) This webinar will give you a “behind the scenes look” at NELD programming through the four “S-areas” we use to design and deliver […]

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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 November, 2014

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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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Motorized Recreation in Trailside Communities: A case study of Cheese Country Trail users and economic impacts

Motorized Recreation in Trailside Communities: A case study of Cheese Country Trail users and economic impacts

Motorized use of recreation trails is an important activity throughout the Lake States and an important component of outdoor recreation in Wisconsin.  It is an enjoyable activity for all ages and an important form of outdoor recreation for older adults.  Places to ride and trails that connect communities provide a unique way for motorized recreationists […]

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