Economic Impact of Natural Resource-Related Organizations in Sauk County

Sauk County is widely recognized for its diverse natural resource gems and a long history of conservation efforts. Recently a number of natural resource-related organizations and economic development entities from the Baraboo area gathered to discuss how they can collaborate and better support each other. This assembly, known informally as “Fostering Collaborations,” formed a work group […]

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The Digital Divide and Sauk County

Is Sauk County’s digital divide hindering our local economy? According to Purdue Center for Regional Development Sauk County is missing out on $15.4 million dollars in economic benefit over the next 20 years as a result of a lack of broadband infrastructure.  Interested in learning more? Contact Community Resource Development Educator, Jennifer Erickson, at 608-355-3252 or […]

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How fast is your internet? Check out the results of UWEX’s broadband demand survey conducted in the Spring Green area.

Access to high-speed broadband Internet is essential to the future success of our rural communities.  It creates economic growth, expands access to quality healthcare, enhances educational opportunities, and improves our quality of life. Sauk County UWEX designed and conducted an Internet demand survey that asked residents in the village and town of Spring Green about […]

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Design Reedsburg Final Report

On May 4, 2017, a group of 21 planning and design professionals found their way to Reedsburg, Wisconsin to dedicate their time and expertise in hopes of helping the community discover their shared vision for the future.  The Design Reedsburg Final Report documents the outcomes of the Design Wisconsin Team’s visit. The Design Wisconsin Team The […]

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Women and Political Ambition

Studies have documented the disproportionately low number of women holding state and federal elective offices.This is also true of local elective offices in Wisconsin. So, why don’t women run? Learn more about women running for office by reading the article “Women and Political Ambition: The Wisconsin Local Government Perspective” by Community Resource Development Educator, Jennifer […]

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