Sauk County Place Plan

Sauk County has so much to offer, not only to its residents and the people who grew up here but to the world. As the gateway to the Driftless region, Sauk County is unlike any other place, but it is difficult to gauge how many people recognize that. There is evidence that Sauk County needs […]

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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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Megatrends: Transportation

In this edition of Megatrends, we address issues of the impact of transportation on individuals, businesses, communities, the environment, and the state by taking a closer look at statewide land use and transportation trends. We provide a timeline of Wisconsin’s transportation history and discuss how people and goods move around, how different users rely on […]

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Population Trends in Post-Recession Rural America

Population Trends in Post-Recession Rural America provides information about current trends confronting rural people and their communities in the United States. The briefs are available in an interactive format or can be downloaded as PDFs. (http://w3001.apl.wisc.edu/)

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Sauk County Next Generation Survey Report

The Sauk County Economic Development Committee launched an initiative to learn more about the desires of adults, ages 25-35, and how to attract and retain them to live and work in the county. The initiative, called Next Generation Sauk County, is the county’s first placemaking area of focus. To learn more read the full report. Next Generation Sauk […]

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