Sauk County Rail Economic Impact Findings

The University of Wisconsin-Extension (UWEX) in Sauk County has collaborated with the Pink Lady Rail Transit Commission (PLRTC) to conduct periodic surveys of rail users on the Merrimac to Reedsburg freight rail line (26 miles) since 1988. The purpose of this effort is to track rail usage and assess the economic impact of the rail […]

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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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Family Caregiver Support Groups and Grandparent Circles in Sauk County

Family Caregiver Support Group Sauk Prairie Community Center (730 Monroe Street in Sauk City) 3rd Tuesday of each month 5:00-6:00 with light dinner provided Do you provide care for a loved one? Do you deal with extra stress? A caregiver support group may be what you need! Caregiver support can provide emotional support, educational material, social […]

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Sauk County 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 Population and Demographic Trends

Sauk County UW-Extension recently had Dan Veroff, Extension Demographic Specialist, from the Applied Population Laboratory compile population and demographic trends within Sauk County.  The data includes information on overall population changes, age and aging, what date says about race and ethnic diversity, languages spoken at home, housing, employment and commuting, and crimes and arrests. Sauk […]

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