The Sauk Prairie villages have their own vibrant economies while also serving as bedroom communities to the Madison metropolitan area. Sauk Prairie is strategically located approximately 30 minutes from Interstate 90/94 and approximately 25 minutes from the west side of Madison. The business community in Sauk Prairie is fortunate to have access to a growing workforce with a strong work ethic.
The downtown areas of both villages are located along the scenic Wisconsin River, offering a unique opportunity for businesses. The business district along Highway 12 is home to Eagle Plaza, where a variety of services can be found ranging from massage therapy to computer repair and consultation.
In the Sauk City business park, located just a block off of Highway 12, you will find Unity Health Insurance, formed as one of the nation’s first rural-based HMOs in 1983. Unity employs approximately 170 people and is committed to maintaining a presence in the local community.
The Prairie du Sac business park, located off of Highway PF on the northwest side of town, boasts several service-oriented businesses including Sauk Prairie Remodeling, serving the area’s remolding needs since 1984. Travel a mile to the west and you will find Ballweg Family Pharmacy and Heritage Credit Union where a steaming cup of coffee is available while you take care of your banking needs.
Sauk Prairie’s newest addition, North Ridge Business Park, is the home of Culver Franchising System, Inc. (CfSi) and is located along the Wisconsin River on the northeast side of Prairie du Sac.
Sauk Prairie is also home to a number of thriving family-owned businesses.
McFarlanes’ Manufacturing Company, Inc. is dedicated to the philosophy that big business can still be conducted with small-town family values. Since its inception in 1918, McFarlanes’ has built its success based on a solid commitment to customer service, honesty in its business transactions and a desire to build long lasting relationships with customers and vendors. Learn more about McFarlanes’ history and products at www.mcfarlanes.net.
Mueller Sports Medicine, Inc. got its start in 1941 when founder Curt Mueller put his knowledge to work in the basement of his father’s pharmacy. Today, Mueller Sports Medicine is recognized worldwide for its innovative products and cutting-edge technology in the sports medicine field. Visit www.muellersportsmed.com for more information.
Culver Franchising System, Inc. (CfSi) first began “Culverizing” guests in 1984 and continues to build on the exceptionally friendly and old-fashioned charm of the Culver family. Craig, Lea, George and Ruth operated several other restaurants throughout the Sauk Prairie area before their dream came true on July 18, 1984 with the re-opening of a former A&W root beer stand, the site of the first Culver’s Frozen Custard and ButterBurgers. Today, Craig and Lea Culver own nine Culver’s restaurants and oversee more than 400 franchised restaurants in 17 states through Culver Franchising System, Inc. The Culvers’ credit their success to the owner/operator concept with franchisees completing an intense 16-week training program where they learn the business hands-on at an operating restaurant. Learn more at www.culvers.com/franchise.
Located in the southeast portion of Sauk County, Sauk Prairie is fortunate to be surrounded by many family farms as well as thriving agricultural businesses. With more than 4,500 individuals directly employed on Sauk County farms, it is easy to see that these family-owned businesses contribute to the local economy in a big way! The Wyttenbach family has taken their “attitude is everything” outlook and built a successful ag-related business in the community. The quality Angus beef raised on the Wyttenbach family farm offers many Sauk Prairie area residents some of the freshest meats around. To view weekly specials and other products available at southern Wisconsin’s premium meat market, visit www.wmeats.com.
Sauk Prairie has a wide variety of businesses that are just waiting to welcome you. Whether you are planning a weekend visit or considering relocation, you are sure to find our community a great place to visit, work or raise a family.