Explore Beaver Dam
Written by Melissa Manske   
The greater Beaver Dam area includes Beaver Dam, Beaver Edge, Buckhorn Corners, Calamus, Cambria, Fox Lake, Fox Lake Junction, Leipsig, Lost Lake, Lyndon Dale, Randolph, South Beaver Dam, South Randolph, Sunset Beach, Trenton and Westford, Wisconsin.

Fishing Fun with the kids!  Sandwiches + Subs
 

Facts & Places

  • Beaver Dam, Wisconsin is in Dodge County
  • Zip code for Beaver Dam is 53916
  • Area code for Beaver Dam is 920
  • Population for the city of Beaver Dam is 15,169 (2000 Census)
  • Beaver Dam is home to the Beaver Dam Area Arts Association (BDAAA), housed in the Seippel Homestead and Center for the Arts [entertainment guide]
  • The Beaverland Must-Skis waterski team performs many free waterski shows on Beaver Dam Lake through the summer months [fun with the kids guide]
 

Beaver Dam Headlines

How Rural America Got Milked

Corporate-run agricultural co-ops are squeezing the very farmers they're supposed to protect. Making them work again could help revive the heartland.



 

Wisconsin Headlines

Wisconsin tweaks dairy insurance program

The La Crosse Tribune reports that the Margin Protection Program for Dairy allows farmers to buy insurance that pays out when the cost to produce milk becomes too close to milk's selling price. More than 6,500 dairy farmers signed up for the program in its first year, but participation fell to less than 5,300 last year, with most farmers buying coverage for when margins fell below $4.



PHOTOS: Flooding and ice in southern Wisconsin

There is a Winter Weather Advisory for icing through Tuesday afternoon for: Crawford, Richland, Sauk, Columbia, Dodge, Juneau, Adams, Marquette, Green Lake. There is a Flood Warning for southwestern Grant until 1:15 p.m. A Flood Warning is also in effect for southeastern Dane, Green, Lafayette, Rock, and northern Walworth Counties until 9:45 a.m. Additionally, a Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday afternoon for Green, Rock, Jefferson and Walworth Counties.



PHOTOS: 10 Safest Cities in Wisconsin

Flood Warning issued February 20 at 10:16AM CST expiring February 22 at 6:00AM CST in effect for: Racine Flood Warning issued February 20 at 10:16AM CST expiring February 21 at 9:00AM CST in effect for: Milwaukee Flood Warning issued February 20 at 10:16AM CST expiring February 27 at 12:00AM CST in effect for: Kenosha Areal Flood Watch issued February 20 at 9:50AM CST expiring February 20 at 6:00PM CST in effect for: Green, Jefferson, Kenosha, Milwaukee, Racine, Rock, Walworth, Waukesha Areal Flood Warning issued February 20 at 9:46AM CST expiring February 20 at 6:45PM CST in effect for: Dane, Dodge, Green, Iowa, Jefferson, Lafayette, Rock, Walworth, Waukesha Winter Weather Advisory issued February 20 at 9:36AM CST expiring February 20 at 3:00PM CST in effect for: Columbia, Dodge, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Marquette, Sauk, Sheboygan Flood Watch issued February 20 at 4:32AM CST expiring ... (more)



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