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2016 Kenosha County Fair Small Animal Auction coverage (PHOTOS)

The 2016 Kenosha County Fair small animal auction took place Sunday afternoon at the fair. The auction is where exhibitors in poultry and rabbits get the chance to have their hard work with their project animals pay off. Here are some more photos from the auction:

Salem man wins grand champion of both wine and cheese judging

Everyone knows that wine and cheese go together. You might not think that wine making and cheese making go together as well, but apparently they do, at least for one open class exhibitor at the 2016 Kenosha County Fair. Brian Hettrick of Salem was awarded grand champion for wine for his dry, white grape wine […]

2016 Kenosha County Fair pie auction coverage

The annual pie auction at the Kenosha County Fair took place Saturday night at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. Proceeds from the event benefit the building fund. The items bid on are donated by local residents, 4-H clubs and other businesses and organizations. Many consist of themed baskets of baked goods and related items. The bidding […]

2016 Kenosha County Junior Fair poultry show

The 2016  Kenosha County Junior Fair poultry show was held Thursday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. Here are the results:

2016 Kenosha County Fair Hay Bale Throwing Contest coverage (VIDEO)

The annual hay bale throwing contest at the Kenosha County Fair took place Friday evening at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. Contestants  in various age and gender divisions compete to see who can throw, toss or heave a bale the farthest. The contest is run by the Slades Corners Lucky Clovers 4-H Club. Here is some video […]

Daily Firecracker: Sunday’s schedule for the 2016 Kenosha County Fair

Here is the schedule for Sunday at the 2016 Kenosha County Fair : Hours 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. Midway Open Noon – 7 p.m. Wristband Special Noon – 7 p.m. $25. 8 a.m. Junior Fair Horse Show – Horse Show Ring. Noon The Amazing Farm Boys – Creekside Stage. 1 p.m. Derby Icons Demolition Derby – Grandstands. 1:30 p.m. Fireman Water fights – south of the Pond. 2 p.m. Kenosha County […]

2016 Kenosha County Junior Livestock Sale coverage (PHOTOS)

The 2016 Kenosha County Junior Livestock Sale took place at the fairgrounds in Wilmot on Saturday afternoon. The sale is the culmination of many months of hard work for exhibitors who have been working with their animals so they looked their best for their show and then this event. Individuals and businesses bid on the […]

2016 Kenosha County Junior Fair Beef Show results

The 2016 Kenosha County Beef Show took place at the fairgrounds in Wilmot on Friday. Here are results of the judging from Junior Fair and Open Class:

2016 Kenosha County Fair Dairy Show results

The 2016 Kenosha County Fair Dairy Show took place at the fairgrounds in Wilmot on Friday. Here are results of the judging from Junior Fair and Open Class.

Sheriff’s Department bomb squad demo at 2016 Kenosha County Fair

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department has been conducting daily demonsttrations at the Kenosha County Fair relating to the work they do. Friday’s demonstration was the bomb squad. Sgt. Mike Weyker lead the demos. He explained that there are less than 10 bomb squads in Wisconsin, with Kenosha County’s being one of them Among the department’s equipment […]

2016 Kenosha County Junior Fair swine show results

Here are the results of the 2016 Kenosha County Junior Fair swine show, held Wednesday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot: Grand champion market hog — Taylor Matrisch. Reserve champion market hog — Sydney Rau. Champion duroc — Paige Armbruster. Champion Chester white — Rebecca Scheen. Champion Poland China — Nicole Jackson. Champion spot — Lizzy […]

2016 Kenosha County Fair Education Building Best of the Best

Here is the list of the 2016 Kenosha County Fair Education Building Best of the Best. You can see all of these students’ work and much more firsthand at the Education Building at the Kenosha County Fair through Sunday. Pre-K — Champion:  Austin Cooper (Salem); Reserve Champion: Ella Erdman (All Saints). Kindergarten — Champion: Emily Keller (Salem); Reserve Champion: […]

Daily Firecracker: Saturday’s schedule for the 2016 Kenosha County Fair

Here is the schedule for Saturday at the 2016 Kenosha County Fair : Hours 8 a.m.- Midnight. Midway Open Noon – 11 p.m.; Wristband Specials: Noon – 5 p.m. $20 or  Noon – 11 p.m. $25. 8 a.m. Junior Fair English Horse & Pony Show – Horse Show Ring. 9 a.m. Garden Tractor Pull – Parking Lot. Noon Kids that Rock! – Creekside Stage. 1 p.m. Large Animal Livestock […]

2016 Kenosha County Fair fireworks (VIDEO)

The theme for the 2016 Kenosha County Fair is “Star-Spangled Summer.” Tying in with the theme there was a fireworks display at dusk on Wednesday. As if on cue Here’s video of parts of the display, which were visible from all over the fairgrounds in Wilmot.

2016 Kenosha County Fair Children’s parade coverage (PHOTOS)

Rain did not dampen the cute factor of the 2016 Kenosha County Fair children’s parade Friday morning. Steady rain had hit the fairgrounds in Wilmot for about two hours before the parade was scheduled to start, causing organizers to discuss alternate ways to hold the event, such as an all inside the Commercial Building path. But the rain stopped a […]

Western Kenosha County and Bristol historical societies combine for exhibit at 2016 Kenosha County Fair

The Western Kenosha County Historical Society and the Bristol Historical Society have combined for an exhibit at the the 2016 Kenosha County Fair. The exhibit has a focus on ice houses and the Bristol group’s effort to move the old town hall to a central location. It also has some hands on exhibits you can […]

2016 Kenosha County Junior Fair dairy show coverage (PHOTOS)

The 2016 Kenosha County Junior Fair dairy show took place Friday morning at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. The start of this year’s show was a little late as a downpour hit the fairgrounds, but it was up and running by about 9:30 a.m., with a little rain still lingering. A Holstein shown by Shannon Diedrich […]

Daily Firecracker: Friday’s schedule for the 2016 Kenosha County Fair

Here is the schedule for Friday at the 2016 Kenosha County Fair: Hours 8 a.m.-Midnight. Midway Open Noon – 11 p.m.; 1 ticket off each ride Noon-5 p.m.; Wristband Specials: Noon-5 p.m., $15 or Noon – 11 p.m., $25. 8 a.m. Junior Fair Rabbit Show followed by Open Class Rabbit Show – north of Rabbit Building. 8 a.m. Junior Fair Western Horse Show – Horse Show Ring. 9 a.m. Junior […]

2016 Kenosha County Junior Fair goat show coverage (PHOTOS)

The 2016 Kenosha County Junior Fair goat show took place Thursday afternoon at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. Here are a few photos from the event:

2016 Kenosha County Junior Fair poultry show coverage (PHOTOS)

The 2016 Kenosha County Junior Fair poultry show was held Thursday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. We expect to have results of the judging to post later. Meanwhile here are a few photos of the judging:

2016 Kenosha County Fair Merit Award winners

Here is a list of the 2016 Kenosha County Junior Fair Merit Award Winners:

2016 Kenosha County Fair ATV/UTV races coverage

The Kenosha County Fair added ATV/UTV races to this year’s motorsports program. Professional and amateur participants raced in several classes Wednesday evening at Wilmot Raceway at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. Here is some video from a youth UTV race, a utility ATV race and another ATV class: Here are some more photos:

2016 Kenosha County Fair horse pull covereage (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

The 2016 Kenosha County Fair featured a horse pull competition Wednesday evening. This new event drew a sizable crowd to the horse ring. In horse pull, teams of horses compete at pulling weight over distance, much like tractor pull. The heaviest and farthest pull wins. Here is some video to give you an idea of […]

2016 Kenosha County Fair sheep show results

Here are the results of judging of the 2016 Kenosha County Fair sheep show: Grand champion ewe (open show) — Brooke Linneman. Grand champion ram (open show) — Brooke Linneman. Grand champion ram (junior show) — Grahm Foerster. Grand champion ewe (junior show) — Lauren Christensen. Grand champion single market lamb — Mitchell Holmes. Reserve […]

2016 Kenosha County Junior Fair beef show coverage (PHOTOS)

The 2016 Kenosha County Junior Fair beef show took place Thursday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. The grand champion steer was shown by Chase Warren. The reserve grand champion steer was shown by Emily Springer. Note: We are expecting to have more judging results later. Check back. Here are some more photos:

Daily Firecracker: Thursday’s schedule for the 2016 Kenosha County Fair

Here is the schedule for Thursday at the 2016 Kenosha County Fair : Hours 8 a.m.-Midnight. Midway Open 1-11 p.m.; Wristband Special 1-10 p.m. – $25. 8 a.m. Junior Fair Poultry Show – east of Poultry Building. 9 a.m. Open Class Foods Judging – Open Class Building. 9:30 a.m.Open Class Cultural Arts Judging – Open Class Building. 10 a.m. Junior Fair Beef Show followd by Open Class Beef […]

Madison Fenske is 2016 Kenosha County Fairest of the Fair

Madison Fenske was named 2016 Kenosha County Fairest of the Fair. The announcement was made in a ceremony at the fairgrounds Wednesday evening, one of the traditional highlights of the first day of the fair. Also named to this year’s court were Natalie LaForge and Michelle Knapp. The court and fairest selections were made after […]

2016 Kenosha County Junior Fair sheep show coverage (PHOTOS)

The 2016 Kenosha County junior fair sheep show took place Wednesday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. We expect to have results of the judging later. Check back. In the meantime, here are some more photos from the show:

2016 Kenosha County Junior Fair dog show coverage (PHOTOS)

The dog show at the 2016 Kenosha County Fair took place Wednesday. Dog owners put their pets through various tests of skill and agility. Here are some more photos:

2016 Kenosha County Junior Fair swine show coverage (PHOTOS)

The 2016 Junior Fair Swine Show took place Wednesday morning at the Kenosha County Fair in Wilmot. We will have results of judging later. Meanwhile enjoy these photos from the show this morning:

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