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Sheriff’s Dept. Taser demo at 2013 Kenosha County Fair

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department had a large display area at the Kenosha County Fair all week. You could pick up info, look over some equipment and even challenge a deputy to a game of baggo. Each day, deputies also put on a special demonstration, including the department’s new armored vehicle, the K9 unit and […]

2013 Kenosha County Fair small animal auction coverage

The Kenosha County Fair Small Animal Auction was held Sunday afternoon. The auction gives junior fair exhibitors a chance to sell their poultry and rabbits shown at the fair this year. Here is some video of the auction to give you a feel for the event:

Love was in the air at 2013 Kenosha County Fair Demolition Derby

Besides the usual dirt and exhaust, there was love in the air at this year’s demolition derby at the Kenosha County Fair on Sunday. Before the event, friends, relatives and the really early people in the grandstand witnessed the wedding of Jesse and Deb (Sekich) Aker. As part of the celebration, the bride and groom […]

Taylor Matrisch’s hog named grand champion at 2013 Kenosha County Fair

Here is a photo of Taylor Matrisch and her grand champion market hog from the 2013 Kenosha County Fair. Thanks to the person who sent in the photo. The rest of the Junior Fair Swine Show results are here. Here are other photos we took during the swine show.

2013 Kenosha County Fair Pie Auction coverage

Each year people pay a lot for baked goods at the Kenosha County Fair. But it is for an exceptional cause — the fair’s building fund. Saturday night is pie auction night. Packages of baked goods and more are donated and offered for bid. As you might guess, the packages go for high amounts and […]

2013 Kenosha County Fair Large Animal Auction video

The large animal auction was held at the 2013 Kenosha County Fair Saturday. The auction is where young people who have worked all year to raise a quality animal see that effort pay off. Bidders — individuals and businesses — vie to buy the animals. Included in Saturday’s sale were beef cattle, pigs and sheep. […]

2013 Kenosha County Fair garden tractor pull coverage

The garden tractor pull took place Saturday morning at the 2013 Kenosha County Fair. The event included various classes in which children and adults both competed. Here’s a video sampling of the action:

Daily Harvest: Schedule for Sunday at the Kenosha County Fair

Here’s the schedule for Sunday at the 2012 Kenosha County Fair: Gymkana Horse Show 8 a.m. Horse Shoe Pitching Contest 1:30 p.m. Firefighter water fights 1:30 p.m. Small animal auction 1:30 p.m. Lucky O’Hara Demolition Derby 1 p.m. running all afternoon. 1 to 3 p.m., Uncle Kenny Polka Band at the Miller Lite Creek Side Stage. […]

2013 Kenosha County Fair Hay Bale Throw coverage

The hay bale throwing competition is an annual part of Friday evening at the Kenosha County Fair. The event is coordinated by the Slades Corners Lucky Clovers 4-H Club. Participants compete to see who can throw a bale of straw the farthest. Contestants are divided by age and gender, with the younger classes using a […]

2013 Kenosha County Fair Western Horse Show coverage

2013 Kenosha County Fair Western Horse Show took place Saturday morning at the equestrian area of the fairgrounds in Wilmot. Here are some photos from the show:

westofthei.com sponsors have the county fair spirit

westofthei.com is proud to point out that several of our sponsors are playing part in the 2013 Kenosha County Fair: PATS Services, Inc. and Butch and Glenda Dupons-Bear Realty this year were recognized for their years of service to the fair’s Livestock auction.

2013 Kenosha County Fair Education Best of the Best

The Education Building Best of the Best for the 2013 Kenosha County Fair have been announced. A project by Lauren Pryor, seventh grade, from Lakewood School was named building grand champion. Other results by grade follow:

2013 Kenosha County Fair Dairy Futurity photos

The Futurity Show is held at the end of the Dairy Show at the Kenosha County Fair each year. In the Futurity Show, youngsters still too young to exhibit a cow themselves do get their chance to enter the show ring. They lead out a calf that is dressed — along with themselves — in a […]

2013 Kenosha County Fair fishing merit awards

Here are the Merit Award winners for the Fish Casting Contest at the 2013 Kenosha County Fair: Gabrielle Cochran, Salem Pioneers, Junior. Paul Halladay, Brighton Bombers, Senior.

2013 Kenosha County Fair junior fair rabbit show results and photos

The 2013 Kenosha County Fair junior fair rabbit show was held Friday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. The best of show rabbit was shown by Matthew Knapp. The best opposite of show rabbit was shown by Alessandro Lupo. Best meat rabbit was shown by Matthew Knapp. The Nancy Nienhaus Memorial Award was given to Mackenzie Bevry. Here […]

PATS Services Inc. and Butch & Glenda Dupons-Bear Realty recognized for Livestock Auction support

Note: PATS Services Inc. and Butch & Glenda Dupons-Bear Realty. — DH Each year two supporters of the Livestock Auction at the Kenosha County Fair are recognized for their years of support. This year we are happy to say that two westofthei.com sponsors are the awardees — PATS Services Inc and Butch and Glenda Dupons-Bear Realty. […]

Lenny & Carol Lois farm earns Most Attractive Award

The Lenny and Carol Lois Farm  was the recipient of the 2013 Most Attractive Farm Award at the Kenosha County Fair. The award is an annual project of the Kenosha County Farm Bureau Women. The announcement of the award was made at the Dairy Show on Friday.

More beef show photos and results added

We just added more beef show results and photos from the show to our original post. You can check it out here.

Daily Harvest: Saturday’s schedule for Kenosha County Fair

Here is the schedule for Saturday at the Kenosha County Fair 2012: 4-H English Horse and Pony Show 8:00 AM. 10 a.m. Garden Tractor Pull, Grandstand Area. Livestock Auction 1:00 PM. Pie Auction 8:00 PM. IRA Outlaw Sprints 6:00 PM. Addtional $5 along with fair admission. 3 to 7 p.m., Tim Kasha and the Dukes […]

Corbin Bevry shoots perfect 300 in the 4H archery shoot

Corbin Bevry of the Paris Happy Workers shot a perfect 300 in the 4H archery shoot on Sunday, Aug. 11 at the Kenosha County Fairgrounds. Corbin is the 1st 4H member that has ever gotten a perfect score in the archery project.

2013 Kenosha County Fair combine demolition derby coverage

Thursday night at the grandstand of the Kenosha County Fair featured a full program of truck and tractor pull. But the crowd pleasing culmination of the night was combine demolition derby. In this unique events large farm machine typically used to harvest crops (Harvest the Fair!) instead battl euntil only one is in running order. […]

2013 Kenosha County Dairy Show results

Here are results from the 2013 Kenosha County Fair Dairy Show, which was held Friday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. Kasey Lois’ six-year-old Holstein was named supreme champion, with Chase Warren’s unfreshened Guernsey as reserve supreme champion. Other results and photos follow:

2013 Kenosha County Fair children’s parade

Friday is children’s day at the parade and an annual highlight of the day is always the children’s parade. Participants dress up to fit over 25 different themes and then take a stroll through the fairgrounds. Prizes are awarded for the best costume in each category as well as a grand champion. Here are a […]

Daily Harvest: Kenosha County Fair Friday schedule

Here is Friday’s schedule for the Kenosha County Fair: Junior EnglishHorse Show, 8 a.m. Jr. Fair Rabbits-Open Class After 8 a.m. Jr. Fair Dairy-Open Class After 9 a.m. Pedal Tractor Pull registration 10 a.m. Children’s Parade 10:30 a.m. Special Pedal Pull, 13-16 yr olds, 11 a.m. Pedal Tractor Pull 11:30 a.m. Open Class flower arrangements 1 p.m. 4-H Fish Casting at […]

Salem Fire/Rescue has display at the fair

Town of Salem Fire/Rescue has a display this year at the Kenosha County Fair. Visit them and you can chat with a firefighter and pick up tips on fire prevention. You also can get a look at firefighting equipment new and old. The Town of Salem Fire/Rescue display is located on the main east-west road […]

2013 Kenosha County Fair Junior Fair Poultry Show results

Here are the results of the 2013 Kenosha County Fair Junior Fair Poultry Show held Thursday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. Bantams shown by Katie Walkington won both grand champion best of show and reserve grand champion best of show. KAtie is a member of the Bristol Strivers 4-H Club. Here is the complete list […]

2013 Kenosha County Fair Sheep Show results

Here are results of the 2013 Kenosha County Fair Junior Fair Sheep Show: Grand champion ewe exhibited by Lauren Foerster, reserve champion exhibited by Lauren Christensen. Grand champion ram exhibited by Lauren Christensen. Grand champion single exhibited by Josh Christensen, reserve champion single exhibited by Taylor Matrisch. Grand champion pen exhibited by Mason Herolt, reserve champion pen exhibited […]

Christy Schneckloth steer named grand champion at fair

A steer exhibited by Christy Schneckloth was named grand champion at the Kenosha County Fair Junior Fair Beef Show today at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. This is Schneckloth’s second year in the beef project. The reserve champion steer was exhibited by Joey McManus. UPDATE 8/17 — Here are some more results and photos from Thursday’s Beef Show:

2013 Kenosha County Fair Swine Show results

Here are the results of the 2013 Kenosha County Fair Junior Fair Swine Show. Taylor Matrisch exhibited the grand champion market hog. Kate Beth exhibited the reserve champion market hog. Champions by class were: Grand champion male exhibited by Cassandra Epping. Grand champion female exhibited by Cassandra Epping. Champion duroc exhibited by Morgan Rau. Champion chester white exhibited by […]

Sheriff’s Department hosting demos and tent at Kenosha County Fair

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department tent at the Kenosha County Fair has a full program of demonstrations and other fun running through this Sunday. The tent is located outside on the northwest corner of the Commercial Building. On Thursday, there the new BearCat armored car will be on display from 2 to 7 p.m. On […]

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