Posts from ‘August, 2019’

2019 Kenosha County Junior Fair rabbit show results

The 2019 Kenosha County Junior Fair rabbit show was held Friday at the Fairgrounds in Wilmot. Here are the results of judging: Share18Tweet18 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Aug. 18, 2019 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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Severe thunderstorm watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for an area of Wisconsin including Kenosha County. The watch is set to be in effect until 1 p.m. A special weather statement from NWS says: At 719 AM CDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Juneau to near […]

2019 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Sunday’s schedule for the Kenosha County Fair

Here is the schedule for Sunday at the 2019 Kenosha County Fair : Hours 8 a.m.- 7 p.m. Midway Open Noon – 7 p.m. Wristband Special:  Noon – 7 p.m. $25. 9 a.m. — Junior Gymkhana Horse and Pony Show 1 p.m. — Small Animal Livestock Auction – Show & Sale Arena 1 p.m. — International Demolition […]

2019 Kenosha County Fair pie auction coverage (PHOTOS)

The annual pie auction at the 2019 Kenosha County Fair took place Friday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. At this unique event, what’s up for auction are pies, baked goods and other packages put together by local individuals, groups and businesses. The beneficiary is the fair building fund. With that good cause at stake, the […]

Claire Fox crowned 2020 Kenosha County Fairest of the Fair

Claire Fox of Brighton was crowned the 2020 Kenosha County Fairest of the Fair in a ceremony at the fairgrounds Saturday evening. While Fox being the only contestant this year took a little of the suspense out of the evening, the ceremony at the Show & Sale Arena went on as tradition dictated. This year […]

2019 Kenosha County Fair Hay Bale Toss coverage (VIDEO)

The annual hay bale toss contest as held Friday evening at the Kenosha County Fair in Wilmot. In this contest, entrants separated into age and gender groups, see how far they can toss a bale of straw. Some throwers have very elaborate techniques, others just give it a simple standing heave. Here is video sampling […]

2019 Kenosha County Fair Pedal Tractor Pull coverage (RESULTS & VIDEO)

Pedal tractor pulls were held at the Kenosha County Fair on Thursday and Friday. In pedal tractor pull, participants use a pedal powered tractor to pull a sled. The farther they go, the heavier the weight on the sled becomes. Here is a video sample of some of the Friday competitors: Here are the results […]

2019 Kenosha County Fair Dairy Futurity Show coverage (PHOTOS)

The 2019 Dairy Futurity Show at the Kenosha County Far took place Friday afternoon at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. The show is for children too young to show in the dairy show. Participants dress up themselves and a young calf to reflect a dairy promotional theme. Then the youngsters lead the calf around the ring, […]

Garage sales page updated

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Sponsored post: Wilmot Union High School Annual Notice of Special Education Referral and Evaluation Procedures

Note: The following is a paid announcement from  Wilmot Union High School District. — DH Share1Tweet1 Shares

County Fair Preview: Saturday’s schedule for the 2019 Kenosha County Fair

Here is the schedule for Saturday at the 2019 Kenosha County Fair : Hours: 8 a.m. -Midnight Midway Open: Noon-11 p.m. Wristband Specials:  Noon to 5 p.m. $20; or Noon-11 p.m. $25. 9 a.m. — Garden Tractor Pull – Parking Lot 10 a.m.-6 p.m.  — Haribo at Main Gate distributing samples Noon — Amateur Home Brew Competition Results […]

2019 Kenosha County Fair Combine Demo Derby coverage (VIDEO)

Thursday night, a dozen combines and their drivers competed in the 33rd annual combine demolition derby at the Kenosha County Fair in Wilmot. Here’s the lineup, followed by some video of the action: Tony Rossi – blue and orange Chris Meyer – tie dye Dana Druker – #36 blue Justin Hrupka – black and gold […]

2019 Kenosha County Fair Children’s Parade coverage (PHOTOS)

The 2019 Kenosha County Fair Children’s Parade took place Friday morning at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. Children wear costumes and are grouped into categories. Each group is judged and premiums handed out. Here is our attempt to capture a photo of as many of the participants as possible: Share17Tweet17 Shares

2019 Kenosha County Fair goat show results

Here are the results of judging for the goat show at the 2019 Kenosha County Fair, which took place Thursday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot: Share4Tweet4 Shares

2019 Kenosha County Fair rabbit show coverage

The rabbit show at the 2019 Kenosha County Fair took place Friday morning at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. We expect to publish results of the judging later. Check back. Meanwhile, here are some photos from the show: Share62Tweet62 Shares

Lake test results Aug. 16, 2019: DeWitt Park beach remains closed; Caution lifted at Paddock Hooker Lake Assoc. beach

DeWitt Park beach on Silver Lake remains closed to swimming and Paddock Hooker Lakes Association beach on Paddock Lake is fully open after re-sampling Thursday. Results for tests conducted by the Kenosha County Division of Health on Thursday were: DeWitt Park beach: 1,413 E.coli/100 mL. PHLA: 173 E.coli/100 mL Share3Tweet3 Shares

Kenosha County Dairy Promotion Building markets local dairy industry, raises funds for scholarships and special premiums and offers dairy treat bargains

While you are at the Kenosha County Fair you have to stop by the Dairy Promotion Building at the north end of the fairgrounds, just a little ways from the show and sale building, for several reasons. You will learn about the local dairy industry, help out youngsters with scholarships and special premiums and buy […]

2019 Kenosha County Fair Beef Show results

Here are the results of the 2019 Kenosha County Fair Junior Fair Beef show, which took place Thursday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot (Photos we took at the show available here): Share32Tweet32 Shares

2019 Kenosha County goat show coverage (PHOTOS)

The 2019 Kenosha County Fair goat show took place Thursday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. We will be publishing the results of judging later. Check back. Meanwhile, here are some more photos from the show: Share3Tweet3 Shares

2019 Kenosha County Fair dairy show coverage (PHOTOS)

The dairy show at the 2019 Kenosha County Fair took place Friday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. A cow shown by Lizzy Petges was named supreme champion overall. A cow shown by Noah Daniels was named reserve supreme champion. We expect to have judging results later. Check back. In the meantime, here are some more […]

County Fair Preview: Friday’s schedule for the 2019 Kenosha County Fair

Here is the schedule for Friday at the 2018 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 […]

A word from our sponsors: Paddock Lake seeking seasonal public works help

Note: This is a paid announcement from the village of Paddock Lake. — DH The Village of Paddock Lake is accepting applications for a full-time seasonal public works position. September through December. Responsibilities will include the ability to assist existing village staff with day-to-day operations during the Fall yard waste collection. Applicants must have the […]

Deaths Aug. 15, 2019: Eleanore G. Nyberg, Gerald Duane Christensen

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2019 Kenosha County Fair Ag Olympics coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The 2019 Kenosha County Fair included a new event — Ag Olympics. The event was held in the show and sale arena on Wednesday evening. In the Ag Olympics, teams and individuals competed in agriculture themed events like feed bag races and apple bobbing. Competitors were divided into age classes. Anyone could sign-up to participate. […]

2019 Kenosha County Fair poultry show coverage (PHOTOS)

The poultry show at the 2019 Kenosha County Fair took place Thursday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. We expect to have results of the judging later. In the meantime, here are some more photos from the show: Share10Tweet10 Shares

David Milz returning to Bristol School District as administrator

David Milz is returning to Bristol School, this time as district administrator. Both the Salem School District, Milz’s current employer, and the Bristol School District announced the news in a pair of written statements Thursday. Milz’s resignation from Salem is effective Aug 16. “I’m extremely excited and honored to return to Bristol School where I […]

2019 Kenosha County junior fair swine show results

Here are the results of the 2019 Kenosha County Junior Fair swine show, held Wednesday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot: Share2Tweet2 Shares

2019 Kenosha County Junior Fair Beef Show coverage (PHOTOS)

The Kenosha County Fair beef show took place Thursday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. A steer shown by Joe Ellerbrock was named grand champion. A steer shown by Jacob Lois was named reserve champion. Here are some more photos from the show: Share65Tweet65 Shares

Lake test results Aug. 15, 2019: DeWitt remains closed; PHLA under caution

DeWitt Park beach on Silver Lake remains closed to swimming and Paddock Hooker Lakes Association beach is under a swim caution after resampling on Wednesday showed elevated E.coli levels there. Testing on Wednesday by the Kenosha County Division of Health yielded the following results: DeWitt Park more than 2,419 E.coli/100 mL. PHLA: 687 E.coli/100 mL. […]

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