COUNTRY LIFE NEWS
Show must go on: Southern Wisconsin fairs make the best of a damp situation
RICHLAND CENTER — On the afternoon of Sept. 6, exhibitors at the Richland County Fair unloaded their animals a day late at the fairground due to heavy rain two nights before. Fair representatives also had...
The root of the county: Wisconsin ginseng celebrated at upcoming festival in downtown Wausau
Ginseng was first cultivated in Marathon County in the late 1800s by the Fromm brothers, who farmed north of Wausau near Hamburg. The brothers used their ginseng profits to build a silver fox farming complex,...
A valuable experience: Central Wisconsin State Fair instills lifelong values in young participants
MARSHFIELD — To the average outsider, the Central Wisconsin State Fair, held Aug. 21-26, may look like it’s all about blue ribbons, food and carnival rides. But just beneath the surface, the annual...
‘History is here’: Memories of Rusk County ghost town to be relived through dairy farmers’ B&B plans
BRUCE — The farms, homes and cornfields just north of Bruce along State Highway 40 in Rusk County give up no clues to the fact that, many years ago, this stretch was home to a thriving lumber town called...
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