COUNTRY LIFE NEWS
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...
Polk County herbalist, grower finds everything she needs to treat common ailments in ... Nature’s medicine cabinet
AMERY — Can’t sleep? Have a headache? Suffering from a sore throat? The cure for what ails you may be growing in Nancy Graden’s garden. On her 5 acres in southern Polk County, Graden grows a...
Antigo auctioneer wins state championship, advances to international contest
Antigo auctioneer Kathy Packard came out victorious in the 2018 Wisconsin Champion Auctioneer Contest Aug. 7 at the Wisconsin State Fair in West Allis. She will advance to the international auctioneers championship...
Pioneer spirit: Exhibitors, visitors brave heat for 55th annual Pioneer Days south of Eau Claire
EAU CLAIRE — About 1,500 people braved three days of August heat to take in the Chippewa Valley Antique Engine and Model Club’s 55th annual Pioneer Days Aug. 10-12 at Pioneer Park just south of Eau...
Taliesin Fellowship’s culinary apprentices connect ... Architecture and agriculture
SPRING GREEN — In 1932, Frank Lloyd Wright established his Fellowship program, accepting and inviting 23 apprentices to Taliesin to live together and learn about modern architecture. Wright was adamant that...
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