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4-H wheat entry reaps big award for Gibbs at county fair

“In tractor safety, we learned about the dangers and safety of working with equipment that has PTO shafts,” said Hayden Gibbs, Fox Lake, Trenton Highlights 4-H Club and Waupun FFA. We also learned about grain-bin safety and how to handle equipment around traffic, such as if [...]

By |2021-08-22T10:17:29-05:00Sunday, August 22, 2021|County Fair|0 Comments

Trio of siblings use golden hour to win in photography at fair

“Mom got me into photography. She said, ‘Do you want to try this?’ And I said, ‘Sure,’” remembered Wyatt Stowell, 14, Fox Lake, Achievers 4-H Club. “I wanted to try photography, because Wyatt was doing it,” added Oscar Stowell, 13. “And I was inspired to compete [...]

By |2021-08-21T17:18:43-05:00Saturday, August 21, 2021|County Fair|0 Comments

Statz wins big at fair with patio set made from old cable spool

“I like the recycling category, because I don’t have to buy things to make something,” said Parker Statz, Juneau, Hyland Prairie 4-H Club. “It was something different I wanted to try, because I get to use things just lying around home.” “Recycling” is part of the [...]

By |2021-08-20T18:05:23-05:00Friday, August 20, 2021|County Fair|0 Comments

Tietz family business sees next generation of fair exhibition

“We sell produce and other vegetables at farmers markets in Madison, Oconomowoc, Hartford, and Watertown,” said Jacob Tietz, Watertown, Lebanon Luckies 4-H Club. “Our family started doing it about 40 years ago. My Dad was about my age (high school).” Tietz Family Farms grows a large [...]

By |2021-08-18T18:05:54-05:00Thursday, August 19, 2021|County Fair|1 Comment

Pokorny restores Grandpa’s tractor for Dodge County Fair

“The tractor is a 1952 Farmall Cub,” said Cameron Pokorny, Waupun. “My Grandpa gave it to me. He used it when he farmed; he was a dairy farmer his whole life.” As an older member of the Waupun FFA and the Achievers 4-H Club, Pokorny thought [...]

By |2021-08-18T17:34:17-05:00Wednesday, August 18, 2021|County Fair|0 Comments

Dodge County Fair seeks applicants for the 2021 Fairest of the Fair

The Dodge County Fair Association is seeking ambitious, enthusiastic, and outgoing individuals age 18 as of January 1, 2022 to enter the 2021 Dodge County Fairest of the Fair contest.  Scholarship money, gifts, and interview experience are only some of the benefits of being named Fairest [...]

By |2021-05-29T09:57:24-05:00Saturday, May 29, 2021|County Fair|0 Comments

Dodge County Fair seeks Applicants for 2020 Fairest of the Fair

The Dodge County Fair Association is seeking ambitious, enthusiastic, and outgoing individuals age 18 as of January 1, 2021 to enter the 2020 Dodge County Fairest of the Fair contest.  Scholarship money, gifts, and interview experience are only some of the benefits of being named Fairest [...]

By |2020-04-24T10:08:19-05:00Friday, April 24, 2020|County Fair|0 Comments
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