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Owners talk animal stress at fairs
Owners talk animal stress at fairs
Owners say stresses on animals at fairs are easily managed. Often, the fair's hospitality is better than what the animals get at home.

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ATC to rebuild powerline
The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin approved the American Transmission Company project to rebuilding a 20-mile, 69,000-volt line from Beloit to Walworth.
Walk to help women with breast cancer
The annual Lake Geneva Hope Walk is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 27. The non-competitive walk is to raise money to help women financially who are fighting breast cancer.
Support Our Troops rally is Labor Day
The Support Our Troops committee of Walworth County will hold a Labor Day rally at 11 a.m. at the Park Stage at the Walworth County Fair.
Wisconsin revenue $281 million below projections
Wisconsin revenue $281 million below projections

MADISON — Wisconsin tax collections for the past year came in 2 percent short of estimates, the state Department of Revenue reported Thursday, news that won't require immediate emergency action by the Legislature but that puts the state's budget...

USDA launches new dairy insurance program
USDA launches new dairy insurance program

MILWAUKEE  — Dairy farmers squeezed in recent years by low milk prices and high feed costs can begin signing up next week for a new program replacing old subsidies that didn't factor in the price of corn.

Signups for the new program...

  Wisconsin mourning dove season to begin Sept. 1
Wisconsin mourning dove season to begin Sept. 1

MADISON — Wisconsin wildlife officials are reminding hunters that the state's new extended mourning dove season will begin next week.

Hunters will be allowed to kill the state's official peace symbol from Sept. 1 through Nov. 29.

Photos: Best of the Walworth County Fair
Photos: Best of the Walworth County Fair

ELKHORN--The 165th Walworth County Fair got off to a great start Wednesday, Aug. 27.

Omnivore, herbivore take on fair fare
Omnivore, herbivore take on fair fare
I eat anything. Andrea Anderson is a vegan. How do we fare with food at the fair.
UW-Whitewater dorm back on
The UW-Whitewater dorm put on hold by the Department of Administration is now back on, State Rep. Andy Jorgensen said.
Elections board: Primary turnout was 12.7 percent
Elections board: Primary turnout was 12.7 percent

MADISON — Turnout for Wisconsin's primary elections two weeks ago was even lower than state election officials predicated.

The state Government Accountability Board had predicted turnout would be 15 percent of eligible voters. The...

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