Waukesha County Fair plans to celebrate its 179 Years July 21-25

The Waukesha County Fair announced on Friday, March 26 that it is set to kick off the 2021 version of the fair on Wednesday, July 21.

A news release says the Waukesha County Fair Board and its members are working hard, preparing for this year’s summer event which will run through July 25.

Officials say "the top priority is focused on every aspect of health and safety" -- and emphasize the Waukesha County Fair is "spread across 135 acres with an abundance of open air space."

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The Waukesha County Fair Board & its team say they are diligently evaluating overall event operations and options while considering all precautions and preventative measures necessary. Enhanced health and safety practices are being carefully monitored to ensure everyone can enjoy the event.

Wisconsin bars, restaurants can now sell cocktails, wine to go

The bill, which won bipartisan approval in the Legislature, allows for mixed drinks and glasses of wine to be sold to go as long as they have tamper-evident seals. It takes effect immediately.

Absentee voting deadlines approaching for 2021 spring election

The Wisconsin Elections Commission is urging state residents who are voting absentee by mail for the upcoming spring general election to act soon.