Judges named champion livestock throughout last week’s Rock County 4-H Fair.
Friday's total of 18,031 visitors was the biggest single-day headcount at the gates for any day at the Rock County 4-H Fair in the last five years.
As the auctioneers rattled off increasing bids at lightning speed Friday morning, 12-year-old Sydney Watson was excited to show off the sheep …
In the spirit of covering all things Rock County 4-H Fair this week, two Gazette reporters went on location to taste some of the food offerings.
Now that the Rock County 4-H Fair is back after a one-year absence because of the pandemic, organizations of all kinds are back with booths op…
For many, the Rock County 4-H Fair is not just for carnival rides and eating treats—it's about family.
A group of juveniles caused disturbances on the Rock County 4-H Fairgrounds on Tuesday night, prompting increased security.
The Rock County 4-H Fair is back and with it are the events and happenings children and adults of all ages look forward to.
COVID-19 vaccines will be available at the Rock County 4-H Fair.
The Rock County 4-H Fair is back and will offer 4-H exhibits, carnival rides and games, and musical entertainment July 27 through Aug. 2.
Seven candidates are vying for spots on the Rock County 4-H Fair Court of Honor at this year's fair, which runs July 27 through Aug. 1 at the …
The Rock County 4-H Fair Board announced the lineup for its 2021 grandstand entertainment.
The Rock County 4-H Fair Board is planning a food truck festival called Rock the Grounds for early July in an effort to recoup financial losse…
The public isn't invited, but some youths who would have shown animals at the Rock County 4-H Fair still will be able to do so next week.
The Rock County 4-H Fair is cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but kids still are raising animals, and their fans are finding creativ…
The Rock County 4-H Fair has been canceled for 2020 because of community health concerns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a news …
The Rock County Fair Board continues to evaluate ways it could host the fair, but no decisions have been made on how that might happen.
The 2019 Rock County 4-H Fair king and queen were named July 23.
Attendance at this year’s Rock County 4-H Fair was down, but the outgoing fair board president is optimistic about the six-day event’s long-te…
This year's fur and feather sale raised $65,020. Of that, $3,440 went to next year's scholarships.
Hard work was the first thing that came to Dane Trustem's mind when thinking about how he raised his supreme champion Holstein.
It was an excellent meat animal sale thanks to a strong turnout and great weather Friday at the Rock County 4-H Fairgrounds.
St. John Vianney Catholic Church and First Lutheran Church are among the nonprofit food vendors who use the week at the Rock County 4-H Fair a…
The Clinton High School graduate won grand champion for the first time at his final year at the Rock County 4-H Fair.
Some neighbors of the fairgrounds in Janesville have no problem with the 4-H Fair's annual disruption of their lives. Quite the contrary.
Champions animals at the Rock County 4-H Fair are tested for performance enhancing drugs.
Sixteen-year-old Grace Peterson shed tears of joy after winning the award with her lamb, Teddy. Peterson's younger brother Tucker won the same…
The animal was not injured and was returned to its stall. Traffic was backed up for around five minutes at the intersection of Memorial Drive …
Turtle 4-H's Logan Bennett won grand champion barrow while La Prairie 4-H's Abbey Hoffman won reserve champion Wednesday at the Rock County 4-H Fair.
If you're going to the Rock County 4-H Fair, look out for the Flemish giants and frizzle chickens.
Photo gallery: Scenes from the 2019 Rock County 4-H Fair.
Janesville police are reminding fairgoers of street-parking restrictions with the Rock County 4-H Fair set to begin this week.
Tuesday, July 23General admission prices—$10 for ages 13 and older, $5 for ages 7-12, free for ages 6 and younger.
After 29 years of leadership roles at the annual 4-H fair in Janesville, Randy Thompson has announced he's stepping away from the carnival lights.
The Rock County 4-H Fair starts Tuesday, July 23, and runs through Sunday, July 28. Here are five things you need to know.
The Rock County 4-H Fair starts Tuesday, July 23. Here is a schedule of highlights, as posted on rockcounty4hfair.com.
On Thursday, judging took place in the Rock County 4-H Fair's carcass contest.
Tucker Peterson shared a smile as he led a large pig under a wooden playhouse outside his Evansville home Monday.
Several 4-H and FFA club members will be crowned Rock County 4-H Fair royalty at a 4-H coronation ceremony Sunday.
The Rock County 4-H Fair main stage entertainment lineup will include three country acts this summer.
The Rock County 4-H Fair’s attendance last week will likely see another uptick, with a total for overall visitors that is projected to outpace…
Evansville 4-H member Willie Templeton, 19, has won the Rock County 4-H Fair's Supreme Champion in the dairy cow division with 6-year-old Hols…
Gazette reporter Neil Johnson headed out to the Rock County 4-H Fair with his 3-year-old twin sons. How much did he shell out? Did his boys cl…
When an Evansville teen Waylon Klitzman's high school teacher retired to become an advocate for neuroblastoma research, Klitzman brought her $…
As a group of young kids reached the sale arena where volunteers were weighing in the swine Tuesday, and Mark Gunn said how glad he was to see…
WCLO's Stan Stricker talks to Pleasure Valley Pig & Duck Racing about the various races at the Rock County 4-H Fair.
Rock County 4-H Fair visitors looking to save money at the fair should avoid buying what look like cheap carnival wristbands, authorities warn…
Log rolling is a mental game, lumberjacks have strong legs and people stare at you when you are wet in public.
Sorry if this makes you dizzy! We let volunteers at the fair film their experience on the Rock County 4-H Fair rides with our GoPro.
Evan Henning and Austin Lynd, both from Clinton FFA, won grand champion and reserve champion steer, respectively, at the Rock County 4-H Fair.
Good Mooed Tour comes to Rock County 4-H Fair on Sunday.
There were no tears this year, but children at the fair still had plenty to say.
Rylee and Sydnie Ochs, sisters and members of the Harmony 4-H Club, took top honors in the Rock County 4-H Fair barrow show Wednesday
Davis Dickison, a member of Magnolia 4-H, won his fifth straight tractor operators contest Wednesday at the Rock County 4-H Fair.
Tucker Peterson, 14, won grand champion market lamb for the second time in three years.
WCLO's Stan Stricker talks to La Prairie 4-H club member Morgan Knilans about the fair's "Milk a goat" project.
Before the start of the Rock County 4-H Fair, the Rock County Health Department dispatches environmental health specialists to ensure food ven…
On Tuesday, the Rock County 4-H Fair will kick off its 89th year.
The Rock County 4-H Fair features four big name acts this year. But fairgoers shouldn't overlook the daytime musical acts.
The annual county fair in Janesville continues to run leaner, spending less than it did a decade ago, mostly through cuts to spending on main-…
The 2018 Rock County 4-H Fair opens Tuesday in Janesville. Here's what you should know before you go.
Full schedule for the 2018 Rock County 4-H Fair, according to the fair's website.
Members of the 2018 Rock County 4-H Fair court pose for a photo Sunday following their coronation ceremony Sunday at the Rock County 4-H fair …
Several area 4-H and FFA club members will be crowned Rock County 4-H Fair royalty at the 4-H coronation ceremony Sunday, May 20.
The Rock County board amended Thursday night a longtime county ordinance to allow alcohol sales on the Rock County 4-H Fairgrounds, a move off…
In an attempt to lure more renters to the Rock County 4-H Fairgrounds, the Rock County Board in April will consider amending a well-establishe…
This year’s Rock County 4-H Fair lineup will include some bull riding, a bit of classic rock and more than enough country music.
Young fairgoers helped make up the 55,068 people who attended the first five days of the Rock County 4H Fair.
On Saturday afternoon 4-H members and their goats had a little fun in the show ring.
A red and white Holstein was picked as grand champion dairy cow.
Gazette reporter Jonah Beleckis went to the Rock County 4-H Fair this week to ask what's best about the fair? Some said the food. Others said …
Twins from Turtle 4-H raised approximately $2,500 towards helping a friend recieve treatment for Battan disease.
11-year-old Chance Austin prepares his 1,300 pound beef steer, Shaq, for show day. The work begins early in the morning.
Rock County 4-H Fair officials said the fair’s midway is safe despite closing the Fire Ball, a ride that was involved in a deadly accident Wed…
The best of pickles, jams, jellies, vegetables and even canned meat are on display at the Rock County 4-H Fair.
Natalee Lynd, 17, of Clinton FFA won grand champion market lamb at the 2017 Rock County 4-H Fair.
A look at the 2017 Rock County 4-H Fair.