The Rusk County Fair is better known as the Rusk County Jr. Fair. Grandstand events include a truck and tractor pull, a mud bog and the Rusk County rodeo. Other events include a “BBQ Cook-Off,” a pie-judging contest and the bands “South of 8 Band” and “North of Dixie.” The fair will be held Aug. 8-11 at the Rusk County Fairgrounds, W8323 U.S. Highway 8, Ladysmith, Wisconsin. Visit rusk.uwex.edu or jrfair.wixsite.com/mysite for more information. Visit bit.ly/countyfairs2019 for more information on all Wisconsin fairs.