Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Cloudy
Temperature
71°F
Dew Point
61°F
Humidity
71%
Wind
SSW at 8 mph
Barometer
29.91 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
05:37 a.m.
Sunset
08:29 p.m.
Afternoon Forecast (12:00pm-7:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 68 to 74 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 6 and 10 miles per hour from the south. Rain amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch are predicted.
7-Day Forecast
Friday
74°F / 68°F
Light Rain
Saturday
84°F / 62°F
Partly Cloudy
Sunday
74°F / 47°F
Scattered Showers
Monday
70°F / 47°F
Sunny
Tuesday
76°F / 53°F
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday
78°F / 54°F
Partly Cloudy
Thursday
78°F / 57°F
Scattered Showers
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Friday...Temperatures will range from a high of 74 to a low of 68 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 5 and 11 miles per hour from the south. 0.23 inches of rain are expected.
This Evening ...Temperatures will remain steady at 68 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 7 and 11 miles per hour from the south. Rain amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will remain steady at 68 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 6 miles per hour from the south. Rain amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are expected.
Saturday...Temperatures will range from a high of 84 to a low of 62 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 6 and 13 miles per hour from the west. Less than 1 tenth inch of rain is possible.

Visit the National Dairy Shrine Museum

March 28, 2013 | 0 comments

Dear Editor:

I read with great interest the article "The glory days of Pabst Farm Holsteins" in the Jan. 31, 2013 edition. The well-written story by John Oncken is definitely a tribute to the illustrious Pabst Farms.

Towards the end of the article, the author laments that Wisconsin needs a true dairy museum - "a place to hold the memories of hand milking and one-legged milk stools, state-of-the-art milking machines of 50 years ago, photos of famed dairy farms and cheese factories, long-necked test bottles and maybe even a Lely I robot milker."

Outside of the robotic milker, all of these things can be found at the National Dairy Shrine Museum in Fort Atkinson. In it you will find the most extensive dairy collection of memorabilia in North America along with countless mementos from Wisconsin's rich dairy history.

Originally founded in Waterloo, IA, Fort Atkinson was selected as a permanent home in October 1973. Many sites were considered including locations in Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee.

Like most museum efforts, National Dairy Shrine relies on volunteers and donations from Interested parties.

If you would like to visit the National Dairy Shrine Museum, I would encourage you to travel to Fort Atkinson, and visit the museum which is open Tuesday-Saturday from 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

National Dairy Shrine is truly a great asset to Wisconsin. Stop by and pay a visit (See related article on A9).

With best wishes,

Corey A. Geiger

Past President

National Dairy Shrine

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