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a.MKE: Wrestling, farming, cycling and brewing! 9.5.12

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Mondo Lucha, a variety show combining pro-wrestling, burlesque and live music, returns to Turner Hall this Saturday night. In it's 5th year, this production grew out of the minds of two Milwaukeans and their love of wrestling. You can check out photos and a great story done by our pals at WUWM here.

This year's drought may force some Wisconsin farmers out of business. 2/3 of he states pastures are listed in poor or very poor condition affecting dairy, cattle and crop farmers. Fruit orchards and other farms without sophisiticated irrigation systems have been hit hard and for some, the damage is not recoverable.

Wisconsin's Best Dam Bike Ride, a two day bike ride raising money and awareness for MS, begins today in Milwaukee as riders bike to Madison with an overnight in Whitewater. New this year, a 25 mile loop, making it easier for riders of all levels to join.

Lowlands Group co-CEO Eric Wagner has been knighted by the Belgian Brewers guild in Brussels this weekend for bringing more bier and education to the U.S. The Guild dates back to the 13th centruy. More information found on the a.mke blog later this