Jefferson County Newswire (Page 8)

Jefferson County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jefferson County, WI. (Page 8)

Results 141 - 160 of 2,387 in Jefferson County, WI

  1. Local farm, tested negative for bird flu, still under quarantineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | WMTV Madison

    ... who own farms near the area are also feeling the impact. Terry Opgenorth's farm, located in Lake Mills in Jefferson County is always bustling with turkeys, ducks, chickens and several other types of birds. But under a quarantine, her farm is ...

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  2. Watertown may stop outside agency fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    Five local organizations cannot count on some $54,000 in city funding that they have relied on in the past to help promote Watertown and bring thousands of visitors here. The city does not plan to provide funding to the Disabled Persons Action Organization, Greater Watertown-North Country Chamber of Commerce, Thousand Islands International Tourism Council, Jefferson County Historical Society or the Saturday Farmers Market.

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  3. Wisconsin egg company vows to be productive after bird fluRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | WBNS

    A Wisconsin egg company executive says a Lake Mills facility will become productive again after they euthanize all 800,000 chickens due to a highly contagious avian influenza virus. The Wisconsin State Journal reports the Daybreak Foods facility immediately started testing its flock every day for the virus after learning of another Jefferson County facility testing positive for the virus about 10 days ago.

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  4. Owners of Lake Mills poultry farm says they'll reb...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    ... and turkeys in the Upper Midwest. Daybreak is one of Wisconsin's largest egg-production companies. A nearby Jefferson County facility had tested positive 10 days ago, leading to the Lake Mills discovery of some dead birds last week during a daily ...

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  5. Sales tax hike may be of little help in sluggish economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    Jefferson County legislators are still debating whether to raise the county share of the sales tax, but under current economic conditions, the increase may not help. According to first-quarter results shared with legislators last week, the county experienced a nearly 5 percent drop in sales tax revenue compared with the same quarter last year.

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  6. Hundreds sample wide range of Watertown-area treats at Taste of the TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... Office Building, organizers said. The event is a major fundraiser for the Victims Assistance Center of Jefferson County. Pete's Trattoria won the Golden Taste of the Town award, while the Clipper Inn, Clayton, won the Silver Taste of the Town. ...

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  7. Avian influenza may threaten poultry farms for year or moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Channel3000

    In less than two weeks' time, the H5 avian influenza has spread to six poultry farms in four counties in Wisconsin. The latest case involves 800,000 egg-laying chickens in Jefferson County.

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  8. Valerie A. ThompsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    Valerie A. Thompson, 70, of 30072 NYS Rt. 3, Black River, NY passed away April 22, 2015 at the Jefferson County Hospice Residence.

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  9. McCain Foods USA closing Fort Atkinson plant, laying off 119Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Business Journal

    ... the plant because of "overall business conditions," McCain Foods USA president Frank Finn told the Daily Jefferson County Union . Work will be transferred to other plants, including a facility in Rice Lake. David Schuyler is Digital Producer ...

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  10. Bird Flu 'Catastrophe' Growing in MidwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Insurance Journal West

    Deadly bird flu swelled in the poultry industry in Minnesota and neighboring Wisconsin amid speculation that winds may be carrying virus particles into facilities housing turkeys and chickens. "This is a catastrophe for both the turkey and the egg industries," William Rehm, the president of Daybreak Foods Inc., said after his company's farm in Jefferson County, Wisconsin, with 800,000 egg-laying hens was infected by bird flu.

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  11. A View that can't be beatRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Inman Gulf Trail follows alongside the edge of Inman Gulf , the 300' drop-off reveal an amazing view alike the Grand Canyon . On the north side of the rim Scenic Rainbow Falls is visible.

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  12. Greg Peck: Bird flu a flock of troubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | The Janesville Gazette

    ... this disease. Last week, news broke that the avian flu had been detected in a commercial chicken flock in Jefferson County, and that all 180,000 birds would be killed. That prompted Gazette reporter Catherine W. Idzerda to contact officials at S&R ...

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  13. Deadly bird flu may be airborneRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Deadly bird flu swelled in the poultry industry in Minnesota and neighboring Wisconsin amid speculation that winds may be carrying virus particles into facilities housing turkeys and chickens. "This is a catastrophe for both the turkey and the egg industries," William Rehm, the president of Daybreak Foods Inc., said after his company's farm in Jefferson County, Wisconsin, with 800,000 egg-laying hens was infected by bird flu.

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  14. Fort Atkinson preparing for plant closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | WKOW-TV

    ... be working closely with and collaborating with our local area chamber of commerce and we'll be working with Jefferson County as well to do everything that we can to help out the workers," said Matt Trebatoski, the Fort Atkinson city manager. It's ...

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  15. Jefferson bus garage site plan amendedRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    After hearing complaints from homeowners whose land adjoins the property now being transformed into a new bus garage and maintenance facility, Jefferson County Board of Education members agreed to revisit the site plan and address some specific issues raised by the Shiloh Citizens' Association. Those changes are on the agenda to be discussed at today's Jefferson County Development Authority meeting, which begins at 3 p.m. Board president Scott Sudduth said approved revisions include moving back from the shared property line, putting up an 8-foot-tall fence with a privacy screen and adding some evergreen trees to the residential side of it.

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  16. Judicial conversion happens in Jefferson CountyRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    ... the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. Jefferson County Circuit Judge John Yoder, far left, and state Supreme Court Justice Brent Benjamin, second from left, applaud first electronic ...

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  17. Walker authorizes National Guard to help with bird fluRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | WISN-TV

    ... rampant through Jefferson, Juneau and Barron counties. A state trooper now guards the entrance to a rural Jefferson County farm. There's great concern about bird flu spreading. All of Pam Altenburg's chickens are healthy. She lives a few farms away ...

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  18. High winds cause downed power lines, numerous outages in Jefferson, Lewis countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    High winds this morning blew tree limbs and downed power lines, leading to numerous power outages in the Watertown area and other parts of Jefferson and Lewis counties, according to National Grid. The utility reported that as of about 10 a.m., a total of 517 customers in the area of outer Arsenal Street were without power.

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  19. High winds cause downed power lines, numerous outages in WatertownRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    High winds this morning blew tree limbs and downed power lines, leading to numerous power outages in the Watertown area and in other parts of Jefferson and Lewis counties, according to National Grid. The utility reported that as of about 10 a.m., a total of 517 customers in the area of outer Arsenal Street were without power.

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  20. Heather Spezzano joins volunteer committee to build dog park in Factory SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... outer Arsenal Street in 2012, city officials said. The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Jefferson County runs the adoption center on a $1-a-year lease. On a suggestion by Mayor Jeffrey E. Graham, City Councilman Stephen A. ...

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