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Heat advisory for parts of SE Wisconsin, noon-8 p.m. Tuesday

MILWAUKEE - The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory to be in effect for several counties in southeast Wisconsin from noon to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 5. Monitor the FOX6 Weather Experts forecast for updates. The counties impacted include Waukesha, Racine, Kenosha, Jefferson, and Walworth. Meanwhile,
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County fairs proceed with caution on poultry exhibits

It’s been over a month since the last confirmed case of highly transmissible avian influenza in Wisconsin, which means poultry judging competitions can proceed with caution. As stated by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) the order against bird movement was written so that it expired 30 days after the most recent detection. The last recorded case was listed in Bayfield County on May 20, 2022.
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Why wool? Festival Festival helps highlight overlooked part of Wisconsin agriculture

Thousands of people will flock to Jefferson County fairgrounds for the Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival this fall. The festival kicks off September 9 at the Jefferson County Fair Park and will be open throughout the weekend. Festival-goers can expect to experience sheep shows, learn the wonders of wool, and participate in other festival events. Robert Black, the chair of the Sheep and Wool Festival says this year instructors will...

Jefferson County Fair changes frustrate exhibitors, project leaders

Changes introduced by the fair park committee for the upcoming Jefferson County Fair have left 4-H and FFA members and their families and leaders feeling frustrated. Items under scrutiny include modifications to rules in the fair's premium book as well as the annual meat animal sale. The Jefferson County Fair...

Three-vehicle crash in Jefferson County

A three-vehicle crash occurred around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in Jefferson County. State Patrol Sergeant Kevin Kinderman says the crash was around mile marker 270 Westbound on I-94. Kinderman says a distracted driver who admitted to looking at their phone, looked down at their phone, looked back up when traffic was slowing and could not stop in time. Kinderman says the distracted driver crashed into the back of another vehicle, and his vehicle in turn rolled. He says there was a third vehicle that had damage which authorities believe was debris from the original crash. Authorities say only one person was transported by EMS with non-life threatening injuries.

State Patrol to conduct aerial traffic enforcement

Wisconsin State Patrol plans aerial enforcement in two counties this week. The aerial unit will patrol the skies over I-94 in Jefferson Co. on Monday, June 27. The unit will be patrolling I-39 in Portage Co. on Thursday, June 30. The Wisconsin State Patrol said in a news release on...