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    Board rejects ethics complaint against Twin Lakes chief

    TWIN LAKES — The village Ethics Board Thursday dismissed an ethics complaint filed against Police Chief Dale Racer by Kevin Mathewson, regarding actions Racer allegedly took during Mathewson’s bid for hire with the police department.

    Soup kitchen celebrates 32 years of free meals

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    Thirty-two years ago, the Shalom Center served its first soup kitchen meal.

    Somers residents seek answers about village referendum

    SOMERS — Town Chairman Ben Harbach with assistance from attorney Rogers Clark and an army of town and county officials welcomed Somers residents to their last public meeting on incorporation. Residents will decide if 12 square miles, including most of the popualtion of the current town, will be split off into a village on April 7.

    Residents object to proposed health care changes

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    SOMERS — Some 25-30 people voiced concerns Thursday afternoon at a listening sessionwith state legislators, Rep. Samantha Kerkman, R-Salem, and Sen. Van Wanggaard regarding Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed 2015-17 biennial budget.

    Oil train hazards concern local officials

    Concerned by a string of recent fiery train derailments involving oil shipments from North Dakota, federal, state and local officials are sounding the alarm to prevent a disaster in Wisconsin.

    Unemployment here lowest since 2008

    Employers who forecasted a hiring binge at the beginning of the year may have created a snowball effect that is pushing the unemployment rate to its lowest level since 2008.

    Bowls and Books reports fundraising totals, winners

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    This year’s Bowls and Books was another success, raising about $7,500 to support renovation efforts at the Rhode Center for the Arts, event chairwoman Judy Rossow said Thursday.

    News briefs: City yard waste site opens Monday

    Kenosha’s yard waste drop-off site, 4071 88th Ave., is opening Monday.

    Kenosha couple charged with fraud, identity theft

    A Kenosha couple whose business and home were raided by the Secret Service have been charged in federal court with conspiring to commit wire fraud and identity theft.

    Clerks not worried about voter ID law

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    Wisconsin’s voter ID law will not go into effect until after the April 7 elections, but Kenosha County’s municipal clerks don’t expect to be overburdened during subsequent elections.

    Appeals court sends sexual assault suit back to Kenosha

    A jury should decide whether a disabled man sexually assaulted after an off-duty bus driver took him from the Kenosha Achievement Center can seek damages from the organization, an appeals court ruled this month.

    Fix It: The case of the leaning utility box

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    Today's Problem: Reader KP contacted Fix It with a concern about a utility box near the harbor walkway in HarborPark. KP said, “As your fix-it mobile probably is not allowed on the bicycle path by the sculpture walk, I wanted to alert you to the most unusually and precariously situated sculpture about even with the western side of the Civil War Museum. It would appear that an electrical junction box (I think) is broken off of its concrete slab and leaning over."

    Today’s event briefs: Have breakfast with an alderman

    KENOSHA — Eighth District Ald. Kurt Wicklund will host a monthly breakfast meeting 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Andy’s Drive-In, 2929 Roosevelt Road.