The sponsor of a bill making it easier to hire or fire Wisconsin state employees says his proposal will not take away from the core principles of the civil service system or lead to more political patronage.
The city’s tax levy is expected to rise 2.58 percent, according to Kenosha Mayor Keith Bosman, who presented his version of the proposed 2016 budget to the City Council Monday night.
The $76.6 million budget is up 1.6 percent over this year.
Wilmot graduate Chris Nelson had an eventful Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opener for the UW-Whitewater football team on Saturday afternoon.
The junior quarterback passed for 149 yards (9-for-20) and had three rushing attempts for 37 yards as the top-ranked Warhawks beat No. 14 UW-Platteville, 17-7, in the 21st annual George Chryst Bowl at Perkins Stadium.
Don’t put off getting these three shots that could ward off serious illness, warns Consumer Reports.
Though last year’s flu vaccine was the least effective it has been in the last eight years — reducing risk of illness by only about 23 percent — experts say that even a not-so-good flu shot is far better than none. If you do get sick in spite of getting the vaccine, symptoms are often milder.
LAUREL — To former Bradford High School football players Trae Waynes and Melvin Gordon for being excellent role models for young people. The two football stars left Bradford for superb careers in the Big Ten and now Waynes is a defensive back for the Minnesota Vikings and Gordon is a running back for the San Diego Charges. Both players worked hard over many years to get better at their craft. That resulted in both of them being first-round picks in the 2015 NFL draft. It’s wonderful that both guys give back to their community and only make headlines for their on-field accomplishments.
This is it. The first weekend in October.
And that means it’s time again for pumpkin patches, apple picking, fall festivals — and haunted houses!