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Parkside men defeat No. 1 Indianapolis
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Parkside women top Indy in OT
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UW president orders cost-saving tactics
Indian Trail to create Amazon sculpture
Rollover reported at 48th St. and 23rd Ave.
County's rural schools don't expect big funding boost from projected state budget
Man sentenced to probation in drunken driving death
Senate OKs Keystone bill
Attack leaves 25 dead in Egypt
Bank robbery suspect appears in court
3 U.S. contractors killed in Afghanistan
Nass calls for revisions in UW budget plan
Common Grounds reopens after main breaks
Fizgerald pushes right-to-work bill
Fatal crashes decline for newer vehicles
Lawmakers rally for Kenosha casino
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Victim’s family encourages lighter sentence for driver in fatal crash


Christopher Orozco knew what he did was wrong and he could not bring his friend back.

On Thursday, he told the parents of Brian Smith he was sorry for causing their son’s death during a hearing in which a Kenosha County judge sentenced him to 10 years probation.


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Parkside knocks Indy from ranks of unbeatens



SOMERS — With the DeSimone Gymnasium splitting at the seams, maybe it was fitting that UW-Parkside junior point guard Andy Mazurczak was the one who stood at the free-throw line four times in the final 10 seconds and calmly sank four free throws before a momentarily quiet crowd waiting to explode.

5 steps to an organized pantry


We confront it every day, morning and night, for one of our most basic needs — the search for food.

If your pantry is a mess, it can bookend your day in frustration.

State needs to fix DA’s Office staff shortage


Circuit Court Judge Bruce Schroeder gave District Attorney’s Office staff members a lecture in court earlier this week. Based on the list of problems Schroeder cited, the prosecutors probably had it coming, but they also have a good excuse: There aren’t enough people in the District Attorney’s Office to do the work.

With Gov. Scott Walker about to release his state budget proposal, the judge’s dressing down of the local prosecutors may have come just in time. The District Attorney’s Office is funded by the state.

ON THE BEAT: Eclectic Meyer lives music


When looking for an artist to kick off Get Out’s “On the Beat” profile series, one name kept coming to the forefront.

Matt Meyer, 34, performs at various venues in Kenosha and on the road. He plays gigs with his band, Matt Meyer and the Smooth Riders, as well as solo acoustic shows, open jams and with other groups.


Today's Poll

Now that Gov. Scott Walker has ruled against the Kenosha casino project, what would you like to see done with the Dairyland Greyhound Park site?
A revitalized Hard Rock casino plan approved once there is a new governor
A hotel, entertainment and restaurant complex: The casino project without the casino
A hotel with expansive waterpark: Our own little slice of the Dells
Business space: Draw more companies with desirable location

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