Lamarkous D. Washington, one of two suspects in the attempted murders of two men last week in Kenosha, was arrested Wednesday night in the Milwaukee area and was being transported to the Kenosha County Jail.
Kenosha Police Department Chief John Morrissey said a $500,000 bond has been ordered for Washington.
The WIAA softball postseason hits full stride today as all remaining Kenosha County teams are in action in regional finals.
In Division-1, the city schools (Bradford, Tremper) are in Sectional No. 8, while the county schools (Central, Wilmot) are in Sectional No. 5. It is possible, like in 2011, the county could field two teams in the WIAA D-1 State Tournament in Madison. The sectional winners are bracketed to not face each other until the state championship.
For Tim Fulton, a Somers small-scale beekeeper and past Wisconsin Honey Producer Association president, says the continuing loss of honeybee colonies throughout the world is a cause for major alarm.
“I grew up in a ranching family in Grand Junction, Colo. and was fascinated with honeybees early on,” he said. “My family’s primary interest was in raising alfalfa seed and cattle but a beekeeper who supplied hives to the ranch showed me his operation.”
A magnificent exhibit of watercolor paintings by the nation’s top artists in that medium is on display at the Kenosha Public Museum through Aug. 4.
The Transparent Watercolor Society of America is holding its annual national exhibit for the fifth straight year at the museum, which its leaders “discovered” on a visit here several years ago.