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Local man charged with vehicular homicide in court today

The Twin Lakes man who fatally struck a teenager driving a lawnmower last summer will make his preliminary hearing 10 a.m. today in Kenosha County Circuit Court.

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Unified board approves dress code policy with student IDs
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Ukraine peace plan gains support
Unified security upgrades includes hundreds of surveillance cameras
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Unified approves student ID policy

The Kenosha Unified School Board approved a piece of the district’s dress code policy requiring high school students to have school-issued identification in their possession while on campus.

Middle school students would be required to wear the identification, according to the policy.


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Prep roundup: Central volleyball team opens season

Coming off a WIAA Division-1 state runner-up season, the Central girls volleyball team finished 1-4 Tuesday at the season-opening Watertown Invite.

The Falcons lost in two straight to Watertown (25-22, 25-19), Hartland Arrowhead (25-14, 25-19), East Troy (27-25, 25-22) and Kaukauna (25-20, 25-22). Central swept Waupun (25-15, 25-13) prior to the match with Kaukauna.

10 things to do with all those tomatoes


There’s that day in late summer when you find the first truly ripe tomato in your garden. Maybe you pop it into your mouth right there, and think, with a satisfied sigh, “Wow.”

Then there’s that day a few weeks later when you find 127 more ripe tomatoes in your garden. Maybe you stand there, and think, with an overwhelmed sigh, “Wow.”

Recapture of Iraq dam highlights vital roles of water

Water can put out political fires in the Mideast. Courageous indigenous warriors are making that possible, but the United States must lead.

Kurd forces have retaken the vital Mosul Dam in Iraq from ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria). They have done so with acknowledged air support from U.S., and probably also Special Forces on the ground.

Liz and Dave go to battle over their Emmy picks


We’re baaaacckkk! Fresh off a summer she spent trying to figure out what “Extant” means, Liz “How do I program this DVR?” Snyder and Dave “Can’t Wait for ‘Better Call Saul’ ” Walter will now boldly predict the Emmy Awards.

Liz: Before I get to my picks, let me say that Emmy voters had a tough task this year, trying to weed through all the Emmy-worthy shows and performances to come up with a list of nominees.

Today's Poll

School begins in full force for Kenosha high school students about 7:30 a.m. on Sept. 2. But in Monday's Kenosha News, experts said a later start time would benefit teens who suffer from lack of sleep, poor eating habits and other problems. What time should high school students start classes?
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