More than half of Wisconsin schools will see a decline in general aid in the next school year, according to estimates from the state Department of Public Instruction.
BRIGHTON — The majority of Brighton residents at a special meeting Tuesday said they want their town dump back.
The issue drew more than 140 people to the special electors meeting at Brighton School. They voted 84 to 54 to “direct the Town Board to return to drop-off solid waste, bulk and recycling services” and eliminate the new curbside contract.
After a roller coaster-like opening month-plus of the season, the Kenosha Kingfish are finally South Division first-half champions of the Northwoods League.
The Kingfish completed their rocky ride by sweeping the Lakeshore Chinooks in a day-night doubleheader Tuesday, winning the opener 6-1 at Kapco Park in Mequon and the nightcap 2-1 in front of 2,033 at Simmons Field.
I love grilling vegetables because doing so concentrates their natural sugars and amps up their flavor. During the summer, the usual suspects are zucchini, eggplant, onions, peppers and corn. They’re all delicious this way and — Bonus! — they all become tender in an agreeably short amount of time.
But it recently occurred to me that a number of the veggies I love roasting in the oven — broccoli, cauliflower and carrots — might also shine if cooked on the grill. Turns out, they do!
DART — To the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. for giving out $124.3 million in grants, loans and tax credits to businesses without a formal review of their viability. The awards went to 26 businesses during the organization’s first 15 months. Fortunately, WEDC’s policies have changed since then and a review is now required. Gov. Scott Walker created the agency and didn’t require basic due diligence from the organization before it handed out huge chunks of cash, including $62.5 million to Kohl’s.
The Kenosha Pops Concert Band is doubling up this week, with concerts tonight in Pennoyer Park and Saturday night in Wolfenbuttel Park.
“We’re playing two different programs, though you can expect to hear some of the same pieces both nights,” says Craig Gall, the band’s conductor.