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Firefighters called to controlled burn

Firefighters were called to 8760 Camp Lake Road about 7:45 p.m. to help rein in a controlled burn that had gotten out of control.

Lund column: Thinking bigger than a car museum
Somers incorporation foes making their voices heard
Lakefront Wi-Fi access expected by Memorial Day
Unified campaigning on a shoestring
Calm prevails in Unified School Board race
Bizarre behavior, handling of weapons lead to man's arrest
Lakeside hotel closed due 'unforeseen renovations'
Woman charged in stabbing
Gateway, Parkside expand credit-sharing program
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New Jersey senator indicted on corruption charges
Trial this month in standoff homicide
Walsh Bradley spends $500,000 on high court race
Ark. governor urges changes to religious-objection bill
Prevailing wage issue may hit state budget bill
Walker pulls April Fool's joke
Illinois approves medical marijuana applications
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Hiring in U.S. slows in March
New law expands collection of DNA samples
More Wis. students taking AP exams
Tax to fund Lambeau to sunset
No April Fool: Sunny, warmer today
Meat grinder accident sends man to hospital
Rollover crash in Wheatland

Free Wi-Fi could be operational by Memorial Day in downtown area

Residents and visitors could have access to the long-awaited, free wireless Internet service in parks and other outdoor venues at Kenosha’s lakefront by the end of May, according to county officials.

Engineers from CDWG, with whom Kenosha County has contracted to site and install “access points” for the Wi-Fi project, should begin surveying work next week, according to Martin Lacock, director of the county’s Division of Information Technology.


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Seymour hits his stride



KENOSHA — Bradford senior Scott Seymour declared himself “fully healthy” from the stress fracture in his foot that cut short his track season last spring.

Crowning Kenosha’s chili champions


Their stories warmed our hearts, and their chili warmed our tummies.

On Saturday, three contestants vied for the distinction of cooking up the tastiest chili recipe in the Kenosha News inaugural chili cook-off, sponsored by Pick ’n Save, 5710 75th St.

OUR VIEW: Constitutional amendment deserves a ‘yes’

The ballot for Tuesday’s election includes a statewide referendum on changing the way the chief justice of the state Supreme Court is selected.

The state Constitution designates the longest serving member of the court as the chief justice. If a majority says “yes” to the question on the ballot, the Constitution will be changed so the chief justice is selected by the justices themselves.

LARSEN: Dreaming of a ‘Disney Heartland’


Now that the Menominee Nation’s option to purchase the Dairyland Greyhound Park property has expired and the property is back on the market, it’s clear the Hard Rock casino project will never come to realization in Kenosha.

Both pro-casino and anti-casino residents of our fair city are turning their attention to what’s next.


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The days getting "longer." More sunshine
Increasing temperatures. I can't wait to pull out the shorts.
Baseball season begins/
Flowers start to bloom.
The fact that I can see my grass

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