“A Higher Standard” by Gen. Ann Dunwoody, U.S. Army, Ret. with Tomago Collins
c.2015, DaCapo, $25.99, 273 pages
“Holy Cow!” by Boze Hadleigh
c.2015, Skyhorse Publishing, $14.99, 303 pages
“Beneath the Bonfire” by Nickolas Butler
c.2015, Thomas Dunne Books, $23.99, 256 pages
To me, owls seem to be one of the most mysterious creatures. I’ve only seen owls in the wild twice in my life, but last weekend, I had the privilege of seeing a family of barred owls at fairly close range.
The magnificent group of four flew back and forth, calling to each other, for the several days I spent at my aunt’s cottage in Michigan. On the drive back, we also spotted a heron rookery with 15 or so herons in nests, just south of Kenosha along Interstate 94. It was wonderful to see these sights, and nice to be reminded that we can see all kinds of wildlife, even in a city.
“Rusty Summer” by Mary McKinley
c.2015, Kensington Books, $9.95, 352 pages
“The Dad Report: Fathers, Sons, and Baseball Families” by Kevin Cook
c.2015, Norton, $26.95, 272 pages
School’s out for summer, and if you haven’t done it already, we encourage your child to participate in the Kenosha Public Library summer reading program by signing up at the library or simply by registering online at mykpl.info.
Children can get prizes for reading books and here are a few new titles that are on our shelves to encourage even your most reluctant reader to read this summer.
The Kenosha Public Library has many books and multimedia packages for adult English language learners as well as native speakers who wish to refresh grammar, usage and writing skills.
Library cardholders also have free in-house and remote access to “Transparent Language Online,” a comprehensive instruction database with lessons for more than 95 languages, plus beginning English units for speakers of 27 languages, including Spanish.
“A Sky of Diamonds: A Story for Children about Loss, Grief and Hope” by Camille Gibbs
c.2015, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, $19.95, 48 pages
Residents and downtown business owners spoke out Monday against a proposal to allow creation of an entertainment district in the area.
TWIN LAKES — Complaints about Country Thunder fans parking on lawns and along residential streets near the festival could lead to temporary parking restrictions next year.
A 30-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested after being found unconscious in the drive-thru at Panera Bread, 6935 75th St., about 10 a.m. Sunday, according to the Kenosha Police Department.
Rewind the last 16 months.
The economic boom that has brought new businesses and jobs into Kenosha County is helping to fuel growth at Kenosha Regional Airport.
The bar has been raised for a fundraising campaign— with a Pleasant Praire man’s name attached — to build a military family retreat in Kentucky.
Uline hopes to begin construction as soon as this fall on a new warehouse complex off Highway 142 in what was the town of Paris.
Bridges Community Center board members and supporters gathered Monday for a quick cup of coffee and a piece of kringle in a kitchen — and to receive a $197,332.50 donation to the center.
Kenosha teacher Michelle Zazula spent her summer break getting a taste of life as an astronaut.
KENOSHA — A voter information event, hosted by the Kenosha County Democratic Party and the Kenosha Chapter of the NAACP, will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Oribiletti Center in Lincoln Park, 6900 18th Ave.
Question: What individual did acrobatics on the new WLIP broadcast tower in 1947?
From chili-sprinkled mango on a stick to funnel cakes and fish tacos, the annual food sampling extravaganza on Kenosha’s lakefront closed on Sunday as a tasty success this year, according to organizers.
There is reason for optimism, local Democrats said Sunday, as they begin to their preparations for the 2016 elections that are more than year away.
A fast-moving storm felled trees and caused power outages Sunday evening in Kenosha County.
The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a man who had apparently fallen off while riding a Jet Ski with two others in the waters of Lake Michigan east of the Southport Beach House at 7825 Third Ave. Sunday afternoon.
Brandon Bardwell, 29, of Kenosha, is a special effects makeup artist and face and body painter. He's been perfecting his craft for 12 years, which began when he worked at Kemper Center's haunted house. Bardwell has gone on to provide makeup services for parties, haunted houses and an occasional zombie show set.
Kenosha police arrested two people after one allegedly fired shots at a woman and the other bit off part of her thumb early Saturday in the 1100 block of 61st Street.
GURNEE, Ill. — Kenosha resident Lauren Sharp, 10, is finally getting back to Great America amusement park after being cancer free for 18 months.
SALEM — “The Man From UNCLE” is the focus of “Fandom Friday,” to take place 1 to 3 p.m. Friday at Community Library, 24615 89th St., Salem.
Each Monday, the Kenosha News takes a look at the life of a Kenosha County resident who recently died. We share with you, through the memories of family and friends, a life remembered.