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Western game warden has his hands full in new mystery


“Endangered” by C.J. Box

c.2015, Putnam, $26.95, 384 pages

You have little-to-no control.

Latest Gaus mystery gets bogged down in the details


“Whiskers of the Lion” by P.L. Gaus

c.2015, Plume; $15; 256 pages

In ‘Stealing the Game,’ Kareem Adbul-Jabbar has a winner


“Stealing the Game” by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Raymond Obstfeld

c.2015, Disney Hyperion $16.99; 293 pages

Brave women of France

Courage is the common theme running between one book about two women operating within the French Resistance in World War II, and a new biography of the illustrious 15th century saint and military leader, Joan of Arc.

Susan Ottoway’s “A Cool and Lonely Courage” recounts the daring espionage adventures of the Nearne sisters, Eileen and Jacqueline, during the occupation of France by the Nazis, while Kathryn Harrison gives us the legendary life of “The Maid of Orleans” in “Joan of Arc: A Life Transfigured.”

These interesting women might have been famous


“Almost Famous Women” by Megan Mayhew Bergman, c. 2015, Scribner

Bookworm: Caring for elderly parent stirs up all kinds of emotions


“Bettyville: A Memoir” by George Hodgman

c.2015, Viking, $27.95, 279 pages

Book by Sen. Ted Cruz to be published June 30


NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Ted Cruz’s book, “A Time for Truth: Reigniting the Miracle of America,” is coming out this summer.

HarperCollins Publishers told The Associated Press on Thursday that it has set a June 30 release date for the book, for which Cruz reached a reported seven-figure deal last year. Cruz, a first-term Texas Republican considering a presidential run in 2016, said in a recent telephone interview that in a time of “extraordinary challenges” he wants to tell his story and share his message of free markets and constitutional liberties.

Rowling bibliography reveals secrets of the ‘Harry Potter’ books


By Carolyn Kellogg

Los Angeles Times

Off the shelves: Polar bears show up in all levels of kids books


by Dana Purucker

Kenosha Public Library

Bookworm: Dave Barry’s book on happiness may give you some


By Terri Schlichenmicher

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    ‘Superheroes’ run for kids


    Superman, Batman, He-Man and a Mexican wrestler were just some of the superheros seen on the Carthage campus Saturday morning.

    Teens launch clothing boutique with fashion show


    Rudie Mitchell and Milena Giles have been BBFs since the fourth grade, and like many girls, enjoy shopping and discussing the latest fashions.

    Interest grows in going green


    Going green was on the minds of visitors as they streamed into Gateway Technical College Saturday for the eighth annual Celebrate Earth Day.

    News briefs: Burglars nab electronics, guns

    Approximately $17,000 in items were taken during a burglary that occurred between 5:25 a.m. and 4 p.m. Friday at an apartment in the 4600 block of Seventh Avenue.

    One-woman show to tackle date rape, assault


    A one-woman show aims to help educate young people about the threat of drink spiking and drug-facilitated sexual assault.

    Event briefs: Volunteers needed for community garden

    KENOSHA — A volunteer orientation for Down to Earth Community Garden will be 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Pike Creek Horticulture Center at Gateway Technical College, 3520 30th Ave.

    Somers fire chief announces resignation

    Just eight months into his employment with the Town of Somers Fire Chief Thomas Smith has turned in a notice of resignation.

    Proposed TIF would aid Salem industrial park

    SALEM — One year to the month after Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill extending tax incremental financing power to qualifying towns, Salem has taken official steps toward creating a new financing district.

    Cleanup begins at former Wilmot Grade School

    WILMOT — Work to clear broken debris from the former Wilmot Grade School Building — the result of a significant amount of vandalism — began Friday.

    Tool salesman charged with firing gun, obstructing police

    When a phone and some money were stolen from the cab of a Cornwell Tools truck recently, police say the seller fired one shot from his gun as he chased the thieves down a residential street.

    Kenosha woman charged in non-fatal shooting

    A 37-year-old Kenosha woman was charged Friday with injury by negligent use of a weapon after shooting a 40-year-old man Wednesday night in a home the 1800 block of 89th Street.

    Teens charged after high-speed chase

    Two teenagers have been charged in connection with a high-speed chase and crash on March 31.

    Judge limits DA’s scope in suitcase murder trial


    Prosecuting the former police officer accused of murdering two women and leaving their bodies in suitcases outside Lake Geneva got a bit trickier Friday, when a judge limited the information the district attorney’s office can introduce at trial.

    Volunteers pitch in to clean up downtown Kenosha


    Work gloves were lined up on picnic tables awaiting the roughly 60 volunteers who patrolled through downtown Kenosha Friday, picking up litter. Volunteers worked all day, splitting into a morning and an afternoon group.

    Flaming-hot pizza bag leads police to alleged robbers

    A flaming delivery bag led Kenosha police to the alleged culprits in the robbery of a pizza driver.

    Planners urge business development on Chrysler site


    A new study is recommending redevelopment of the former Chrysler site as a business park and innovation center, but planners caution the project will take years to complete.

    Terri Ward: View community food security through three lenses

    Recently my colleague, Leigh Presley, Kenosha County UW-Extension Agriculture Educator, taught us about sustainable community food systems in her article, “Dissecting Kenosha County’s food system.”

    Event briefs: Have breakfast with SpongeBob

    KENOSHA — A pancake breakfast with SpongeBob will take place 8 a.m. to noon Sunday at the Moose Lodge, 3003 30th Ave.

    Exel issues local layoff notification

    PLEASANT PRAIRIE — Exel, a logistics company that leases 1 million square-feet of space at LakeView Corporate Park, this week announced 98 employees will be laid off effective June 22 as a result of a lost contract.