Once a month on a Tuesday night, the basement at Monroe’s Turner Hall fills.
Fans of all things Swiss devour Schublig sausages, potatoes with melted Raclette cheese, Hasli-filee pork medallions, cheese pie, fondue and more.
In the world of pastry production, Danish kringle ranks among the most difficult and time-consuming of challenges. To do it right takes three days from start to finish.
That’s because of the number of times dough is rolled, folded with butter and set aside to rest. “The best quality kringle require patience,” notes a Food Network online recipe, for advanced bakers.
The half-mile walk between northern Iowa cornfields leads to a pinwheel of copper Jell-O molds and, lower to the ground, stainless steel cutouts of a guitar and a pair of wings.
People who make this fence-line trek tend to leave a little something behind: loose change, notes, scarves, ribbons, flags, beads, needlepoint, necklaces, flowers.
When I think about classic summer resort design in the Midwest, Old World architecture isn’t the first thing to come to mind.
That is a part of what makes the Garmisch Resort, eight miles east of Cable, unusual in Wisconsin.
The Potawatomi this month will open a new restaurant and 19-story hotel in Milwaukee, and the project is remarkable for more than one reason.
In each of the 381 hotel rooms and suites is at least one wall of windows to reveal city landscapes. The higher the floor, the more you see from these floor-to-ceiling panes.
Around the time Jonathan Lucroy hit his second RBI double during the All-Star Game in Minneapolis, I sat 15 miles east, without a television, clue or care in the world.
In front of me was an exquisite, peaceful and 360-degree view of the Mississippi River as sunset neared.
Some siblings come across as rivals who seem disconnected, and that’s the way I saw Minnesota’s Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul until this summer.
Now light rail connects these sisters, which means there’s no reason to stay with one and ignore the other.
Red Wing, a Mississippi River city on the Minnesota side, has been home to a pottery museum for years — but now it’s billed as home to the nation’s largest pottery collection.
The donation of a Nebraska couple’s private stash, 5,000 pieces worth around $1.5 million, motivated the all-volunteer Red Wing Pottery Foundation to successfully relocate and expand the museum into the longtime factory’s annex. It is near the kilns that used to transform clay to vessels that held coffee cream to casseroles.
A 1977 Gremlin van soon will be moved into the Kenosha History Center, and the timing is deliberate.
The van (an American Motors Corp. prototype that never went into production) and Jeeps from five decades will be in place in time for “Kenosha Homecoming: Great Cars on a Great Lake,” July 22-26. The homecoming, an official American Motors Owners Association car show with up to 700 vehicles, occurs every three years.
PLEASANT PRAIRIE — The Village Board unanimously approved a new two-year contract Monday night with Pleasant Prairie Professional Firefighters Association Local 3785.
BRISTOL — A general fund levy next year that will decrease by 11.2 percent was approved by electors at the annual meeting of Bristol School District Monday night.
It’s by no means a done deal, but an offiicial with Gorman & Co. was confident Monday the historic former Elks Club/Heritage House is on track to become a boutique hotel
The Kenosha City Council on Monday sent a message to the Parks Commission to keep Kennedy Drive in any future plans for Kennedy Park.
RANDALL — A flat tax levy was approved Monday at the Randall School annual budget hearing.
With seven weeks before the Nov. 4 election — which includes the race for governor — some local clerks have concerns about implementation of Wisconsin’s voter ID law.
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KENOSHA — The Financial Fitness Brown Bag Series begins with a program on personal budgeting at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Southwest Library, 7979 38th Ave.
A Downtown Kenosha Inc. committee is preparing for the next phase of an initiative to bring improvements to the city's central business district.
A 22-year-old Kenosha woman was arrested for drunken driving after authorities said she crashed her rental car into Kwik Trip, 3920 Washington Road, just after 4 a.m. Saturday.
A 33-year-old Kenosha woman is dead after an apartment fire early Friday morning.
Javier Sostre and his daughter Alexandra looked intently as the Kenosha Police K-9s began their demonstration before a crowd of dog owners Sunday afternoon at Lincoln Park.
A Kenosha man was arrested for possession with intent to deliver marijuana in the 1400 block of 65th Street early Saturday.
Jim Zondlak, 50, a Kenosha resident of eight years, has helped organize the Pike River Revival for the past five years. This year’s event is Saturday.
TREVOR — As Trevor postmaster Paula Smith looks toward her upcoming retirement on Sept. 30, she said there is one thing she will miss the most — the people who have become more than customers.
KENOSHA — “Claiming Lincoln: Progressivism, Equality, and the Battle for Lincoln’s Legacy in Presidential Rhetoric” begins at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Civil War Museum, 5400 First Ave.
SOMERS — A new wing at Shoreland Lutheran High School aims to boost students’ access to science.
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.