Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders will visit Kenosha Monday afternoon for a taping of MSNBC’s “All In with Chris Hayes,” an event likely to draw hundreds of progressive supporters.
The former Democratic presidential candidate is expected to talk about trade policy, automotive plant closings, the election and President-elect Donald Trump at UAW Local 72, 3615 Washington Road.
Reader Guida Brown tossed us this Curious Kenosha inquiry: “What is the Bowfin Ruin? Is it art? A smokestack from a historic building? Why is it called Bowfin Ruin”?
Bowfin Ruin is a sculpture created in 1991 by Wisconsin artist Terese Agnew and installed when the graders were still leveling the former Chrysler plant grounds in the HarborPark area.
Judge Merrick Garland is returning to his work on the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, his nomination for the Supreme Court killed without a vote by a Republican Senate majority more concerned with partisan politics than with doing its job.
The behavior of those who disposed of his nomination stands in sharp contrast to his own record and reputation as a nonideological judge.
Eleanore Kurpis of Kenosha, a caregiver with Society’s Assets, has earned an award from the Wisconsin Long Term Care Workforce Alliance. The alliance is a coalition of public and private organizations that recognize the role direct care workers play in meeting the needs of people of all ages with disabilities.
Kurpis is the mother and caregiver of Phillip, a Society’s Assets consumer, who was injured 13 years ago. At the time of his accident, he had just finished college.