BRISTOL — One person was killed in a rollover crash Monday night in the 21700 block of Highway C.
According to Sgt. Bill Beth of the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department, the preliminary investigation shows the driver and lone occupant of the vehicle apparently lost control eastbound on Highway C, leaving the roadway on the right shoulder and then over-correcting to the left, causing the vehicle to roll.
PLEASANT PRAIRIE — Costco Wholesale Corp. won unanimous approval Monday night from the Plan Commission to move forward with a 154,000-square-foot development on some 17 acres in the Prairie Ridge subdivision.
The project at 7775 94th Ave. is planned for potential groundbreaking in the fall and targeted to open for business in August 2015. It will comprise a 149,505-square-foot warehouse retail building with an attached 8,631-square-foot tire center and a free-standing gas station with 16 pumps.
I-94 closures are slated this week in Racine County.
The interstate will be completely closed at 10 tonight and will remain closed until 5 a.m. Tuesday between Highway K and Highway 11.
Mark Skogen, president and CEO of Skogen’s Festival Foods, was named 2014 Grocer of the Year by the Wisconsin Grocers Association Monday.
Festival Foods operates 18 full-service supermarkets in Wisconsin, including one in Kenosha. It employs more than 5,000 full- and part-time associates. The company recently was ranked No. 12 independent grocery retailer in Supermarket News’ Top 50 Small Chains and Independents listing.
The business of domestic drones, or unmanned aircraft, is taking off, and one Pleasant Prairie entrepreneur hopes to get in on the ground level.
“I can offer people affordable aerial pictures and videos,” Jeff Schmidt said. “Anyone who wants anything from the sky.”
Bear Development, hoping to capitalize on the industrial boom in the county, has proposed a 292-unit apartment complex on a 19-acre site adjacent to the Walmart and Sam’s Club stores in Somers.
“It's a very strong location,” Bear president S.R. Mills said. “We’ve been looking at it for some time.”
A Kenosha man broke into a woman's apartment, raped her and stole money and an iPad before leaving, according to police.
Cornelius D. Britt, 20, is charged with sexual assault, burglary and other charges for the July 14 incident.
Claudia Schiller used a small eraser, rubbing back and forth to clean the type on a tombstone before it was photographed at Green Ridge Cemetery Friday.
“It's just so old,” Schiller said of the tombstone as she worked,
Early voting for the fall primary began Monday, but local clerks are not expecting a rush of voters.
In-person absentee voting for the partisan primary is available on weekdays through Aug. 8 at municipal offices.
The Shalom Center will try once again to win city approval to establish the city's first homeless shelter in a former thrift store building.
Officials with the Shalom Center in April asked the city to rezone the former St. Vincent De Paul store so it could house a homeless shelter. But the City Plan Commission at the time balked at the idea, saying it would overburden the neighborhood with too many social services.
KENOSHA — Joe Eleniewski, a St. Joseph Catholic Academy graduate now working as a tax accountant, is raising money to purchase a new handicapped-accessible van that he can enter with his wheelchair and drive using hand controls.
One fundraiser for “Joe on the Go” is a Kenosha Kingfish baseball game which begins at 7:05 p.m. Aug. 6 at Simmons Field.
Building off its popular “Shop with a Cop” program, Kenosha Professional Police Association is hoping its newest community event will generate just as much enthusiasm.
The inaugural “Back to School with a Cop” will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Boys and Girls Club of Kenosha, 1330 52nd St. Students in grades K-8 are eligible to receive free backpacks with school supplies. All students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
A 5-year-old Kenosha girl died after she was twice run over by a van backing out of a Racine driveway on Saturday.
A 16-year-old boy was backing his family's van out of the driveway of a home in the 3400 block of First Avenue. Naomi Guererro was struck by the passenger side corner of the van and knocked to the ground, where she was run over by the passenger side rear wheel.
Question: Here’s one for those long-suffering Cub fans: Today a beer at Wrigley Field in Chicago costs $8. What was the price in 1960?
Answer: (Are you ready for this?) 35 cents.
RANDALL — The four-day Country Thunder music festival rolled out of town Sunday, and those involved said it was probably the biggest year ever.
Robbie Wilde believed in helping people in any way he could, and none the more precious was donating that which could save others’ lives.
Duane O'Keefe promised to go bigger and better after wining last year's Venetian Night Parade of Lights with his boat commemorating the New York City fire department.
A former convenience store in Somers was damaged by fire late Saturday night.
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.
Ralph Ruffolo, owner of Southport Rigging/The Bicycle Shop, was instrumental in bringing Steve Clark of the League of American Bicyclists here in June to help local communities assess strengths and weaknesses as they consider applying for the league’s “Bicycle Friendly Community” status.
RANDALL — Empty beer cans — and other remnants of the previous night — littered the ground Saturday in the campgrounds at the 2014 Country Thunder music festival.
The redesign of Kennedy and Pennoyer parks would include a new trail that would allow pedestrians and bicyclists to remain on a lakeside trail without crossings roads from Eichelman Park to Carthage College.
All roads lead to home, and for the Nash, AMC, Jeep, Renault and Chrysler cars, home is Kenosha, where scores of models and makes were produced on the assembly line.
Four young people escaped from a car before it was destroyed by a train Friday night in Trevor.
Habitat for Humanity broke ground on its second home in Kenosha Saturday to help single mom Lisa Lavine and her children Jennifer, 13, and Richie, 9.
SALEM — The Anime Club meets 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Community Library, 24615 89th St., Salem.
Gov. Scott Walker kicked off his two-day “Governor’s Ride” across Wisconsin this morning at Uke’s Harley-Davidson in Kenosha.