PARIS — Dan and Marie Weis will welcome visitors to their dairy farm with a big breakfast on June 14.
The Weis-Way Dairy Farm on Highway 142, just west of Highway 45, is the location of the 2014 Kenosha County Dairy Breakfast. The annual event is held on farms throughout the state in conjunction with June Dairy Month to help connect the local community with its dairy farmers.
Caledonia Democrat Randy Bryce today announced his candidacy for the 21st Senate District, which includes much of rural Kenosha County.
Bryce said in a news release that he is running to stop partisan games, attacks on veterans and job creation failures in Madison.
Footprints in the late spring snow led police to the suspects charged Tuesday in last week’s shooting death.
Police learned of the shooting when a 15-year-old passenger in victim Anthony M. Edwards’ car called 911, after the shot driver crashed into a home in the 6500 block of Sheridan Road about 10:40 p.m. April 14.
Did you know that cutting your shower short by a minute each day would save about 2,500 gallons of water over the course of a year?
And if we all turned off our lights for an additional hour every day, we’d save about $2.7 billion and enough energy to drive a car to and from Pluto, twice, or about 18.6 billion miles.
The Kenosha Police and Fire Commission voted Tuesday to dismiss complaints made against Fire Chief John Thomsen, ending a review of charges brought by the firefighter union’s president.
Thomsen, who has been accused of multiple counts of acts unbecoming of an officer, has already been disciplined because of the complaint. With the Police and Fire Commission’s action Tuesday, the chief will not have his two-week suspension altered.
A former special education aide at Jane Vernon Elementary School was charged with child abuse for allegedly slapping and tripping a child in her care at the school.
Cynthia Tessman, 54, of Kenosha, was charged this month with one felony count of physical abuse of a child, the charge related to an incident that occurred at the school last June.
Free household medicine disposal events will be held at three locations from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
All Kenosha residents are invited to drop off any outdated or unused medication, including prescription drugs. The collections are for households only, not businesses.
Kenosha police identified the woman who was was believed to be intoxicated while causing a two-car rollover crash at 85th Street and Sheridan Road just after noon on Monday.
Kimberly Artac, 56, faces felony charges for operating while intoxicated resulting in injury.
KENOSHA — A fundraiser to benefit performing arts programs at Central High School will take place 5 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, 11880 74th Place.
During that time, 12 percent of all sales will be donated to the Central High School Music Parents Association, which directly supports the choral, drama and music programs at the school.
SALEM — A new economic development tool is available to the town of Salem under new legislation allowing towns that meet certain criteria to create Tax Incremental Financing districts.
Earlier this month, Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill extending TIF power to any Wisconsin town that meets three specific criteria:
A local tavern that has had run-ins with police and nearby residents had its cabaret license taken away by the City Council Monday.
SALEM — The Salem Town Board met as a committee of the whole Monday night to discuss the merits of forming an ad hoc committee to explore possible incorporation.
The owner of an Illinois transportation company needed help with administrative tasks.
There was no apology for family members of Lisa Marie Mezera, who attended a sentencing hearing Monday afternoon looking for some form of justice.
New announcements on business development in Kenosha are expected this spring, several local officials said.
The Kenosha Police Department has two local men in custody for first-degree reckless homicide.
Last week’s question: Where is the longest section of remaining brick street in Kenosha?
Kenosha police arrested a woman on suspicion of drunken driving after a two-car rollover accident at 85th Street and Sheridan Road about 12:15 p.m. Monday.
KENOSHA — Registration is required by Tuesday for “Tori’s Stories — Explore Literacy With Miss Kenosha.”
The Kenosha Fire Department acted swiftly in extinguishing a house fire at 4307 Sheridan Road just before 7 a.m. Monday.
MADISON — A bill that would put outside agencies in charge of investigating officer-involved deaths could create conflict and confusion for Wisconsin agencies that have traditionally done it themselves, police observers say.
A hidden water main break is being blamed for a sinkhole that was discovered Saturday when a Kenosha Police squad car hit it, reportedly injuring an officer.
A pedestrian was hurt when a car reportedly ran a red light at the intersection of 29th Avenue and 60th Street on Saturday.
Kenosha police cited the management of the Woman's Club, 6028 Eighth Ave., with multiple liquor violations Saturday night during at an event which featured live comedians.
A German helmet from World War II and bitter memories from that conflict were handed down to Carl Bogar Jr. from his grandfather. Both guided Bogar to a military career and finally to becoming a military historian and founder of Historic Military Impressions.
Gateway Technical College has expanded its Celebrate Earth Day activities and demonstrations for 2014.
Kenosha labor leader Jack Rice and former Kenosha County Sheriff Larry C. Zarletti will be honored this year at the city's Arbor Day Commemoration on Friday.
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.
KENOSHA — One-on-one family history consultation sessions are available 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Southwest Library, 7979 38th Ave.