A Kenosha woman was arrested for a second offense of driving while intoxicated after police found her behind the wheel of a car stopped in the middle of the road on Second Avenue, between 72nd and 75th streets at 2:06 a.m. Friday.
Melissa Santy, born in 1980, was turning the key trying to start the vehicle when a Kenosha police officer approached the car. The officer asked Santy if the car was in park. Santy indicated it was still in drive.
TWIN LAKES — Vehicles lined Main Street Saturday night, filled with people beating the winter chill, waiting for a signal. The cue came in the form of the song, “Holly Jolly Christmas,” by Burl Ives.
Jacob Cooper, 10, of Twin Lakes, was among dozens of people who emerged from their cozy confines to see a new event this year in Twin Lakes — a foot race featuring the Grinch and the Milwaukee Brewers racing sausages.
Now that we’re facing down the no-good, horrible season we lovingly call The Dead of Winter, we asked “regular” folks for ideas on how to survive — and thrive — until April.
Experts tell us to get enough sleep, exercise and eat a healthy diet, which is always good advice, but veteran Wisconsin Winter Warriors offer their own proven tips:
When principals leave traditional neighborhood schools to lead charter schools in Kenosha, they add another title to the list of responsibilities: budget director.
That’s because the Kenosha Unified School District’s charter schools operate with a more autonomous financial structure than traditional public schools. The charters receive all their funding from Unified, but principals are responsible for budgeting those funds to cover everything from their teachers’ salaries to snow removal.
For Gary Hagen, every breath is precious.
Only a little more than eight years ago, the now 61-year-old Kenosha resident was fighting a battle of denial over his addiction to nicotine.
SOMERS — The stars must have been aligned just right for Zavian Mercado.
“He’s a lucky kid,” said the 5-year-old’s mom, Lauren. “He’s so little, he might not know he’s so lucky, but I keep reminding him.
A bunch of brand-new writers made their literacy debuts Saturday at Southwest Library.
They are Kenosha Literacy Council students, who read essays they wrote for the 12th annual student anthology produced by the council.
The annual Goodfellows festivities will be Tuesday.
The event, featuring cocktails, a buffet dinner, silent and live auctions and raffles, is 5 to 9 p.m. at Madrigrano Marina Shore, 302 58th St.
The names of the Kenosha man and 49 other Wisconsin residents who died in the attack on Pearl Harbor 72 years ago are engraved on bricks in Navy Park at Kenosha’s lakefront.
Steve Tindall encouraged the 45 or so people who came to pay their respects at the site, Sixth Avenue and 52nd Street, on Saturday to read those names.
Police on Friday publicly identified the man taken into custody after a 10-hour standoff earlier this week in the 2000 block of 57th Street.
In his first public comments since Alderman Patrick Juliana accused him of purposefully damaging his car, Alderman G. John Ruffolo said he is innocent and that he looks forward to proving as much in court and through ethics complaint hearings.
On the shelves in the new Festival Foods in Kenosha is a book by the store’s chairman.
Judging by the cars in its parking lot and the customers in its aisles, it’s possible that a large contingent of Kenosha’s population hadn’t eaten for a week prior to visiting the city’s new Festival Foods.
KENOSHA — Kenosha Choir Booster fruit pickup is from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at 1332 39th Ave.
Two Kenosha-area plant expansions are key to an effort by Rust-Oleum Corp. to further strengthen its position in the marketplace.
SILVER LAKE — A proposed change in the village meeting structure that would have added a monthly Committee of the Whole meeting and eliminated one of two Village Board meetings, was defeated this week.
Flexible option degrees online will be offered at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside and three other UW campuses.
A teenage boy told police that a female friend of his family’s sexually assaulted him several times over the summer.
A man is in custody after police say he stabbed his wife and another man Thursday evening.
MADISON — American Transmission Co. says it will cost at least $4 million more than anticipated to build a roughly 5.3-mile power line from the Pleasant Prairie substation to the Zion Energy Center substation in Illinois.
What’s going on with the signal lights at all the intersections in this town? They are all different!
Kenosha police and paramedics responded Thursday night to the reported stabbing of a woman in the 8000 block of 14th Avenue.
JOHANNESBURG — Nelson Mandela was a master of forgiveness.
Heather Adamski, who was fatally shot early Wednesday in Kenosha, was described by a longtime friend as someone who “saw the good in everybody.”
Kenosha County’s Division of Health has received a high performance accreditation by a national program supported by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, among others.
Teachers and other employees in the Kenosha Unified School District are in limbo as the district holds off on implementing new contracts.
BRIGHTON — New Brighton School administrator Penny Boileau was wishing she was already here this week as eight inches of snow fell in Winter, Wis., where she serves as superintendent of a 4K-12 district of 332 students.
The Kenosha City Council elections slated for this spring are shaping up to feature a number of contested races, according to papers filed with the city clerk’s office.
PADDOCK LAKE — Sara Tanner saw the new Timeless Child storefront several weeks ago when she brought her children to Paddock Lake to visit their grandparents.
KENOSHA — The Kenosha Literacy Council will unveil its 2013 Student Anthology at its annual winter celebration from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Southwest Library, 7979 38th Ave.
A man fought with Kenosha Medical Center emergency room personnel Tuesday afternoon, police say, injuring security officers who were trying to calm him down.
Two people were cited for public nudity after someone saw them having sex in a car on the Gateway campus Tuesday afternoon.
Kenosha County Youth As Resources, a grant-giving program that helps youth groups in Kenosha County to plan and implement community service and service-learning projects, has awarded four grants to local organizations this fall.