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Get Out Today (Oct. 22)
Official releases thousands of Walker-related emails
Downtown Wi-Fi still on the agenda
Warren makes the case
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Sex and the poor
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Kenosha County Jail quarantines detainee from Liberia
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First responders testify in Nedweski Park murder trial
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Keno Drive-In to close - for good - at this season's end
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Members of City Councilshould use social media
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The choice on Nov. 4is a major decision
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Bradford football makes playoffs
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Federal deficit declines again
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Politicians often usethe plans of others
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    County Board OKs Arbet’s return

    The Kenosha County Board unanimously approved the appointment of Ray Arbet to serve as director of the Public Works and Development Services Department at its meeting Tuesday night.

    Trevor-Wilmot to use fund balance to offset tax increase

    TREVOR — A 3.4 percent increase in the Trevor-School Consolidated School District tax levy was approved by the electorate Tuesday.

    New downtown director excited about possibilities

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    The newly hired Downtown Kenosha Inc. executive director said Tuesday the city’s pro-development outlook and infrastructure attracted him.

    News briefs: Elaborate phone scam reported

    A 76-year-old Twin Lakes man reported an elaborate phone scam Monday morning involving the Internal Revenue Service and Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department.

    Man reportedly groped patrons in haunted house

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    A Kenosha man was charged on Monday with three counts of sexual assault after reportedly terrifying several patrons and employees inside an area haunted house.

    St. Joseph celebrates state tennis champ

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    St. Joseph Catholic Academy celebrated honored state tennis champion Claire Czerwonka Tuesday, with an assembly full of adoring peers.

    Tax impact of village dissolution: ‘murky’

    SILVER LAKE — If the referendum to dissolve the village of Silver Lake is approved, residents will most likely see a decrease in the municipal part of their tax bill, according to Dale Knapp, research director of the Wisconsin Taxpayer's Alliance.

    Defense reviewing thousands of pages to prep for Zelich case

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    The defense has reviewed thousands of pages of discovery materials in the Kenosha County case against a man accused of strangling a woman during a sexual encounter, then hiding her body for several years.

    Event briefs: Kemper observatory will be open Friday

    KENOSHA — The Griffin Observatory at the Kemper Center, 6501 Third Ave., will be open for night-sky viewing from 8 to 10 p.m. Friday, weather permitting.

    Suspect in April 2013 double murder enters guilty plea

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    A double murder trial stopped abruptly Tuesday morning when the defendant agreed to an 11th-hour plea deal offered by the state.



    City Council backs county’s plan for downtown Wi-Fi

    It wasn’t exactly, “Presto, change-o” Monday night at the Kenosha City Council meeting.

    Ryan, Zerban debate highlights differences

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    JANESVILLE — The debate between 1st District Congressional candidates Rob Zerban and Rep. Paul Ryan was remarkable for its civility while highlighting a clash of political philosophies.

    County budget hearings begin this week

    Public hearings on the proposed 2015 Kenosha County budget begin this week.

    News briefs: Gun fired inside HarborPark townhouse

    Kenosha Police said a 67-year-old Chicago man was getting ready to attend a concealed-carry weapons class when he picked up a handgun in his HarborPark townhouse and blew out a sliding glass door in his kitchen.

    Trial begins in 2013 double homicide

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    A man is on trial this week for the April 2013 fatal shooting of two men in a 25th Avenue back yard.

    The changing face of the Kenosha Unified School District

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    Declining birth rates and shifting demographics are changing the look of Kenosha Unified School District.

    Local veteran gets handshake, challenge coin from president

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    For Ben Dowell, meeting President Barack Obama earlier this month, shaking hands and briefly conversing with him still seems surreal.

    Detention officer beaten in attack by Braithwaite

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    Less than one day after being convicted of murder, Kenosha’s Joshua P. Braithwaite was arrested for felony battery after a brutal attack on a Kenosha County Jail correctional officer.

    Anti-freeze spill forces school evacuation

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    SOMERS — Alarm bells rang early Monday morning after a suspicious chemical smell forced school officials at Somers Elementary to evacuate the school.

    Where and when can you vote early in person in Kenosha County?

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    In-person early voting began Monday but the hours and days for voting vary by municipality. These are the dates and times city, village and town residents can vote. The last day for early in-person voting is Oct. 31. Election Day is Nov. 4.

    Event briefs: Gardening workshop slated at Gateway

    KENOSHA — A free gardening workshop begins at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Center for Sustainable Living at Gateway Technical College, 3520 30th Ave.

    History Mystery: Long-serving police chief had checkered history

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    Question: How many years did Police Chief Owen O’Hare serve on Kenosha’s police force?

    Rematch: Ryan vs. Zerban

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    The First Congressional District contest in November involves two men who have done battle before.