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    Summit-goers bemoan scandal of poverty in SE Wisconsin

    SOMERS – A summit to discuss poverty in Kenosha and Racine drew 200 people from churches and area agencies to the University of Wisconsin-Parkside Thursday night.

    Public Works panel OKs budget

    The City Council’s Public Works Committee has approved the administration’s preliminary 2015 operating budget and a five-year capital improvement plan to maintain and improve city streets, clear snow and do other infrastructure projects.

    County said to commit $250K to permanent homeless shelter

    Kenosha County is expected to commit $250,000 to a future permanent homeless shelter for the area, according to organizers of a poverty summit held Thursday night.

    Federal appeals court listens to arguments in Jensen case


    CHICAGO — “That sounds like a good reason for a new trial,” was one of the last things a federal appeals judge said on Thursday to attorneys arguing the appeal of Mark Jensen’s murder conviction.

    Safari park promoter eyes site in Wheatland

    WHEATLAND — To the surprise of residents here, Wheatland, known more for dairy cows than endangered species, has emerged as the possible location for a free-range safari park.

    Unified adopts ‘just cause’ disciplinary standard

    Employees of Kenosha Unified School District will have a “just cause” standard for discipline and termination under a compromise approved by the School Board.

    Students learn about manufacturing opportunities


    STURTEVANT — Many may have studied about the industrial revolution in their history classes, but over the past two days more than 500 middle school and high school students learned about today’s industrial evolution in an out-of-the classroom experience at Gateway Technical College’s second annual Manufacturers Expo.

    News briefs: Kenosha County man killed in crash

    RAYMOND — A 21-year-old Kenosha County man was killed in a crash in the town of Raymond Thursday morning, according to the Racine County Sheriff’s Office.

    Riverview ponders shorter school year for construction

    SILVER LAKE — Riverview School in Silver Lake is considering either ending the school year early or starting school later in the fall to accommodate building renovations.

    DJ says police reports have cost him clients

    A local DJ said he’s already lost numerous clients and has temporarily ceased operations following recent accusations involving his business.

    Salvation Army plans fashion show fundraiser

    The Salvation Army is trying a new fundraiser this fall: a fashion show.

    Today’s event briefs

    KENOSHA — “Pasta for Poverty,” a fundraising dinner for the Shalom Center, will be noon to 6 p.m. Sunday at St. Mary’s Lutheran Church, 2001 80th St.

    Committee OKs police, fire budgets

    Kenosha Mayor Keith Bosman’s proposed 2015 police and fire budgets sailed through the Public Safety and Welfare Committee Wednesday, with dollar totals virtually unchanged from this year.

    No fine for man who clear-cut Powers Lake property


    BLOOMFIELD — Eugene Martin will not be fined for clear-cutting land early last spring on the shore of Powers Lake at the site of the historic Honey Bear Farm venue.

    City signs on to county’s Wi-Fi plan

    The city of Kenosha administration has joined Kenosha County’s proposed plan to offer free public wireless Internet service to the downtown area.

    Locals throw their money behind Burke, Walker


    Kenosha County residents gave more than $121,000 to gubernatorial candidates this year, according to receipts filed with the Government Accountability Board.

    Snyder: Halloween after dark: A trick or a treat?


    City officials just can’t win with Halloween.

    Xten Industries to close


    Xten Industries LLC, an award-winning Kenosha-based manufacturer of injection molded plastic components, is selling its assets and working on an agreement with an Illinois plastics company to take over operations until a sale is finalized.

    Voters to find numerous referendums on ballot


    In addition to voting for politicians Nov. 4, Kenosha County can vote yes or no are a variety of referendums, depending on their places of residence.

    Parks Commission names Kenosha's dog park K-9 Korner


    In a unanimous vote Monday, the Kenosha Parks Commission selected the name "K-9 Korner" for the dog park at Anderson Park off 22nd Avenue near 89th Street.

    Snow for Halloween? It’s possible

    Halloween note to parents: Dress your kids warmly.

    Police seek ban on two DJs


    Kenosha Police Chief John Morrissey said he is prepared to do whatever it takes to keep two area disc jockeys from making another local appearance, after a dangerous incident at an uptown bar early Saturday morning.

    Homeroom: Panther Prowl sets a record


    Paris School’s annual Panther Prowl, the main fundraising event for the rural K-8 school, recently raised a record $29,136.

    Event briefs: ‘Coffin Bangers Ball’ is Friday

    KENOSHA — The “Coffin Bangers Ball” will be 7 p.m. to midnight Friday at the Woman’s Club of Kenosha, 6028 Eighth Ave.