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    Phone scam in Pleasant Prairie

    Pleasant Prairie officials are warning of a phone scam in which callers claim to be raising money for the Pleasant Prairie Fire & Rescue Department.

    Organizer seeks to get college tour on track

    A 24-hour hair-cutting event over the weekend kicked off fundraising for a Kenosha-based college tour and educational program.

    Homeless woman scratches by with pig companion

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    As police scanner calls go, it was a doozy: “Homeless woman living in camper with pig. Check on welfare of pig.”

    Business of the Year winners announced

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    An automotive parts manufacturer and an accounting firm have been named as Businesses of the Year of 2015 by the Kenosha Area Business Alliance and the Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce.

    Dissecting homelessness

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    What causes homelessness?

    Newcomers arrive on Parkside campus

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    SOMERS — Elijah Triggs was remarkably calm.

    Wage increases sought for county’s 911 center

    Some Kenosha County officials want to bump up pay for employees of the county 911 center so wages are more competitive with surrounding communities.

    Back to school by the numbers

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    Tuesday is back-to-school day in Kenosha Unified and other public school districts across Wisconsin. Here’s a by-the-numbers look at Unified as the new school year begins:

    Fundraiser a success for animal rescue group

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    It might be a one-year-old record, but Kenosha Forgotten Friends shattered it.

    September is National Preparedness Month

    Kenosha County Emergency Management is reminding local residents to sign up for its text messaging alert service during September’s National Preparedness Month.

    News briefs: Arrest made after car hits building

    Kenosha Police Department said a 44-year-old Kenosha man was arrested for operating under the influence after driving a car into a building and fleeing around 6:40 p.m. Sunday.

    Event briefs: New sculptures to be installed Tuesday

    KENOSHA — Ten new sculptures will be installed Tuesday as part of downtown Kenosha’s Sculpture Walk.

    History Mystery: Swedish family helped launch Lutheran congregation

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    Question: What Kenosha Lutheran church held its first services in the home of August and Anna Strangberg?



    Delightful dog days

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    An annual walk to help raise money for a Kenosha animal shelter brought out dozens of dogs and their owners to Lincoln Park Sunday.

    Arcing wires touch off fire in Trevor home

    An electrical fire Sunday that started in an attic has displaced the owners of a home in Trevor.

    News briefs: Police discover drugs in home

    A Kenosha man is facing drug charges after police discovered marijuana and drug paraphernalia at a home in the 3800 block of 29th Avenue Saturday.

    Snapshot: Kenosha man seeks to unite, promote independent musicians

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    Born out of a love for independent music, Kenosha native Duane Charles created GigHive, a network promoting artists and allowing them to make a living creating what they love: music.

    A dream of education

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    Among the students heading back to the University of Wisconsin-Parkside this year is Patrick Kimani Nyambura, a student from Kenya starting his second year here.

    Somers seeks to gauge interest in voluntary annexation

    SOMERS — When the village of Somers was created earlier this year, Somers officials hoped property owners in the remnant town would choose to annex into the village.

    Event briefs: Tombstone photographers needed Friday

    KENOSHA — Volunteers are needed to photograph tombstones at Green Ridge Cemetery, 6604 Seventh Ave., at 9 a.m. Friday as part of a group project of the Kenosha County Genealogy Society.

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