Question: Who interrupted the Kenosha Regulars’ baseball game on June 29, 1885?
Answer: The Kenosha Regulars team scorer made the following entry in his score book in the fifth inning that day: Game interrupted by ministers.
Question: Who built his house in 1948 from reclaimed bricks from the old Allen Tannery?
Answer: Kenosha firefighter Joe Zicarelli was a tenacious character, and you only had to look at his Allendale home to find proof.
Question: A Kenosha County resident was on the 1952 and 1954 national championship University of Wisconsin boxing team. Who is he?
Answer: Terry Tynan of Somers boxed for four years at the University of Wisconsin. For two of those seasons — 1952 and 1954 —the UW boxing team won the national championship.
Question: Kenosha native Union Pvt. James E. Pettit was a Civil War prisoner of war in what Confederate prison?
Answer: We know about James Edward Pettit’s confinement in the Confederate prison in Cahaba, Ala., through a primary resource: a manuscript he wrote sometime after his experience.
Question: In how many Kenosha places was Cohn’s Shoe Store located during its more than 60 years?
Answer: Three. The store opened in 1910 at 354 Market St., where the Kenosha County Courthouse stands today.
Last week’s question: Charles Durkee built the finest hotel in the state, the Durkee House (later known as the Halliday House) in Southport. Where did the bricks come from to build it in 1843?
Answer: The clay for the bricks came from a spot near the Anderson Pond in Anderson’s Park.
Last week’s question: When did Franklin D. Roosevelt campaign in Kenosha?
Answer: Roosevelt campaigned here on the Democratic ticket, not for president, but for vice president in 1920.
Last week’s question: A Kenoshan woman living in Turkey was one of the very first people to own a Ford Mustang and drive it on Kenosha’s streets? Who is she?
Answer: Julie Harbert’s love affair with the Ford Mustang was probably genetic, considering that her father, Louis Harbert, was the owner of Harbert’s Auto Parts, which was at 2011 63rd St. in Kenosha.
Last week’s question: What downtown men’s clothing store was founded by the Epstein brothers in 1904?
Answer: Adolph and Emanuel Epstein established Bell Clothing House in August 1904 in the location where they would remain for more than 70 years: at the southwest corner of Sixth Avenue and 56th Street in downtown Kenosha.
Last week’s question: Pirsch was a longtime Kenosha maker of fire apparatus, but two other Kenosha companies made the motorized truck chassis. One was Jeffery. What was the other Kenosha company?
Answer: The Winther Motor Truck Co., which made the chassis for three motorized fire apparatus in the Kenosha Fire Department.
Last week’s question: What was the last of the old five-and-dime stores to close in Kenosha?
Answer: F.W. Woolworth Co., located downtown on the southwest corner of Sixth Avenue and 57th Street. It closed on Sept. 25, 1992, after nearly 80 years in business.
A day after returning from a mission to Berlin and the Czech Republic, Rabbi Dena Feingold, of Kenosha, reflected on what it meant to participate in the dedication of a memorial honoring Regina Jonas, the world’s first ordained female rabbi.
The Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated a year of accomplishment at its annual meeting Tuesday.
Kenosha Sheriff’s deputies were called to the Miller Campground at Country Thunder, 2305 Lance Drive, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday when a 27-year-old Plano, Ill., man reportedly pushed a woman to the ground causing a head injury.
Authorities have identified a Bristol woman as the victim of Monday night’s fatal car crash in the 21700 block of Highway C.
U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan’s plan to combat poverty is inspiring both praise and debate.
A proposed Costco store that cleared the Pleasant Prairie Plan Commission Monday night will go before the Village Board for final review next week.
For Kenosha County voters, the Aug. 12 partisan primary will present a question: Which race is most important?
KENOSHA — A folk music hootenanny will be 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at the Anderson Arts Center, 121 66th St.
SILVER LAKE — Allie Draeger is serving as the de facto Silver Lake fire chief following the resignation of Dave Kordecki.
Festival Foods announced Tuesday the business will expand to Mount Pleasant.
WAUKEGAN, ILL. — Prosecutors want to see something definite happen soon in the case of a babysitter charged with killing a 3-month-old Kenosha girl.
When country music fans packed up their tents and exited Country Thunder campgrounds in Randall Monday, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department finally was able to assess the four-day festival from a law enforcement perspective.
Mark Skogen, president and CEO of Skogen’s Festival Foods, was named 2014 Grocer of the Year by the Wisconsin Grocers Association Monday.
BRISTOL — One person was killed in a rollover crash Monday night in the 21700 block of Highway C.
PLEASANT PRAIRIE — Costco Wholesale Corp. won unanimous approval Monday night from the Plan Commission to move forward with a 154,000-square-foot development on some 17 acres in the Prairie Ridge subdivision.
I-94 closures are slated this week in Racine County.
The business of domestic drones, or unmanned aircraft, is taking off, and one Pleasant Prairie entrepreneur hopes to get in on the ground level.
Bear Development, hoping to capitalize on the industrial boom in the county, has proposed a 292-unit apartment complex on a 19-acre site adjacent to the Walmart and Sam’s Club stores in Somers.
A Kenosha man broke into a woman's apartment, raped her and stole money and an iPad before leaving, according to police.
Claudia Schiller used a small eraser, rubbing back and forth to clean the type on a tombstone before it was photographed at Green Ridge Cemetery Friday.
Early voting for the fall primary began Monday, but local clerks are not expecting a rush of voters.
The Shalom Center will try once again to win city approval to establish the city's first homeless shelter in a former thrift store building.
KENOSHA — Joe Eleniewski, a St. Joseph Catholic Academy graduate now working as a tax accountant, is raising money to purchase a new handicapped-accessible van that he can enter with his wheelchair and drive using hand controls.
Building off its popular “Shop with a Cop” program, Kenosha Professional Police Association is hoping its newest community event will generate just as much enthusiasm.
A 5-year-old Kenosha girl died after she was twice run over by a van backing out of a Racine driveway on Saturday.
Question: Here’s one for those long-suffering Cub fans: Today a beer at Wrigley Field in Chicago costs $8. What was the price in 1960?