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.
The City Council Monday voted down a proposed ordinance change that would have allowed the city’s licensing committee to scrutinize a license applicant’s whole history of drunken driving.
SALEM — The Salem Town Board got an earful from townspeople Monday night for and against any new ordinance that would allow all-terrain vehicles on certain town roads.
Work to repair a damaged floor at Kenosha Fire Station No. 5 will soon be bid out, now that the city has received an engineer’s report that says one portion of the floor needs to be repaired and eventually reinforced if it is to safely house fire trucks and other vehicles.
CNP-Technology Water and Biosolids Corp., the newest corporate member of the Business Park of Kenosha, is bringing a specialized wastewater treatment processing equipment to North America.
Workers began to move dirt Monday at Kenosha Fire Station No. 4, where crews will build an addition that will house the department’s administrative offices.
Come on in, the water’s fine — for today at least.
Authorities have identified the man killed in a skydiving accident Sunday in Yorkville.
When three North Chicago, Ill., men were taken into custody for a recent, disturbing rash of home invasions, Pleasant Prairie Police Chief David Smetana described the investigation as an “incredible team effort” involving multiple agencies from Wisconsin and Illinois.
Crews collected groundwater and soil readings Monday at the former Chrysler Engine Plant property, 5555 30th Ave.
There is a shortage of foster parents for two families of boys, ages 12-15, in Kenosha County.
A Kenosha man has sued Kenosha Joint Services over a redacted accident report.
KENOSHA — The Robbie Wilde Memorial Blood Drive will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday in the BloodCenter Mobile Bus at Shirl’s Custard, 7943 Sheridan Road.
The Kenosha Rotary Foundation’s 2014 charitable grant application form now can be requested. Awards will be announced in fall.
One man died and another was hurt in a skydiving accident Sunday afternoon at Sylvania Airport in Yorkville.
Michelle Franklin always wanted to be a nurse. Then too, she always wanted to be an artist.
They came from as far away as Toronto. There were 9-year-olds and 60-somethings. There was even a whole family suited up for a day of pedal-powered racing Sunday at the Washington Park Velodrome.
It's not every day you get to hear what family and friends really think of you, but it was nothing but good news Sunday as Kenosha artist H. June Pomatto was honored as the 2013 Lifetime Achievement winner at the Anderson Arts Center.
SALEM — A manga drawing class begins at 1 p.m. Saturday at Community Library, 24615 89th St., Salem.
Leslie and Victor “Alex” Olano are owners of Olano's Empanadas, a food vendor at HarborMarket in Kenosha. They’ve been running the business for seven months.
Each Monday, the Kenosha News takes a look at the life of a Kenosha County resident who recently died. We share with you, through the memories of family and friends, a life remembered.