Question: What year was the KenWis Club founded?
Answer: The KenWis Club, Kenosha’s Lutheran Men’s Club, was established in 1933.
Question: What instrument did Somers resident Marjorie Bullamore play on the Chautauqua circuit in 1927?
Answer: Bullamore played the violin. She was quite talented in her youth, and she was an adventurous soul.
Question: Kenosha Theatre was the first of Kenosha’s many theaters to show a talking motion picture show. What was the name of the first “talkie” shown at the Kenosha Theatre in 1928?
Answer: It was Universal Pictures’ “Melody of Love,” the studio’s first 100 percent talking and singing movie.
Question: In 1981 a ship unloaded its cargo on the Kenosha dock, and soon that cargo ended up falling into the harbor. What was the cargo?
Answer: Road salt — tons of it.
Question: What famous auto stuntman used Kenosha-built Nash automobiles exclusively from 1948 to 1955 for his performances?
Answer: His name was “Lucky” Lee Lott, and when he got behind the wheel it brought a whole new meaning to the words “auto-destruct.” He crashed them, smashed them and thoroughly trashed them.
Question: What was the name of the drug store on the corner of 50th Street and Seventh Avenue in the 1920s?
Answer: Herrmann Drug, at 4924 Seventh Ave., was operated by Jacob J. Herrmann starting in the early 1920s. (Herrmann never owned the building; it was owned by Julius J. Dagenbach.)
Question: What AMC concept car was 2 inches shorter than a VW Beetle and featured 4-wheel drive and a turbo-powered engine?
Answer: It was the AM Van, designed in 1977 by Richard A. Teague’s design team at American Motors.
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.
Gateway Technical College students got good tidings at their commencement ceremony Thursday night.
Hospitals in Kenosha are seeing far more people with flu so far this December compared to last year.
The man accused of killing his daughter in November picked up new charges for attacking two correctional officers at the jail.
The kids at Frank Elementary School in Kenosha had a few questions for Santa.
A Kenosha man will spend 18 months in federal prison for wire fraud, after admitting he stole more than $1.7 million from his in-laws and two organizations.
A plea deal is likely for the third man accused of participating in a robbery that left two men dead in April 2013.
Mayor Keith Bosman and the union representing Kenosha firefighters and paramedics say they look forward to discussing recommendations and conclusions from a recently released consultant’s study.
The city of Kenosha’s new logo received overwhelming approval by the City Council earlier this week.
A 68-year-old Kenosha woman was robbed in her Allendale yard Wednesday night.
The couple accused of starving horses in their care moved back to their Pleasant Prairie property without notifying the court, according to court records, earning them bail jumping charges.
BRISTOL — The Revs. Mary Lu Palmer and Joyce Rinehart will hold a Blue Christmas worship service at 6 tonight at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, 10239 136th Ave.
A rally for jobs to be created by a Hard Rock Casino and Hotel in Kenosha drew hundreds of supporters, including local and state elected officials Wednesday.
The Christmas wish of a 6-year-old Pleasant Prairie girl was realized for a third straight year as Macey’s Band-Aid drive exceeded the goal.
About a dozen Tremper High School students hit the streets Wednesday night singing Christmas carols through neighborhoods in Pleasant Prairie to collect donations.
MADISON — Wisconsin Public Service Commissioner Ellen Nowak denied through a spokesman Wednesday that she met privately with We Energies CEO Gale Klappa this year while the utility had a rate case pending before her.
Complaints against two Kenosha aldermen alleging they’ve had an excessive amount of unexcused absences from their assigned committee meetings will be reviewed next month by the city’s Ethics Board.
It was an opportunity and a lesson many will never forget.
Kenosha’s Salvation Army red kettle campaign is ringing in the holidays faring slightly better with the funds it has raised compared with this time last year.
A Chicago woman was arrested for her fourth drunken-driving offense after she was seen driving recklessly on Interstate 94.
BURLINGTON — Bill Zimmer’s holiday train display, which drew thousands of people to his front yard on 69th Street in Kenosha each winter for more than a decade, has found a new location.
If you want to get to know someone, write their obituary.
A Kenosha couple is under investigation by the United States Secret Service, suspected of money laundering, counterfeiting and several types of fraud.
PADDOCK LAKE — Paddock Lake’s second annual Lighted Holiday Parade begins at 4 p.m. Saturday, followed by a family event at the Village Hall.