Question: What former Kenosha police chief went on to become police chief in Two Rivers, Wis.?
Answer: Thaddeus Logan was a police officer serving Kenosha under the leadership of Police Chief Owen O’Hare about 100 years ago.
Question: The first person to fly in an airplane across the Continental Divide was a teenager who entertained Kenoshans in the first aviation meet here less than one month before his history-making flight. What was his name?
Answer: His name was Cromwell Dixon, and he crammed more adventure into his brief 19 years than most people have in 100.
Question: What Kenosha home was made from stones brought to the city from Kenosha County farm fields?
Answer: I got myself in a heap of trouble asking this question. I forgot that there is more than one such house in the city.
Question: What state produced the granite slab from which the 25-foot tall Celtic cross monument in Green Ridge Cemetery was carved?
Answer: Vermont. The Celtic cross monument on the O’Neill family gravesite was produced and carved by artisans at Rock of Ages, the world’s largest granite quarry in Barrie, Vt.
Question: What Kenosha Lutheran church held its first services in the home of August and Anna Strangberg?
Answer: The congregation that would eventually become Kenosha's St. Paul’s Lutheran Church began in the living room of the Strangberg family.
Question: What was the name of the 92-foot boat that was built in Carol Beach for more than a decade and launched in 1976?
Answer: The Ramunda was hand built by Czechoslovakian immigrants Olderich and Marie Fencl.
Question: Which Kenosha native was the voice of Mr. Slate on “The Flintstones,” Dr. Benton Quest on “Jonny Quest” and Fancy Fancy, the debonair cat on “Top Cat”?
Answer: His name was John Winfield Stephenson, and although he did not call Kenosha his home for long, he made his mark as a character actor, TV series narrator and the voice of a score of cartoon characters.
Question: What individual did acrobatics on the new WLIP broadcast tower in 1947?
Answer: A fellow named Regnar B. Jensen. He was an electrician with experience working on transformer towers who lived at 512 57th St. in Kenosha.
Question: We now know it as the city of Kenosha. How long was it known as the village of Pike?
Answer: What? You never heard of Pike?
Question: What Kenosha County sheriff drove a squad car to New York City to be on a game show?
Answer: In the race for the office of Kenosha County sheriff in 1952, Marshall Simonsen — who stood 5 feet 6 inches — ran on the slogan: “You have tried ’em all, now try the small.”
Question: Who was the scandalous parson whose brief pastorate 100 years ago was cut short when it was discovered he was a bigamist?
Answer: The congregants of the Henry M. Simmons Memorial Church were tickled to be getting the services of the Rev. James Morrison Darnell in November 1914.
From their barks to their purrs, more than a dozen pets, and their families, turned out for the blessing of the animals Sunday at St. John’s Lutheran Church.
Kenosha police arrested a woman after she allegedly threw electronic items that struck a man and later resisted arrest Saturday night.
The lively and colorful experiences of visiting the Florida Keys and the Galapagos Islands convinced Andrew Wolf that saltwater aquariums were the way to go.
Only the buildings at Carthage College change.
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.
KENOSHA — An American Red Cross blood drive will take place 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Reuther Central High School, 913 57th St.
The hunt for a man wanted in connection with a Kenosha man’s death entered its third day Sunday, with the suspect reportedly engaging in an overnight crime spree before once again eluding authorities.
Tis the season ... to hire seasonal workers.
SOMERS — Sometimes hearing a story is better than seeing one.
The search continued Saturday for a man wanted in connection with the death of Tywon Anderson of Kenosha.
A blustery afternoon didn’t deter local history lovers from the 12th annual History Walk at Green Ridge Cemetery.
Finding glass plate negatives is like finding a delicate treasure box. The images they contain are fragile jewels, and with one bump, the receptacle breaks, essentially disintegrating the jewels.
The Kenosha History Center’s Artifact of the Month for October is an abacus.
To mark National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, dozens of people marched with open umbrellas Saturday as part of the “Shelter them from the Storm” Awareness Walk presented by Women and Children’s Horizons.
Last week, the Wisconsin Department of Justice decided it would ask federal appeals judges to reconsider a decision made in Mark Jensen’s favor in an appeal of his murder conviction.
Hardy cyclists braved chilly and blustery conditions to take part in the sixth annual Fall Wheel Ride Saturday.
SOMERS — A forum on “What Happens When Prophecy Fails”? Exploring ‘End of World’ Cults” begins at noon Monday in Room D-139 of Molinaro Hall at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, 900 Wood Road.
Twelve people were temporarily displaced after fire broke out in their multi-family home Saturday morning.