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    Unified employee handbook tabled indefinitely

    Plans to adopt a new employee handbook for the Kenosha Unified School District are on hold.

    Unified budget includes administrative cuts to fund employee raises

    A preliminary budget for Kenosha Unified School District’s 2014-15 school year includes reductions in administrative budgets to allow employee salary hikes, but also includes a new administrative position.

    Boy on bike hit by car

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    A 7-year-old was taken by Flight for Life helicopter to a Milwaukee-area hospital after hit was struck by a car while riding his bicycle.

    Midwest weather got you down? You’re not alone

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    It’s been a frustrating weather year so far, with the winter’s polar vortex, weeks of fog this spring, and a summer that feels as though it just arrived.

    Kenosha Homecoming revs up

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    The six-day Kenosha Homecoming celebration of locally built automobiles got started Tuesday night, with a cruise-in night at the Wendy’s on 39th Avenue and 75th Street.

    Plan calls for Kennedy Drive closure, creation of lake overlooks

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    A revamped Kennedy and Pennoyer parks could have a new soccer field, new overlooks near the lake and reconstructed parking and bathroom facilities.

    Bosman expects streetcar vote by September

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    A decision on whether to expand the Kenosha streetcar will be made by September at the latest, Mayor Keith Bosman said Tuesday.

    Village breaks ground on new fire station

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    Pleasant Prairie broke ground on its new fire station Tuesday, to be built next to the current one.

    Jazz and Blues Festival adds cooking demonstration

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    Additional performances and a cooking demonstration have been added to the program for Kenosha’s HarborPark Jazz and Blues Festival on Aug. 16.

    News briefs: Boy left behind at YMCA

    YMCA staff closing up Monday night discovered a boy had been left behind.

    Aquanuts place second at state championships

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    The Aquanuts of Twin Lakes placed second in Division 1 at the 48th annual Wisconsin Water Ski Show Championships July 17-20 in Wisconsin Rapids, on Lake Wazeecha.

    Event briefs: Volunteers needed to photograph tombstones

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



    Council shoots down proposed ordinance change

    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 considers ATV ordinance

    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.

    Floor repairs at north-side fire station to go out to bid soon

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    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.

    New wastewater treatment operation opens in Business Park of Kenosha

    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.

    Fire Station 4 expansion work begins

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    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.

    A good day to hit the beach

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    Come on in, the water’s fine — for today at least.

    News briefs: Victim of skydiving accident identified

    Authorities have identified the man killed in a skydiving accident Sunday in Yorkville.

    Authorities form burglary task force

    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.

    Soil, groundwater testing underway at Chrysler site

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    Crews collected groundwater and soil readings Monday at the former Chrysler Engine Plant property, 5555 30th Ave.

    Foster families sought for teen boys

    There is a shortage of foster parents for two families of boys, ages 12-15, in Kenosha County.

    Lawsuit filed over redacted accident report

    A Kenosha man has sued Kenosha Joint Services over a redacted accident report.

    Event briefs: Memorial blood drive slated at Shirl’s

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    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.

    Kenosha Rotary Club accepting grant applications through Aug. 30

    The Kenosha Rotary Foundation’s 2014 charitable grant application form now can be requested. Awards will be announced in fall.