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The University of Wisconsin-Extension is leading a public dialogue to help shape its future scope and direction as it prepares to serve the next generation of Wisconsin residents.
It is asking for help determining how it can best serve Wisconsin families, businesses and communities.
“The idea is to teach life and leadership skills to youth throughout the county,” youth development educator Carmelo Dávila said.
Apart from working with the already well-established programs, Dávila is now working to put together a program that will provide support to the Kenosha Unified School District, which has an identified achievement gap.
Nearly 100 years later, the focus is still on supporting farmers in the county. But, the ag educator now also works to connect the community with the farmers.
One of the biggest projects is the production of the Farm Fresh Atlas, which provides a marketing opportunity for farmers in southeastern Wisconsin. Each year, 70,000 copies of the 45-page booklet are printed.
When he was a senior at Tremper High School, Josh Paul was accepted into the Milwaukee School of Engineering.
“When I got my acceptance letter my mom was bawling,” Paul said, remembering she was so thrilled he was accepted into a prestigious school. But after leaving home to study industrial engineering, he found it wasn’t what he expected.
BRIGHTON — The majority of Brighton residents at a special meeting Tuesday said they want their town dump back.
Nestled behind a conference center and expansive parking lot is one of the most peaceful, yet educationally interesting areas on the Gateway Technical College Kenosha campus.
Authorities said an ashtray dumped into a garbage can is the likely cause of a Monday night structure fire at 7742 Ninth Court.
Just how young was Oscar Villalobos when he began working for the Kenosha Police Department? Villalobos was so young, he needed his mom’s permission to buy bullets.
If you happened to look up during Sunday’s Kenosha Civic Veterans Parade, you might have seen more than an escaped balloon.
Derrell Greene is really retiring this time around.
About 42 million Americans nationwide will be hitting the road this Fourth of July weekend, the highest volume of holiday travelers since 2007, according to AAA.
From the shimmering colors that dart across the night sky to a rumbling boom, fireworks are always a captivating show on Independence Day celebrations.
SALEM — The town’s Incorporation Committee presented Monday the results of its yearlong study of the benefits, tax implications and steps required to incorporate the town of Salem into a village.
Eagle-eyed neighbors are being credited for quickly alerting authorities to a house fire Monday evening.
After rejecting the policy for last school year, the Kenosha Unified School Board has approved a district policy on the state’s Course Options program, allowing students to take courses at other schools and colleges at district expense.
Heroin and driving don’t mix.
Seven years after completing his fourth consecutive term as Kenosha mayor, John Antaramian officially declared Monday he will again seek cty hall’s top spot.
Kenall Manufacturing, a Kenosha-based producer of commercial and industrial LED lighting systems, is on a special mission to make hospitals, parking garages and roadway tunnels safer places.
Kenosha Police are looking for the driver of a red Pontiac involved in a hit-and-run crash with a moped Monday afternoon.
Kenosha County lake associations are being warned about a new threat — starry stonewort, an invasive algae that forms a dense mat of material on the lake bottom, preventing native plants from growing and fish from spawning.
Kenosha’s Independence Day celebration Saturday will result in some road closings and traffic adjustments.
The Independence Day holiday on Saturday will affect some city hours and services.
Question: Kenosha industrialist Zalmon G. Simmons bankrolled what small but mighty railway in 1889?