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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.
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“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.
Kenosha Mayor Keith Bosman’s proposed 2015 police and fire budgets sailed through the Public Safety and Welfare Committee Wednesday, with dollar totals virtually unchanged from this year.
BLOOMFIELD — Eugene Martin will not be fined for clear-cutting land early last spring on the shore of Powers Lake at the site of the historic Honey Bear Farm venue.
The city of Kenosha administration has joined Kenosha County’s proposed plan to offer free public wireless Internet service to the downtown area.
Kenosha County residents gave more than $121,000 to gubernatorial candidates this year, according to receipts filed with the Government Accountability Board.
City officials just can’t win with Halloween.
Xten Industries LLC, an award-winning Kenosha-based manufacturer of injection molded plastic components, is selling its assets and working on an agreement with an Illinois plastics company to take over operations until a sale is finalized.
In addition to voting for politicians Nov. 4, Kenosha County can vote yes or no are a variety of referendums, depending on their places of residence.
In a unanimous vote Monday, the Kenosha Parks Commission selected the name "K-9 Korner" for the dog park at Anderson Park off 22nd Avenue near 89th Street.
Halloween note to parents: Dress your kids warmly.
Kenosha Police Chief John Morrissey said he is prepared to do whatever it takes to keep two area disc jockeys from making another local appearance, after a dangerous incident at an uptown bar early Saturday morning.
Paris School’s annual Panther Prowl, the main fundraising event for the rural K-8 school, recently raised a record $29,136.
KENOSHA — The “Coffin Bangers Ball” will be 7 p.m. to midnight Friday at the Woman’s Club of Kenosha, 6028 Eighth Ave.
Kenosha Unified School District voters will decide in April whether to fund a $16.7 million plan to improve high school sports facilities, including building a stadium for Bradford High School.
Mikey Stoczanskyj wanted to spend some time knocking down figures in a game inside a haunted maze Tuesday night.
BRIGHTON — A slight increase in the Brighton School tax levy was approved Tuesday, partly the result of a decrease in state aid to the rural district.
Fire officials were investigating the cause of a roof fire Tuesday night at a home at 7304 First Ave.
Two local women have been arrested for the theft of sports memorabilia that was caught on surveillance video.