Need to study a stagnant downtown area or perform an energy assessment? There is an educator who can help.
The assistance these educators can provide is nearly limitless. Their mission is to respond to social, economic, public health, environmental and cultural issues with programming based on UW research.
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.
The issue of religious liberty and its impact on individual rights was the focus of a presentation by a panel of Carthage College professors and the campus’ pastor on Wednesday.
A man said to have told rescue personnel that he killed his daughter to rid her of evil wants to use an insanity defense.
A 26-year-old Kenosha woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash Monday in the 7100 block of 30th Avenue.
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PLEASANT PRAIRIE — Career advancement strategies and personal keys to success were some of the messages young professionals heard during a rapid-fired session Wednesday morning.
SOMERS — A small but loud group of students and staff marched through the University of Wisconsin-Parkside campus Wednesday afternoon, calling attention to budget cuts they believe will come if legislators approve Gov. Scott Walker’s budget as is.
Carol Higgins unveiled her new kitchen, and a house concert broke out.
A Kenosha man has taken matters into his own hands in an attempt to halt an alarming number of overnight vehicle break-ins.
Bradford High School graduate Melvin Gordon has a big day coming up when the NFL draft kicks off April 30 in Chicago.
Organizers on Wednesday announced the name and debut date for the Kenosha HaborMarket's planned expansion into western Kenosha County.
KENOSHA — Kenosha Unified School District Superintendent Sue Savaglio-Jarvis will speak on the district’s “Pathway to Success” Thursday.
A man on an immigration hold in the Kenosha County Detention Center has filed a lawsuit in federal court, seeking his release.
An award that memorializes a Kenosha County social worker who was murdered in retaliation for doing her job of protecting children was bestowed to its first recipient Tuesday.
SILVER LAKE — Several options are available to the village if it decides to contract with the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department for police service.
SOMERS — The town is moving to terminate its contract with a private contractor that handles ambulance billing and collections.
The Kenosha Unified School District will study a new safety plan that will add new options to lockdowns.
The fourth-place finisher in the Kenosha Unified School Board election picked up several votes in Tuesday's canvass, but not enough to change election results.
Work is continuing to repair the storm-damaged shoreline in Southport Park.
Water and sewer rates for Kenosha Water Utility customers are set to go up by 3 percent on June 1.
A 20-year-old Kenosha man was charged with multiple crimes Tuesday after reportedly fleeing deputies and being pulled from his mobile home.
It’s that time of year again: the time to file federal and state income tax returns by Wednesday’s midnight deadline.
Bradford High School’s Advanced Placement student artwork will be featured in a one-day exhibit 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 22 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the school’s library.
KENOSHA — A two-day workshop in local archaeology is this weekend, hosted by the Kenosha Public Museum and Hawthorn Hollow.