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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.
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.
UNION GROVE — Deputies are combing the area for a person of interest in a Paris homicide who led them on a high-speed chase throughout Kenosha and Racine Counties Friday afternoon.
Author and public-interest lawyer Bryan Stevenson wanted to make one thing clear during his Big Read keynote speech Friday evening: the battle for truth and justice is not always easy, but it must be fought.
Unlike Joya Santarelli, who grew up in the pageant scene, the new director of the Miss Kenosha Scholarship Pageant admittedly has no prior pageant experience.
Kenosha police said a local woman who was believed to be dead earlier last month walked into the Public Safety Building on Wednesday to pick up a document and claim her bicycle.
The retail food desert that is downtown Kenosha will see some relief Oct. 16, when Harbor View Grocery opens in the Virginia Towers building.
A Pleasant Prairie man intends to take to trial a charge that he molested a girl who was friends with his daughter.
The injuries that occurred in Thursday’s two-vehicle accident at 128th Street and Green Bay Road are believed to be non-life threatening, according to the Pleasant Prairie Police Department.
Kenosha Police Department ticketed a man for inattentive driving and operating with a suspended license following a two-car accident at Highway 50 and Pershing Blvd., around 2:15 p.m. Thursday.
The Pike Creek Horticulture Center at Gateway Technical College hosted a hands-on workshop with floral artist Mike Hollenbeck on Wednesday.
U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., will hold listening sessions in and around Kenosha County on Monday.
TWIN LAKES — Village officials will discuss Monday a resolution deeming the Fairway Woods developer’s agreement to be in default for failure by the developer to complete the subdivision’s infrastructure.
Production is a top priority for most farmers and ranchers, but as the stewards of 363 million acres of cropland and 406 million acres of rangeland in the United States, they also play an important role in the conservation of our soil and natural resources.