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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.
TWIN LAKES — The addition of a Burger King at the BP gas station on Lake Avenue got a favorable recommendation from the Review Board and Plan Commission Wednesday.
Kenosha resident Glen Gotsche, 89, lived through a month of hell on Iwo Jima seven decades ago.
A 41-year-old woman was taken to St. Catherine's Medical Center after suffering a severe hand injury at Kenosha Beef, 3111 152nd Ave., in Paris about 11 a.m. Wednesday, according to the Kenosha County Sheriff's Department.
Abrupt dismissal this week of complaints filed against them prove the city Ethics Board is being used politically to attack individuals’ reputations, two Kenosha aldermen said Wednesday.
A resolution opposing a state budget proposal that calls for countywide assessments is expected to be introduced at the Kenosha County Board meeting Tuesday.
Several people have been arrested in connection with a Monday night drive-by shooting in which a window of a car carrying five people was shot out.
Kenosha County real estate agents sold fewer homes in January than in 2014, but sale prices were higher this year partly because they are selling homes with more amenities.
Black History Month was celebrated with a bang Wednesday at Bradford High School.
Kenosha firefighter Tom Heiring turned in a typical day on the job, battling smoke and flames and ultimately putting his life on the line for the safety of others.
With temperatures in the teens and occasional snow blowing around, signs of spring are imaginary.
We take pizza seriously in Kenosha.
KENOSHA — The Carthage College Society of Physics Students and the Tremper High School Astronomical Society will host observation nights from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday at the Griffin Observatory on the Kemper Center campus, 6501 3rd Ave.
MADISON — Republicans on the state Senate’s labor committee ended a public hearing on contentious right-to-work legislation early and sent it on to the full Senate Tuesday, enraging dozens of people who had been waiting all day to speak and sparking a demonstration in front of the Senate chamber.
State Sen. Robert Wirch, D-Somers, called Tuesday’s hearing over proposed right-to-work legislation a “sad evening for democracy,” after dozens of people were shut out of speaking before the Senate Labor Committee.
After two consecutive tough winters, the Kenosha Unified School District is adding an extra built-in snow day to the 2015-16 calendar.
With a referendum on Somers incorporation just six weeks away, officials are preparing for what needs to happen if the voters approve it.
Roger Clark of Silver Lake was among the Kenosha County residents in Madison Tuesday to protest proposed right-to-work legislation.
A Kenosha man was taken into custody after reportedly trying to commit “suicide by cop” early Sunday morning in the 6600 block of Fifth Avenue.
The agreement to save historic trees along Uline property on Highway U just south of Highway Q may be in jeopardy.
KENOSHA — A discussion of “sundown towns” will take place Friday as part of the Black History Month lecture series at Carthage College, 2001 Alford Park Drive.
The accused shooter in the April 2014 murder of Anthony Edwards is on trial this week.
Pleasant Prairie Police are seeking two suspects in a reported theft and battery at Ulta Beauty, 10033 77th St., on Feb. 15.
Kenosha Police are seeking a man believed to have stolen a package from an apartment hallway on Saturday.
Although the scoreboard showed a loss in their last home game of the season, the final moments of Friday’s Central High School boys basketball team game against the Union Grove Broncos was the highlight of the season.
Police arrested a registered sex offender after three girls reported Friday they had been chased by a man.