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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.
The Kenosha County Board is trying to get the nation’s attention.
Kenosha Mayor Keith Bosman said Tuesday he was surprised and disappointed by a move to have the city’s Park Commission — not the mayor’s office — grant waivers of park use fees.
Two decades ago, Lincoln Park Live was a showcase musical event in Kenosha’s largest park.
Inclement weather kept crowds at bay for last weekend’s Grill Games, with less than half the attendance compared with last year, organizers for said Tuesday.
When children returned to school Tuesday, students at four Kenosha Unified School District schools attended class with students from two grade levels.
At Harvey Elementary School in Kenosha, parents Jose and Veronica Murrieta realized too late that they had forgotten to take their customary “back to school” photo of their son Joshua.
PADDOCK LAKE — Central High School freshmen learned an important lesson Tuesday — where not to be Wednesday when the entire student body returns to school.
A faulty dehumidifier is believed to be the cause of a basement fire at a Salem home Tuesday afternoon.
A Kenosha man who sexually assaulted a sleeping woman on last summer was sentenced Tuesday to nine years in prison.
The court is once again examining the competency of one of the two teenagers convicted of the 2008 murder of Capri M. Walker, this time as he pursues an appeal.
The Kenosha Unified School District is taking another look at physical education waivers.
The second man charged in connection with the theft of Snap-on Inc. tool kits worth more than $1 million must not sell any tools online while he remains out on bond.
This year’s Labor Person of the Year doesn’t think he should stand alone in the spotlight.
KENOSHA — A car show to benefit a severely wounded soldier from Kenosha will take place 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday on Simmons Island.
Pleasant Prairie officials are warning of a phone scam in which callers claim to be raising money for the Pleasant Prairie Fire & Rescue Department.
A 24-hour hair-cutting event over the weekend kicked off fundraising for a Kenosha-based college tour and educational program.
As police scanner calls go, it was a doozy: “Homeless woman living in camper with pig. Check on welfare of pig.”
An automotive parts manufacturer and an accounting firm have been named as Businesses of the Year of 2015 by the Kenosha Area Business Alliance and the Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce.
What causes homelessness?
SOMERS — Elijah Triggs was remarkably calm.
Some Kenosha County officials want to bump up pay for employees of the county 911 center so wages are more competitive with surrounding communities.
Tuesday is back-to-school day in Kenosha Unified and other public school districts across Wisconsin. Here’s a by-the-numbers look at Unified as the new school year begins:
It might be a one-year-old record, but Kenosha Forgotten Friends shattered it.
Kenosha County Emergency Management is reminding local residents to sign up for its text messaging alert service during September’s National Preparedness Month.
Kenosha Police Department said a 44-year-old Kenosha man was arrested for operating under the influence after driving a car into a building and fleeing around 6:40 p.m. Sunday.
KENOSHA — Ten new sculptures will be installed Tuesday as part of downtown Kenosha’s Sculpture Walk.
Question: What Kenosha Lutheran church held its first services in the home of August and Anna Strangberg?