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.
RANDALL — Clouds rumbled over the grounds on the last day of Country Thunder Sunday, but not even the slightest chance of rain could keep country music fans away from the main stage.
BRISTOL — The bodies of two men, who died in a plane crash, were discovered in a field behind a home in the 16800 block of 60th Street Sunday.
A man in his early 30s was taken to a local hospital late Saturday after being injured in an industrial accident.
Each Monday, the Kenosha News takes a look at the life of a Kenosha County resident who recently died. We share with you, through the memories of family and friends, a life remembered.
An E. coli bacteria warning has been issued for Silver Lake’s DeWitt Beach off Cogswell Drive.
RANDALL — Country Thunder has always been celebrated for bringing big names to Wisconsin, but for some country music fans the lesser-known opening acts bring fresh material to the scene.
RANDALL — The energy was electric at Country Thunder as the gates opened Saturday.
A car sped through a parking lot and crashed into a garage Saturday evening after the driver appeared to suffer from a medical condition.
Authorities responded to a reported stabbing in the 1700 block of 52nd Street at 2:51 p.m. Saturday.
BRISTOL — Buckthorn, multiflora rose, garlic mustard and honeysuckle were under attack Saturday morning at Pringle Nature Center.
Simmons Field became a field of dreams for youngsters from Kenosha Saturday afternoon as they got the chance to try out their hitting, catching and running skills with Kenosha Kingfish players.
BRISTOL — Traffic has gotten much heavier along the two-lane roads west of the Uline development, but not so much that the county plans major improvements in the near term.
SOMERS — Town officials are now considering a referendum to annex the remaining remnant town properties into the village of Somers.
KENOSHA — Being safe at home will be discussed during a conference call for seniors, beginning at 2 p.m. Tuesday.