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Updated: May 23, 2015 - 7:26 pm

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    Construction zones will slow Memorial Day weekend travel

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    Highway construction work along Interstate 94 and elsewhere in Wisconsin will be halted during the busy Memorial Day weekend, but motorists will likely encounter delays on some major roadways, transportation officials said Thursday.

    Town still weighs on Village of Somers

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    The cost of doing business as the Village of Somers is starting to prove more costly as some residents had feared prior to the incorporation referendum.

    Somers Fire Commission focus on internal candidates for interim chief

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    Former Somers Fire Chief Thomas Smith left his job for the last time May 8 but more than a week later Somers officials are one step closer to hiring an interim chief.

    County Board members heated in discussing compensation study findings

    A meeting to allow the consultants of a compensation study to defend their findings turned heated as some Kenosha County Board supervisors sought answers to the processes and data used in assembling it.

    Uber in Kenosha? U bet

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    A quick pick-up, a smooth comfortable ride, no ticking meters and a timely direct route to my destination.

    DOT scraps roundabout plan in Paris

    PARIS — A roundabout at highways 45 and 142 is no longer the state Department of Transportation’s preferred option for the intersection, slated for improvement as part of the 2022 Highway 45 reconstruction project.

    History Center to open new veterans exhibit

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    To be powerful, an exhibit doesn’t have to be enormous.

    Unified still concerned about state budget fallout

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    Although public education cuts proposed by Gov. Scott Walker were rolled back by a legislative committee, Kenosha Unified School District officials remain concerned about the impact of the state budget on the district.

    News briefs: More salmonella cases confirmed

    Salmonella with a matching DNA fingerprint has now been found in five patients, according to Kenosha County Division of Health.

    Fix It: City pledges fix for vertically challenged flagpole

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    This week’s problem: Katy Hall contacted Fix It regarding a damaged flagpole near the Sesquicentennial Bandshell in Pennoyer Park.

    Today’s event briefs: Memorial Day ceremony slated at Navy Memorial Park

    KENOSHA — Navy Club Ship 40 will hold its annual Memorial Day Ceremony at 9 a.m. Monday at Navy Memorial Park, Sixth Avenue between 52nd and 54th Streets at the Kenosha Harbor.

    The Ladder: A conversation takes 2 people

    Business coverage has always been one of the building blocks of daily newspapers.

    Kenosha woman pleads guilty in $1.5M Medicaid fraud case

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    A Kenosha woman has admitted she submitted fraudulent claims for Medicaid payment, pleading guilty to medical assistance fraud and forgery.

    Local Memorial Day ceremonies set

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    Local Memorial Day observances:



    Silver Lake ponders lease agreement for library building

    SILVER LAKE — Village officials got their first glance Wednesday at the draft lease agreement that will be presented to the Community Library Board in hopes the village-owned building on Second Street will become a library after all.

    Tougher barriers placed at harbor’s edge

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    After several crashed involving wayward vehicles, the concrete bollards protecting Navy Park at the east end of 52nd Street have been improved.

    Group forms to support beach house

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    A group committed to preserving the Southport Beach House is having its inaugural meeting Thursday.

    Man who stole car, dog gets seven years

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    A Kenosha man arrested in November after police said he stole a dog and an elderly woman's car was sentenced Wednesday to seven years in prison.

    Salem School Board member steps down

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    SALEM — Jack Niccolai, who won re-election to the Salem School Board in April as the highest vote-getter, resigned from the board Tuesday, effective immediately.

    Former Kenosha County sheriff was dedicated to law enforcement

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    Dan Piencikowski had a passion for helping people and trying to make a difference as a law enforcement officer — so much so that as a deputy he decided one day he’d run for sheriff.

    Former Packer stresses importance of learning

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    Though his profession was playing football, former Green Bay Packers wide receiver Antonio Freeman said he has always loved learning.

    Kenosha not the target of GOP school plan

    A Republican plan to remake the way a neighborhood school is represented should not affect the Kenosha Unified School District.

    Salmonella cases jump to 60

    The number of cases of salmonella exposure has now tripled.

    More than 700 miles of interstates in Wisconsin to be 70 mph

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    The speed limit will be going up soon on more than 700 miles of rural stretches of interstate in Wisconsin, including Interstate 94 in Kenosha and Racine counties.

    News briefs: Alleged drug dealer charged with six felonies

    A Kenosha man busted during a drug raid was charged on Wednesday with multiple felonies for manufacturing and delivering heroin.

    Former officer to face obstruction, misconduct charges

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    Former police officer Kyle Baars appeared in court Wednesday on a charge that he obstructed officers while he was participating in an investigation while he worked for the Kenosha Police Department.

    Snyder: Summer’s calling; are you listening?

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    Just because you may have scraped ice off your windshield this morning doesn’t mean summer isn’t almost here.

    Probation ordered for man shot by Kenosha police

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    Wracked with guilt over what he did during the Vietnam War, a Kenosha man became suicidal in March. He went into his garage, intending to kill himself, and came out having been shot by police.