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    Somers fire chief announces resignation

    Just eight months into his employment with the Town of Somers Fire Chief Thomas Smith has turned in a notice of resignation.

    Proposed TIF would aid Salem industrial park

    SALEM — One year to the month after Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill extending tax incremental financing power to qualifying towns, Salem has taken official steps toward creating a new financing district.

    Cleanup begins at former Wilmot Grade School

    WILMOT — Work to clear broken debris from the former Wilmot Grade School Building — the result of a significant amount of vandalism — began Friday.

    Tool salesman charged with firing gun, obstructing police

    When a phone and some money were stolen from the cab of a Cornwell Tools truck recently, police say the seller fired one shot from his gun as he chased the thieves down a residential street.

    Kenosha woman charged in non-fatal shooting

    A 37-year-old Kenosha woman was charged Friday with injury by negligent use of a weapon after shooting a 40-year-old man Wednesday night in a home the 1800 block of 89th Street.

    Teens charged after high-speed chase

    Two teenagers have been charged in connection with a high-speed chase and crash on March 31.

    Judge limits DA’s scope in suitcase murder trial

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    Prosecuting the former police officer accused of murdering two women and leaving their bodies in suitcases outside Lake Geneva got a bit trickier Friday, when a judge limited the information the district attorney’s office can introduce at trial.

    Volunteers pitch in to clean up downtown Kenosha

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    Work gloves were lined up on picnic tables awaiting the roughly 60 volunteers who patrolled through downtown Kenosha Friday, picking up litter. Volunteers worked all day, splitting into a morning and an afternoon group.

    Flaming-hot pizza bag leads police to alleged robbers

    A flaming delivery bag led Kenosha police to the alleged culprits in the robbery of a pizza driver.

    Planners urge business development on Chrysler site

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    A new study is recommending redevelopment of the former Chrysler site as a business park and innovation center, but planners caution the project will take years to complete.

    Terri Ward: View community food security through three lenses

    Recently my colleague, Leigh Presley, Kenosha County UW-Extension Agriculture Educator, taught us about sustainable community food systems in her article, “Dissecting Kenosha County’s food system.”

    Event briefs: Have breakfast with SpongeBob

    KENOSHA — A pancake breakfast with SpongeBob will take place 8 a.m. to noon Sunday at the Moose Lodge, 3003 30th Ave.

    Exel issues local layoff notification

    PLEASANT PRAIRIE — Exel, a logistics company that leases 1 million square-feet of space at LakeView Corporate Park, this week announced 98 employees will be laid off effective June 22 as a result of a lost contract.



    Sharing the pain of addiction

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    Tyler Lybert at 11 years of age, was exuberant, but overweight and awkward.

    Incorporation dominates Somers annual town meeting

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    Compensation for the town board came up at the Somers annual town meeting Thursday but incorporation dominated the discussion.

    Randall approves rezoning request

    RANDALL — A request to rezone a 16.87-acre agricultural parcel adjacent to KD Park and split it into three residential properties garnered approval from both the Randall Plan Commission and Town Board Thursday.

    Sen. Wanggaard seeks easier access to CBD oil

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    A Republican state senator is circulating a proposal designed to help make a marijuana byproduct available to treat people with seizures a year after it was legalized but still not accessible.

    What to do with Chrysler site?

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    Whatever the former Chrysler Engine Plant site morphs into years from now, don’t expect a mega mall or a huge industrial park.

    News briefs: Numerous cars vandalized

    At least 25 vehicles were vandalized in a neighborhood just south of a shopping plaza in the 2200 block of 80th Street early Wednesday morning, according to the Kenosha Police Department.

    Mayor says engineering costs, not Chrysler prospects, could scuttle streetcar plan

    Even if plans were to materialize to extend Kenosha’s streetcar tracks westward as part of the former Chrysler site’s redevelopment, the work would be too far down the line to derail the city’s $10 million plan to add a north-south route within two years, Mayor Keith Bosman said Thursday.

    Snap-on earnings rise 15 percent

    Snap-on Inc. Thursday attributed first quarter net earnings of $110.5 million, a 15.2 percent increase over last year, to overcoming a foreign currency exchange loss in the international market and to a strong financial performance in the tools group.

    Cancer survivor hopes to inspire 5-K participants

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    After beating cancer twice in two years, Lynell Cunningham has a new outlook on life.

    Harborside students stage mock crash

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    As far as homework assignments go, it was quite a production.

    Kenosha man gets 5 years in prison for heroin death

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    A Kenosha man who provided a friend with the heroin that killed him was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison.

    Badger Exam opt-out movement lacks steam in Kenosha area

    While hundreds of parents around Wisconsin are opting their children out of the Badger Exam, families in the Kenosha Unified School District are not tuning in to the controversy.

    Fix It: Rough stretch on Washington Road sends drivers close to centerline

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    Today’s problem: Concerned reader J.L. of Kenosha contacted Fix It questioning the condition of Washington Road.

    Today’s event briefs: ‘Cinderella’s’ final performance Saturday night

    “Cinderella (Enchanted Edition)” at Christian Life school, 10700 75th St., has its final performance tonight at 7. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.