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It still gives the Rev. Matt Friese chills when he recalls the morning of Sept. 22, 1995, when 22 Americans and two Canadians died after their Boeing E-3 Sentry jet crashed on takeoff from Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage, Alaska, during a training mission.

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Milwaukee Diocese Archbishop Jerome Listecki led Mass Thursday at Our Lady of Holary Rosary as part of the 99th annual gathering of the Milwaukee Archdiocese Council of Catholic Women.

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Although we certainly have a wonderful heritage of vegetables that are unmistakably American, many ethnic vegetables have made their way into our cuisine. These vegetables have their own ethnic recipes, but can also often be substituted for other vegetables we are quite familiar with.

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Chef’s Table is an occasional feature in which local culinary professionals and home chefs weigh in with tips and techniques that can be put to use in the home kitchen on topics including but not limited to ingredients, dishes and cooking equipment.

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“Family Love, Our Family Stories, Our Way to God” is the theme of the 99th annual gathering of the Milwaukee Archdiocese Council of Catholic Women.

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One of the very first things I learned when I started my horticulture adventure was that soil and dirt are two very different things. Soil is where we plant our favorite perennials, vegetables, houseplants, fruit trees, cover crops and annuals. Dirt, on the other hand, is what we find on the…

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Being alert and sensitive to one’s surroundings is usually good thing. But for some, it can be a detriment.

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Editor’s note: 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.

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The Ragman was an unshaven, boozy-smelling, intimidating character for most Kenosha kids in the 1950s.

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The weather is warming, albeit slowly, which means the insects are hatching and coming out from winter hibernation. We all hate it when the mosquitoes come, but there are so many other good guys out there that it serves us well to encourage them in the garden for balance.

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It’s so early in the season that not much is growing yet. But I do have some perennial vegetables that never let me down. One of my favorites to add to salads this time of year is watercress.

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Editor’s note: 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.

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Leftover ham can be like a Wisconsin winter: Like the first snow, a meal of baked ham is lovely and new, but by day three we’re done already.

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Although it snowed 10 days ago, plants are bravely sending out buds for leaves and flowers. While colorful — and hope inspiring — this means that those who suffer from spring allergies are getting ready for nature’s next round of pollen-induced misery.

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There is something about a person’s recent demise that imbues them with positive attributes not necessarily accurate during their lives.

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Do you remember the last time you walked barefoot? Was it on a sandy beach, a lush green lawn or through pine needles? Many years of research has shown that connecting to our Earth’s natural energy can diminish chronic pain, fatigue and other ailments that plague so many people today. Beside…

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From a Christian perspective, Easter remains a celebration of the Gospel, in which the death and resurrection of Christ offers everlasting hope.

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The Rev. Demetris Crum has lived in many places to fulfill his calling to ministry, and now he is adding Kenosha to the list.

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While Christmas and Christmas Eve often entail nighttime feasts, when it comes to Easter, brunch is often the order of the day.

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Kenosha’s Betsy Ade was in Monday night’s first “cross battle” on NBC’s “The Voice,” going up against Kim Cherry from Blake Shelton’s team.

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Betsy Ade — our local contestant on NBC's "The Voice" — may have switched teams, but she's still focused on the singing.

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John Anderson — an educator, musician, youth minister, seminarian and pastoral intern — will be the guest speaker for the sixth annual ELCA Outreach Center Spring Benefit fundraising event May 9 at The Club at Strawberry Creek.

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I can’t help it. Every morning I take a walk through the garden to check for signs of life. It was thrilling a few weeks ago to see the winter aconites with their bright yellow blossoms emerge through the last vestiges of snow. It won’t be long before the scilla begin blooming at Kemper Center.

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The mother of an autistic teenager has filed a formal complaint with the state alleging staff at Tremper High School neglected his needs, sending him home on a bus in a feces and urine-soaked diaper and failing to promptly notify her of the need to seclude and restrain him over the past year.

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For Dr. Mary Eldridge, the motivating factor for bringing Walk with a Doc to Kenosha was learning about the benefits of exercise as outlined in the newly released second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. The guidelines suggest that for optimal health, children and ad…

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Every morning at home, Dr. Mary Eldridge starts her day with mindful meditation.

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There aren’t too many love stories that start with academic struggles and include the Cleveland Browns.

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Because I write for a newspaper — and am generally interested in our community and the world at large — it’s no surprise I spend a lot of my time reading the Kenosha News and other news sources.

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The second annual Downtown Hop Around is April 13, featuring dozens of downtown Kenosha businesses handing out treat-filled Easter eggs and other surprises to children.

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Editor’s note: 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.

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Folk singer to perform at Bradford Church