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Yesterday | Star Tribune

News Guide: A look at issues surrounding the Menominee Nation's push for new Wisconsin casino

Republican Gov. Scott Walker has put off a decision on whether to approve the Menominee Nation's plans for a new off-reservation casino in Kenosha until after the November election.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Scott Walker, US Governors, Kenosha, WI, George Bush, Jim Doyle

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Construction on major Wisconsin road projects halts for Labor Day

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Racine County, WI

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WisDOT

Public meeting set For US 45 reconstruction in Kenosha and Racine counties

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation Southeast Region in Waukesha is announcing a public involvement meeting to discuss the reconstruction of US 45 from WIS 50 in Bristol to WIS 11 in Union Grove.

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Related Topix: Racine County, WI, Waukesha, WI, Bristol, WI, Union Grove, WI

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WISN-TV

Lawmakers caught off guard by Potawatomi's refusal to make payment to state

The debate over whether to move forward with a Kenosha casino is heating up, and this time, it's with a $25 million bombshell.

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Related Topix: Kenosha, WI, Scott Walker, US Governors, Racine County, WI

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WisDOT

Construction on most major highways will be halted for Labor Day weekend

To minimize disruptions for Labor Day holiday travelers in Wisconsin, most major highway construction projects will be suspended during the three-day weekend.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Racine County, WI, Marinette County, WI

Mon Aug 25, 2014

West of the I

Wheatland considering joining Southeastern Wisconsin Fox River Commission

Thomas Slawski, a Southeast Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission planner who also is a non-voting member of the Fox River Commission, and Jim Pindel, secretary and treasurer of the Fox River Commission, explained the commission is looking to expand its designated area.

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Related Topix: Salem, WI, Silver Lake, WI

WDJT

Law enforcement defends need for military-grade equipment

You often see police driving armored vehicles and carrying high-powered weapons at tactical situations.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Kenosha County: Woman arrested for OWI with child in the car

A Chicago woman was arrested late Friday in Kenosha County for driving under the influence of drugs with her 5-year-old daughter in the car, police said.

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West of the I

The Sharing Center receives donation from AT&T Wisconsin

Tricia Conway of AT&T, State Rep. Samantha Kerkman, and Sharon Pomaville, Executive Director of The Sharing Center.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Quest Products moving headquarters to Wisconsin fr...

Production plants in Gurnee and Independence Iowa are also being moved to Pleasant Prairie, where Quest bought a 44,000 square foot building.

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Related Topix: Pleasant Prairie, WI

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Business Journal

Illinois company plans HQ move to Pleasant Prairie, adding up to 60...

The border community of Pleasant Prairie is considering plans that could help it land the headquarters of another Illinois company.

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Related Topix: Pleasant Prairie, WI

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WNFL-AM Green Bay

Steven Zelich pleads not guilty to homicide, hidin...

Former West Allis police officer Steven Zelich has pleaded not guilty to killing Jenny Gamez, one of two women he allegedly murdered and hid in suitcases.

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Related Topix: West Allis, WI, Kenosha, WI

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Steven Zelich due to enter plea in suitcase bodies case

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Violent Crime, Kenosha, WI

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Business Wire

Fitch Releases Report on Kenosha County, WI

ALL FITCH CREDIT RATINGS ARE SUBJECT TO CERTAIN LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMERS. PLEASE READ THESE LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMERS BY FOLLOWING THIS LINK: HTTP://FITCHRATINGS.COM/UNDERSTANDINGCREDITRATINGS .

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WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Ex-cop officer waives hearing in suitcase slaying

A former police officer accused of killing two women and hiding their remains in a pair of suitcases is headed to trial after waiving his preliminary hearing in southern Wisconsin.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, West Allis, WI

WDJT

Suitcase bodies suspect waives preliminary hearing on murder charge

A former police officer charged with murder and hiding the bodies of two women in suitcases returned to Kenosha County court Friday morning.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Kenosha, WI, West Allis, WI

West of the I

Twin Lakes PD, Sheriff's Dept. participting in statewide drunk driving crackdown

The Twin Lakes Police Department and the Kenosha County Sheriff's Department will join hundreds of other law enforcement agencies in cracking down on drunk driving from Aug. 15 to Sept.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

West of the I

Daily Rose: The fair is getting ready for you

Though there has been some preliminary Junior Fair judging Monday and Tuesday, the Kenosha County Fair starts in earnest Wednesday.

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West of the I

Partisan primaries to be held today

Partisan primaries - including one that should decide who will be Kenoha County Sheriff for the next four years and another that likely will settle the 21st State Senate seat - will take place today.

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Related Topix: Pleasant Prairie, WI

Mon Aug 11, 2014

KNDU

Ex-Cop Faces Homicide Charge in Suitcase Death

A former police officer has been charged with first-degree intentional homicide and hiding a corpse in the death of one of two women whose bodies were found stuffed in suitcases left along a Wisconsin highway.

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Related Topix: Walworth County, WI

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