Kenosha County Newswire

Kenosha County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Kenosha County, WI.

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  1. Former Salem board members leads Salem Lakes primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Kenosha News

    ... the Salem Lakes Village Board when the governments combined. According to unofficial results reported by Kenosha County, Kmiec was the top vote-getter with 649 votes, followed by Culat with 486, Faber with 483, Campion with 417, Dunn with 213 and ...

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  2. Kenosha County sheriff seeks Waukegan link to body found near Lake MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    Kenosha County Medical Examiner Patrice Hall and Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth at a press conference Tuesday afternoon regarding unidentified remains found on the Lake Michigan shoreline Kenosha County Medical Examiner Patrice Hall and Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth at a press conference Tuesday afternoon regarding unidentified remains found on the Lake Michigan shoreline Kenosha County authorities are seeking the public's help in identifying a badly decomposed body found in late December along the shoreline of Lake Michigan in Somers, Wis., they believe has a connection to Waukegan .

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  3. Fire in Trevor home may started in trash containerRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | West of the I

    ... One of the occupants of the home arrived just prior to the fire department and was able to confirm along with Kenosha County Sheriff's Department that all occupants were out of the home. The fire had extended from a rear deck and outside wall up ...

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  4. Sheriff's Department seeking information on attempted theft from car dealerRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | West of the I

    ... l theft that occurred in Illinois on the same night. Anyone with information on this crime should contact the Kenosha County Sheriff's Department Detective Bureau at 262-605-5100.

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  5. Community Connection: Hoy Audubon SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kenosha News

    A. Hoy Audubon aims to encourage and work with Racine and Kenosha county citizens, civic and community groups, businesses, schools, professional organizations and appropriate government departments to study and appreciate ornithology; save and protect wildlife habitat; support reasonable air and water anti-pollution efforts, and help conservation of natural resources locally and on state and national levels. President Frank Sharkozy, Vice President Elizabeth Wheeler, Treasurer Jim Veltman and Secretary Karen Gavahan; directors John Dixon, Rick Fare, Eric Howe, Helen Pugh, Wendy Sorenson, Kristin Wegner, Jenny Wenzel, and John Krerowicz.

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  6. Five luxury vehicles stolen from Libertyville dealershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Herald

    ... Racine County sheriff's office in Wisconsin said on their Facebook page the stolen vehicles were spotted by Kenosha County police Sunday night at 11:36 p.m. heading north on I-94. The vehicles were operating without lights and traveling fast, ...

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  7. Snapshot: Wheatland dairy farmer continues family legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Kenosha News

    ... and ask, 'I've got to drink milk from there? Why?' " (he laughs). Snapshot is a weekly feature introducing a Kenosha County resident. If you have someone who may be a subject for the feature, email the Kenosha News photo staff at ...

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  8. A Life Remembered: Working Kenosha mother stayed active long after retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Kenosha News

    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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  9. Spencer goes back to backRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Kenosha News

    ... "It's an amazing feeling. I don't really know how to explain it, it's just a warm feeling." After becoming Kenosha County's first state diving champion last year with a score of 501.9 points, Spencer finished 25 points ahead of the competition ...

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  10. Politics at odds? Herea s how to talk to the other sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Kenosha News

    But in this era of political division, that's what Christine Welcher, former Wisconsin 32nd District Assembly candidate, did with a small crowd of people Saturday. Held at the Kenosha County Democratic Party Office, 5712 Seventh Ave., Kenosha, Welcher of Stoughton shared topic points, showed some short TED Talks videos and discussed the current post-election climate with about 25 people who admitted being unsure about how to discuss political issues with family and friends.

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  11. Kenosha family homeless no moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Kenosha News

    ... "A lot of (landlords) look at length of employment," she said. Abandoning the search, Bard contacted the Kenosha County Job Center, which put her in touch with the Interfaith Nightly Network Shelter program, which provides overnight shelter for the ...

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  12. Tremper's Brandon Spencer eyes rare repeat in divingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Kenosha News

    After becoming Kenosha County's first state diving champion last year, another first-place finish Saturday at the University of Wisconsin Natatorium in Madison would make him just the second Division-1 diver to repeat as champion in the last 14 years. "It'd be really cool because the last guy to do it , I really look up to him," Spencer said.

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  13. Few races in spring primary election ballots TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Kenosha News

    Spring primary elections will be held Tuesday in Kenosha County to determine which candidates make it on ballot for the April 4 election. The only state race on Tuesday's ballot, the superintendent of public instruction is responsible for providing leadership for Wisconsin's public school districts and providing the public with information about school management.

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  14. Shalom extolls shelter progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Kenosha News

    ... workers. The center purchased its new property in December 2015 for $340,000, $250,000 of which came from Kenosha County. Last month, the Kenosha City Council unanimously approved a conditional use permit for the new shelter, which has been cleared ...

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  15. Police searching for armed Pleasant Prairie manRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Kenosha News

    ... area," Lt. Paul Marik said Wednesday night. "We're working with them, and they're doing a wonderful job." The Kenosha County Sheriff's Department and State Patrol assisted in the search. Police dogs were also used in the search. Area residents ...

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  16. Kenosha community garden gains two more plotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Kenosha News

    Garden of Eatin', a local nonprofit run by Kenosha County Supervisor Andy Berg and his wife Mercy Berg, helps supply local soup kitchens with vegetables, herbs and fruit. Late last month, they received two small plots of land in the Uptown neighborhood - 5712 18th Ave. and 2011 57th St. - which will be used to expand the garden.

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  17. Flu season hitting its peak in Kenosha CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Kenosha News

    Kenosha County Division of Health officials said 41 influenza-related hospitalizations have been reported since Jan. 1, compared to 13 during first two months of 2016. Symptoms of influenza include fever greater than 100 degrees, body aches, coughing, sore throat, respiratory congestion and in some cases diarrhea and vomiting.

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  18. 2016 Lake Michigan sportfishing harvest highest since 2012Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | State of Wisconsin

    ... interviews at ramps, shorelines, piers and streams in the Wisconsin waters of Lake Michigan stretching from Kenosha County to Green Bay. Each year, creel clerks interview anglers at established locations, measure fish and keep track of hours fished, ...

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  19. Health Dept. says: Flu surging here; not too late for flu vaccineRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | West of the I

    The Kenosha County Division of Health wants you to know that there's a surge in local flu cases going on, but it's still not too late to get a flu vaccination. The Kenosha County Division of Health is advising residents that it is not too late to receive the flu vaccine.

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  20. First $100,000 matched, donor pledging another $100,000 to Shalom CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Kenosha News

    ... workers. The center purchased its new property in December 2015 for $340,000, $250,000 of which came from Kenosha County. The soup kitchen and the Shalom Center's office, currently housed at 1713 62nd St., will move to the new location once it's ...

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