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Curious Kenosha: Deer on old Chrysler site

Kristin Blagg wrote to Curious Kenosha after noticing "a deer that has been trapped within the fenced area of the old Chrysler plant for at least a month. Is there someone that can release it to safety?" "I saw the deer on Aug. 26 while driving down 52nd Street with my husband," Blagg said. She said

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 03:55:00

Looking back and looking ahead: Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha's 25th anniversary celebrated at gala

Jake McGhee, chief executive officer of the Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha, welcomes the audience to the Boys and Girls Club of Kenosha's 25th anniversary gala at Uline corporate headquarters on Saturday. KENOSHA NEWS PHOTO BY BRIAN PASSINO PLEASANT PRAIRIE - Na'kia Hughes has big dreams - dreams that

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-24 03:17:00

For first season, Biergarten has met operator, county expectations

As the attraction put on a weekend celebration in the style of a German Oktoberfest, the operators and Kenosha County officials expressed a similar opinion: The first season has gone well. The "business partnership has been extremely successful in its first year," said County Executive Jim Kreuser.

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-24 05:00:00

Woman marries in assisted-living facility in order to include great-grandmother

For Kenoshan Subrina (Gray) Lipp, her wedding Saturday to Michael Lipp was a dream come true for many reasons. The biggest reason was having her wedding at an assisted living facility so her 93-year-old great-grandmother Shirley Gray could walk down the aisle holding the hand of the woman who raised

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 23:13:00

MIATECH: KPL launches Bookmobile's fall schedule

Have you seen a giant purple bus around town? Maybe out in the county? It's the Kenosha Public Library Bookmobile. The Bookmobile brings library materials and services to locations all over the city and county, and is open to everyone at all its stops. It's a Kenosha tradition dating back decades.Wh

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 11:00:00

First nursing class at Carthage ready for clinicals

There were a lot of firsts Saturday as students in Carthage College's first nursing program class celebrated completing their initial two years of study by receiving their white coats. The program's inaugural 15 students now move into the clinical phase of studies, where they will be working with in

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 22:19:00

Transit expo seeks to raise awareness of transportation options

Kenosha's transportation is movin' and groovin'. There are multi-person vans, handicap-accessible buses, Uber service, buses that venture into the county and a fleet of city buses. Each of these were available for public inspection Saturday at the "Transit Moves Communities Forward" expo, co-sponsor

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 21:47:00

Inspiring, sobering stories highlight Rally 4 Recovery

The stories were inspiring, uplifting and sobering. There was humor and there was pathos as men and women shared their challenges of addiction and triumphs of recovery at Saturday's fourth annual Rally 4 Recovery at Celebration Place in HarborPark. The rally was hosted by the Kenosha-Racine Chapter

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 20:03:00

Foundation accepting applications for grants

The deadline is nearing for local not-for-profit organizations to apply for 2018 Kenosha Community Foundation grants from four Field of Interest Funds it manages. Grant applications are available at the foundation website, www.kenoshafoundation.org. The foundation is seeking proposals to be funded f

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 18:20:00

'Stepping On' a great program by KAFASI

This is to commend a great program offered by Kenosha Area Family and Aging Services, Inc. (KAFASI). KAFASI and Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging offer a research-proven effective program called "Stepping On" to improve balance and strength through exercise in order to reduce falls. Falls are a

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 11:00:00

"Librarian pediatrician" to speak on Tuesday

RACINE - A program on early literacy for preschoolers begins at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the SC Johnson Golden Rondelle Theater, 1525 Howe St., Racine. Dr. Dipesh Navsaria, the "Librarian Pediatrician," will speak about the benefits of early stories for infants and toddlers. He stresses that education d

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 22:39:00

20 Under 40 honorees lauded for their efforts and their impact on the community

To say Kristen Olsen was surprised to be among the first group of young movers and shakers in Kenosha honored for their work would be an understatement. Olsen, who is owner/agent of the American Family Insurance agency in Twin Lakes, was among the 23 honorees and honorable mentions in the first "20

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 05:00:00

Smart speaks on human trafficking

If community awareness can lead to tips to prevent crimes against individuals, it can help "eradicate human trafficking." That's why Elizabeth Smart and the Fight to End Exploitation were at Carthage College in Somers on Friday. Smart, an American child safety activist and contributor for ABC News,

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 03:46:00

Oak Creek overwhelms Indian Trail

Perhaps nobody's actually asked, but Led Zeppelin's classic song "When the Levee Breaks" almost surely wasn't written about high school football. But, boy, did the title of the 1971 hit ever apply to the Southeast Conference game between Oak Creek and Indian Trail at Jaskwhich Stadium on Friday nigh

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 03:21:00

Kenosha County marks National Infant Mortality Awareness Month

Kenosha County is holding a resource fair and diaper drive as it observes September as National Infant Mortality Awareness Month. Most babies are born healthy, but in 2015 in Wisconsin, 384 infants died before their first birthday. In Kenosha and across the state, black infants are nearly three time

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 20:38:00

Cat with chemical burns on the mend with help of Kenosha rescue group

A young cat that was burned with chemicals and then abandoned is recovering with the help of a Kenosha rescue group. Kenosha Forgotten Friends specializes in caring for and eventually finding adoptive homes for animals with medical problems. The group, which works closely with Kenosha veterinarian D

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 17:05:00

Paddock Lake Area Lions Club to host spaghetti dinner Oct. 7

Photo by Michal Bahn via stock.xchng The Paddock Lake Area Lions Club will hold a Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Westosha Senior Community Center at 19200 93rd St., Bristol. Tickets are $7.50 for adults; $4.50 for children ages 6-12; and free for children under age 6.

WESTOFTHEI.COM - 2017-09-23 15:49:25

Carl Lassiter, III Had A Love Of The Arts

Carl Lemuel Lassiter, III, 37, was born on August 26, 1980 to parents Carl L. Lassiter, Jr. and Coleen (Harris) Lassiter in Racine, Wisconsin. Carl III was the youngest of two children. Carl passed away on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at the University of Wisconsin Health Hospital after receiving a l

RACINECOUNTYEYE.COM - 2017-09-23 11:00:10

John Salerno Proudly Served In U.S. Air Force

John Salerno, 88, passed away on Wednesday, at Ridgewood Care Center. He was born in Cosenza, Italy, on July 27, 1929, and was the son of the late Salvatore and Caterina (Nee: Missurelli) Salerno. John had been a resident of Racine since 1936 and graduated from St. Catherine's High School in 1949. H

RACINECOUNTYEYE.COM - 2017-09-23 11:00:00

Jerome Paster Loved Fishing And Gardening

Jerome Paster, 41, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday at his residence. Jerome was born in Chicago, Illinois on May 18, 1976, and was the son of Jerry Paster and the late Mary Tracy. On September 9, 2005, he was united in marriage to Maria C. Moreno. Jerome was a warm, happy and friendly person w

RACINECOUNTYEYE.COM - 2017-09-23 11:06:09