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State’s first widespread risk of severe fire weather moving in

State’s first widespread risk of severe fire weather moving in

Wisconsin’s first widespread risk of potentially severe fire weather of 2014 is predicted as strong winds blow over the dry terrain of the west- and south-central counties, threatening to reignite smoldering embers from spring debris burns. “We...

 

Wisconsin’s Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week Listen, Act and Live

Listen, Act and Live. Those words could protect you and your family during severe storm season. Listening to warnings and seeking shelter immediately will save lives. That’s why Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM), ReadyWisconsin, the National...

 

Doody Calls: Spring cleanup slated at county dog parks

The Friends of the Kenosha County Dog Parks will be hosting a “Scoop the Poop” Spring Clean-up Day at all three of the Kenosha County Dog Parks. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 3, at the three dog parks: the...

 

The Schuette-Daniels Furniture Store in Burlington was destroyed by fire April 5.  The store has been the cornerstone of the community since 1929. The five-alarm fire drew more than 20 different fire departments from the area and destroyed...

 

Fire ravages downtown Burlington institution

Fire ravages downtown Burlington institution

Smoke and steam billows from the rear (above, going clockwise), of the Schuette-Daniels Furniture store Saturday night in Burlington as firefighters spray water on a five-alarm blaze. Firefighters armed with axes prepare to break through...

 

Incumbents get the boot in spring election

Incumbents get the boot in spring election

By Annette Newcomb~EDITOR There were some surprise upheavals in this year’s spring elections. For the first time in several elections the Village of Twin Lakes had challengers on the ballots and one incumbent lost his bid for re-election....

 

Wheatland J1 referendum fails by slim margin

Wheatland J1 referendum fails by slim margin

      Fifth-five percent or 286 voters opted not to approve a non-recurring referendum at Wheatland Jt. No. 1 during the April 1 election.        Forty-four percent or 233 voted in favor. School officials said approval would allow...

 

Some incumbents lose election

Some incumbents lose election

Several new faces will be arriving for board meetings next month as incumbents in Twin Lakes, Silver Lake and Randall School Board are among those who have had power shifts within their respective boards.  Share this:EmailPrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInGooglePinterest

 

County household hazardous waste program is set for May 3

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser today is announcing this year’s Household Hazardous Waste Program. “The Kenosha County Household Hazardous Waste Program is a free program and a great opportunity for Kenosha residents to dispose of their...

 

Why didn’t I See It? Waking up from Every Parent’s Nightmare

Statistics show that in Kenosha County, more than twice as many people die from drug overdoses than motor vehicle crashes. Most people begin to use drugs between 12 to 14 years old. In order to bring awareness to this issue, several community...

 
 
 
 

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