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Beekeeping workshop held on Aug. 17 at Kenosha’s Gateway campus

A beekeeping workshop is coming to Gateway Technical College’s Center for Sustainable Living at the Kenosha campus, 3520 30th Ave. The workshop will be held on August 17 at 4 p.m. Beekeeping expert to speak The workshop will focus on the importance of pollinators, specifically honeybees. Stephanie Slater, a beekeeping expert, will teach about honeybees, […]

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Home-grown InSinkErator business sold to Whirlpool for $3 billion; Plant and HQ are staying

RACINE – InSinkErator, a home-grown brand of food waste disposers and instant hot water dispensers, is being sold to home appliance giant Whirlpool Corp. for $3 billion. Whirlpool, based in Benton Harbor, Mich., and Emerson Electric Co., of St. Louis, and InSinkErator’s owner since 1968, announced the planned all-cash transaction Monday morning. The acquisition, which […]

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Tremper High School receives American Baseball Coaches Association academic achievement award

KENOSHA — The American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) announced its 2021-22 list of college and high school baseball teams who have earned their Team Academic Excellence award on July 27, and Tremper High School’s baseball team made the list. Tremper team one of only 12 Wisconsin teams to earn award Almost 700 college and high […]

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Metallica donates grant to Gateway Technical College for 4th year in a row

KENOSHA and RACINE — Gateway Technical College is one of 32 community colleges this year to receive rock band Metallica’s All Within My Hands Foundation grant, which will go toward training students in advanced manufacturing in a 12-week program. This is the fourth year in a row that Gateway has received this grant, and the […]

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Wisconsin Supreme Court declares absentee ballot drop boxes are illegal

by Henry Redman, Wisconsin ExaminerJuly 8, 2022 In a 4-3 decision, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled that absentee ballot drop boxes are illegal and voters must deliver their ballots by mail or deliver them in-person to local clerks.  Wanggaard comments on Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling on ballot drop boxes In a statement on the Wisconsin […]

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Willkomm’s Mobil closes; to be replaced by 4th Rocket Wash

MOUNT PLEASANT – Willkomm’s Washington Avenue Mobil, 6840 Washington Ave., here has closed and will be replaced by a Rocket Wash automated car wash. Willkomm Companies confirmed the June 30 closing on its Facebook page and website. They reported that the convenience store/restaurant and car wash buildings currently on the Washington Avenue site will be […]

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UW-Extension encourages healthy eating and eliminating food waste, offers free in-article recipe

Are you tired of eating the same thing for dinner each week? Perhaps you feel that when you are cleaning out the refrigerator, you’re tossing out untouched food. These are problems that community members are facing. UW-Extension is working to provide families with options to utilize what they have. And with food and gas prices […]

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3-vehicle crash closes southbound I-94/41; Kenosha man arrested

RAYMOND – A Kenosha man faces a variety of charges after a three-vehicle collision injured two drivers and temporarily closed part of Interstate 94/41 here early Thursday. Racine County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the southbound lanes of the freeway just south of Highway K at about 2:35 a.m. where they found a Honda Accord in […]

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Silver Lake drowning victim identified by Kenosha Sheriff’s Department

KENOSHA COUNTY – Kenosha County Deputies responded on June 16 at 12:37 p.m. to the report of a missing swimmer at Silver Lake, in the Village of Salem Lakes. One day later, the Kenosha Sheriff’s Department reported that 22-year-old Philip Shwaiko was pulled from the water. Salem Lakes Fire and Rescue responded to the scene […]

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Ballot drop boxes cause for lawsuits in Racine, Kenosha

RACINE AND KENOSHA – The Cities of Racine and Kenosha are among five Wisconsin cities sued this week by a conservative law firm over the use of absentee ballot drop boxes. The Thomas More Society of Chicago, on behalf of individual residents from Racine, Milwaukee, Green Bay, Madison and Kenosha, filed separate lawsuits on Wednesday […]

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Kenosha PD investigating more anti-semitic fliers left in yards

by Henry Redman, Wisconsin ExaminerMay 23, 2022 Anti-semitic fliers have been left in the yards of Kenosha residents across the city a dozen times, according to Kenosha Police Lieutenant Joseph Nosalik.  This weekend, another round of the fliers — which contain the anti-semitic trope that the media is controlled by Jews and include a link […]