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Race car driver killed at Great Lakes Dragaway

PARIS – A race car driver at Great Lakes Dragaway, 81411 1st St., was killed in a single-vehicle crash during a race Saturday afternoon. Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department deputies and fire/rescue personnel from Paris and Somers responded to the drag strip shortly before 4:30 p.m. Initial reports indicated that the driver of a custom, late-model […]

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19-year-old Kenosha man held after making convenience store threat

SOMERS – A 19-year-old Kenosha man was jailed after threatening a woman at a convenience store here Monday afternoon. Convenience store encounter The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday reported that James Petersen was apprehended at Kwik Trip, 5800 31st St., after entering the store with a rifle and confronting a female employee with whom […]

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Franksville Man Dies In New Year’s Day Crash

SOMERS – The driver killed in a single-vehicle crash here early Saturday (New Year’s Day) has been identified by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department as Ryan R. Fandry, 26, of Franksville. According to a news release, Fandry’s 2004 Chevy Impala was southbound “at a high rate of speed” in the 400 block of Sheridan Road […]

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Woman killed in I-94 accident has been identified

SOMERS – A woman killed in a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 94/41 this Monday has been identified as Kristina M. Pacheco, 34, of Milwaukee. The ​Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department​ reported that a southbound 2003 Chevy Suburban, driven by Pacheco, struck the rear of a southbound semi in the far right lane shortly before 7 p.m. […]

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University of Wisconsin-Parkside to move to all virtual classes

SOMERS – Citing the community-wide spread of the COVID-19 virus, officials at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside announced Friday that the school would move to all virtual classes starting after Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 26) and running through the Winterim session (ending Jan. 29, 2021). “This decision comes after consultation with the University Committee, Chancellor Ford and […]

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