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Sunday | Business Journal

Kenosha development boom expected to continue: Slideshow

The development boom that has brought more than $800 million worth of new development, including big-name companies such as Amazon.com and Meijer , to Kenosha County is expected to continue for several years. That was the consensus of speakers at Milwaukee Business Journal's Business of Growing Milwaukee event Friday at the Pfister Hotel .

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

West of the I

Wilmot UHS makes national top high school list

Wilmot Union High School was recently rated as one of America's top public high schools by Newsweek/The Daily Beast. The publication ranked Wilmot #566 in the nation.

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West of the I

Package outside doors of Twin Lakes Post office prompted bomb squad response

I package left outside the doors fo the Twin Lakes Post Office on Lance Drive this morning prompted a response from the Kenosha County Sheriff's Department Bomb Squad. On Friday, September 12, 2014 at 6:36AM a citizen reported to the Twin Lakes Dispatch Center that there was a suspicious package sitting in from the main doors at the Twin Lakes Post Office, 170 Lance Drive.

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Related Topix: Genoa City, WI

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Rain this morning, fall-like temps to follow

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper. You can view today's paper or previous issues.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Milwaukee, WI

Mon Sep 01, 2014

West of the I

Frances Fonk wins westofthei.com county fair booth contest

Frances Fonk of Paris was this year's winner of westofthei.com's guessing contest at its both at the Kenosha County Fair.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Star Tribune

News Guide: A look at issues surrounding the Menominee Nation's push for new Wisconsin casino

Republican Gov. Scott Walker has put off a decision on whether to approve the Menominee Nation's plans for a new off-reservation casino in Kenosha until after the November election.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Scott Walker, US Governors, Kenosha, WI, George Bush, Jim Doyle

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Construction on major Wisconsin road projects halts for Labor Day

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Racine County, WI

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WisDOT

Public meeting set For US 45 reconstruction in Kenosha and Racine counties

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation Southeast Region in Waukesha is announcing a public involvement meeting to discuss the reconstruction of US 45 from WIS 50 in Bristol to WIS 11 in Union Grove.

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Related Topix: Racine County, WI, Waukesha, WI, Bristol, WI, Union Grove, WI

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WISN-TV

Lawmakers caught off guard by Potawatomi's refusal to make payment to state

The debate over whether to move forward with a Kenosha casino is heating up, and this time, it's with a $25 million bombshell.

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Related Topix: Kenosha, WI, Scott Walker, US Governors, Racine County, WI

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WisDOT

Construction on most major highways will be halted for Labor Day weekend

To minimize disruptions for Labor Day holiday travelers in Wisconsin, most major highway construction projects will be suspended during the three-day weekend.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Racine County, WI, Marinette County, WI

Mon Aug 25, 2014

West of the I

Wheatland considering joining Southeastern Wisconsin Fox River Commission

Thomas Slawski, a Southeast Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission planner who also is a non-voting member of the Fox River Commission, and Jim Pindel, secretary and treasurer of the Fox River Commission, explained the commission is looking to expand its designated area.

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Related Topix: Salem, WI, Silver Lake, WI

WDJT

Law enforcement defends need for military-grade equipment

You often see police driving armored vehicles and carrying high-powered weapons at tactical situations.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Kenosha County: Woman arrested for OWI with child in the car

A Chicago woman was arrested late Friday in Kenosha County for driving under the influence of drugs with her 5-year-old daughter in the car, police said.

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West of the I

The Sharing Center receives donation from AT&T Wisconsin

Tricia Conway of AT&T, State Rep. Samantha Kerkman, and Sharon Pomaville, Executive Director of The Sharing Center.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Quest Products moving headquarters to Wisconsin fr...

Production plants in Gurnee and Independence Iowa are also being moved to Pleasant Prairie, where Quest bought a 44,000 square foot building.

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Related Topix: Pleasant Prairie, WI

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Business Journal

Illinois company plans HQ move to Pleasant Prairie, adding up to 60...

The border community of Pleasant Prairie is considering plans that could help it land the headquarters of another Illinois company.

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Related Topix: Pleasant Prairie, WI

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WNFL-AM Green Bay

Steven Zelich pleads not guilty to homicide, hidin...

Former West Allis police officer Steven Zelich has pleaded not guilty to killing Jenny Gamez, one of two women he allegedly murdered and hid in suitcases.

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Related Topix: West Allis, WI, Kenosha, WI

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Steven Zelich due to enter plea in suitcase bodies case

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Violent Crime, Kenosha, WI

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