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12 hrs ago | West of the I

Kenosha County Center garden to be on display Aug. 4

Kenosha County UW-Extension and Master Gardener Volunteers will be hosting an "Evening Excursion" on Monday, Aug. 4, from 4 - 7 pm, at the Kenosha County Center AAS Display & Demonstration Garden located at the intersection of Highways 45 & 50 in Bristol.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Bristol, WI, Life, Food, Vegetables

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Nanny-Screener Failed Miserably, Parents Say

A child-care screening service recommended a nanny who had a "history of alcohol and violence," and she got drunk on the job and killed a 3-month-old baby, the parents claim in court.

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Related Topix: Prison

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for Waukesha, Racine, Kenosha counties

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

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Related Topix: Waukesha, WI, Racine, WI, Waukesha County, WI, Racine County, WI

WISN-TV

Increase in rail traffic in Wisconsin raises safety concerns

Recent train accidents -- from a derailment in Slinger to a pair of car train crashes in Kenosha County -- are raising concern about the rising rail traffic in Wisconsin.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, US Politics, Ron Kind, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Wisconsin, Slinger, WI, St. Francis, WI

Examiner.com

A Kenosha family getaway

A vacation is all about relaxation, fun and frolic, adventure, nature and connecting with the place's history.

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Related Topix: Kenosha, WI, Pleasant Prairie, WI, Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Officials ID victim of single vehicle crash in Kenosha County

A 28-year-old woman has been identified as the person killed in a crash Monday night in Kenosha County.

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Related Topix: Bristol, WI

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Walker campaign ad: Burke mismanaged federal grant...

UNDATED Governor Scott Walker claims in his latest campaign ad that his challenger Mary Burke might have cost Wisconsin taxpayers 25-million dollars.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Pleasant Prairie, WI

Mon Jul 28, 2014

West of the I

Driver dies in Salem crash

The driver of a car that left Highway C in Salem this evening died, a sheriff's department spokesman said.

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West of the I

Bristol old town hall project takes step forward

The Bristol Village Board took a step forward in the drive to see the old town hall building brought back to use other than storage.

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West of the I

Daily Rose: Two days of combine crunching at the fair

Chances are sometime on TV or in person you've seen the spectacle of organized cars smashing together known as demolition derby.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

West of the I

Master Gardener classes to begin soon

Orientation for 2014 Master Gardener Volunteer Program will be held Tuesday, Aug. 5 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Kenosha County Center, 19600 75th St., Bristol,or Tuesday, Aug.12 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Western Racine Service Center, 209 North Main St., Burlington.

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Related Topix: Racine, WI, Burlington, WI

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Wanggaard, Steitz vie for GOP nod in 21st Senate District

Two state Senate candidates are appealing to the most conservative voters in a primary for a newly drawn seat that makes it one of the most Republican-friendly ones in Wisconsin.

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Related Topix: Racine, WI, Pleasant Prairie, WI, Somers, WI

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Business North

Feds set new rules for railroads carrying Bakken oil

The federal government has ordered railroads carrying crude oil from the Bakken fields of North Dakota to slow down and replace tankers with safer models.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Kind, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Milwaukee County, WI

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Wisconsin court upholds cellphone tracking cases

The decisions drew a rebuke from the chief justice, who argued people's privacy rights were violated in each instance.

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Related Topix: Privacy

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Wisconsin court to decide cell tracking cases

The justices are expected to release rulings Thursday in a pair of homicide cases in Milwaukee and Kenosha counties.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee County, WI, Milwaukee, WI, Kenosha, WI

Tue Jul 22, 2014

West of the I

Units responding to Kenosha County Center for medical call

At about 4:19 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff's deputy are responding to the Kenosha County Center, Highways 50 and 45 in Bristol, for a medical call.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

West of the I

Daily Rose: Demo derby for more crunching, crashing fun

The sound of the fenders of two cars crunching can be sickening - unless you're at the Kenosha County Fair's demolition derby There will be plenty of intentional crunching at the Wilmot Raceway on the fairgrounds on Sunday with Demo Derby taking place starting at 1:30 and 5 p.m. In demolition derby, competitors try to disable each other's vehicles ... (more)

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

TwinCities

In Wisconsin crash that killed boy, 8 years in prison drunk driver

A man has been sentenced to eight years in prison for driving drunk and causing a crash that killed a 5-year-old boy in Kenosha County.

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Related Topix: Cadott, WI

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WDJT

Zelich pleads not guilty, lawyers hint at homicide charge coming soon

Steven Zelich is pleading not guilty to the only two charges he's facing so far, and that would be the two counts of hiding the body.

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Related Topix: Walworth County, WI, Kenosha, WI

Scientific Blogging

Women At Work: Self-Identity Impacts Childcare Balance

A new small-scale sociology survey finds that the more a woman self-identifies with her profession, the more paid hours she works and the less time she spends with her children, though childcare balance is more equal between a couple.

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Related Topix: Parenting, Family

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