Observer Recap: A vaccine, a police chief and a detective (March 21-27, 2021)

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KENOSHA ⸺ Over the past week, Uptown Observer coverage has focused mainly on the COVID-19 vaccine and the Kenosha Police Department.

Last week, stories included:

Therefore, please take a look back at the stories and lives that we touched on this week below. 

Latest Observer Stories

  • UPDATE: KCSD identifies Milwaukee driver killed in I-94 crash
    Share on Social Media twitter facebook pinterest linkedin tumblr reddit emailwhatsapp KENOSHA COUNTY ⏤ The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department (KCSD) has identified the driver killed in a Tuesday I-94 crash as Dr. Mirza Ahmad, 35, of Milwaukee.  Ahmad drove a 2019 Volvo XC40 northbound in the 7100 block of I-94 when it crashed into a […]
  • Sheriff’s department investigating fatal crash on I-94
    Share on Social Media twitter facebook pinterest linkedin tumblr reddit emailwhatsapp KENOSHA COUNTY ⏤ The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department continues to investigate a fatal crash that took place on Interstate 94 Tuesday. According to a release from Sgt. David Wright, deputies, detectives and fire and rescue personnel responded to the 7100 block of I-94 at […]
  • County Public Health hosting COVID-19 booster dose clinic Friday
    Share on Social Media twitter facebook pinterest linkedin tumblr reddit emailwhatsapp KENOSHA COUNTY ⏤ Kenosha County Public Health will host a COVID-19 booster dose clinic this Friday, Oct. 8, at the Kenosha County Job Center. The clinic at the center ⏤ located at 8600 Sheridan Road in Kenosha ⏤ will run 9 a.m. to noon. […]
  • Observer Captures Kenosha: Sept. 24 through Oct. 3, 2021
    Share on Social Media twitter facebook pinterest linkedin tumblr reddit emailwhatsapp Kenosha never leaves me wanting for scenes to capture with my camera. In fact, I can regularly photograph music, art or comedy events, as well as simply beautiful views along the harbor. Over the last week, I caught some writing I hadn’t noticed before […]
  • Thompson’s Take (Opinion): ‘You’re a good kid, buddy’
    Share on Social Media twitter facebook pinterest linkedin tumblr reddit emailwhatsapp Today, I had a moment that has led me down a rabbit hole of sorts.  I serve as a part-time elementary literacy tutor in the mornings now, and one of my students has had a tough week. And though he missed our session, I […]
  • Wilmot, Pleasant Prairie COVID-19 testing sites open in Kenosha County
    Share on Social Media twitter facebook pinterest linkedin tumblr reddit emailwhatsapp KENOSHA COUNTY ⏤ The Wisconsin National Guard will offer free, drive-through COVID-19 testing Thursday, Sept. 30, and Friday, Oct. 1, in Wilmot. The testing site ⏤ active from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days ⏤ will sit on the Kenosha County Fairgrounds, 30820 […]
  • Carthage students, All Energy Solar hope residents harness chance to go green
    Share on Social Media twitter facebook pinterest linkedin tumblr reddit emailwhatsapp KENOSHA ⏤ Carthage College junior Sophie Shulman’s journey into advocating for green energy and solar panels started with a thought: Why doesn’t Carthage have a wind turbine? Now, Shulman, a music and marketing major, has launched a project with solar panel company All Energy […]
  • ICYMI: Organizers hold first-ever Kenosha Orgullo Hispano (Hispanic Heritage) Festival
    Share on Social Media twitter facebook pinterest linkedin tumblr reddit emailwhatsapp KENOSHA ⏤ For the first time, organizers hosted Kenosha’s Hispanic Heritage (Orgullo Hispano) Festival, which packed the area around Kenosha Creative Space on Sept. 17. Midwest DJ Productions, Lomeli Butcher Shop and also Kenosha Creative Space joined together to put the festival on. As […]
  • Observer Conversations: James Simmons for Kenosha County Sheriff
    Share on Social Media twitter facebook pinterest linkedin tumblr reddit emailwhatsapp Editor’s note: As the Observer wishes to be fair to all candidates, if there is another sheriff candidate who would also like to sit down for an interview on camera, I am more than happy to oblige. Please email me at dthompson@theuptownobserver.com. KENOSHA ⏤ […]
  • In the Kenosha Crowd: Photos in the city June – August, part 1
    Share on Social Media twitter facebook pinterest linkedin tumblr reddit emailwhatsapp If you’ve noticed a green hat bobbing through a crowd at a local music, government or creative arts event, you’ve seen me take photos of our city life. And, in the past few months, I’ve found myself all over our home. I found myself […]
  • Tonight’s meeting: City Council to address alternative crowd control, TIDs
    Share on Social Media twitter facebook pinterest linkedin tumblr reddit emailwhatsapp KENOSHA ⏤ Tonight, the Kenosha Common Council will vote on crowd-control alternatives for police and a couple of tax incremental districts (TIDs) Mayor John Antaramian is proposing.  Notably missing from tonight’s agenda, however, is Dist. 10 Ald. Anthony Kennedy’s recent face mask regulation proposal. […]
  • Supervisor Jerry Gulley announces bid for Kenosha County Executive
    Share on Social Media twitter facebook pinterest linkedin tumblr reddit emailwhatsapp Editor’s note: This article has been modified to correct an error. County Board Supervisor Jerry Gulley was elected in 2020. KENOSHA COUNTY ⏤ Late Tuesday evening, County Board Supervisor Jerry Gulley officially announced that he will run for Kenosha County Executive in 2022. The […]
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