Michalski sponsoring second Uptown cleanup this Saturday; alderpersons share comments on various topics

KENOSHA ⏤ While last night’s meeting didn’t have any hot button topics on the agenda, alderpersons spent the end sharing a few important local things

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Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department releases warning after spate of overdoses over past week

KENOSHA ⏤ After six overdoses in about as many days, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department has a message. And that message is clear and simple:

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City committees, commissions give approval to new Kenosha Fire Station No. 4 variances

KENOSHA ⏤Several Kenosha committees and commissions, including Public Works, approved moving forward with a new Kenosha Fire Department Station No. 4, passing needed variances for

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Mid-Week Rewind: Stories/pictures published Feb. 13 -17, 2021

THIS WEEK’S STORIES SO FAR KENOSHA ⏤ Take a look back on the stories, videos and pictures that The Uptown Observer has published between Saturday, Feb. 13, and Wednesday

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Inmate found unresponsive in Kenosha County Jail cell dies

KENOSHA ⏤ The inmate found hanging in his jail cell on Feb. 9 at the Kenosha County Jail has died from his injuries.  Kenosha County

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Police and Fire Commission approves KFD appointments, questions what to do with citizens’ comments

KENOSHA ⏤ During an at-times confusingly formatted meeting, the city’s Police and Fire Commission approved the resignations of three Kenosha Police Department officers.  The body

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Racine County Sheriff’s Department investigating suicide attempt at Kenosha County Jail

25-year-old listed in critical condition KENOSHA COUNTY ⏤ The Racine County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a suicide attempt carried out in the Kenosha County Jail

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Police and Fire Commission appoint two officers, decrease years in administration requirement for fire chief

KENOSHA ⏤ The city Police and Fire Commission appointed two new probationary officers to the Kenosha Police Department Monday. The commission approved the appointments of

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Police and Fire Commission promote KPD and KFD personnel, discuss fire chief posting

KENOSHA ⸺ On Tuesday morning, the Kenosha Police and Fire Commission approved numerous promotions in the Kenosha Fire Department. These promotions included those of: Nicholas

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Kenosha City Council approves emergency authorization for mayor ahead of Blake shooting decision

  KENOSHA ⏤ The City Council approved a resolution giving Mayor John Antaramian emergency authorization powers in the event of unrest. Once activated, the mayor

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Kenosha announces road closures ahead of Jacob Blake shooting ruling; Evers authorizes 500 National Guard

KENOSHA ⏤ The city has closed portions of local roadways, specifically those surrounding the Kenosha County Courthouse ahead of the impending ruling on the Jacob Blake shooting.

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Ald. Paff seemingly defends Kyle Rittenhouse in Jan. 4 comments

KENOSHA — During Monday night’s Kenosha City Council meeting, District 6 Ald. David Paff gave the following seemingly sympathetic statements about Kyle Rittenhouse, who is

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Rockhead’s fire caused by overloaded circuit

KENOSHA ⏤ An overloaded circuit on the second floor sparked an Uptown fire that damaged the Rockhead’s Comics & Games building. The fire began around 2 p.m.

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Police and Fire Commission discusses, makes some changes to recruitment practices

Commissioners, staff say farewell to retiring Kenosha Fire Chief Charles Leipzig KENOSHA ⏤At its Tuesday morning meeting, the Police and Fire Commission reviewed possible changes to the

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KFD to offer free COVID testing in Uptown Wednesdays and Fridays

KENOSHA ⏤ The Kenosha Fire Department will offer free COVID-19 testing twice weekly in Uptown starting Friday. The department announced in a press release Thursday that it

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Last night’s meeting: Council increases bond for inciting violence more than 10 times normal amount; alderpersons object to city methodology

KENOSHA ⏤ During last night’s City Council meeting, alderpersons voted to increase the bond amount for the charge of inciting violence by more than 10 times from $124 to

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