County Executive Kreuser announces members of Racial and Ethnic Equity Commission

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KENOSHA ⏤ On Wednesday, Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser announced the seven public appointees that will make up the county’s new Racial and Ethnic Equity Commission.  The appointees’ service on the commission will begin immediately. However, their official confirmation is pending, based on votes by the County Board on Aug. 17. Kreuser made selection from [...]

Thompson’s Take: We need to know each other, so we can listen to each other again

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“Now is the time to come together.” There is no doubt in my mind that you’ve heard those words a lot in 2021.  I’m also fairly certain that they have hit with different degrees of sincerity based on who has said them to you.  As I walk around Kenosha, I know that the city fractured [...]

Police Chief Miskinis’ disappointment, protests lead #SaturdayMorningMix

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KENOSHA ⏤ This week, readers focused on local protests and also now-retired Kenosha Police Chief Daniel Miskinis' statement on his disappointment with some citizens. The former police chief, officially retired as of today (May 1), expressed his frustration in a post earlier this week. https://www.facebook.com/theuptownobserver/posts/259106678948310 Good morning, Kenosha photos courtesy of stringer Jordan Pauley of [...]

County Executive Committee moves amended resolution creating Racial Equity Commission forward

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KENOSHA COUNTY ⏤ Tuesday night, the Kenosha County Executive Committee gave its approval to a resolution creating the county’s Racial Equity Commission. https://youtu.be/kp2Hl0w7wdc The Racial Equity Work Group, a work group of county officials and citizens, created the resolution after 90 days of weekly meetings.  While there was some discussion, the resolution moved on from [...]