Kenosha County Board approves funds for Pike River restoration, Vets Memorial Park budget changes

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KENOSHA COUNTY ⏤ During a Tuesday evening meeting, the Kenosha County Board gave its approval to several measures to improve county parks. https://youtu.be/Xby3yVBSOBA The board approved: Department of Transportation easements in Old Settlers Park in Paddock Lake;Grant funding for Phase II of the Pike River restoration initiative in Petrifying Springs Park;2021 budget changes to Veterans [...]

Kenosha County Finance and Administration Committee gives its approval to various items to improve county parks

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KENOSHA COUNTY ⸺ Last night, the Kenosha County Finance and Administration Committee moved forward several items benefiting the Pike River restoration project and county parks. https://youtu.be/c6nqE82KOKY In total, the committee approved four resolutions pertaining to: Department of Transportation easements in Old Settlers Park in Paddock Lake;Grant funding for Phase II of the Pike River restoration [...]

KDOG yields more than 3,600 grams of marijuana, $19,000 in Tuesday bust

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KENOSHA COUNTY ⏤ A Kenosha Drug Operations Group investigation yielded more than 3,600 grams of marijuana and $19,000 in cash Tuesday. David Kelsch According to a release from the group’s commander, Sgt. John Wilke, KDOG served a search warrant on a home on the 1000 block of 88th Avenue in the village Somers around 2 [...]

Mid-Week Rewind: New communication hut for Uptown; new Fire Station No. 4 for KFD

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https://videopress.com/v/zcmdwsRA?autoPlay=true&controls=false&loop=true&muted=true&persistVolume=false&preloadContent=metadata Visit thatkenoshajournalist.zenfolio.com KENOSHA ⏤ Initiatives to improve the Kenosha Fire Department and internet access in Uptown and throughout the city moved through committees this week. For the KFD, city committees approved needed variances for a new Kenosha Fire Station No. 4. The city is planning to largely model the new Fire Station No. 4 [...]

Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department identifies Williams Bay man killed in Feb. 19 crash

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TOWN OF PARIS ⏤ The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department has identified the Williams Bay man killed in a Feb. 19 as 41-year-old James M. Olson Jr.  The multi-vehicle crash that killed the man took place in the town of Paris at the intersection of Highway 12 and U.S. 45.  Feb. 19 crash that killed Olson [...]

Sheriff’s department identifies woman killed in Feb. 8 crash on I-94

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Woman struck and killed by car while crossing to median KENOSHA COUNTY ⏤ The Kenosha County Sheriff's Department has identified the woman killed in a crash on I-94  this week as Kristina M. Pacheco, of Milwaukee. The department released the 34-year-old's name in a department release Wednesday morning. The fatal crash According to KCSD Sgt. [...]

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

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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 Tuesday evening. According to a Wednesday release from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department, Tuesday around 6:38 p.m. a correctional officer found an inmate unresponsive in their cell. The inmate was [...]

Mid-Week Rewind Stories (Feb. 10, 2021)

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This week's stories so far Take a look back on the stories, videos and pictures that The Uptown Observer has published since Sunday. Below, find our latest stories presented in a neat list for you to peruse by clicking right.   @import url(https://theuptownobserver.com/wp-content/plugins/siteorigin-panels/css/front-flex.min.css); #pgc-2157-0-0 { width:100%;width:calc(100% - ( 0 * 30px ) ) } #pg-2157-0 [...]

Milwaukee woman killed in Monday evening accident on I-94

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KENOSHA COUNTY ⏤ A car struck and killed a Milwaukee woman on I-94 Monday after she had exited her car following a prior accident. According to Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. David Wright, deputies, detectives and the Somers Fire Department responded to the 2400 block of I-94 southbound near Somers at 7 p.m. They were [...]

Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department captain on administrative leave

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KENOSHA COUNTY ⏤ A Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department captain is currently on administrative leave, according to a department official. KCSD Chief Deputy Marc Levin confirmed the leave Wednesday night after questioning from Supervisor Zach Rodriguez. The confirmation came during Wednesday's county Judiciary and Law Committee meeting. Rodriguez asked whether the sheriff's department had put a [...]