Coverage of news around the city of Kenosha, as well as coverage of the Kenosha County Board and human interest stories that we find while living, working and playing within our community.

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County Public Health hosting COVID-19 booster dose clinic Friday

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

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Observer Captures Kenosha: Sept. 24 through Oct. 3, 2021

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

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Carthage students, All Energy Solar hope residents harness chance to go green

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

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ICYMI: Organizers hold first-ever Kenosha Orgullo Hispano (Hispanic Heritage) Festival

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.

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Tonight’s meeting: City Council to address alternative crowd control, TIDs

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

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Kenosha police release image, seek ‘person of interest’ in death investigation

KENOSHA ⏤ The Kenosha Police Department has released the image of a man sought in connection with a death at a home near 75th Street

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Alderman pulls mask ordinance ahead of City Council meeting

KENOSHA ⏤ Dist. 10 Alderman Anthony Kennedy has withdrawn his proposed ordinance updating the city’s face mask response during the COVID-19 pandemic. City officials announced

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Kenosha Uptown’s Days of Healing kicks off today with ‘Spirituals United’

KENOSHA ⏤ Beginning today with a prayer walk event, and over the next several days, Uptown Kenosha will be focused on one thing: healing.  The

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Tonight: A COVID-19 mask ordinance recreation and open mics

KENOSHA ⏤ Tonight, the Kenosha City Council will once again briefly wade into the face mask ordinance waters as the COVID-19 pandemic continues on throughout

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Few remaining liquor licenses and end of summer events on tonight’s agendas

KENOSHA ⏤ Tonight, several city of Kenosha committees ⏤ Licenses and Permits, Parks Commission, Public Safety and Welfare, and also Public Works ⏤ will meet

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On the Scene: Live videos you may have missed

KENOSHA ⏤ Over the past week, the Uptown Observer has been on the scene of city and county government meetings, a visit by Lt. Gov.

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Small Projects Relocation Plan on City Council agenda for displaced 16th Avenue homeowners

Relocations a result of extension plan for street, affecting eight properties KENOSHA ⏤ Tonight, the City Council will discuss an agreement for a small projects

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Kenosha History Center pays tribute to photojournalist Al Fredrickson

KENOSHA ⏤ As of today, Kenoshans and visitors alike can experience the life and work of photojournalist Al Fredrickson via an exhibit at Kenosha History

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Licenses and Permits: Liquor license shortage an issue for committee

KENOSHA ⏤ On Monday evening, the Licenses and Permits Committee faced an issue that is bound to happen in a city with many taverns: There

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City meetings and open mics on tonight’s docket

KENOSHA ⏤ Another Monday, another evening of city leaders meeting to make decisions for the people and music pervading the downtown area.  Licenses and Permits

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Tonight in Kenosha: City Council meets; Fusion and Rustic host open mics

KENOSHA ⏤ Tonight, local residents can attend an in-person Kenosha Common Council meeting, then head just a few blocks away in either direction for open

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Observer on the Scene: Live at Kenosha COR, city meetings

KENOSHA ⏤ The Observer has been on the scene of government meetings and also a few announcements recently ⏤ including the move of the Great

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Tonight’s meetings (July 12, 2021): City committees discuss licenses, upcoming events

KENOSHA ⏤ Tonight, the city’s Licenses and Permits, Parks, Public Works and other committees will meet to discuss bartender’s licenses and approve upcoming events. Licenses

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KCOR hoping to help stop violence before police intervention

KENOSHA ⏤ A new community group ⏤ Kenosha Coalition Organizing for Resolution (KCOR) ⏤ hopes to de-escalate situations before they reach the point of violence

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City government, music and Kenosha Innovation Neighborhood June’s top subjects

Observer readers focused on our “Around the Mics” galleries, local government coverage and the Kenosha Innovation Neighborhood discussion last month. Therefore, below, take a moment

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