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Live music scene keeps fighting despite ongoing challenges

October 23rd, 2020|

Kenosha’s live music scene is not only impressive, it’s resilient. Determined to bring forth the healing power that only sweet tunes can do, local musicians and venues are working overtime to bring back what so many of us have been missing since almost the turn of the New Year: Live music.

Pitts takes over at Indian Trail

October 22nd, 2020|

Indian Trail High School didn’t have to go far to find its new varsity baseball coach. Kenosha native Marty Pitts Jr., was named to the job on Wednesday, according to Eric Corbett, the school’s athletic director

One for the Underdog

October 20th, 2020|

To all of the local educators who’ve impacted the lives of so many, Kenosha.com would like to share a touching letter addressed specifically to you.

How to Prevent Dog Jumping

October 16th, 2020|

Are you embarrassed to wear shorts because your legs are bruised? Are you afraid to wear short-sleeved shirts because your arms are sliced up? Do you need a SWAT team to clear your path each time you enter your home?

Ready, Set, Swing!

October 13th, 2020|

As someone who’s been around golf his entire life, Mark Olsen noticed something peculiarly different as players sprinted off the 18th green this weekend at Spring Valley Country Club.

Against All Odds

October 9th, 2020|

Family and Faith. Those are the two ingredients that helped Rose Tenuta cook up one of the most courageous and inspirational comeback stories one could ever imagine.

‘A Great Deal of Gratitude’

October 8th, 2020|

With the passing of Ray Forgianni, Kenosha lost an icon. As Kenosha’s unofficial foodie and longtime City Planner, Forgianni was persnickety about both roles. That insistence on quality had an impact on the community that will serve us for generations.

Back to the Future on Old Wisconsin Street

October 7th, 2020|

For decades, a common complaint among Kenosha residents has been the large number of abandoned buildings in the downtown area. One of those buildings has come back to life.

Roll with the Punches

October 7th, 2020|

Anthony Perrine is prepared for whatever else 2020 might throw at him. Perrine, owner of Lou Perrine's Gas & Grocery at 5145 Sheridan Road, is facing a steep decline in business as a result of the devastating coronavirus pandemic that hit in March.

PUBLIC Opens its Doors at The Barden

October 5th, 2020|

PUBLIC Craft Brewing Co. owner Matt Geary planned an epic celebration — timed perfectly on Cinco de Mayo — to unveil his all-new taco menu, live entertainment stage and shiny, new 15-barrel brewhouse.

Kenosha.com Announces $5,000 Giveaway

October 2nd, 2020|

Local residents searching for extra spending money and an opportunity to support local businesses can fulfill both requests with Kenosha.com's most generous giveaway yet.

Excitement, Momentum Building at Kenosha.com

September 30th, 2020|

As a Kenosha native with over 25 years working directly within the local community, I couldn’t be more excited to play such a major role in Kenosha’s newest media platform: Kenosha.com...

Kenosha Natives Celebrate 80th Reunion

September 29th, 2020|

While many local residents remained locked inside their homes — living in fear and uncertainty over rioting, social unrest and a pandemic — Kenosha natives Marie Goff and Charles Heide were perfectly at ease on the steps of old Kenosha High School.

Expansion Begins at Safe Harbor

September 28th, 2020|

As board directors, staff and community leaders grabbed their hard hats and a ceremonial shovel, a vision became reality at Safe Harbor Humane Society, 7811 60th Ave.

Koerri Elijah: Streaming Live for the Community

September 25th, 2020|

Equipped with just a skateboard and smartphone, Kenosha resident Koerri Elijah is producing a vital and viral video record of the city’s historic unrest following the controversial police-involved shooting of Jacob Blake last month.

Love at First Bite

September 24th, 2020|

A true-love story captured in a local Culver’s parking lot helped restore faith in humanity at a time when people seemingly needed it the most.

Kenosha.com Eyeing November Launch

September 23rd, 2020|

With anticipation building for its November launch, Kenosha.com announced today it has acquired Internet domain KenoshaCounty.com to effectively serve a growing population throughout Kenosha County.

A Local Family Tradition

September 19th, 2020|

In a year we’ve come to expect the unexpected, Jerry Smith Pumpkin Farm hopes to deliver a sense of normalcy, along with tradition, for the start of its 45th season. For hours and pricing, please visit jerrysmithfarm.com.

Strength in Numbers

September 3rd, 2020|

Kenosha may understandably never be the same following last week’s rioting and destruction that shook the community and rattled the nation.