Powers Lake, WI

Suspect arrested after long standoff at Algonquin motel

A standoff at an Algonquin motel lasted about nine hours Wednesday before a SWAT team deployed chemical irritants into a wanted man's room and arrested him. Police said officers were called to the Holiday Inn Express, which is across Golden Eagle Drive from Jacobs High School, at 10:53 a.m. for a report of suspicious activity. Deputy Chief Ryan Markham said that after officers were told a man tried to change the name under which he was registered, they discovered he was wanted on an arrest warrant on a charge of sexual exploitation of a child.
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Kenosha Bradford High School threat investigated: police

KENOSHA, Wis. - Police are investigating a threat of a school shooting at Kenosha Bradford High School on Thursday morning, Oct. 28. Officials say around 7:15 a.m., Bradford High School received an anonymous voicemail stating a school shooting would occur at 8 a.m. School administration immediately called the Kenosha Police Department to request assistance. The administration also notified staff to prevent any movement within the school throughout the first period, which ended at 8:20 a.m.
MATC Times

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Lake Geneva Regional News

Season ends for Lake Geneva area volleyball teams

The season ended in the first round of playoffs for all three area volleyball teams. Badger girls played Janesville in the first round of regionals on Oct. 21 and lost 25-20, 25-14, 22-25, 25-11. Big Foot girls played Whitewater and lost 25-21, 26-24, 25-20. Williams Bay played Dominican and lost...

KCOR Wins Preliminary Approval for Kenosha Block Grant Funds

WGTD)---A group formed in the aftermath of the Jacob Blake shooting last year is gaining acceptance—and funding. The Kenosha Coalition Organizing Resolution, or KCOR for short, sends trained counselors and mediators into the streets to diffuse violent or potentially violent situations. The group was recently awarded $47,000 in federal block grant funds by the city committee that disburses the money. A city council vote to confirm the grant is expected to come when other city budgets are formally adopted for the next year in the coming weeks.

Kenosha News editorial: Don't speak ill of the dead

Dear Mr. Ex-president: Don’t speak ill of the dead. We noted with dismay your remarks on the passing of four-star general and former Secretary of State Colin Powell: “Wonderful to see Colin Powell, who made big mistakes on Iraq and famously so-called weapons of mass destruction, be treated in death so beautifully by the Fake News Media. Hope that happens to me someday. He was a classic RINO, if even that, always being the first to attack other Republicans. He made plenty of mistakes, but anyway, may he rest in peace!”

Racine Mobile COVID-19 Clinics Set for This Saturday

The COVID-19 vaccination clinics, to be run out of a city-owned RV, are presented by the City of Racine, AMI Health, and Health Care Network. Canvassers will be knocking on doors to let residents know they can walk to a nearby corner in their neighborhood to get vaccinated. The City’s...

Today's events for Thursday, Oct. 28

Free candy alert! Get a jump on trick-or-treating today at Herzing University, which is hosting its Trunk or Treat event from 5:30 to 7 p.m. today (Oct. 28) in their Downtown Kenosha parking lot, 5800 Seventh Ave. This is a free event, open to everyone. Six Flags Great America’s Halloween...

Meet the First Responders of the Year for Racine and Kenosha counties

MADISON — The Wisconsin Assembly honored public safety workers during Tuesday’s First Responder of the Year ceremony. The Hometown Heroes included firefighters, peace officers and emergency medical technicians. Those recognized from southeastern Wisconsin included: six members of the Racine Fire Department, Lt. Kelly Goetzke of the Racine County Sheriff’s Office,...

"Groundhog Day: The Musical" opens Oct. 29 at Bradford High School

We're just heading into the winter season, but already we're wondering if a certain groundhog will see his shadow. More accurately, the folks in "Groundhog Day: The Musical" are focused on the weather forecasting skills of a certain high-profile rodent. Bradford High School students are performing the hit Broadway show,...
Daily Jefferson County Union

WIAA Division 2 cross country: Lakeside boys XC team ecstatic to compete at state

KENOSHA — Former Lakeside Lutheran cross country coach Gerry Walta has been very pleased with how current coach Cameron Ausen is running his old program — with one exception. “What’s with the green lettering on your Lakeside t-shirt?,” Walta asked. It was a fair question, since Lakeside’s colors are two...
KENOSHA, WI Milwaukee

Big Daddy’s BBQ and Soul Food opens 2nd location

Big Daddy’s BBQ and Soul Food has a reputation for tasty barbeque and they just opened up their second place during the pandemic. Brian is in Franklin checking out the newest location with the owners who put love in preparing the best possible BBQ and Soul Food for their customers.

Teens Arrested for Lake County Murder

(Park City, IL) A pair of juveniles have been arrested in connection with a Park City murder earlier this week. James Hicks of North Chicago was killed by multiple gunshot wounds around noon Sunday. Lake County Major Crimes Task Force officials say Hicks was the backseat passenger in a vehicle, and was supposed to sell marijuana to a pair of 15-year-olds…one from Waukegan and one from Gurnee. During the sale, an altercation took place and the Waukegan teen pulled out a gun and fired multiple shots. Hicks was struck multiple times, exited the vehicle and collapsed. The Waukegan 15-year-old is charged with first-degree murder and armed robbery. The Gurnee teen is facing armed robbery, with more charges possible. Both are currently in juvenile detention in Vernon Hills.
Biz Times

Kwik Trip buys Darien Food Market

La Crosse-based convenience store company Kwik Trip Inc. recently purchased the Darien Food Market, a grocery store and Mobile gas station located at 500 N. Walworth St. in the Walworth County village of Darien, according to state records. The store is located on a 3.6-acre site west of the intersection...

Algonquin Police Arrest Man Locked In Hotel Room After Trying To Serve Warrant

CHICAGO (CBS) — A man is under arrest after locking himself in a hotel room for hours while A man is under arrest after locking himself in a hotel room for hours while Algonquin police were trying to serve a warrant for a parole violation. Algonquin police were trying to serve a warrant for a parole violation. Police tried to contact La-Burron Jackson around 11 a.m. yesterday, but he refused to answer the door. SWAT negotiators talked with Jackson for several hours. When that didn’t work, SWAT officers used tear gas to get him out. He was arrested around 8 p.m. More charges are expected to be filed against Jackson.

Racine Holiday Season Kick-off set for November 13

The official kick-off to the holiday season for Racine is just around the corner. Join the community on Saturday, November 13 for the Annual Downtown Racine Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting. The parade will begin at 5:30 pm starting at the West side of the State Street bridge, it will...

Boo at the Zoo set for October 30

The Racine Zoo’s annual Boo at the Zoo is being held on Saturday, October 30 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. This is a family-friendly event that is fun for all children, young and old alike. Guests will travel around the Zoo to find Trick-or-Treat “Knock-Knock” Doors. There will also...