A Kenosha woman was arrested for a second offense of driving while intoxicated after police found her behind the wheel of a car stopped in the middle of the road on Second Avenue, between 72nd and 75th streets at 2:06 a.m. Friday.
Melissa Santy, born in 1980, was turning the key trying to start the vehicle when a Kenosha police officer approached the car. The officer asked Santy if the car was in park. Santy indicated it was still in drive.
Facing a stacked field that included four Big Ten Conference schools, UW-Parkside had nine wrestlers place in the top five in the 42nd annual Wisconsin Open on Saturday at the Petretti Fieldhouse.
The meet featured 12 schools representing all three NCAA divisions, including three Division I squads ranked in the top 25 — Northwestern (17th), Purdue (19th) and Michigan (20th).
Around the holidays, people are encouraged to focus not only on shopping, baking, twinkling lights and extravagant feasts, but also on donating warm clothes to the poor, feeding the homeless and buying gifts for underprivileged children.
But one group of people are often overlooked not just during the holidays, but all year- round: the elderly — specifically, elderly men and women in long-term care facilities. We just get so busy, and sometimes forget that these people need our love and attention, too.
State Sen. Kathleen Vinehout, D-Alma, appears more and more like a candidate for governor, a prospect that brings no joy to some prominent Democrats.
Vinehout said she won’t make an official announcement until January, but she has hired someone to manage a statewide campaign. That wouldn’t be necessary if she was simply running for re-election in her western Wisconsin Senate District.
The Racine Theatre Guild is revisiting a tale as old as time in its production of “Beauty and the Beast,” opening today.
Director Doug Instenes said the magical and enchanting musical, first done by the group in 2008, was one of its most popular shows ever. The Racine Theatre Guild quickly applied for rights to perform it again the following year, but due to professional companies on tour, rights were denied until now.