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Commission makes no decision on Fire Chief hearing
Baby gorilla dies at Milwaukee Zoo
RecPlex video suspect back in custody; facing child porn charge in Illinois
Snap-on reports first quarter sales
Kedzie announces re-election bid
Kenosha Police involved in high speed chase
KPD warns of Craig's List counterfeit scam
Former Kenosha resident killed in Green Bay
U.S. jobless applications up slightly
Missing teen found alive in Ozaukee County
Mellencamp doesn't want Gov. Walker playing his songs
Cloudy, breezy today
Couple asks Supreme Court to nix marriage ban
Kenosha County results generally reflect conservation voting statewide
15 injured after firetrucks collide in California
Kenosha man booked for felony robbery
Lakewood School information session draws critics, supporters
John Gendron named new Randall administraator
No trial date set in Nedweski Park case
Feds bust state drug ring
Kohl confirms he has sold Bucks
Brewers beat Cardinals


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Reds split twinbill with No. 16 North Central

With a golden opportunity to sweep a CCIW doubleheader from 16th-ranked North Central, the Carthage softball team was hurt by one costly inning on Wednesday at Carthage.

Behind a two-hitter from Makenzie Walker, the Reds posted a 2-0 victory in Game 1, but suffered a 6-5 defeat in the nightcap.

Variations on the vase


We’ve been picking flowers and sticking them in containers for thousands of years.

The early Egyptians did it, as did the Chinese: Feng Shui guidelines for creating harmony in a home suggest placing vases of fresh-cut flowers throughout the dwelling to relieve stress, and increase productivity and creativity. Ikebana, the 600-year-old art of Japanese flower arranging, became a craft of high regard, with a spiritual element.

Low-cost parking lot security

How much security does a parking lot need?

At a minimum, a parking lot needs enough security to keep out people who aren’t supposed to use it so the people who are supposed to use it have enough space. How much to spend to achieve that level of security is another question.

College of Lake County welcomes dancers from Chicago Tap Theatre

The percussive, story-telling dance style of Chicago Tap Theatre will be on display at 7:30 p.m. on April 18 at the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts at the College of Lake County in Grayslake.

This young and vibrant dance company strives to preserve the American dance form of tap and make it even more creative and innovative. CTT’s hallmark format, the story show, employs modern themes and personalities to tell original stories using diverse music, from Chet Baker to David Bowie, Nine Inch Nails to Leonard Cohen.

Today's Poll

According to Parade Magazine's What People Earn issue, an Illinois parent educator makes $23,000 a year, a South Dakota middle school principal makes $61,000, a Utah fire chief makes $110,000 a year and TV host Michael Strahan makes $9 million a year. Where do you stand on salaries?
Celebrities are way too overpaid. Give the money to people who need it.
Give celebrities what they want. I am fine with what I make in comparison.
Celebrities and sports figures deserve their wealth.

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