Aldermen want life rings at North Pier in Kenosha
KENOSHA, Wis. (CBS 58) -- It's been a week since a teenager went missing in Lake Michigan and the tragedy has brought attention to the lack of life rings on the North Pier in Kenosha.
After getting inundated with requests, city alderman are trying to bring life rings to the pier, something that could make the difference between life and death. They've already made space for them in their budget, but they still need permission from the Army Corps. who oversees the pier.
"In City Council sometimes we don't agree on a lot of things but this is one thing that I've seen just in the last couple of weeks that we are in 100% agreement so the council is aligned to get this done the issue is we need the city attorney's office to stop messing around and get this done," said David Bogdala, Kenosha City Alderman 17th District.
A body was recovered near Carthage College in Kenosha on Wednesday. Officials have yet to confirm if it was the teen who went missing near the pier.