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Posted on: March 21, 2019

State DOT answers FAQs on Highway KR expansion project

Highway KR sign

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has compiled answers to a list of frequently asked questions about the expansion of Highway KR. That document is available here.

While Highway KR is a shared Kenosha and Racine county trunk highway, this project i...

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Forum focuses on state budget's effect on elders, people with disabilities

2019 state budget forum

More than 60 people turned out at Gateway Technical College in Kenosha Friday morning, March 22, for an advocacy forum on the proposed 2019-’21 Wisconsin state budget and its effects on elders, people with disabilities, those with mental illness and careg...

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

Brighton Dale Links, Petrifying Springs Golf Course to begin 2019 golf season

Brighton Dale Links

Kenosha County’s two golf facilities will open for play, weather permitting, this week, County Executive Jim Kreuser announced today.

Petrifying Springs Golf Course is set to open Wednesday, March 20, while Brighton Dale Links is slated to begin its season...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Kenosha County to host town hall meeting for veterans

2019 veterans town hall flyer

The Kenosha County Division of Veterans Services later this month will host an informative Town Hall Meeting on VA and TRICARE Benefits and a VA Commemoration Ceremony of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War.

Veterans, active-duty military members and t...

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

March 26 luncheon to offer information on volunteering at Brookside

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Are you curious about volunteering at Kenosha County's Brookside Care Center?

Join us at noon Tuesday, March 26, to share lunch and conversation on the what, the why and the how of volunteering at Brookside.

This free luncheon will be held in the Southport ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Kenosha County receives state grant to advance shoreline protection efforts at Kemper Center

Kemper Center lakefront

The Kenosha County Division of Parks this week received another state grant award to address shoreline protection needs on the Kemper Center property.

This $30,000 Wisconsin Coastal Management Program award will help to advance stormwater management and si...

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

Proposals sought for Silver Lake Park Beach concessions operation

Silver Lake Park Beach

The Kenosha County Division of Purchasing is accepting sealed proposals from vendors interested in providing concessions operations at Silver Lake Park Beach.

Proposals must be received by 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at the Purchasing Division on the...

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

Kenosha County Division of Health urges people to remain safe during flooding events

Flooded Roadway

With a Flood Warning in place along the Fox River and Flood Safety Awareness Week coming up the week of March 18-22, the Kenosha County Division of Health is urging people to take precautions to stay safe when flooding events occur.

“Springtime flooding is...

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

Kenosha County Girl Scouts' project aims to give back to teen girls in foster care

Elsa Witkiewicz and Scarlette Fallscher of the Bags of Bravery and Beauty project

Two Kenosha County Girl Scouts working toward their Silver Award are conducting a donation drive for teen girls in foster care.

Elsa Witkiewicz of Troop 9338 and Scarlette Fallscher of Troop 32432 are collecting health and beauty items, in a project they’r...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Annual Kenosha County Household Hazardous Waste Program collection to be held May 4

Hazardous waste

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser today is announcing this year’s Household Hazardous Waste Program.

“The Kenosha County Household Hazardous Waste Program is a FREE program and a great opportunity for Kenosha County residents to dispose of their househo...

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Posted on: January 28, 2019

Kenosha County receives Fund for Lake Michigan grant for Pike River restoration work

Pike River in Petrifying Springs Park

A $75,000 grant from the Fund for Lake Michigan will go toward restoration work on the South Branch of the Pike River, Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser announced today.

These funds – the latest in a series of grants aimed at improving the Pike – will b...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Online orders being taken for 2019 Kenosha County Tree and Shrub Program

Maple trees

The 2019 Kenosha County Tree and Shrub Program has moved to an all online ordering system.

The Kenosha County Tree Program has sold nearly one million trees over the last 30 years. The purpose of the program is to encourage everyone to plant more native tr...

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Kreuser appoints steering committee for 2020 suffrage celebration

Susan B. Anthony

To celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution giving women the right to vote, Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser has appointed a special steering committee to coordinate celebrations across the county i...

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Brookside Care Center seeks volunteer greeters

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Brookside Care Center is in search of volunteers to greet and welcome residents’ family and friends during evening and weekend hours.

Hours in need of coverage include 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. These time frames may...

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Posted on: January 22, 2018

Kenosha County Tree Program adds online store

Maple trees

Kenosha County’s Tree and Shrub Program is now offering people the opportunity to make purchases through an online store.

The program, which has sold nearly one million trees to residents over the last 25 years, previously accepted orders only through pape...

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