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Posted on: August 10, 2018

Kenosha County bird tests positive for West Nile virus

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The Kenosha County Division of Health reports a dead crow found in Kenosha County on July 31, 2018, has tested positive for West Nile virus.

This is the first bird that tested positive for West Nile virus in Kenosha County since surveillance for the mosqui...

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Posted on: August 10, 2018

Kenosha County opens Fox River Park Overnight Lodge

A newly renovated facility within Kenosha County’s Fox River Park will provide overnight camp accommodations for scouts and other civic groups.

Kenosha County Parks staff along with community volunteers and local businesses recently put the finishing touch...

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

Chairman selects Somers Trustee Joe Cardinali to fill 15th District County Board seat

Joe Cardinali

Kenosha – County Board Chairman Daniel Esposito has selected Village of Somers Trustee Joe Cardinali to fill the vacant 15th District County Board seat.

The vacancy occurred following the death of 15th District Supervisor Greg Retzlaff in June. Retzlaff wa...

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

Veterans Treatment Court seeks peer mentor volunteers

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The Veterans Treatment Court of the Second Judicial District of Wisconsin is looking for volunteer peer mentors to help provide an individualized support system for veterans going through the court.

Peer mentors are intended to be a guiding influence, a sh...

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Posted on: July 20, 2018

Highway E resurfacing work to begin Monday, July 23

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A resurfacing project on Kenosha County Trunk Highway E in the Village of Somers is set to begin Monday, July 23, weather permitting.

The project includes the area of Highway E (12th Street) between highways EA (72nd Avenue) and 31 (Green Bay Road). Comple...

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Posted on: July 5, 2018

Kenosha County Board meetings, other video features now available on YouTube

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Eight years of archived County Board meeting videos, plus other county government features are now available on a new Kenosha County YouTube channel, the county Division of Information Technology announced today.

To access the channel, search YouTube for “...

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Posted on: June 29, 2018

I-94 project closures affect freeway access in northern Kenosha County

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A series of long-term closures that took effect this week will affect Interstate 94 users in Kenosha County.

This work is part of an I-94 expansion that the Wisconsin Department of Transportation accelerated recently.

The new closures include:

  • The I-94 south...
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Posted on: June 6, 2018

Supervisor, crime prevention officer offers safety tips for walking or biking on trails

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In general terms, common sense and awareness are the best safety tools to prevent victimization, including when traveling on a bicycle trail in Kenosha County. County Board Supervisor Jeff Wamboldt, who also serves as crime prevention officer for the Keno...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Kreuser lauds Kenosha County’s strong economy in 2018 State of the County address

2018 State of the County

Robust. Resilient. Heavy-duty. Exceptional. Outstanding.

These were among the words County Executive Jim Kreuser used to describe Kenosha County’s present condition, as he delivered his 2018 State of the County Address to the County Board on Tues...

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Posted on: January 22, 2018

Kenosha County Tree Program adds online store

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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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Posted on: December 14, 2017

Kenosha County to offer Narcan training twice monthly

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Beginning in January, the Kenosha County Division of Health will offer Narcan (naloxone) Nasal Spray training the first Monday and third Thursday of each month at the Kenosha County Job Center, 8600 Sheridan Road.

Training is free, and a free Narcan nasal ...

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