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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Memorial Day programs, ceremonies to be held across Kenosha County

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Memorial Day will be observed at various events across Kenosha County over the holiday weekend. Here is a list of programs, compiled by the Kenosha County Division of Veterans Services:

 

What: Memorial Day Ceremony at the Southern Wisconsin Vetera...

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

No-interest, deferred-payment home repair loans remain available to Kenosha County residents

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The Kenosha County Division of Planning and Development encourages eligible residents to apply for zero-interest, deferred-payment loans for home rehabilitation while funds remain available.

These loans, funded through Community Development Block Grants, a...

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Petrifying Springs Biergarten and Kenosha County public beaches set to open Memorial Day Weekend

Old Settlers Park

Beginning this Memorial Day Weekend, the Petrifying Springs Biergarten and two public beaches in Silver Lake and Paddock Lake will open for the summer season.

County Executive Jim Kreuser welcomes everyone to venture out and enjoy summer in Kenosha County’...

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

County to sponsor bike ride to Dairy Breakfast

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Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser is inviting people to participate in the DairyAir Dairy Breakfast ride on Saturday, June 16, 2018.

The starting point for the event is:

  • 7 a.m. at Bristol Woods Park, 9800 160th Ave., Bristol, for a 12.6-mile ride to the ...
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Posted on: May 11, 2018

‘Blue Ribbon Anthology’ to be screened May 31 at Journey Church

A locally produced documentary-style film that portrays how community members can act to help prevent child abuse and neglect will be shown to the public May 31 at Journey Church.

“The Blue Ribbon Anthology” is a fictional depiction of a struggling family ...

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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: May 4, 2018

Kenosha County receives state grant to study shoreline protection at Kemper Center

Kemper Center lakefront

The state has awarded the Kenosha County Division of Parks nearly $50,000 in Coastal Management Program funding to study Lake Michigan shoreline protection needs at Kemper Center.

The funds will go toward completion of a coastal engineering study to develo...

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

Veterans Treatment Court seeks peer mentor volunteers

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: April 18, 2018

Kenosha County social worker Julie Ortiz receives 2018 Connie Reyes Award

2018 Connie Reyes Award

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser today presented the 2018 Connie Reyes Award for Excellence in Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention to Julie Ortiz, a social worker in the county Division of Children and Family Services.

The award, now in its fourth year,...

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Posted on: April 3, 2018

Kenosha County highways A and H to close temporarily for Foxconn-related paving work

Highway A and H intersection

Road improvements related to the Foxconn development will affect two Kenosha County trunk highways in the Village of Somers beginning later this week.

Portions of Highway A (Seventh Street) and Highway H (88th Avenue) are being resurfaced to accommodate th...

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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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Posted on: January 5, 2018

KD Park to host annual 4-H Youth Ice Fishing Derby on Jan. 21

2015 4-H ice fishing derby

Kenosha County’s annual ice fishing derby will return to KD Park from 7 to 11 a.m. Jan. 21, 2018, County Executive Jim Kreuser announced today.

The 4-H Youth Ice Fishing Derby is hosted by Kenosha County Parks in cooperation with County Executive Kreuser, ...

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

Kenosha County to offer Narcan training twice monthly

Narcan

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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