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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Annual Pike River Cleanup event to be held Saturday, Sept. 21

Pike River Cleanup

The Kenosha Sportfishing and Conservation Association is seeking volunteers for its annual Pike River Cleanup, to be held 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. this Saturday, Sept. 21.

This event, aimed at further improving the health of the Pike River, is supported by K...

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

Resurfacing to begin on portion of Highway MB in Bristol

Highway MB sign

The Kenosha County Division of Highways is set to begin work Tuesday, Sept. 10, on a resurfacing of Highway MB (152nd Avenue) between Highway Q (104th Street) and Highway WG (128th Street) in the Village of Bristol.

The road will remain open to traffic dur...

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

POW/MIA chair dedication to be held Sept. 19 in Kenosha County Board chambers

pow mia flag

As National Prisoners of War/Missing in Action Recognition Day approaches, a new memorial in the Kenosha County Administration Building will debut later this month.

A POW/MIA Honor Chair will be located in the lobby outside of the County Board chambers and...

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

Laura Belsky appointed to fill 4th District County Board seat

Laura Belsky

Kenosha County Board Chairman Daniel Esposito tonight announced his appointment of Laura Belsky to fill the vacant 4th District seat on the County Board.

The board then immediately approved Belsky’s appointment on a voice vote with no opposition. She will ...

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

Regional expo to link employers with resources to hire work-ready, formerly incarcerated workers

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An upcoming expo aims to help employers struggling to find qualified workers to fill open positions.

The second annual Southeast Wisconsin Re-entry Employer Expo will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19 at Gateway Technical College’s SC Johnso...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Free Military and Veterans Family Day to be held Oct. 4 at Boundless Adventures

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Military veterans and their immediate families are invited to climb for free on Friday, Oct. 4, at the Boundless Adventures aerial adventure park in Kenosha County’s Bristol Woods Park.

The inaugural Military and Veterans Family Day will run from 4 to 9 p....

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

County’s bond rating remains at AA+ as rating agencies offer positive feedback, stable outlook

Kenosha County Administration Building sign

A pair of rating agencies recently reaffirmed Kenosha County’s AA+ bond rating, expressing their praise of the county’s fiscal management and expressing a favorable forecast for the future.

This comes as the county’s overall long-term obligations have decl...

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Posted on: July 24, 2019

Was your great-grandmother a suffragist? Kenosha County Suffrage 100 releases 1915 list

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Want to know if someone related to you was involved when women received the right to vote a century ago?

Kenosha County Suffrage 100, a group dedicated to celebrating the history of women’s suffrage and the future of voting, this week released a curated li...

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Posted on: July 12, 2019

Preliminary work to begin on installation of traffic signals at Highway H and 65th Street

Intersection of Highway H and 65th Street

Construction activity is scheduled to begin the week of July 15 on the installation of traffic signals at the intersection of Kenosha County Highway H (88th Avenue) and 65th Street in the City of Kenosha.

Crews will begin groundwork related to the project....

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Posted on: June 28, 2019

Highway F to close at Highway 50 for summer-long utility, widening project

Looking south on Highway F from Highway 50

A short stretch of Kenosha County Highway F in the Village of Paddock Lake is scheduled to be closed to through traffic beginning Tuesday, July 2, and continuing until Oct. 8.

This closure affects the portion of Highway F (256th Avenue) starting at Highway...

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Posted on: June 25, 2019

Text-to-911 service now available across Kenosha County

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Mobile phone users in Kenosha County now have a new way to access emergency services.

Text-to-911 capabilities were recently enabled for all of the cellphone providers that serve the county, Kenosha Joint Services announced today.

But while people can now t...

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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 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: 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 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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