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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Resurfacing work to begin on Kenosha County highways AH, EA

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Two Kenosha County highway resurfacing projects will begin during the week of June 18.

These include:

  • Highway AH (89th Street/Salem Road/85th Street) will be resurfaced between highways 83 and 45 in the villages of Salem Lakes and Bristol. This work will be...
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Posted on: June 11, 2018

County Treasurer’s Office announces changes to delinquent tax payment process

County Treasurer's Office

In an effort to improve the system for all taxpayers, the Kenosha County Treasurer’s Office is making some changes to how it collects delinquent taxes, Treasurer Teri Jacobson announced today.

“We now have the ability in our system to better track people a...

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Posted on: June 8, 2018

New KR Trail now open to cyclists, runners, walkers

KR Trail

A new multiuse path linking Petrifying Springs Park with Highway KR and a soon-to-be built trail in Racine County is now open to users, Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser announced today.

A ribbon-cutting event to formally commemorate the KR Trail will b...

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Posted on: June 7, 2018

Pike River streambank restoration work begins at Petrifying Springs Park

Pike River

Construction of the Phase I Pike River Streambank and Wetland Restoration project in Petrifying Springs Park will begin Friday, June 8, Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser announced today.

This project will be accomplished with support from a $500,000 Gre...

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

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

Multi-Use Trail sign

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: June 4, 2018

Concrete repair work to close multiple lanes on Highway 31

Highway 31 repairs

Concrete repair work will cause sporadic lane closures on Highway 31 (Green Bay Road) over roughly a two-month period beginning this week.

This work will occur along Highway 31 between Highway 158 (52nd Street) and Highway 50 (75th Street). It is scheduled...

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Posted on: June 4, 2018

Kenosha County Parks offers summer programs for all ages

Yoga in the Park

County Executive Jim Kreuser is encouraging people of all ages to check out the Kenosha County Parks programs and events to be held throughout the summer.

These include the return of the popular weekly programs that debuted at Petrifying Springs Park last ...

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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 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: 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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