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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Kenosha County, city officials encourage voter registration in advance of November election

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser and City of Kenosha Mayor John Antaramian are calling on residents to make sure they’re registered to vote before the Nov. 6 election.

“Now is the time to make sure you’re ready to cast a ballot on or before Election Da...

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Employment expo to meet two needs: Workers for businesses, jobs for the formerly incarcerated

Reentry Employment Expo

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

The second iteration of the Southeast Wisconsin Reentry Employment Expo will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, at Gateway Technical College...

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Resurfacing to begin on Highway MB in Town of Paris

Highway MB

A resurfacing project on Kenosha County Trunk Highway MB in the Town of Paris is set to begin Monday, Sept. 24, weather permitting.

The project includes the stretch of Highway MB (136th Avenue) between highways 142 (Burlington Road) and A (Seventh Street)....

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Kenosha County to host 'Fall Wheel Ride' to Petrifying Springs Park on Sept. 29

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Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser invites bike riders of all ability levels to participate in the Ninth Annual Fall Wheel Ride to Petrifying Springs Park from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 29.

“It is a great time of the year to get out and view the sig...

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Essay contest asks Kenosha County students in grades 4-8, 'What’s a healthy community to you?'

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The Kenosha Lifecourse Initiative for Healthy Families is asking local elementary and middle school students, “What’s a healthy community to you?”

That is the theme of an essay contest that is now open to all Kenosha County students in grades 4 through 8.

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Posted on: August 30, 2018

Diaper drive, resource fair to mark National Infant Mortality Awareness Month

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Kenosha County is holding an Infant Health and Safety Fair & Diaper Distribution as it observes September as National Infant Mortality Awareness Month. 

Infant mortality is the death of a baby within the first year of life. Most babies are bor...

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Posted on: August 31, 2018

Kenosha County’s Summer Youth Employment Program marks 10 years of success

2018 Summer Youth Employment Program

Kenosha County’s Summer Youth Employment program recently completed its 10th season, providing work experience and life lessons to 210 participants at 35 worksites.

Modeled off of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s Comprehensive Ga...

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Posted on: August 29, 2018

Portion of Highway W to close for road embankment project

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A road embankment stabilization project will cause a long-term closure on Kenosha County Trunk Highway W (Fox River Road) in the Village of Salem Lakes.

The closure – in the 8900 block of Highway W, just north of Highway F – is scheduled to begin Tuesday, ...

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

With 25th anniversary approaching, Kenosha County ME’s Office continues probe of 1993 John Doe case

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As the John Doe mystery of an unidentified body found alongside a set of railroad tracks in Pleasant Prairie hits the quarter-century mark next week, the Kenosha County Medical Examiner’s Office is turning to cutting-edge technology to identify the man.

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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: 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

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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