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Posted on: February 18, 2020

New network of trails abutting Petrifying Springs Park to accommodate variety of users

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Kenosha County Parks is in the early stages of planning a new trail system adjacent to Petrifying Springs Park that will include dedicated facilities for mountain bikers, as well as multiuse trails for hikers, bikers and runners.

Meantime, bids are now bei...

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Posted on: February 17, 2020

Highway EM to close Feb. 18 for culvert repair

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Kenosha County Highway EM in the Village of Twin Lakes will be closed roughly 700 feet north of the Illinois state line for approximately one week beginning Feb. 18.

The closure is being scheduled to allow for the repair of rusting and failing culverts und...

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Posted on: February 14, 2020

$10,000 donation from Oktoberfest group to fund design of future band shelter in Old Settlers Park

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Design work on a long-awaited band shelter at Old Settlers Park will begin, thanks to a $10,000 donation from the nonprofit Old Settlers Oktoberfest Inc.

To date, the Oktoberfest group has raised roughly $90,000 from the one-day event that it holds each Se...

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

As 2020 Census approaches, Kenosha County urges all residents to respond

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Soon it will be time for people across the nation to respond to the 2020 U.S. Census, and Kenosha County is striving for full participation from its residents. 

County Executive Jim Kreuser said it is crucial for residents to respond to the census...

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Posted on: February 12, 2020

Spring into Gardening returns Saturday, March 7

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The annual Spring into Gardening session returns on Saturday, March 7, at Union Grove High School, 3433 S. Colony Ave., Union Grove. Registration is open through Feb. 24.

The day will commence with a keynote presentation, “Genetic Diversity and P...

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

Kenosha County Division of Health continues to closely monitor coronavirus outbreak

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The Kenosha County Division of Health, along with state and federal partners, is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus (2019-nCoV) that was first detected in Wuhan, China, and continues to expand.

Five ca...

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

County executive declares state of emergency in response to lakefront damage from Jan. 10-12 storm

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County Executive Jim Kreuser on Jan. 24, 2020, declared a state of emergency in Kenosha County in response to the significant Lake Michigan shoreline damage caused by the Jan. 10-12 storm. This declaration is an effort to help the county and affected muni...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

County Board confirms appointment of new County Clerk Regi Bachochin

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The Kenosha County Board on Tuesday night voted unanimously to approve the appointment of Regi Bachochin as county clerk.

This action will allow Bachochin to fill out the remainder of former County Clerk Mary T. Kubicki’s term, which ends in Janu...

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Kenosha County Tree Program continues with online ordering system

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For the second year in a row, the Kenosha County Tree and Shrub program is taking orders exclusively through an online system.

The online store is simple to use and includes full-color images and descriptions of the varieties available for purchase.

Over th...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

New DNA research finds possible link between 1993 Kenosha County John Doe victim and S.C. tribe

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DNA information now suggests a yet-unidentified man found in Kenosha County in 1993 may have had ties to an American Indian tribe in South Carolina and to relatives in Sonora, Mexico, Kenosha County Medical Examiner Patrice Hall announced today.

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Posted on: January 6, 2020

Kenosha County, state health officials urge residents to take precautions as flu season takes hold

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With influenza-related hospitalizations on the rise statewide, local and state health officials are emphasizing steps people can take to avoid illness.

To date this winter season, Kenosha County has had seven confirmed cases of influenza, with five hospita...

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Posted on: December 27, 2019

Petrifying Springs Golf Course now offering year-round experience with golf simulator

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Golfers can now enjoy Petrifying Springs Golf Course year-round, with the addition of a FlightScope golf simulator.

“We’re excited to offer this amenity to our customers,” said Daniel Drier, Kenosha County’s general manager of golf operations. “The simulat...

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Posted on: December 26, 2019

Kenosha County Clerk Mary T. Kubicki to retire Dec. 31

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Kenosha County Clerk Mary T. Kubicki will retire on Dec. 31, 2019, ending an 11-year tenure in office and a 41-year career with the county.

“Sometimes you just know when the timing is right,” Kubicki said. “I turned 65 in November. I have a great retiremen...

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Posted on: November 11, 2019

Residents, property owners reminded not to deposit snow on roadways

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The Kenosha County Division of Highways wishes to remind everyone that depositing the snow/ice you remove from your driveway onto the highway or highway shoulders is not only dangerous, but illegal.

Wisconsin Statute, 346.94(5), “Rules of the Road,” states...

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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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