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Posted on: November 11, 2019

Residents, property owners reminded not to deposit snow on roadways

Snow on road

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: November 7, 2019

Kenosha County receives Silver Star Award for Boundless Adventures Partnership

Boundless Adventures course

The Wisconsin Park and Recreation Association has selected Kenosha County’s partnership with Boundless Adventures in Bristol Woods Park as the winner of the 2019 Silver Star Award for creative service delivery and marketing.

Kenosha County will be recogniz...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Brighton Dale Links now closed for the season; golf and holiday sale continue at Petrifying Springs

Brighton Dale sunset

One of Kenosha County’s two golf facilities has closed for the season, while the other will remain open until further notice, weather dependent.

Brighton Dale Links closed Tuesday, ahead of schedule due to cold and wet course conditions, said Daniel Drier,...

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Summer Youth Employment Program continues to provide jobs, life lessons for at-risk youth

Group photo at 2019 Summer Youth Employment mural dedication

Kenosha County’s Summer Youth Employment program wrapped up another successful season on Wednesday, with the dedication of a new mural at the Kenosha County Job Center.

The program, established in 2009, aims to provide at-risk youth with job and life-skill...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Wisconsin Active Together honors Kenosha County for its efforts to promote walking, bicycling

Wisconsin Active Together logo

Kenosha County is being recognized as a Wisconsin Active Together Community for its commitment to bolstering quality of life by making it easier for people to walk, bike and be active.

The honor, announced last week, was granted specifically to the Kenosha...

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Kenosha County’s Brookside Care Center lands on Newsweek list of top nursing homes

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Kenosha County’s Brookside Care Center is listed among Wisconsin’s top nursing homes in a new, national ranking compiled by Newsweek.

The report, published online last week, ranks Brookside as the fifth best nursing home in Wisconsin. It is the only nursin...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Kreuser’s 2020 budget plan zeroes in on law enforcement, infrastructure

County Executive Jim Kreuser delivers his 2020 budget address

Law Enforcement and infrastructure are the themes of the 2020 proposed budget that Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser presented to the County Board of Supervisors on Oct. 1.

Included in the proposed budget is the contract settlement with the Kenosha Coun...

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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: 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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