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Posted on: October 13, 2023

New Kenosha County website resource spotlights invasive spongy moth

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With the invasive spongy moth making a resurgence in parts of Wisconsin, Kenosha County is now offering a resource page on its website to help people identify and address outbreaks.

Formerly known as the gypsy moth, the spongy moth is an established invasi...

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Posted on: February 6, 2023

Wisconsin insurance commissioner tours Kenosha County flood mitigation efforts

Insurance Commissioner Nathan Houdek talks with County Executive Samantha Kerkman

Wisconsin Insurance Commissioner Nathan Houdek joined County Executive Samantha Kerkman and other local officials Monday on a tour of Kenosha County’s flood mitigation efforts. 

Houdek’s visit coincided with the start of Flood ...

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

Tree removal to precede mining work at Wilmot gravel pit

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Tree removal work on the south end of the Kenosha County-owned gravel pit on Highway C will begin soon, the Kenosha County Department of Public Works announced today.

This is being conducted as Thelen Sand and Gravel has entered into an agreement with Keno...

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

Kenosha County, U.S. Army Corps sign off on Pike River South Branch project partnership

Group shot of the participants in the Pike River South Branch signing ceremony

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser and others gathered today to mark the signing of a landmark agreement that will enable a transformative ecological restoration project.

The agreement formalizes a partnership between the Army Corps and Kenosha County, a...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

Kenosha County unveils new apps showcasing parks, bicycling amenities

Image with screenshots of apps reading "Bike Kenosha County and Parks apps now available"

Two new web applications showcasing Kenosha County’s park and bike amenities are now available for the public’s use, County Executive Jim Kreuser announced today.

The Kenosha County Parks app may be accessed at

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