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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 Insurance Awareness ...

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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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Posted on: December 14, 2021

Kenosha County Tree Program now taking orders for spring 2022

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Kenosha County’s annual tree and shrub program is now taking online orders for seedlings to be picked up in spring 2022.

Items may be purchased through an online store that is simple to use and includes full-color images and descriptions of the t...

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Posted on: October 29, 2021

Southern Housing Region to hold Nov. 3 public hearing on CDBG housing program

The Southern Housing Region will hold a public hearing at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3, regarding the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) housing program.

This hearing will be held at the Southern Housing Region office in Columbia County, at 112 E. Ed...

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