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Posted on: December 6, 2019

Statewide availability of marriage certificates to expand

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It will soon be easier to obtain a copy of your marriage certificate, Kenosha County Register of Deeds JoEllyn Storz announced today.

Effective Jan. 2, 2020, individuals married in Wisconsin will be able to receive a copy of their marriage certificate from...

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

We Energies Foundation, Swartz Nursery support reforestation project at Fox River Park

Fox River Park tree planting

A reforestation project in Kenosha County’s Fox River Park was made possible by a donation from the We Energies Foundation and Paul Swartz Nursery, County Executive Jim Kreuser announced today.

Both entities contributed $2,500 to the project, which will re...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

County Clerk's Office changes hours for passport applicants

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Effective immediately, the Kenosha County Clerk’s Office has changed the hours that it accepts passport applications.

Applications will now be accepted by appointment only from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays only. Applicants may schedule an appoi...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Kenosha County Sheriff's Department message on the legalization of marijuana in Illinois

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In the coming weeks legalized recreational marijuana will begin in the state of Illinois. The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department recognizes that residents of Wisconsin can now travel to Illinois and consume recreational marijuana in Illinois.

In an effort...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

New traffic signals at Highway H and 65th Street to begin operation this week

Highway H and 65th Street traffic signal

New traffic signals at the intersection of Kenosha County Highway H (88th Avenue) and 65th Street in the City of Kenosha are scheduled to begin operating this week.

Kenosha County Highway Director Clement Abongwa said the signals will be activated Friday.

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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: 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: 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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