Posted on: June 21, 2017

Inactive voters to receive notification postcards from state

“Notice of Suspension” postcards are on their way to the mailboxes of 12,738 registered Kenosha County voters who have not voted in the past four years.

This mailing from the Wisconsin Elections Commission is not a scam, advised Kenosha County Clerk Mary T...

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County Clerk News

Posted on: July 18, 2017

Red Cross, local organizations to host Multi-Agency Response Center for flood victims

The American Red Cross, in partnership with a host of local agencies, will staff a Multi-Agency Response Center for flood victims from noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 19, at Riverview Grade School, 300 E. Prosser St., in Silver Lake.

This center is intended...

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Continuing flood efforts detailed in Monday afternoon news conference

Local and state elected officials and Kenosha County Emergency Management personnel updated the community on ongoing flood recovery efforts in a news conference this afternoon at the former Silver Lake Village Hall in the Village of Salem Lakes.

Wisconsin ...

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Flood update: Disaster aid process proceeding; more water test kits expected this afternoon

Wisconsin Emergency Management personnel are in Kenosha County today, actively working with county and municipal officials to compile a cost estimate of the total damage caused by last week’s flooding.

Municipalities have until 3 p.m. today to su...

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Posted on: July 16, 2017

Shelter for flood victims available at Salem Grade School

A full-service shelter for flood victims is now open at Salem Grade School, 8828 Antioch Road (Highway 83).

All affected residents from all municipalities are welcome.

Lunch will be served at 1 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. Overnight accommodations will be availab...

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County Executive News Releases
Posted on: July 16, 2017

Update on tips, resources available to flood victims

Representatives of Wisconsin Emergency Management met with local public safety and elected officials in western Kenosha County today as the response to this week’s flooding continues.

Flood waters in Kenosha County are beginning to recede, and as condition...

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Posted on: July 15, 2017

Red Cross representatives available at former Silver Lake Village Hall

Representatives of the American Red Cross will be at the former Silver Lake Village Hall throughout the day today (Saturday, July 15) to meet with area residents affected by this week’s flooding.

Caseworkers will be there from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Th...

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County Executive News Releases
Posted on: July 14, 2017

Disaster recovery tips and assistance available for flood victims

A flooded home in Wheatland

Recent flooding throughout Kenosha County resulted in damage to public and private property, as well as displacement of residents from their homes.  

Kenosha County residents affected by flooding should be aware of the health and safety hazards as...

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View News Release County Executive News Releases
Posted on: July 14, 2017

Flood-related road closure update

While there has been no significant rainfall since Wednesday, some areas of Kenosha County remain flooded. Some roads remain completely closed.

Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth is continuing to work with Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser, the Kenosha C...

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County Executive News Releases
Posted on: July 13, 2017

Sandbags available at Wilmot gravel pit

Sandbags for flood-affected residents will be available round the clock at the Wilmot County Gravel Pit, Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser announced tonight.

The pit will remain open after normal hours until further notice. It is located at 32303 116th ...

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County Executive News Releases
Posted on: July 12, 2017

County executive declares flooding-related state of emergency

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser declared a state of emergency today after another bout of heavy rainfall caused severe flooding across the county. An emergency declaration positions Kenosha County to ask for state and federal resources, if the situat...

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Winners named in 2017 Kenosha County Bike to Work Weeks Contest

Eighteen cyclists are taking home prizes from Kenosha County’s recent Bike to Work Weeks Contest.

Bicyclists were invited to enter the contest each day that they rode during Bike to Work Weeks, June 11-24. Winners were chosen at random.

Bike to Wo...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

County appoints new Land Information director

An experienced Kenosha County employee has been promoted to the position of Land Information Officer and director of the Division of Land Information.

Scott Schutze succeeds Al Brokmeier, who retired on June 2 after 28 years with Kenosha County. The County...

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County Executive News Releases
Posted on: April 24, 2017

New high-tech golf tool available at Brighton Dale Links and Petrifying Springs Golf Courses

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser is pleased to announce that Brighton Dale Links and Petrifying Springs Golf Course have purchased a new Flight Scope X3 Launch Monitor.

The Flight Scope X3 Launch Monitor will be used to show junior golfers their club a...

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Posted on: April 6, 2017

Fiscal strength, jobs and innovation make for very strong State of the County

County Executive Jim Kreuser delivered his 2017 State of the County Address to the Kenosha County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday detailing recent economic development gains and praising county innovations.

“The State of Kenosha County is very, very stro...

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County Executive News Releases
Posted on: March 21, 2017

Brighton Dale Links and Petrifying Springs Golf Courses Opening

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser is pleased to announce that Brighton Dale Links Blue Spruce and Petrifying Springs Golf Course will open for play Friday, March 24, 2017. The White Birch course at Brighton Dale Links is open, the Red Pine and the prac...

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

Local vendors to open Petrifying Springs Park Biergarten

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser announced today an agreement with a local vendor to develop a beer garden at Petrifying Springs Park.

The five-year lease agreement between Kenosha County and Petrifying Springs Biergarten LLC will allow the vendor to c...

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Posted on: October 4, 2016

Mental health, public safety and infrastructure are focus of 2017 Kenosha County Budget

County Executive Jim Kreuser delivered the 2017 Budget Proposal to the Kenosha County Board of Supervisors on October 4th.

This budget focus on three critical areas: mental health, law enforcement and infrastructure.

View Budget Highlights News Re...Read on...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

New high-tech golf tool available at Brighton Dale Links and Petrifying Springs Golf Courses

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser is pleased to announce that Brighton Dale Links and Petrifying Springs Golf Course have purchased a new Flight Scope X3 Launch Monitor.

The Flight Scope X3 Launch Monitor will be used to show junior golfers their club a...

Read on...

View News Release Golf News
Posted on: March 21, 2017

Brighton Dale Links and Petrifying Springs Golf Courses Opening

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser is pleased to announce that Brighton Dale Links Blue Spruce and Petrifying Springs Golf Course will open for play Friday, March 24, 2017. The White Birch course at Brighton Dale Links is open, the Red Pine and the prac...

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View News Release Golf News

Posted on: June 30, 2017

Kenosha County receives $3.3 million lead hazard grant

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) this week awarded $3,300,000 to the Kenosha County Division of Health to support continuous efforts to keep families and their children safe from lead-based paint and other home health and safety ...

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View News Release Health News
Posted on: June 28, 2017

Opioid death prevention grant already saving lives in Kenosha County

On the same day Kenosha County public health nurses completed naloxone training with members of the Pleasant Prairie Police Department, officers there scored their first “save,” reviving a man who was experiencing an opioid overdose.

Naloxone – known by th...

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View News Release Health News
Posted on: June 2, 2017

County receives grant to distribute Narcan

Kenosha County’s Division of Health recently received a grant to distribute Narcan (Naloxone), an emergency medication utilized to reverse an opioid overdose.

The Division of Health will provide short information sessions to high-needs community agencies a...

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Health News

Posted on: July 21, 2017

Highway H, Bain Station Road intersection closure scheduled to begin Tuesday

The intersection of Highway H (88th Avenue) and Bain Station Road in Pleasant Prairie is scheduled to close at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 25, as work begins on a roundabout reconstruction project.

Phase 1 of the Kenosha County project, to continue through mid...

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View News Release Highway News
Posted on: July 11, 2017

Reconstruction of Highway H, Bain Station Road intersection to begin in late July

PLEASANT PRAIRIE – Kenosha County is preparing to begin reconstruction of the intersection of County Highway H (88th Avenue) and Bain Station Road in late July, with completion scheduled late this fall.

The reconstruction involves converting the ...

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View News Release Highway News
Posted on: June 29, 2017

Highway W work to continue throughout the summer

Highway W construction area

Work continues on a summer-long project to straighten out a nearly-90-degree curve on Kenosha County Highway W (Fox River Road) in the Village of Salem Lakes.

The construction area, alongside the Fox River near 82nd Street, has been closed to through traff...

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Highway News
Posted on: June 16, 2017

Highway E bridge work continues

Highway E bridge

Work is continuing on the replacement of the Kenosha County Highway E bridge over Pike Creek, just west of state Highway 31 in the village of Somers.

Highway E (12th Street) remains closed in both directions between highways 31 (Green Bay Road) and EA (72n...

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Highway News
Posted on: June 9, 2017

Intersection of highways 45 and C to remain closed until June 21

Intersection of highways C and 45

The intersection of U.S. Highway 45 and Kenosha County Highway C will remain closed a week longer than expected, as the state of Wisconsin continues a major project on Highway 45 in the village of Bristol.

Highway 45 remains closed in both directions betwe...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

Highway H, Bain Station Road intersection closure scheduled to begin Tuesday

The intersection of Highway H (88th Avenue) and Bain Station Road in Pleasant Prairie is scheduled to close at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 25, as work begins on a roundabout reconstruction project.

Phase 1 of the Kenosha County project, to continue through mid...

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Posted on: July 20, 2017

Kenosha County Parks 90th Anniversary Celebration

Kenosha County Parks is celebrating its 90th anniversary by hosting a free community event on Saturday, Aug. 5, at Petrifying Springs Park.

The festivities will start at noon and close with fireworks at dusk. The event will feature free entertainment inclu...

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Posted on: July 18, 2017

Red Cross, local organizations to host Multi-Agency Response Center for flood victims

The American Red Cross, in partnership with a host of local agencies, will staff a Multi-Agency Response Center for flood victims from noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 19, at Riverview Grade School, 300 E. Prosser St., in Silver Lake.

This center is intended...

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View News Release Home
Posted on: July 17, 2017

Continuing flood efforts detailed in Monday afternoon news conference

Local and state elected officials and Kenosha County Emergency Management personnel updated the community on ongoing flood recovery efforts in a news conference this afternoon at the former Silver Lake Village Hall in the Village of Salem Lakes.

Wisconsin ...

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Flood update: Disaster aid process proceeding; more water test kits expected this afternoon

Wisconsin Emergency Management personnel are in Kenosha County today, actively working with county and municipal officials to compile a cost estimate of the total damage caused by last week’s flooding.

Municipalities have until 3 p.m. today to su...

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View News Release Home
Posted on: July 16, 2017

Shelter for flood victims available at Salem Grade School

A full-service shelter for flood victims is now open at Salem Grade School, 8828 Antioch Road (Highway 83).

All affected residents from all municipalities are welcome.

Lunch will be served at 1 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. Overnight accommodations will be availab...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: July 16, 2017

Update on tips, resources available to flood victims

Representatives of Wisconsin Emergency Management met with local public safety and elected officials in western Kenosha County today as the response to this week’s flooding continues.

Flood waters in Kenosha County are beginning to recede, and as condition...

Read on...

View News Release Home
Posted on: July 15, 2017

Red Cross representatives available at former Silver Lake Village Hall

Representatives of the American Red Cross will be at the former Silver Lake Village Hall throughout the day today (Saturday, July 15) to meet with area residents affected by this week’s flooding.

Caseworkers will be there from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Village ...

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Posted on: July 15, 2017

Testing kits available for residents with submerged wells

Many residents’ wells have been submerged during the recent flooding in Kenosha County.

For those who wish to test their well water, test kits are available at the former Silver Lake Village Hall, 113 S. First St., until 7 p.m. Saturday (July 15) and from ...

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Posted on: July 14, 2017

Disaster recovery tips and assistance available for flood victims

A flooded home in Wheatland

Recent flooding throughout Kenosha County resulted in damage to public and private property, as well as displacement of residents from their homes.  

Kenosha County residents affected by flooding should be aware of the health and safety hazards as...

Read on...

View News Release Home
Posted on: July 14, 2017

Flood-related road closure update

While there has been no significant rainfall since Wednesday, some areas of Kenosha County remain flooded. Some roads remain completely closed.

Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth is continuing to work with Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser, the Kenosha C...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: July 13, 2017

Sandbags available at Wilmot gravel pit

Sandbags for flood-affected residents will be available round the clock at the Wilmot County Gravel Pit, Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser announced tonight.

The pit will remain open after normal hours until further notice. It is located at 32303 116th ...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: July 12, 2017

County executive declares flooding-related state of emergency

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser declared a state of emergency today after another bout of heavy rainfall caused severe flooding across the county. An emergency declaration positions Kenosha County to ask for state and federal resources, if the situat...

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View News Release Home
Posted on: July 11, 2017

Kenosha County Veterans Services Office is announcing new hours

Kenosha County Veterans Services Office will be open for business during lunch hours starting August 1, 2017. 

Veterans and their families can be seen during lunch hour from noon to 1 p.m. 

KENOSHA, WI – Kenosha County Veterans Services is...

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

Reconstruction of Highway H, Bain Station Road intersection to begin in late July

PLEASANT PRAIRIE – Kenosha County is preparing to begin reconstruction of the intersection of County Highway H (88th Avenue) and Bain Station Road in late July, with completion scheduled late this fall.

The reconstruction involves converting the intersecti...

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View News Release Home
Posted on: July 5, 2017

Winners named in 2017 Kenosha County Bike to Work Weeks Contest

Eighteen cyclists are taking home prizes from Kenosha County’s recent Bike to Work Weeks Contest.

Bicyclists were invited to enter the contest each day that they rode during Bike to Work Weeks, June 11-24. Winners were chosen at random.

Bike to Work Weeks a...

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View News Release Home
Posted on: June 30, 2017

Kenosha County receives $3.3 million lead hazard grant

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) this week awarded $3,300,000 to the Kenosha County Division of Health to support continuous efforts to keep families and their children safe from lead-based paint and other home health and safety ...

Read on...

View News Release Home
Posted on: June 28, 2017

Opioid death prevention grant already saving lives in Kenosha County

On the same day Kenosha County public health nurses completed naloxone training with members of the Pleasant Prairie Police Department, officers there scored their first “save,” reviving a man who was experiencing an opioid overdose.

Naloxone – known by th...

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View News Release Home
Posted on: June 21, 2017

Inactive voters to receive notification postcards from state

“Notice of Suspension” postcards are on their way to the mailboxes of 12,738 registered Kenosha County voters who have not voted in the past four years.

This mailing from the Wisconsin Elections Commission is not a scam, advised Kenosha...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: June 13, 2017

Free admission days, discounts offered for veterans

Free admission days at a variety of entertainment events are available for active military, drilling reservists, veterans and their families.

Except for the Milwaukee County Zoo, the active military/veteran must present a military/VA patient ID card; an Am...

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View News Release Home
Posted on: June 9, 2017

Intersection of highways 45 and C to remain closed until June 21

Intersection of highways C and 45

The intersection of U.S. Highway 45 and Kenosha County Highway C will remain closed a week longer than expected, as the state of Wisconsin continues a major project on Highway 45 in the village of Bristol.

Highway 45 remains closed in both directions betwe...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Kenosha County Parks Offers New Programs and Events this Summer

A commemoration of the Kenosha County Parks’ 90th anniversary will headline a slate of new park programs and events throughout the summer, Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser has announced.

The new programs and events were designed to bring peop...

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View News Release Home
Posted on: April 24, 2017

New high-tech golf tool available at Brighton Dale Links and Petrifying Springs Golf Courses

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser is pleased to announce that Brighton Dale Links and Petrifying Springs Golf Course have purchased a new Flight Scope X3 Launch Monitor.

The Flight Scope X3 Launch Monitor will be used to show junior golfers their club a...

Read on...

View News Release Home
Posted on: March 21, 2017

Brighton Dale Links and Petrifying Springs Golf Courses Opening

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser is pleased to announce that Brighton Dale Links Blue Spruce and Petrifying Springs Golf Course will open for play Friday, March 24, 2017. The White Birch course at Brighton Dale Links is open, the Red Pine and the prac...

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View News Release Home

Posted on: November 30, 2016

Delinquent Tax Sales

DELIQUENT TAX SALES  KENOSHA, STATE OF WISCONSIN  

The following is a true and correct list of all unredeemed lots, parcels or pieces of land situated, lying and being in the County of Kenosha, State of Wisconsin, which pieces were sold b...

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Additional Info... Legal Notices

Posted on: July 20, 2017

Kenosha County Parks 90th Anniversary Celebration

Kenosha County Parks is celebrating its 90th anniversary by hosting a free community event on Saturday, Aug. 5, at Petrifying Springs Park.

The festivities will start at noon and close with fireworks at dusk. The event will feature free entertainment inclu...

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View News Release Parks News
Posted on: July 5, 2017

Make-A-Wish Car Show Returns to Petrifying Springs

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser, the Kenosha County Parks Division, and many local business sponsors invite you to be a part of the ninth annual Make-A-Wish Car Show, Rods for a Reason. Showtime will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 9, 2017, in ...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Kenosha County Parks Offers New Programs and Events this Summer

A commemoration of the Kenosha County Parks’ 90th anniversary will headline a slate of new park programs and events throughout the summer, Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser has announced.

The new programs and events were designed to bring people of a va...

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View News Release Parks News
Posted on: February 3, 2017

Local vendors to open Petrifying Springs Park Biergarten

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser announced today an agreement with a local vendor to develop a beer garden at Petrifying Springs Park.

The five-year lease agreement between Kenosha County and Petrifying Springs Biergarten LLC will allow the vendor to c...

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View News Release Parks News

Posted on: January 9, 2017

Planning and Development Notice

Kenosha County maintains a list of persons requesting notice of any proposed ordinance or amendment that affects the allowable use of the property owned by the person.

You may add your name to this list by providing (in written or electronic format) your n...

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Planning & Development News
Posted on: November 7, 2016

Kenosha County Certified a Class 5 Community Rating System Community

The FEMA National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Community Rating System (CRS) field verification findings based on your 3-year cycle application was pleased to inform Kenosha County that the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management A...Read on...

Planning & Development News
Posted on: October 28, 2016

Community Development Block Grant 0% Loans Now Available

The Southern Housing Region has a Community Development Block Grant for Housing Rehabilitation. The funds will be loaned at 0% interest to eligible households for home repairs. Applications are accepted on a first come first serve basis. There is no cost ...Read on...

Additional Info... Planning & Development News

Posted on: July 18, 2017

Red Cross, local organizations to host Multi-Agency Response Center for flood victims

The American Red Cross, in partnership with a host of local agencies, will staff a Multi-Agency Response Center for flood victims from noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 19, at Riverview Grade School, 300 E. Prosser St., in Silver Lake.

This center is intended...

Read on...

View News Release Sheriff Media Releases
Posted on: July 17, 2017

Continuing flood efforts detailed in Monday afternoon news conference

Local and state elected officials and Kenosha County Emergency Management personnel updated the community on ongoing flood recovery efforts in a news conference this afternoon at the former Silver Lake Village Hall in the Village of Salem Lakes.

Wisconsin ...

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View News Release Sheriff Media Releases
Posted on: July 17, 2017

Flood update: Disaster aid process proceeding; more water test kits expected this afternoon

Wisconsin Emergency Management personnel are in Kenosha County today, actively working with county and municipal officials to compile a cost estimate of the total damage caused by last week’s flooding.

Municipalities have until 3 p.m. today to su...

Read on...

View News Release Sheriff Media Releases
Posted on: July 16, 2017

Update on tips, resources available to flood victims

Representatives of Wisconsin Emergency Management met with local public safety and elected officials in western Kenosha County today as the response to this week’s flooding continues.

Flood waters in Kenosha County are beginning to recede, and as condition...

Read on...

View News Release Sheriff Media Releases

Posted on: June 6, 2017

Treasurer lists unclaimed funds

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Some of your money could be hiding in the halls of Kenosha County government.

Per state law, every other year, County Treasurer Teri Jacobson publishes lists of unclaimed funds that are being held by the Sheriff’s Department and the Kenosha Count...

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Treasurer News

Posted on: July 11, 2017

Kenosha County Veterans Services Office is announcing new hours

Kenosha County Veterans Services Office will be open for business during lunch hours starting August 1, 2017. 

Veterans and their families can be seen during lunch hour from noon to 1 p.m. 

KENOSHA, WI – Kenosha County Veterans S...

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Veterans News
Posted on: June 13, 2017

Free admission days, discounts offered for veterans

Free admission days at a variety of entertainment events are available for active military, drilling reservists, veterans and their families.

Except for the Milwaukee County Zoo, the active military/veteran must present a military/VA patient ID card; an Am...

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View News Release Veterans News
Posted on: April 21, 2017

Employment services are available for disabled veterans

For veterans with service-connected disabilities so severe that they cannot immediately consider work, the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) Program offers services to improve their ability to live as independently as possible.

The VR&...

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Veterans News
Posted on: April 21, 2017

Wills, power of attorney are subject of clinic for veterans

To assist area military veterans and their eligible dependents, the Kenosha County Veterans Services Office is hosting a Wills and Power of Attorney Clinic from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 24, at the Kenosha County Job Center, 8600 Sheridan Road.

The ...

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Veterans News
Posted on: September 9, 2016

2016 Stand Down for Homeless Veterans & Benefits Fair

Stand Down for Homeless Veterans
& Veterans Informational/Benefits Fair

Hosted by Racine & Kenosha Counties *Open to all Veterans and Spouses
Date: Saturday, October 1st, 2016 Time: 9am to 2pm
Location: The Racine Family YMCA-Lakefro...Read on...

Veterans News
Posted on: September 9, 2016

Gulf War Veterans’ Medically Unexplained Illnesses

Gulf War Veterans’ Medically Unexplained Illnesses A prominent condition affecting Gulf War Veterans is a cluster of medically unexplained chronic symptoms that can include fatigue, headaches, joint pain, indigestion, insomnia, dizziness, respiratory diso...Read on...

Veterans News
Posted on: September 9, 2016

Veteran’s aid group to open food pantry at Legion post

A Racine-based veteran’s aid organization is opening a new food pantry in Kensoha.

Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin will open a satellite food pantry beginning Thursday, the pantry will be open once a week at the American Legion Post 21, 504-58th St.

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Veterans News
Posted on: September 6, 2016

Vets may be eligible for service dog benefits

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced on August 18, 2016 that it is piloting a protocol to implement veterinary health benefits for mobility service dogs approved for Veterans with a chronic impairment that substantially limits mobility associ...Read on...

Veterans News