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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Kenosha County Tree Program continues with online ordering system

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For the second year in a row, the Kenosha County Tree and Shrub program is taking orders exclusively through an online system.

The online store is simple to use and includes full-color images and descriptions of the varieties available for purchase.

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Public information meeting set for Highway C shared-use path project

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Kenosha County, partnering with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, is preparing to move forward with the construction of the County Trunk Highway C shared-use path between 114th Avenue and Bain Station Road in the Village of Pleasant Prairie.

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Jan. 20 state holiday to affect availability of some vital records

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The Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday on Monday, Jan. 20, will affect access to some vital records, Kenosha County Register of Deeds JoEllyn Storz announced today.

While Kenosha County offices will remain open on Monday, State of Wisconsin offices will be...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

New DNA research finds possible link between 1993 Kenosha County John Doe victim and S.C. tribe

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DNA information now suggests a yet-unidentified man found in Kenosha County in 1993 may have had ties to an American Indian tribe in South Carolina and to relatives in Sonora, Mexico, Kenosha County Medical Examiner Patrice Hall announced today.

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Kenosha County Division of Health offering half-price test kits throughout Radon Action Month

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January is Radon Action Month, and the Kenosha County Division of Health is again offering home test kits for half price, just $5.

People are encouraged to test their homes for elevated levels of this odorless, radioactive gas that is the nation’s second l...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Youth in Governance nominations being accepted through Jan. 31

2019-20 Youth in Governance class

Kenosha County is seeking nominations for the Youth in Governance Program for the 2020-21 program year.

Youth in Governance is a program that allows 14 youth (rising high school juniors and seniors) to sit on the seven County Board committees and provides ...

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Posted on: January 6, 2020

Kenosha County, state health officials urge residents to take precautions as flu season takes hold

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With influenza-related hospitalizations on the rise statewide, local and state health officials are emphasizing steps people can take to avoid illness.

To date this winter season, Kenosha County has had seven confirmed cases of influenza, with five hospita...

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Posted on: January 3, 2020

Regi Bachochin named as county clerk appointee

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Longtime County Clerk’s Office staff member Regi Bachochin will be appointed to the clerk’s position pending a vote of the County Board, board Chairman Daniel Esposito announced today.

Bachochin, the chief deputy clerk, has been serving as acting county cl...

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Posted on: December 27, 2019

Petrifying Springs Golf Course now offering year-round experience with golf simulator

Petrifying Springs golf simulator

Golfers can now enjoy Petrifying Springs Golf Course year-round, with the addition of a FlightScope golf simulator.

“We’re excited to offer this amenity to our customers,” said Daniel Drier, Kenosha County’s general manager of golf operations. “The simulat...

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Posted on: December 26, 2019

Kenosha County Clerk Mary T. Kubicki to retire Dec. 31

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Kenosha County Clerk Mary T. Kubicki will retire on Dec. 31, 2019, ending an 11-year tenure in office and a 41-year career with the county.

“Sometimes you just know when the timing is right,” Kubicki said. “I turned 65 in November. I have a great retiremen...

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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 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 11, 2019

Residents, property owners reminded not to deposit snow on roadways

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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: 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 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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