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Governor Signs Bill Directing Opioid Settlement Funds To Local Communities

WISCONSIN – Gov. Tony Evers on Wednesday signed a bill that paves the way for local communities – including Racine and Kenosha counties – to receive funds from lawsuits filed against manufacturers and distributors of opioid drugs that have been linked to widespread addiction problems. While the settlement amounts are still to be determined, local […]

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Kenosha County Parks to Offer Busy Schedule of Summer Programs for All Ages

Kenosha County Parks is offering several free outdoor activities this summer that are sure to get everyone moving, County Executive Jim Kreuser announced on Friday. The Traveling Yoga Series kicked off the season in May, offering free yoga classes at a different park every Saturday and Sunday, from 9 to 10 a.m. Additional, regularly scheduled […]

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Applications, nominations sought for new Kenosha County Racial and Ethnic Equity Commission

KENOSHA — A process is now in place for community members to submit applications or nominations for appointments to the new Kenosha County Racial and Ethnic Equity Commission, County Executive Jim Kreuser announced today. The commission, created by the County Board on a 21 – 0 vote earlier this week, will be comprised of two […]