Old Settlers Oktoberfest

PADDOCK LAKE — The 10th Annual Old Settlers Oktoberfest will be held noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, at Old Settlers Park, 24100 75th St. The festivities will include authentic German food and beverages, live music and dancing, a classic car show, kids’ games and activities, the Dachshund Dash, a stein-hoisting competition and raffles. […]

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Jerry Gulley Announces Candidacy for County Executive, Kenosha County

Kenosha County Supervisor Jerry Gulley, a resident of Pleasant Prairie, formally announced his candidacy for County Executive today with the following statement: “I bought my home here in 2012 to be near my in-laws. I’ve been privileged to live in so many beautiful parts of our country – Tennessee, New York, Silicon Valley, Birmingham, Seattle, […]

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Grace Lutheran Church Hosting Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic; $120 Incentive Available

KENOSHA — People who receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at a pop-up clinicthis Thursday, Sept. 2, will be eligible to receive incentives totaling $120, organizersannounced today. The clinic will be held from 8 to 9:15 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 2006 60th St., inKenosha, through a partnership between the Grace Welcome Center […]

Blues and Twilight Jazz: The Kenosha County Women’s Suffrage Celebration

Festivities will include performances by up-and-coming local blues artist Ivy Ford and acclaimed Chicago-based jazz singer Elaine Dame, as well as a suffrage parade, a brief presentation, informational booths showcasing organizations that serve women, and children, and fireworks show at the end of the evening. More details are at https://kempercenter.com/event/twilight-jazz-kenosha-county-suffrage-celebration. Those interested in participating in […]

Picnic in the Park

Kenosha County Parks will host its annual Picnic in the Park celebration this Saturday, Aug. 21, at Petrifying Springs Park. The day will be filled with family-friendly activities including live music, interactive kids’ activities, food trucks, fireworks, and educational booths aimed at raising awareness and educating the public on the value of parks. The festivities […]

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North Shore Bank Hosting Kenosha Welcome Party to Connect New Residents, Locals, Small Businesses

On the heels of the opening week of the brand-new Kenosha South branch, North Shore Bank today announced the Kenosha Welcome Party to be held on Thursday, Sept. 9 from 6 – 9 p.m. at The Apis Hotel and Restaurant, 614 56th Street, Kenosha, WI 53140. The Welcome Party, presented by the community bank, will […]

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Kreuser Announces Appointments to Kenosha County’s New Racial and Ethnic Equity Commission

KENOSHA — Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser today announced the seven applicants he is recommending to serve on the county’s new Racial and Ethnic Equity Commission. Kreuser interviewed and selected these individuals from a field of 35 individuals who applied before the June 30 deadline. Under the County Board resolution that established the committee earlier […]

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Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation Announces 2021 College Scholarship Recipients

KENOSHA- The Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation is honored to announce the 2021 scholarship recipients for three different scholarship types: the Foundation Scholarships to graduating High School Seniors, Herzing University Adult Learner Scholarships, and Tempo Kenosha Scholarships. The Chamber extends their gratitude to the dedicated Scholarship Committees who read through the submissions, interviewed and […]

Kenosha Creative Space Fest

Kenosha Creative Space is hosting a daylong celebration of summer and Kenosha’s local creative talent on Saturday, July 17. Kenosha Creative Space Fest will include live music, art vendors, family activities, and more from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on the street in front of the Creative Space, 624 57th St. in Downtown Kenosha. Admission […]

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Mahone Fund, Kenosha County Public Health Partner to Offer COVID-19 Vaccinations at Upcoming Music Events

KENOSHA — COVID-19 vaccinations will be available at this summer’s Lincoln Park Live Music Series performances and at the Aug. 21 HarborPark Jazz, Rhythm & Blues Festival, event organizers announced today. These vaccination stations will be provided by way of a partnership between the Mary Lou & Arthur F. Mahone Fund and Kenosha County Public […]

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Community Care Expands PACE Services to Kenosha County

Community Care, Inc. is expanding its Program of All-Inclusive Care to the Elderly (PACE) to Kenosha County, beginning Aug. 1. PACE is a unique program offering wrap-around services to help frail seniors and individuals with disabilities, 55 or older, who qualify for nursing home care but choose to remain in their homes. Community Care is the […]

Kenosha County’s Symphony in the Park

Kenosha County Parks and the Kenosha Symphony Orchestra will present the first-ever Symphony in the Park concert at Petrifying Springs Park. Spectators are invited to attend this FREE event at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 10, next to the Petrifying Springs Biergarten. The concert will include well-known selections from “Porgy and Bess,” “West Side Story,” “The […]