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N95 Masks Available Now for Kenosha County Residents

A large supply of N95 masks* has been made available to residents through Kenosha County Public Health. No identification is required to receive a supply of masks. “We are very happy to be able to offer these free masks to Kenosha County residents, particularly those who may have a tougher time obtaining masks,” said Kenosha […]

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Free Mobile COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics in Kenosha County Slated for January

KENOSHA – Three mobile clinics have been scheduled for Kenosha County for the month of January to help residents get their vaccinations against COVID-19. Each clinic will offer $50 Visa gift card incentives for individuals who receive any type of COVID-19 vaccination: a first, second or booster dose of Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson. […]

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National Weather Service Issues Winter Weather Advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory that is in effect until 6 p.m. CST for today, Jan. 5, 2022. The Winter Weather advisory affects Marquette, Green Lake, Fond du Lac, Sheboygan, Sauk, Columbia, Dodge, Washington, Ozaukee, Iowa, Dane, Jefferson, Waukesha, Milwaukee, Lafayette, Green, Rock, Walworth, Racine, Kenosha counties. It will also […]

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Kenosha County COVID-19 Dashboard

KENOSHA COUNTY – Staying up-to-date on how the COVID-19 virus is spreading is important with the advent of the Omicron variant. As public health officials encourage residents to get vaccinated, wear masks properly and practice social distancing, having local information will help us all to minimize the impact. Officials with Kenosha County are reporting out […]

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2022 Susan B. Anthony Award Winners Announced in Kenosha

KENOSHA – The Susan B. Anthony – Women of Influence Awards committee has announced the winners of this year’s awards. The Susan B. Anthony Awards recognizes women who have made a significant impact for women’s equality in Kenosha County. The 31st Susan B. Anthony – Women of Influence Awards Dinner will be held at Madrigrano […]

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Overdose Deaths in US Increased in 2021; Kenosha County Outpaces National Average

The United States has seen a number of challenges with the advent of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. Learning a new enemy–the novel coronavirus–and how to fight it, dealing with nearly 49 million cases and over three-quarters of a million deaths is only one facet of this compound enemy. We have dealt with record-breaking unemployment, income […]

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Kyle Rittenhouse trial: Jury to continue deliberation Wednesday

KENOSHA – The jury in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial started deliberation Tuesday in Kenosha County. Rittenhouse, 18, stands accused of shooting and killing two men and injuring a third during a riot in downtown Kenosha last year. The officer-involved shooting of Jacob Blake, a man who had a knife and a felony warrant out for […]

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UW-Parkside receives $1.8 Million Federal Grant

UW-Parkside has received a five-year, $1.8 million grant through the federal Title III Program. The grant will be used to provide success coaches for students who are either first-time first year, or first-time transfer students to the university. Success coaches help students navigate services such as Admissions, Financial Aid, Advising, Tutoring, and various other services […]

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2022 Susan B. Anthony – Women of Influence Award Nominations being Accepted

The Kenosha Women’s Network, AAUW-Kenosha (WI) Branch, and Tempo Kenosha are accepting nominations for next year’s Susan B. Anthony – Women of Influence Awards. These awards recognize the women who are making a difference in Kenosha County. Awards recognize women who: Believe in equality and exemplify this philosophyGive of themselves that others might learn, grow, […]

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Kenosha County cuts ribbon on newly rebuilt Highway H

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser and others cut the ribbon today on a recently revamped section of Highway H in Pleasant Prairie. The newly reconstructed stretch, nearly one mile long, is located between 93rd Place and Bain Station Road and includes the addition of turn lanes to accommodate the new Kroger Delivery fulfillment center development […]

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Ribbon-cutting Ceremony to Mark Completion of new amenities at Kenosha County Veterans Memorial Park

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser invites the community to celebrate the completion of new amenities at Kenosha County Veterans Memorial Park during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at noon Tuesday, Oct . 12. Attendees are invited to attend and listen to remarks from local stakeholders and longtime supporters of the project. “ As its name suggests, Kenosha […]

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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, […]