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Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Southeast Wisconsin

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory from 11 p.m. Monday, Feb. 21, 2022, until 6 p.m. on Tuesday. This advisory impacts Milwaukee, Walworth, Racine, Kenosha Counties. This includes the following cities: Milwaukee, Whitewater, Delavan, Elkhorn, Lake Geneva, East Troy, Racine, and Kenosha. Wisconsinites should expect a wintry mix with freezing rain, […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day from the Racine County Eye and Kenosha Lens

Valentine’s Day is here, and with it come the chocolates, roses and brightly-colored red and pink cards, ribbons and balloons. The staff at the Racine County Eye and Kenosha Lens wish everyone a Happy Valentine’s Day! The Racine County Eye, which includes the Kenosha Lens, is your source for local news that serves our diverse […]

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Snow Expected in Racine and Kenosha Counties

February will kick off with light snowfall. The National Weather Service predicts that snow will be hitting southeastern Wisconsin Tuesday afternoon into the nighttime. The snowy forecast will continue into early Wednesday morning. Wisconsinites in the area should prepare for temperature changes and snow. Snow in Racine County As of now, Racine County is experiencing […]

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Racine County Eye & Kenosha Lens Love Story Contest Begins Jan. 14 Love is in the air this time of year – Let’s celebrate it! The Racine County Eye and Kenosha Lens are excited to announce our Love Story Contest. This February, we will be featuring 10 couples from all walks of life on our website. Each couple will have a chance at winning one of […]

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National Weather Service Issues High Wind Warning

The National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan has issued a High Wind Warning until 9 a.m. CST on Thursday, Dec. 16. This high wind warning is in effect for Fond du Lac, Sheboygan, Dodge, Washington, Ozaukee, Jefferson, Waukesha, Milwaukee, Walworth, Racine, and Kenosha Counties. This applies to the cities of Fond du Lac, Plymouth, Sheboygan Falls, Howards […]

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Meet Carl: Kenosha’s Neighborhood Wild Turkey

People are used to seeing dogs out and about. In the county, free-range chickens aren’t even obscure, but wild turkeys in the city will make anyone turn their head. One turkey, in particular, is gaining popularity. “Carl” is the newest attraction in the Forest Park neighborhood. Happenings Magazine reports in an exposé on Carl, “He […]

Posted inKenosha Government, Kenosha Lens

Rainbow Pride Flag to Fly Outside Kenosha County Courthouse Throughout Month of June

KENOSHA — County Executive Jim Kreuser today ordered that the Rainbow Pride flag will be displayed among the other flags in front of the Kenosha County Courthouse throughout the month of June, LGBTQA+ Pride Month. “Kenosha County recognizes and honors the diversity, heritage, and contributions of our entire population,” Kreuser said. “Pride Month is a […]

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WGTD Honored for its Coverage of Blake Shooting Case, Race Relations

The Wisconsin Broadcasters Association at its annual gala honored WGTD FM for its coverage of the shooting of Jacob Blake and the station’s programs on race relations and racial inequities. WGTD received a first place award in the medium market category for “Best Coverage of Civil Discourse and Social Change.” In addition, the 91.1 Players […]

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Kenosha County Veterans Memorial Park begins Oak Savanna Restoration Project

Kenosha County is transplanting 100 oak trees within Kenosha County Veterans Memorial Park this spring. Over the last 15 years, Kenosha County has received and planted free tree saplings from the Argosy Foundation as well as overstock from Kenosha County’s tree program. These trees have matured and are now ready to be transplanted as part […]

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