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Westosha Head Start still serving children, families

Westosha Head Start still serving children, families

Westosha Head Start, of Wilmot, serves eligible children ages 3 through 5 as well as their families in the Western Kenosha County area. The program provides a free comprehensive preschool education that focuses on social, cognitive and hands-on learning, ensuring its children will have all the necessary abilities required for […]

 
 

Kenosha County sees slower growth in new COVID-19 cases

Kenosha County sees slower growth in new COVID-19 cases

The Kenosha County Division of Health reported 165 new cases of COVID-19, an increase of 23.8 percent since last week, according to numbers released on Monday. The 23.8 percent uptick from May 11 through May 18 brings the total to 858. However, the county has seen slower growth compared to […]

 
 

Seniors finding hope amid uncertainty

Senior Class President Jordan Dahlberg at Westosha Central believes she and her classmates will come out stronger amid the COVID-19 pandemic (Submitted/The Report).

Westosha officers tout strength By Jason Arndt Editor High school seniors both locally and nationally find themselves in an unusual position of uncertainty because of COVID-19. With schools closed the rest of the year, athletic competitions canceled and commencement exercises in limbo, the Class of 2020 can only hope to […]

 
 

Increased testing leads to COVID-19 uptick

Increased testing leads to COVID-19 uptick

By Jason Arndt Editor Expanded testing for COVID-19 has resulted in many more confirmed cases in Kenosha County since last week, according to the Division of Health, which attributed previous shortages in collection kits. “Collection kits have been limited supply up until this point,” Environmental Health Manager Mark Melotik, of […]

 
 

Twin Lakes recommends seasonal residents stay home

Twin Lakes recommends seasonal residents stay home

By Jason Arndt Editor The Village of Twin Lakes has advised seasonal and second homeowners to stay at their permanent residences to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus. The village joined several other statewide communities in declaring the advisory, which the municipality posted on its Facebook page April 15, a […]

 
 

COVID-19 cases continue to grow in county

COVID-19 cases continue to grow in county

The Kenosha County Division of Health confirmed an additional 76 cases of COVID-19 since last week, with three more deaths, according to numbers released by the state Department of Health Services. State officials, meanwhile, said 4,499 people have tested positive for COVID-19 while 46,603 returned negative test results as of […]

 
 

Area’s state parks forced to close

Area’s state parks forced to close

Governor orders 40 parks to close to promote social distancing At a time when outdoor recreation is needed more than ever, 40 of Wisconsin state parks, forests and recreational areas have been closed – victims of their own popularity. Gov. Tony Evers on Thursday directed the Department of Natural Resources […]

 
 

Tuesday’s election is back on

Tuesday’s election is back on

Supreme Court reinstates voting; governor decries lack of safety Tuesday’s on again, off again election is now on. The Wisconsin Supreme Court on a 4-2 decision late Monday afternoon struck down an order issued just hours earlier by Gov. Tony Evers to suspend in-person voting scheduled for Tuesday and move […]

 
 

Governor suspends in-person voting…but stay tuned

Governor suspends in-person voting…but stay tuned

Legislative leaders immediately pledge a court challenge regarding Tuesday’s scheduled vote Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers on Monday afternoon issued an executive order suspending in-person voting for Tuesday’s Spring Election. The order moves in-person voting to June 7 and calls the legislature into special session on Tuesday to discuss election-related issues. […]

 
 

Western Transit shifts to door-to-door service only

Western Transit shifts to door-to-door service only

Western Kenosha County Transit, a public bus service, will shift to door-to-door service only as of Monday, April 6, according to the Kenosha County Aging and Disability Resource Center. Current fixed routes will be temporarily suspended to adhere to Gov. Tony Evers’ Safer-at-Home order. Residents who live west of I-94 […]

 
 
 
 
 

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