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Public Health now providing fentanyl test strips along with Narcan training

Kenosha County Public Health is now supplying fentanyl test strips to people who receive Narcan training, Health Officer Dr. Jen Freiheit announced on April 28. The county last week accepted delivery of a supply of 2,000 test strips that it ordered recently, after they were made legal in Wisconsin under […]

 
 

New Kenosha County Center arboretum showcases tree diversity

New Kenosha County Center arboretum showcases tree diversity

Extension Kenosha County marked Arbor Day on April 29 with the debut of a new feature on the Kenosha County Center grounds, aimed at educating the public about the importance of tree diversity and the many species that can survive and thrive in the regional climate. The Kenosha County Prairie […]

 
 

Household Hazardous Waste Program event set for May 7

Kenosha County’s Household Hazardous Waste Event will be held on May 7. As in 2021, e-waste (electronic waste) and refrigerant waste (items containing freon) will also be accepted again this year. Everyone who lives in Kenosha County – the city, towns and villages – can dispose of their household hazardous […]

 
 

Verhaalen recognized as 2021 Nurse of the Year at Aurora Medical Center

Verhaalen recognized as 2021 Nurse of the Year at Aurora Medical Center

Salem Lakes resident Gretchen Verhaalen, a nurse at Aurora Medical Center – Burlington, was selected as a 2021 Nurse of the Year for her exemplary demonstration of Advocate Aurora Health’s core nursing values and unwavering delivery of exceptional nursing care. “These 30 honorees from throughout our organization are being celebrated […]

 
 

Low-flying helicopter will survey Southern Wisconsin, including Kenosha, for a series of studies

Low-flying helicopter will survey Southern Wisconsin, including Kenosha, for a series of studies

Starting around late February and lasting three to four weeks, a helicopter towing a large hoop from a cable will begin making low-level flights over southern Wisconsin between Grant and Kenosha counties. The low-flying helicopter will collect and record geophysical measurements as part of multiple U.S. Geological Survey projects to […]

 
 

County warns of ‘new’ Medicare scam targeting elderly victims

County warns of ‘new’ Medicare scam targeting elderly victims

Officials note Medicare isn’t issuing chip cards There is a “new” Medicare scam circulating in Kenosha County, according to the Kenosha County Aging and Disability Resource Center. “Scammers have cleverly put a new twist on a scam that originated in 2020. The Kenosha County Aging & Disability Resource Center recently […]

 
 

Bridge reconstruction to close portion of Highway WG through mid-summer

Bridge reconstruction to close portion of Highway WG through mid-summer

Reconstruction of the Kenosha County Highway WG (128th Street) bridge over the Dutch Gap Canal in the Village of Bristol will close the roadway beginning the week of Feb. 21 and continuing through mid-summer. The closure will include the portion of Highway WG between Highway MB (152nd Avenue) and Highway […]

 
 

Hawthorn Hollow receives Bullamore Forks School Cornerstone

Hawthorn Hollow receives Bullamore Forks School Cornerstone

In 2021, Hawthorn Hollow received the cornerstone of the now-demolished second Bullamore Forks school, which was originally located at what is now the intersection of highways N and 142, north of Kenosha Airport. `Bullamore Forks School, much like the Pike River School, which was moved to Hawthorn Hollow, was a […]

 
 

Public Health modifies COVID-19 disease investigation procedures

Public Health modifies COVID-19 disease investigation procedures

In response to evolving needs and priorities in the ongoing COVID-19 response, Kenosha County Public Health has updated its disease investigation procedures, Health Officer Dr. Jen Freiheit announced last. Public health staff will no longer attempt to contact each confirmed positive case of COVID-19 in Kenosha County, Freiheit said. Rather, […]

 
 

Trevor-Wilmot to hold $800,000 operational referendum

Trevor-Wilmot to hold $800,000 operational referendum

District seeks permission to exceed revenue limits for five years The Trevor-Wilmot Consolidated School District will seek permission from voters to exceed its state-set revenue limit by $800,000 annually for five years in plan that will be on the April 5 Spring Election ballot. The district’s Board of Education approved […]