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County drops to fifth statewide in COVID-19 cases

County drops to fifth statewide in COVID-19 cases

State officials report spike among young adults The Kenosha County Division of Health confirmed 73 new cases of COVID-19 since last week, according to figures released June 29, which indicated 1,492 total residents have tested positive for the disease. The Division of Health indicated 16,588 residents returned negative results. But […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Kenosha County administers floodplain buyout program

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Western Kenosha County residents have endured issues with flooding over the years, with July 2017 arguably the worst. Yet, according to Andy Buehler, director of Kenosha County planning and development, it could have been worse. “Since 1995, about 100 homes that used to sit in the […]

 
 

Paddock Lake residents see little rise in property taxes

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Village of Paddock Lake will see a 7 percent rise in professional services and a decrease in state shared revenue, but residents will not experience an equivalent rise on their property tax bills. The Kenosha County Sheriff contract increased $33,900 and the fire and rescue […]

 
 

Central Board of Education approves facilities analysis

Central Board of Education approves facilities analysis

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent At its Nov. 19 regular meeting, the Westosha Central High School Board of Education approved a contract with Bray Architects not to exceed $10,000 for a comprehensive facilities analysis. The plan is to have Bray work with various groups, including community members, to determine what the […]

 
 
 
 
 

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