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Trevor-Wilmot to have operational referendum

District does not project negative tax impact The Trevor-Wilmot Consolidated School District will ask voters for authorization to exceed revenue limits to support its general operation budget through a referendum on the April 6 ballot. The Board of Education in January voted unanimously to seek the operational referendum, according to […]


Cutouts for a cause

Cutouts for a cause

Central fundraiser fills gymnasium stands By Jason Arndt Editor Westosha Central High School students often fill the stands and cheer on their boys basketball team while the band plays multiple song ensembles during games. But with COVID-19, which has seen crowd sizes diminished due to capacity limits, the bleachers in […]


County launches COVID-19 vaccine call center

Service for people unable to schedule online A call center is now available for people who do not have access to schedule COVID-19 vaccination appointments online, the Kenosha County Division of Health announced last week. Those unable to access the links to providers on the county’s COVID-19 Response Hub website […]


Visitors Bureau announces Restaurant Week

Four west end establishments participating The Kenosha Area Convention and Visitors Bureau announced Feb. 20-28 as Kenosha Restaurant Week and features 50 local establishments, including four west of Interstate 94, according to a news release issued last week. Participating in the annual event include Bristol 45 Diner, Bristol; Brat Stop, […]


Kenosha ADRC to offer tools for caregivers course online

Next session begins on Feb. 24 The Kenosha County Aging and Disability Resource Center is now accepting applications for its next Powerful Tools for Caregivers course, to be conducted online. Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a free, six-week educational series designed by Stanford University, intended to teach skills for how […]


Community Foundation accepting proposals for 2021 Unrestricted Funds grants

The Kenosha Community Foundation is now accepting grant applications from local not-for-profit organizations for 2021 grants funded from Unrestricted Funds that the Foundation manages. In addition to supporting projects that align with its mission ‘to enhance the quality of life for the residents of Kenosha County,’ with 2021 grants from […]


Long-time naturalist retiring from state park

Long-time naturalist retiring from state park

Departure creates uncertainty for future programming at Bong By Jason Arndt Editor Frequent visitors to Richard Bong State Recreation Area likely encountered naturalist Beth Goeppinger through her 28-year tenure. Goeppinger’s tenure, however, will come to end on Jan. 29 as she plans to retire and the Department of Natural Resources […]


Central Board of Education authorizes $39 million referendum question

Central Board of Education authorizes $39 million referendum question

Voters to decide during April 6 Spring Election The Central High School District’s Board of Education on Jan. 12 unanimously approved a $39.6 million capital improvement referendum question for the April 6 Spring Election. According to a district news release, if approved by taxpayers, the referendum would result in an […]


Community Foundation starts accepting scholarship applications

The Kenosha Community Foundation announced it has started accepting applications for multiple scholarships, including two new awards in 2021, according to a Dec. 17 news release. The KCF, which plans to offer five total scholarships, has three available for students who have roots in Western Kenosha County. Students looking to […]


Youth in Governance nominations sought

County program looks to help area youth The Kenosha County Youth in Governance program is now accepting nominations for the 2021-22 school year with a deadline of Jan. 29. According to Extension Kenosha County, which is part of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension, the Youth in Governance program looks to […]