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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 […]

 
 

Salem’s Allen recognized for dedicated service to veterans

Salem’s Allen recognized for dedicated service to veterans

Phillip Allen, of Salem, was one of 10 people recognized for his contributions and significant service to Wisconsinites during a 2020 Governor’s Service Awards ceremony on Oct. 15. Allen, a Veterans of Foreign Wars member, earned the Veteran Volunteer of the Year Service award. The Governor’s Service Awards honors outstanding […]

 
 

Sharing Center begins holiday season donation drive

Sharing Center begins holiday season donation drive

Each year, the Sharing Center strives to provide families what they need for a more enjoyable holiday season. The Sharing Center, 25700 Wilmot Road, Trevor has offered a holiday meal for Thanksgiving and Christmas as well as Christmas gifts to all children the last 40 years, according to the nonprofit […]

 
 

Community Library will not charge overdue fines for some materials

The Community Library branches of Twin Lakes and Salem Lakes will no longer charge overdue fines for Children’s and Young Adult print materials, according to an announcement made last week. “We are committed to increasing reading and literacy and monetary fines present an economic barriers to access of library materials […]

 
 

Grappling with campus COVID-19

Grappling with campus COVID-19

Local graduates recall chaos at UW-Madison By Jason Arndt Editor University of Wisconsin campuses have played a considerable part in a statewide spike in new COVID-19 cases since the start of September. Students at the 13 four-year campuses, according to data compiled by this newspaper, have accounted for at least […]

 
 
 
 
 

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