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Woof Gang Rescue Adoption Event

Woof Gang Adoption Event The Woof Gang Rescue will be hosting an adoption event on April 29 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Milgate General Store, 151 Milgate Dr. in Burlington. A list of available animals are located on the rescue’s website. Attendees should note that not all animals listed online will be […]

Posted inCommunity, Events, Non-Profits, Parenting

Woof Gang Rescue’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Woof Gang Rescue’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt The Woof Gang Rescue is hosting its annual Easter Egg hunt. This hunt is for humans, not four-legged pals. It will take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at their location, 1906 Melvin Ave., Racine. Pricing for the event is as follows: $5 for crafts and the […]

Posted inAdopt-a-Pet, Community, Local news, Non-Profits, Pets

Meet the beagles! Wisconsin Humane Society assisting with mass dog rescue

MOUNT PLEASANT – The Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS), which operates an animal shelter here, has brought 62 beagles to Wisconsin as part of a large-scale rescue operation from a mass dog-breeding facility in Virginia. The nine beagle mothers and 53 puppies arrived over the weekend and are currently in WHS foster homes throughout southeastern Wisconsin. […]

Posted inGovernment, Local news

Real Racine Receives State Destination Marketing Grant

Real Racine, the county’s destination marketing organization (DMO), was among 120 Wisconsin organizations awarded a total of $15 million in grants from federal American Rescue Plan Act funding. The Destination Marketing Organization Grant Program recipients, announced by Gov. Tony Evers’ office on Wednesday, will help the local DMOs attract regional, national, and international visitors to the state. Real Racine (Racine […]

Posted inCORONAVIRUS, Government, Local news

Help For Homeowners Program Offers Aid With Taxes, Bills

RACINE AND KENOSHA – Assistance through the Wisconsin Help for Homeowners program is available to homeowners who have experienced financial hardship resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Wisconsin Help for Homeowners has $92.7 million in federal funds available to assist state residents who have experienced a COVID-19 related financial hardship since Jan. 21, 2020. Eligible homeowners […]

Posted inKenosha Lens, Kenosha Police and Fire, Local news, Police and fire

14-year-old boy drowns in Bristol campground pond

BRISTOL – Kenosha County authorities recovered the body of 14-year-old Aiden F. Braim, who drowned at a private campground pond here on Saturday. Using sonar technologies, personnel from Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department located Braim’s body about 6 to 9 feet below the surface of a pond at Happy Acres Kampground, […]

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$14M in Assistance Grants Awarded To Local Movie Theaters, Camps, Sports Teams

MADISON – Movie theaters, summer camps and minor league sports teams serving Racine and Kenosha area residents were among the recipients of $14 million in assistance grants announced by Gov. Tony Evers’ office on Tuesday. The funding for the grants came from the federal American Rescue Plan Act and was administered by the Wisconsin Department […]

Posted inCommunity, Lost Pets, Non-Profits, Pets

Stray dog “Midnight” rescued from street drain, taken to Wisconsin Humane Society

“Midnight,” a one-year-old, mixed-breed dog is no longer sleeping under the stars, but rather safely residing at the Wisconsin Humane Society in Racine. Formerly known as “Blackie,” the stray dog had quite the journey to safety. She was on the loose and roaming free for 5 months, according to Billy’s Posse Executive Director Kristin Wilson. […]

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Wisconsin launches ‘Say Yes! COVID Test’ website: free tests available for ordering

The Say Yes! COVID Test website has officially launched as of Sept. 1, 2022. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) has created these resources for Wisconsinites. It allows Wisconsin residents to get free at-home rapid COVID-19 tests delivered directly to them. Say Yes! COVID Test program The website allows people to place an order […]