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Winter storm warning issued for eastern Racine and Kenosha counties

RACINE – City of Racine Mayor Cory Mason declared a snow emergency from midnight to noon on February 16 following a winter storm warning. The snow emergency designation aids in the city’s snow removal operations. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for eastern Racine and Kenosha counties, which is expected to four […]

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Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department responds to multiple calls around Kenosha area due to snow

KENOSHA ⏤ Tuesday’s snow, while making winter feel more conventional this year, led the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department to respond to a number of calls on local roadways. According to Sgt. David Wright, during the winter storm warning, the department responded to the following snow and traffic-related calls from 6 p.m. Dec. 29 to 6 […]

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Racine Unified Cancels After School Activities For Friday, Saturday

Because of an impending snow storm, the Racine Unified School District issued an alert notifying parents that they are canceling all after-school activities Friday and Saturday. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning, which is expected to last from 2 p.m. Friday until 9 a.m. Saturday. Seven to 11 inches of snow is […]

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Racine Remembers: Racine Lights

  The following information on these storied structures is excerpted from Belles City Beacons: Lighthouse of Racine County by George W. Schemel, Jr. This highly informative booklet details the histories of lighthouses, keepers and changes over time. Pier Head Lighthouse Racine’s first beacon to sailors was built in 1839 to guide ships into the Root […]