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Inauguration Day 2021: What to expect and what’s happening

Watching the inauguration When does the inauguration start: Early Wednesday morning, President Trump and Melania Trump will leave the White House without welcoming the Bidens. The Bidens will attend a church service before the official inauguration ceremony. The Inauguration program will officially begin around 11:15 a.m EST. READ MORE: How to Watch the inauguration After […]

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Racine Literacy Council Resumes Entry-level Classes the Week of June 15

For 55 years, the Racine Literacy Council has provided educational resources to help adult learners meet life’s challenges. The current pandemic is a new challenge, and RLC is rising to meet it. The building has been closed since March 22. Existing student/tutor pairs have continued to work together through distance learning with materials mailed to […]

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First Case of Coronavirus in Wisconsin Confirmed

By Bill Houston With growing concern about the spread of the novel coronavirus spreading into the U.S., the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, local health department officials, and the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have reported the first confirmed case in Wisconsin. The unidentified adult — who has a […]

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DA: No charges to be issued against officer in death of Ty’Rese West

MOUNT PLEASANT, WI — After 90 days, Racine County District Attorney Patricia Hanson said Mount Pleasant police sergeant Eric Giese will not face charges in the shooting death of 18-year-old Ty’Rese West. The Racine Police Department handled the investigation with assistance from the Wisconsin Department of Justice’s Division of Criminal Investigation and the Wisconsin State […]

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Life Insurance in Wisconsin – A Comprehensive Guide

The benefits of a life insurance policy goes beyond what people usually think. Some don’t even bother with such policies because, in their opinion, this is “poorly-spent” money. In the prospect of an unfortunate event, however, these policies could ensure the well-being of your family. Policyholders can choose between several types of policies. Each comes […]

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Eco-Justice Center’ Fall Festival provided tons of family fun

The Eco-Justice Center celebrated their Fall Festival on Sunday and here are a few pictures of the fun provided!  The Center provides education programs for adults and youth related to the environment and sustainable living. Pictures by Mark Hertzberg. Keri Heusdens, left, photographs her daughter Zinnia, 1, and her husband, Adam, as they look at […]

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Real Estate Transfers: Former CSL Plasma Building sells

Several commercial buildings in Racine and Caledonia are among $14.4 million in real estate transfers that occurred between May 7 through May 11, according to the Racine County Clerk of Deeds Office. Here are the real estate highlights: Newman Enterprises Inc. sold a commercial building at 1601 Washington Ave., to Kim Ellis, of West Allis, […]

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Caledonia Man Accused Of Gunfire In Home After Packers Game

CALEDONIA – A Caledonia man was accused of shooting a gun in his home during a drunken altercation after Saturday night’s Green Bay Packers football game. The Racine County District Attorney’s Office charged Kurt D. Draeger, 59, of 2949 Cherry Tree Ct., with two counts of First-Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety, Criminal Damage to Property and […]

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KUSD Seeks Input on Elementary Guided Reading Materials

KENOSHA – The Kenosha Unified School District (KUSD) Elementary Literacy Curriculum Team is inviting parents/guardians and concerned community members to review the finalists for the Guided Reading instructional materials for grades K-5. The team is seeking feedback on these materials before making their final decisions to recommend adoption into the curriculum. For those wishing to […]

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Wisconsin Department of Transportation Expands Frozen Road Law to Entire State

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) has officially expanded the Frozen Road Law to the entire state. This declaration went into effect on Saturday, January 22 due to ongoing weather conditions impacting the state of Wisconsin. The highways across the state of Wisconsin are officially frozen. The frozen road law now covers the entire state […]

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Romme Printing among Racine County real estate transfers

Eighty-four properties in Racine County — totaling over $19 million — changed hands between Jan. 10 through Jan. 14, according to the Racine County Register of Deeds. Real estate transfers Gerald C. Goldsworthy sold 3321 Rapids Drive to Jon Carly Properties LLC for $300,000. The commercial building is home to Romme Printing and All About […]

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N95 Masks Available Now for Kenosha County Residents

A large supply of N95 masks* has been made available to residents through Kenosha County Public Health. No identification is required to receive a supply of masks. “We are very happy to be able to offer these free masks to Kenosha County residents, particularly those who may have a tougher time obtaining masks,” said Kenosha […]