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14 people from southeastern Wisconsin charged with drug trafficking

WISCONSIN – After almost a year-long investigation, law enforcement officials from several jurisdictions in Wisconsin served 18 warrants Wednesday during a drug trafficking sting. As a result, the U.S. Attorney’s Office charged 14 people with drug trafficking and gun possession. Further warrants may be issued in the case, which is ongoing at this time, according to officials […]

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EverGreen Academy announces free meals for all students

EverGreen Academy is offering free meals for all of its students for the 2021-2022 school year. The free meal program is part of the Seamless Summer Option (SSO) through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). While free and reduced-price lunch applications are not necessary to participate in this program, families are still encouraged to […]

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Racine County Food Bank Joins Healthy Hunger Initiative

Racine County Food Bank has joined the Partnership for a Healthier America’s (PHA) Healthy Hunger Relief Initiative. The arrangement makes it possible for the local organization to better understand the nutritional quality of its food inventory and make strategic decisions to improve nutritional quality for the communities it serves. RCFB received a $70,000 grant from […]

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6 people injured following shooting at memorial for man shot a year ago

RACINE – Six people were injured following a shooting that happened Sunday night near Yout and Carter street. Officers with the Racine Police Department were called at 9:12 p.m. to a report of people being loud and driving recklessly in the area. When they arrived, several people jumped a fence and started shooting, according to […]

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Prescription Drug Take-Back Day slated by Mount Pleasant Police Department

On Saturday, October 23, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. the Village of Mount Pleasant Police Department will be participating in the Prescription Drug Take-Back initiative by collecting unused and/or expired prescription medications for proper disposal. Medications tend to accumulate in residential medicine cabinets long after they have outlived their usefulness, and if not […]

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Select Committee on Economy to Hold Field Hearing in Lorain, Ohio

On Monday, October 18 at 12:00 p.m., the U.S. House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth will conduct an open field hearing in Lorain, Ohio, titled “Renewing Prosperity in the Industrial Heartland: An Economic Agenda for Forgotten Communities.” During this hearing, Committee Chairman Jim Himes (CT-04) and Ranking Member Congressman Bryan Steil (WI-01) will join Committee member and hometown representative Congresswoman Marcy […]