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SC Johnson to Support Girl Scouting in Racine County, 4 Girl Scouts Troops Achieve Highest Awards

Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast (GSWISE) is pleased to announce an investment of $5,000 from SC Johnson to support Girl Scouting in Racine County. This grant will make it possible for GSWISE to bring the Girl Scout Leadership Experience to more girls in Racine County. Girl Scouting began in Racine County in 1919 when five […]

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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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5th Traffic Stop In 2 Years Leads To Seizure Of 1 Lb.Of Marijuana, DA says

By Bill Houston Caledonia, WI — The latest traffic stop of a Racine man with a history of moving and vehicle violations resulted in the discovery and seizure of over 1 lb. of marijuana. Jose A. Partida, 1938 Racine St., made his initial court appearance in front of Racine County Judicial Court Commissioner Alice Rudebusch, […]

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Parent Teacher Conferences Ends With Multiple Charges for Union Grove Mother

By Bill Houston Union Grove, WI — A Union Grove woman is in custody after the principal at her children’s elementary school called police Oct. 30 when she appeared to show up intoxicated for parent-teacher conferences. According to the Racine County District Attorney’s criminal complaint, it was the second time in two weeks the principal […]

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Union Grove Man Charged With Possessing Child Pornography

By Bill Houston Union Grove, WI — A Racine County Sheriff’s Department investigation into a cyber tip sent from Instagram to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) has led to child pornography charges against a Union Grove man. Jay R. Demant uploaded a 27-second long video to Instagram under the username “jaydemant394” […]