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Racine Roundup on TMJ4: Tender Touch Therapy, Toys for Tots, and Rochester’s ‘Day in the Country’

The Racine Roundup aired on TMJ4 during the 4 p.m. news on Thursday, Sept. 15. Racine County Eye owner Denise Lockwood discussed various stories with TMJ4 anchors, Susan Kim and Ryan Jenkins, on the newscast. This week’s Business Spotlight is Tender Touch Therapy. While not new, the business is expanding in Kenosha. The Kenosha location […]

Posted inArts & Entertainment, Celebrations, Culture, Events, Food & Drinks, Shopping, Things To Do

‘Day in the Country’ festival in Rochester continues community traditions on Sept. 17

RACINE COUNTY — The Village of Rochester will continue with its 26-year-old tradition on Sept. 17. The Day in the Country fall festival opens up Historic Downtown Rochester for a full day of fun. On the docket for the day is an arts & crafts fair, car show, produce sales, petting zoo, live music, wagon […]

Posted inBusiness, Community, Environment, Finances, Home, Weather

Flood damages: 2 tips for recovering loss from Racine County Emergency Management

Many homeowners in Racine County are experiencing the effects of the consistent rainfall and flooding that happened on Sept. 11 and 12. Dealing with a flooded basement can be emotionally and physically draining. When disaster strikes, it’s difficult to gather resources and connect to those who can provide you assistance. Water damage is costly. These […]

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Party on the Pavement features local cuisine, music & shopping on Sept. 17

RACINE — Party along the shores of Lake Michigan in the heart of Downtown Racine on Sept. 17. Racine’s very own street festival, Party on the Pavement is happening from noon until 7 p.m. The festival will take place, once again, in downtown Racine on Main Street from State Street to 7th Street. Additionally, activities […]

Posted inBusiness, Business Spotlight, Kenosha business, Kenosha Lens, Local news, Parenting

Business Spotlight: Tender Touch Therapy

Tender Touch Therapy, a pediatric therapy provider, will open a new clinic in Kenosha come the end of September. This company is dedicated to advocacy, creativity, well-being, and fostering a space that thrives on teamwork. Their Kenosha location is moving to the newly renovated and former United Auto Workers Local 72 building, 3615 Washington Road, […]

Posted inCORONAVIRUS

Pfizer Bi-Valent COVID-19 booster shots available at Regency Mall Community Vaccination Clinic

RACINE — Pfizer Bi-Valent booster shots are now available at the Community Vaccination Clinic at Regency Mall, 5538 Durand Ave. Updated COVID-19 boosters add Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 spike protein components to the current vaccine composition, providing additional protection against the COVID-19 virus. Booster recommendations Pfizer Bi-Valent boosters are authorized for use in individuals 12 years […]

Posted inCommunity, Environment, Government, Local news

Update: City of Racine extends bulk pick-up of flood-damaged items until Sept. 20

RACINE — The City of Racine Department of Public Works has extended its bulk pick-up collection for E-waste and bulky household items that were damaged from the heavy rains and flooding. Crews will be collecting items via curbside bulk pick-up until Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 3:00 p.m. per CBS. This special pick-up is for items […]

Posted inLocal news, Weather

Flood advisory in effect until 6 p.m. Monday, 9 inches of rain falls in Racine

SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN — Excessive rain over the weekend has prompted a flood advisory to be placed in effect until 6 p.m. on Monday, according to the National Weather Service. Record levels of rain fell on Sunday, Sept. 11, and carried into Monday, Sept. 12. Those in a portion of southeast Wisconsin, including the following counties, […]

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5 ways to honor Sept. 11 in the Racine County community

RACINE COUNTY — Sept. 11, 2022, marks the 21st anniversary of the terrorist attack that took place at the World Trade Center in New York City, outside of Washington, D.C. at the Pentagon, and near Shanksville Pennsylvania. Two decades later, the day continues to be observed each year as a day of mourning and remembrance. […]

Posted inCommunity, Government, Kenosha Lens, Local news

Gov. Evers orders flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of 9/11

Gov. Tony Evers signed Executive Order #174 ordering the flags of the United States and the state of Wisconsin to be flown at half-staff beginning at sunrise on Fri., Sept. 9, 2021, until sunset on Sun., Sept. 11, 2022. On the 21st anniversary of the terrorist attack that occurred on Sept. 11, 2001, Evers has also declared Sept 11, 2022, […]

Posted inCommunity, Events, Non-Profits

‘Pack the Truck’ donation drive for Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin takes place Sept. 10

The Volunteer Center of Racine County, in partnership with Two Men and a Truck, is hosting a “Pack the Truck” donation drive event on Sept. 10, 2022. In honor and memory of the tragedy that took place on Sept. 11, 2001, food donations are being collected to benefit the Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin. From 9 […]

Posted inSchools, Sports, Wisco Huddle

Friday night lights: Varsity Football games for Racine County high schools Sept. 8

High school varsity football teams in Racine County will be under the lights tonight. Support local athletes by visiting a nearby football field to watch a game or two. Are you a fellow student, spectator, and/or family member looking for your school’s football schedule? The following directory can be used to find games happening tonight […]

Posted inLocal news, Police and fire

Caledonia Police Department Weekly Police Reports Aug. 31-Sept. 6

The Caledonia Police Department shared a roundup of police reports from the past week. Between Aug. 31 and Sept. 6, there were 330 calls for service in the Village of Caledonia. According to the department, 107 traffic stops, one OWI arrest (first offense), and three accidents happened. The police department added that the accidents included […]