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Failure to stop at a red light causes 3-vehicle rollover accident in Caledonia

CALEDONIA — Another rollover accident, caught Thursday evening on a dashboard camera, was shown to be the product of a failure to stop at a traffic signal. The Caledonia Fire Department received a call for a vehicle rollover accident with entrapment at 5:18 p.m. on Oct. 20. The Caledonia Police Department, Engine 11, Battalion 11 […]

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Several area high schools put on lockdown; situation deemed hoax

KENOSHA, MILWAUKEE and RACINE — Numerous high schools went on lockdown Thursday morning after a person claiming to be a teacher called the schools saying that students had been shot. Law enforcement officials say the calls were a hoax. When they arrived on the scene, officers cleared the building and found no active shooters or […]

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Upcoming Programs and Events at the Racine Public Library Oct. 8 – 14

The following is a list of the upcoming programs at the Racine Public Library.Please note: COVID-19 safety information for RPL is below the programming information. Library Services & Event Registration Week of October 8 – 14 Register for Racine Public Library programs in one of the following ways (unless noted otherwise): Call 262-636-9217Visit the library […]

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BONK! Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month Oct. 15 with Emilio Maldonado, Janice V Rodriguez and Esteban Colon

This October, BONK! will be celebrating Hispanic History Month on Saturday, Oct. 15, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Central time). The event will be held on Zoom webinar and streamed on Facebook Live at the BONK! Facebook page. Curated and hosted by Esteban Colon to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, BONK! will also feature spoken […]

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Heavy construction to close Racine Public Library Oct. 5

RACINE — The Racine Public Library will be closed on Wednesday, Oct. 5, for a day of heavy construction. Adapted construction schedule for Oct. 5 Services that will remain open Services that will remain available on Wednesday are the following: The Bookmobile will continue its regular schedule.Phone calls and chat messages made to the library […]

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Upcoming Programs and Events at the Racine Public Library Oct. 1 – 7

The following is a list of the upcoming programs at the Racine Public Library.Please note: COVID-19 safety information for RPL is below the programming information. Library Services & Event Registration Week of October 1 – 7 Register for Racine Public Library programs in one of the following ways (unless noted otherwise): Call 262-636-9217Visit the library […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month 2022 celebrated virtually by City of Racine PRCS

RACINE — Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the City of Racine Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services (PRCS) department. Hispanic Heritage Month happenings Each Monday through Oct. 10, 2022, a historical figure with Hispanic heritage will be recognized online and on social media. Children (age 18 and younger) are encouraged to participate by completing the coloring […]

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Laurel Clark Water Attraction – Splash Pad to close Sept. 30 in Downtown Racine

DOWNTOWN RACINE — The Laurel Clark Water Attraction – Splash Pad and facility restrooms will be closing on Friday, Sept. 30 for the season. Splash Pad hours of operation Until then, the City of Racine Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services (PRCS) encourages residents to continue to enjoy the attraction during the hours of operation, which […]

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Free guest passes to Milwaukee Brewers baseball game available Sept. 22

RACINE — As part of the Milwaukee Brewers Buddies Program, the Racine, Parks Recreation and Cultural Services (PRCS) will be distributing free guest passes to Racine County residents on Sept. 22. The guest passes are for the Sept. 29 home game against the Miami Marlins. The game will begin at 6:40 p.m. at American Family […]