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State Announces $46 Million grant program to Benefit Small Businesses

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers, together with the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and the Department of Revenue (DOR), announced Tuesday that more than $46 million to support an estimated 9,300 small businesses across Wisconsin. The grants – $5,000 per business – are an extension of last year’s successful “We’re All In” grant program. The […]

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Fire Damages Parked Vehicle

RACINE – Fire caused an estimated $3,000 damage to a vehicle parked near a structure in the 3600 block of Douglas Avenue Thursday evening. The Racine Fire Department responded just before 7 p.m. The vehicle owner put out the fire with an extinguisher just before firefighters arrived. Firefighters used a thermal imaging camera to check […]

Posted inPolice and Fire

‘Gobsmacked’ Vehicle Passenger Leads to Drug Arrests

YORKVILLE – A passenger in a vehicle, who appeared “gobsmacked” when seeing a Racine County Sheriff’s deputy parked along Interstate 94, led to drug-related charges filed against two Oak Creek residents earlier this week. The Racine County District Attorney’s office filed charges of possession with intent to deliver/distribute/manufacture THC and possession of drug paraphernalia against […]

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Kitchen Fire Damages College Avenue Apartment

RACINE – A fire in a kitchen damaged a College Avenue apartment and displaced 10 residents Saturday morning. The Racine Fire Department was called to a six-unit apartment building at 800 College Avenue at about 9:07 a.m. Saturday. A Racine Police Department officer on patrol discovered the fire and immediately began evacuating residents. The fire […]

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United Way of Racine County receives second grant from Morgridge Family Foundation

RACINE – United Way of Racine County this week received another grant, in the amount of $57,500, from the Morgridge Family Foundation of Denver, CO. The funds are part of the foundation’s $1 million COVID-19 emergency relief fund. Morgridge provided grants to 11 community foundations in Wisconsin and five other states. United Way of Dane […]