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Posted inGovernmentLocal news

Gov. Evers Grants 71 Pardons, Signs Executive Order Expediting and Expanding Pardon Process

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers announced today that he has granted another 71 pardons, bringing the governor’s total number of granted pardons to 263 pardons since the Governor’s Pardon Advisory Board was announced in 2019. With today’s announcement, the governor is on target to pardon more people in his first term than any governor in contemporary […]

Posted inSchool Awards

UW-Whitewater Football Announces 2021 Roster; Four Locals Make the Cut

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team took the field for the first time since December of 2019 on Saturday as it began its 127th season. In 2019, Warhawks posted a 13-2 record in 2019, including a 6-1 mark in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, and won a share of their conference-record 37th league championship. UW-W […]

Posted inCORONAVIRUS

Will the end of pandemic-related unemployment benefits ease Wisconsin’s worker shortage?

By Nusaiba Mizan, Green Bay Press-Gazette ​​​Green Bay resident Jarrett Brown, a labor activist, and former union steward believes there’s dignity and pride in work. He never applied for unemployment benefits in nearly two decades of working — until the pandemic. He was unemployed from June to September 2020 and again from December to March. […]

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Gov. Evers Announces Donation Opportunities to Support Afghan Evacuees at Fort McCoy

MADISON — On Thursday, Gov. Tony Evers announced opportunities for people hoping to provide essential items to Afghan individuals and families currently staying at Fort McCoy. The effort, coordinated by the Evers Administration through Wisconsin Emergency Management and the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families, offers an easy way for interested individuals to help those […]

Posted inKenosha Lens

Wisconsin Visual Artists interpret the theme of “Transitions” in new show opening September 12

Deborah Maris Lader, “Considering The Earth”, photopolymer etching. KENOSHA – Forty members of the Southeast Chapter of the Wisconsin Visual Artists group answered the call to interpret the theme of “Transitions” through a work of art in a new exhibit opening September 12 at the Anderson Arts Center in Kenosha. “Transitions are a part of […]

Posted inSchool AwardsSports

Burlington’s Klein Earns Spot on 2021 UW-Whitewater Women’s Soccer Roster

Elizabeth Klein, a native of Burlington and graduate of Catholic Central High School, will compete for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater women’s soccer team during the 2021 season, which begins this week. Klein, a sophomore at UW-Whitewater, is majoring in human resource management. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater women’s soccer team heads into its 2021 season, which […]

Posted inCommunityNon-Profits

The Community Buzz: What’s Up With Local Nonprofits

For a full look at what local nonprofits are up to, check out our new nonprofit community feed here. Here’s a snapshot of the things you’ll find: Curious about the Racine Literacy Council? Learn more about their services at their upcoming open house. https://www.facebook.com/racineliteracycouncil/posts/4268559623210586 Love SapSap? The Racine Art Museum has partnered with them for […]

Posted inCultureThings To Do

PRCS, Dr. John Bryant Community Center Announce After School Programs

RACINE – City of Racine Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services (PRCS), in partnership with the Dr. John Bryant Community Center, announces after School Youth programs for 2021-2022. A wide range of activities are available for children in grades 4K all the way through 12th. All programs are free of charge. Kids who enjoy creative pursuits […]

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TutorMe Donates $100,000 in Tutoring Services to Racine Unified School District

TutorMe, the online tutoring solution of the future, announced today that after a nationwide call for applicants, the team selected Racine Unified School District (RUSD) in Wisconsin to receive $100,000 worth of tutoring services. This donation provides the students of Racine Unified free 24/7 access to live tutors in more than 300 subjects to support […]