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Man vs. Train Lands Man in the Hospital

A man who was struck by a train Tuesday night remains at Froedtert Hospital with serious injuries. According to Mount Pleasant police, a 50-year-old man was trying to walk home from a tavern near Oakes Road and Washington Avenue when he was struck by a train on the tracks underneath Highway 20. Family members told […]

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Celebrate 1-Year Anniversary of Humane Society in Racine County

Submitted by the Wisconsin Humane Society: The Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) is hosting a one year anniversary party of the Wisconsin Humane Society Racine Campus on Sunday, January 26, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the WHS Racine Campus, 2706 Chicory Rd., Racine, WI 53403. This event will feature an exciting raffle, facility tours, birthday cake, […]

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Obituary: Thomas Dretzka

Thomas R., “Tommy D.” Dretzka, 53, of Caledonia, died unexpectedly on Jan. 10. Beloved boyfriend of Tanya. Loving father of Erica, Jillian, and Joseph. Grandfather to the yet to be born Baby Jackson. Brother of Ken (Cheryl), Ron (Gayle), Dave (Debbie), Peggy (Dennis) Kubricky. Preceded in death by his parents Paul and Audrey, grandparents Olga […]

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Are Companies Partly to Blame for the Skills Gap?

Are American companies partly at fault for the skills gap and its contribution to continued unemployment? Harold L. Sirkin, a senior partner of The Boston Consulting Group and a professor at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, wrote an op-ed that appeared in the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel Sunday saying that because U.S. manufacturers are unwilling to invest […]