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Wisconsin school districts keep begging voters for more money. Is the state funding formula broken?

By Heather Graves, Press Times Correspondent The results of the referendum that would bring $1 billion over 30 years to the Racine Unified School District — and allow the district to revamp buildings dating back to the Civil War —  came down to just five votes. On April 7, 2020, voters approved the referendum by […]

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Regency Mall COVID-19 Clinic To Reduce Hours

RACINE – Community-based COVID-19 vaccine clinics in Racine and five other locations around Wisconsin will begin reducing hours of operation starting next Monday (June 14), the state Department of Health Services (DHS) announced Friday. The Racine community-based clinic is located in the former Burlington Coat Factory space in Regency Mall, 5538 Durand Ave. Other DHS-run […]

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Collision Results In Rollover

MOUNT PLEASANT – A two-vehicle collision at Washington Avenue (Highway 20) and Emmertson Road here Thursday resulted in a vehicle rolling over and citations for both drivers. No one was seriously injured. Collision Details The Mount Pleasant Police Department reported that a westbound vehicle, driven by a 70-year-old Racine woman, turned south on Emmertsen, collided […]

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Ryder Last Mile Leases Mount Pleasant Warehouse

MOUNT PLEASANT – Ryder Last Mile Inc., a national logistics solutions provider, has leased 75,290 square feet in a warehouse at 1570 International Drive here. The speculative warehouse development is one of three constructed by Chicago-based HSA Commercial Real Estate in the 184-acre Park 94 business park. The 116,000-square-foot building, completed in 2020, is described […]

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New Tech Tool Aims To Remove Legal Barriers; Expansion To Racine Planned

MADISON – Legal Tune-Up, a new, mobile-friendly technology tool is now available to help Wisconsin residents overcome barriers caused by criminal and eviction records. “This is an innovative and ground-breaking idea. Nobody else in the country is doing this,” says Marsha Mansfield, a retired University of Wisconsin Law School professor and director of LIFT (Legal […]

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Yorkville Board of Education and Administration Hires Dr. Mark Rollefson as Superintendent of Yorkville JT #2

The Yorkville Board of Education and Administration has hired Dr. Mark Rollefson to serve as their next superintendent. Dr. Rollefson has 31 years of education experience including 23 years in administration for the School District of Jefferson. Dr. Rollefson will be serving the district on a part-time basis starting July 1, 2021. About Yorkville JT […]

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Racine Man Apprehended In Drug Investigation

RACINE – A Racine man was arrested and charged with multiple drug-related offenses following a Racine County Metro Drug Unit investigation on Wednesday morning. Parnell L. McCray, 31, was charged with possession with intent to deliver cocaine, possession with intent to deliver/manufacture THC, manufacture/delivery of THC, maintaining a drug trafficking place and three counts of […]

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Kenosha County Officials Investigating Fatal House Fire

TOWN OF BRIGHTON – Kenosha County officials are seeking the public’s help in investigating a farmhouse fire that killed a person here Monday afternoon. House Fire Details Personnel from Kansasville Fire and Rescue, Union Grove-Yorkville Fire Department and Salem Lakes Fire and Rescue responded to a reported structure fire at in the 21700 block of […]