RACINE – The Racine Unified School District is set to return to in-person learning for the 2020-21 school year on Wednesday, Sept. 1, Superintendent Dr. Eric Gallien told the RUSD Board of Education on Monday. Gallien added that face masks will be optional for students and staff indoors starting Monday, Aug. 2. However, the Centers […]
The National Weather Service is forecasting severe weather for later this evening. Clusters or lines of severe storms will track from northwest WI to southeast WI late this evening into the early morning hours. Damaging winds, possibly hurricane force, is the main concern, but large hail and isolated tornadoes may also occur. Racine County is […]
Gateway Technical College still has some open seats for its annual, exciting, hands-on summer camp at its Horizon Center for Transportation Technology. The NitroX summer camp gives middle-schoolers the chance to build and test drive nitro-methane powered remote-controlled trucks – and race their own truck at the end of the week. Participants will learn how […]
RACINE COUNTY – Zeigler Auto Group of Kalamazoo, Mich., has purchased three auto dealerships in Racine County and one in Kenosha County effective Monday. The dealerships are Racine Honda, 1701 SE Frontage Road, Mount Pleasant; Racine Toyota, 13350 Kilbourn Drive, Mount Pleasant: Racine Hyundai, 13313 Washington Ave. (Highway 20), Mount Pleasant; and Kenosha Subaru, 7900 […]
RACINE COUNTY – County Executive Jonathan Delagrave met with the leadership contingent from the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) last Friday during a visit to Racine County. The group came to Wisconsin as part of their 75th Anniversary celebration and annual summer meeting being held in Chicago. Members of the NACD viewed the new […]
RACINE- An apartment fire in the 2700 block of Mount Pleasant Street rendered two units uninhabitable and caused about $45,000 in damage, authorities said. A firefighter passing during a shift change notified the fire department of a fire about 6:45 a.m. Sunday, according to a press release issued by the Racine Fire Department. Three fire […]
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CALEDONIA – Two body-cam videos released by the Caledonia Police Department showed that the police officer did not plant evidence in the back seat of a car during a traffic stop. The department also released details regarding the traffic stop, which resulted in no one being arrested. The driver was given a traffic citation for […]
CALEDONIA – County officials are considering a site along Three Mile Road, near Batten International Airport here, for the proposed Racine County Youth Development and Care Center. A public input meeting, hosted by Racine County and the Village of Caledonia, is scheduled for 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4 at Caledonia Village Hall, 5043 Chester Lane. […]
BURLINGTON – A $5,000 cash bond was set for a Rochester man who was accused of exposing his genitals to three girls at a beach here on Wednesday afternoon. William D. Montieth, 74, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with exposing genitals, a felony. If convicted, he could be sentenced to 3 […]
RACINE- Racine County Treasurer Jeff Latus would like to remind property taxpayers that the second property tax installment is due July 31, 2021. “If you are paying in installments,” commented Jeff Latus, “we encourage you to pay early to avoid penalties. If there is any type of error with the payment, it can take up […]
By Robert Chappell A crowd of about 100 supporters crowded into the common area of the Sherman Phoenix building on Milwaukee’s North Side to hear Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes announce an important prediction: “Bucks in six.” Besides predicting that the Milwaukee Bucks will win their first NBA title since 1971 — long before the 34-year-old […]
RACINE – Officers with the Racine Police Department are searching for four missing children. They are thought to be in the company of Ariania A. Boutwell, who may be traveling in a 2016 red Chevy Sonic sedan. The car has an unknown Illinois temporary tag. Her direction of travel is unknown. If you have any […]