Posted inCity HallGovernmentLocal news

Statement from Mayor Mason on the Hiring of Alexander Ramirez for Assistant Chief

City of Racine – The following is statement from Racine Mayor Cory Mason on the PFC hiring Alexander Ramirez to be the Racine Police Department’s Assistant Chief of Police:  “I am really pleased that Mr. Ramirez has agreed to come serve the City of Racine as Assistant Chief in the Racine Police Department. I enjoyed […]

Posted inWeather

Air Quality Advisory Issued Thursday

RACINE COUNTY – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has issued an air quality advisory for all of Southeastern Wisconsin until 11 p.m. Thursday. The air quality index is expected to reach unhealthy levels for sensitive groups, the DNR stated Thursday afternoon. This includes children, the elderly, individuals with respiratory and cardiac problems and […]

Posted inLocal newsSchools

Wisconsin School of Business Introduces Chief Information Officer Digital Leadership Program

MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin School of Business Center for Professional & Executive Development (CPED) announces the launch of the Chief Information Officer Digital Leadership Program. The Chief Information Officer Digital Leadership Program is an immersive, five-day leadership experience that will give participants the business acumen to manage teams of talented information systems professionals, effectively […]

Posted inLocal newsPolice and fire

Two Racine County Jail Deaths Under Investigation

RACINE – Authorities are investigating two deaths involving Racine County Jail inmates that have occurred since Saturday. The Racine County Sheriff’s Office, which runs the county jail, reported the incidents. The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Office is conducting independent investigations of both deaths. First Death The first death, which occurred Saturday, involved a suspect charged with […]

Posted inLocal newsProperty TransfersReal Estate

Arbee’s Liquor and many churches sell

Racine County had 99 properties transferred to new owners between May 10th and 14th, according to the Racine County Register of Deeds Office property transfer record.  The properties acquired had a cash value of just over $24 million. Further, the transfers included the sale of properties occupied by Arbee’s Liquor, Jaramillo Contractors, Sign Pro, and […]

Posted inGovernmentHealthLocal newsPress releases

More Fruits and Vegetables for WIC Participants

Wisconsin families participating in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) will be able to purchase more fruits and vegetables between June 1 and September 30, 2021, the Department of Health Services announced today. The federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) will fund the temporary increase in monthly WIC benefits to help make […]

Posted inGovernmentGovernment Agendas

Commuter Rail support resolution approved by Racine Common Council

RACINE – A group of Racine alders and the mayor want to bring back the long-dead, proposed Kenosha-Racine-Milwaukee (KRM) commuter rail line. In a 15-0 vote, the Racine Common Council approved a resolution supporting federal investment in the construction of the KRM project. The resolution is sponsored by Alders Trevor Jung, Mollie Jones, C.J. Rouse, […]