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Man Accused Of Fleeing Police, OWI

MOUNT PLEASANT – A Waukegan, Illinois, man was charged with Operating While Under the Influence (OWI) with a minor child in the vehicle and numerous other charges here Thursday. Kenneth Daniels, 31, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s office with OWI-first offense, first degree recklessly endangering safety, attempting to flee or elude an […]

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Hometown Hero: Jacob Ulickey

In the Ulickey family, the thin blue line runs in their blood. Hometown Hero Jacob Ulickey, from the Racine Police Department, always knew that becoming a police officer was his destiny. His journey to become an officer was inspired by his parents, Chet and Terese Ulickey, who both served for the Milwaukee Police Department. This […]

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Wisconsin Supreme Court weighs state power to protect water from farm pollutants

By Royce Podeszwa, WisPolitics.com Jim Malewitz, Wisconsin Watch The state Supreme Court on Monday hears arguments in a case that could determine whether the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources failed to adequately protect water from manure pollution when awarding a permit to a giant dairy farm in northeastern Wisconsin — or whether the agency lacks […]

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Parkside to Dedicate New Multipurpose Turf Center in Honor of Former Coach Rick Kilps

KENOSHA, Wis. – The new multipurpose indoor turf center in the Sports & Activity Center at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside will be dedicated as the Rick Kilps Center, Director of Athletics Andrew Gavin announced on Monday. The facility name honors the legendary Rick Kilps, a 1975 graduate that served the University for more than 25 years in various […]

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UW System recognizes UW-Parkside’s Dr. Francis Mann as a 2021 Regent Scholar for distinction in research, innovation, entrepreneurship

SOMERS, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System today announced three recipients of the 2021 Regent Scholar Awards, including UW-Parkside Associate Professor and Department of Chemistry Co-Chair Dr. Francis “Frannie” Mann. Dr. Mann joins her colleagues Dr. Haijian Sun from UW-Whitewater and Dr. Ava Udvadia from UW-Milwaukee as this year’s Regent Scholar recipients. They will […]

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Gov. Evers, First Lady Evers Announce Collaboration with NGA on Social and Emotional Needs of Kids and Families

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers and First Lady Kathy Evers announced that Wisconsin and five other states were selected to work with the National Governors Association (NGA) on strategies for equitably meeting the social-emotional needs of students and families during and beyond the coronavirus pandemic. The announcement comes as students and their families continue to […]

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Man Points Gun At Another In Dispute

RACINE – A 19-year-old Racine man was held in the Racine County Jail after he allegedly pointed a gun at another man last Thursday, according to court documents. Brandon Oates-Carson faces charges of first-degree recklessly endangering safety, pointing a firearm at another, and two counts of misdemeanor bail jumping following an incident in a Racine […]

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Woman arrested with weed, booze, oxy in car

An Indiana woman who told police she was driving from Ohio to Indiana was arrested in Sturtevant after a traffic stop, according to police. Nicole C. Henderson, 42, of East Chicago, Ind., was arrested Friday and faces charges of THC possession, narcotics possession, and drug paraphernalia possession, according to a criminal complaint filed Monday in […]

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Woman charged after she beat elderly woman

RACINE – A Mount Pleasant woman is in jail after she beat a 72-year-old woman and the elderly woman struck her in the head with an iron, police said. Victoria Elizabeth Diaz, 31, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with aggravated battery against an elderly person, misdemeanor battery, criminal trespass and disorderly […]

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State Announces $46 Million grant program to Benefit Small Businesses

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers, together with the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and the Department of Revenue (DOR), announced Tuesday that more than $46 million to support an estimated 9,300 small businesses across Wisconsin. The grants – $5,000 per business – are an extension of last year’s successful “We’re All In” grant program. The […]

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Undocumented immigrants qualify for rent relief, but Wisconsin sends mixed signals

By Vanessa Swales, Wisconsin Watch Some regional nonprofits administering Gov. Tony Evers’ $322 million emergency rental assistance program may be unintentionally discouraging non-U.S. citizens from applying — even though immigration status holds no bearing on eligibility for the federally financed program. At least eight of the 14 organizations administering the Wisconsin Emergency Rental Assistance (WERA) program […]

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New Grant Funding to Support Racine County Local Small Businesses

Racine County, in partnership with the Racine County Economic Development Corporation (RCEDC), has received a $500,000 grant from the Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA) to help local small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. “So many small businesses in Racine County have been hit hard by COVID-19,” County Executive Jonathan Delagrave said. “I’m thankful this […]