Jax Calverley receives academic scholarship to Culver-Stockton College

Congratulations to Jax Calverley from Mount Pleasant, WI, on being accepted into Culver-Stockton College’s incoming class for the fall 2021 semester. Calverley, a senior at Case High School, was also awarded the President Scholarship, a $13,000 per year scholarship for four years. This scholarship is awarded based upon academic credentials and is renewable provided the […]

Gov. Evers, DCF Announce Wisconsin Awarded $30 Million Federal Grant for Early Care and Education

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers and Wisconsin Department of Children and Families (DCF) Secretary Emilie Amundson today announced that Wisconsin was awarded a Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five (PDG B-5) Renewal, totaling $30 million over the next three years. Wisconsin previously received a $10 million PDG B-5 Planning Grant. That one-year funding helped the […]

State confirms UK variant of coronavirus has reached Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services and laboratory partners identified a UK variant of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in Wisconsin, according to a press release. The particular variant, referred to as B.1.1.7, was first discovered circulating widely in England during November and December of 2020. Based on epidemiologic and modeling studies, researchers believe that […]

Educator of the Week: Adam Martin

Adam Martin has taken the road less traveled, and it is that path that led him to Racine. Becoming an Educator wasn’t where Martin saw his future, but it’s definitely where he’s meant to be. This first-grade teacher at Jefferson Lighthouse International Baccalaureate Elementary School strives to be the best he can be during these […]

Woman accused of abuse at adult living facility

A 24-year-old Mount Pleasant woman is facing one count of false imprisonment and intentionally abusing a resident at an adult living facility where she worked. Court records show that Racine County Sheriff’s Department deputies arrested Aymee Matson on Monday at the facility. The press release does not name the facility. Officials at the department called […]

“This Political Climate Got My Brother Killed”: Officer Brian Sicknick Died Defending the Capitol. His Family Waits for Answers.

by J. David McSwane, Mollie Simon contributed ProPublica The grieving family of a slain Capitol Police officer says he was a private man whose death shouldn’t be politicized. But now it is forced to make sense of the reality that he is a victim of political violence, his legacy forever linked to an insurrection in […]