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RACINE – Fire caused an estimated $3,000 damage to a vehicle parked near a structure in the 3600 block of Douglas Avenue Thursday evening. The Racine Fire Department responded just before 7 p.m. The vehicle owner put out the fire with an extinguisher just before firefighters arrived. Firefighters used a thermal imaging camera to check […]
CALEDONIA – On Thursday, a Racine County Circuit Court Judge issued a stay order that temporarily halts a planned placement of two registered sex offenders to a Caledonia neighborhood. Judge Wynne Laufenberg issued the order after the Caledonia Village Board announced plans to sue the state over plans to place Daniel R. Williams and Hung […]
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JANESVILLE—On Thursday, Congressman Bryan Steil (WI-01) announced he is seeking applicants for a Gold Star Family fellow through the House of Representatives’ Gold Star Family Fellowship Program. “I am committed to ensuring our veterans, military members, and their families have access to care, service, and benefits they’ve earned in service to our country. The Gold […]
RACINE – Maurice Robinson plans to start as the City of Racine’s new Police Chief in mid-May; it was announced Thursday. He will succeed Art Howell, who completed his last day as chief and retired effective Wednesday. Robinson comes to Racine from the Cincinnati Police Department, where he is the leader of criminal investigations. He […]
Photos by Rob Knight About 40 merchants, residents, and a guy named Stan Anderson gathered in front of Taejavu’s on Main, 240 Main St., Thursday night to make restaurant owner Tasia White’s day better. $4,000 better. White was robbed on March 27. And while money won’t change having that experience, she knows her community has […]
From their family’s cookbook to the streets of Racine, Kabab and Grill is bringing diversity to Racine County. Kabab and Grill, 1327 Washington Ave, offers Pakistani and Indian cuisine. They have been in business for 4 years, but are planning to move their location to their family-owned banquet hall. Punjabi Banquet Hall, 1504 Washington Ave, […]
SC Johnson Professional has announced the winners of this year’s Happy Hands dispenser design contest, which promotes the importance of handwashing and sanitizing at school. The winner in the elementary school (K-5) category is Stella F., a fourth-grader at Floranada Elementary School in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Wilfred O., a sixth-grader at Gifford School in […]
Art Howell began his career with the Racine Police Department and is ending it as the Chief of Police. As of today, he is retiring. Howell is the first African American to be elected and to serve in this position. He has worked 36 years in blue, nine of them as Chief. His dedication has […]
YORKVILLE – A passenger in a vehicle, who appeared “gobsmacked” when seeing a Racine County Sheriff’s deputy parked along Interstate 94, led to drug-related charges filed against two Oak Creek residents earlier this week. The Racine County District Attorney’s office filed charges of possession with intent to deliver/distribute/manufacture THC and possession of drug paraphernalia against […]
RACINE COUNTY – What started Wednesday as a routine traffic stop on Interstate-94 just south of the State Highway 20 exit ended with a separate vehicle crashing into a Wisconsin Highway Patrol vehicle. PHOTO by the Racine County Sheriff’s Department A deputy with the Racine County Sheriff’s Department stopped a car for a traffic and […]
MADISON – The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that Gov. Tony Evers exceeded his authority to issue multiple health emergencies, including a statewide mask mandate, related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 4-3 ruling overturns Gov. Tony Evers’ latest 60-day public health declaration, issued in February. It was set to expire next Monday (April 5). […]
MADISON – Today, Governor Tony Evers proclaimed March 31, 2021, as International Transgender Day of Visibility in Wisconsin. Rep. Lee Snodgrass (D-Appleton), Rep. Marisabel Cabrera (D-Milwaukee), Sen. Tim Carpenter (D-Milwaukee), Rep. Greta Neubauer (D-Racine), and Rep. Mark Spreitzer (D-Beloit) issued the following statement in response to this proclamation: “It is with great pride and gratitude […]
CALEDONIA – The Village of Caledonia is suing the state to prevent two registered sex offenders from being placed in a rental property at 9901 Saratoga Drive. The planned lawsuit, announced Tuesday, was unanimously approved by the Caledonia Village Board in a special meeting Monday evening. At issue is the planned placement of Daniel R. […]