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RACINE COUNTY – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has stocked six local ponds with approximately 5,900 yearling rainbow trout in time for inland fishing season opening day. The season runs from Saturday, May 1 through March 6, 2022. The ponds – designated as Urban Fishing Waters – are located at Johnson Park, Lockwood […]
RACINE – First Fridays, a popular monthly shopping and entertainment event in downtown Racine, is back from 4 to 9 p.m. this Friday, May 7. The event was curtailed in 2020 by the COVID-19 pandemic. The May edition is described as “a soft opening” by Tony Bigonia, president/chair of the First Fridays organization. There will […]
RACINE – Cardinal Capital Management Inc. announced plans to build a seven-story multi-family, commercial development on the former Porter’s property at 301 6th Street. Cardinal Capital Management, of West Allis, has several other development projects they partnered with the City on, including the former Ajax property. In that project, they have completed the first of […]
RACINE – The Racine County District Attorney’s Office filed multiple charges against Travon T. Donley, 26, of Racine, after he allegedly fled from a vehicle collision that injured a woman on Wednesday. Donley was charged with hit and run, obstructing an officer, possession of drug paraphernalia and three counts of felony bail jumping. All of […]
RACINE – The City of Racine has revised its “Safer Racine” ordinance to end occupancy limits that were put in place last year to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The revisions were released Thursday by Racine Public Health Administrator Dottie Kay Bowersox. The update to the ordinance includes: Increases indoor and outdoor capacity […]
City of Racine – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), creators of the LEED green building rating system, have announced 15 cities and counties, including Racine, which will begin the process for certification in a national cohort with support from the LEED for Cities Local Government Leadership Program. According to a release from the USGBC, the Bank of […]
MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers, together with the Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA) and the Public Service Commission (PSC), announced on Wednesday more than $21 million to cover utility bill arrearages for more than 36,000 qualifying utility customers across Wisconsin through the Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP). “This year has been tough for folks and families, and we know there are so many who’ve […]
MILWAUKEE — On Wednesday, Gov. Tony Evers signed Senate Bill 69, now Wisconsin Act 30, requiring lessons about the Holocaust and other genocides be incorporated into social studies education for Wisconsin students throughout grades five to twelve. “This bill will affect generations of kids in our state and bring increased awareness, and recognition in our schools to […]
RACINE – A basement fire left a Jefferson Street home inhabitable Wednesday morning. The fire displaced two people and killed a dog. There were no other injuries. Racine firefighters were called to 1212 Jefferson St. about 9:45 a.m. Wednesday. The fire was confined to the basement area and required the use of water and firefighting […]
RACINE – A Racine couple was in custody following the execution of a search warrant by the City of Racine Special Investigations Unit this week. In the search of their two-bedroom apartment, officers found more than 46 pounds of marijuana, 136 Oxycodone pills, firearms, and cash. Zamarc L. Williams, 32, and Shannon D. Hollimon, 25, […]
by The Badger Project, The Badger ProjectApril 26, 2021 According to the state’s Open Records Law, every public official in Wisconsin must keep their records should anyone from the public want to see them. Except for state legislators. The politicians who wrote the law carved in an exemption for themselves. So state legislators can destroy […]
BY PETER CAMERON, THE BADGER PROJECT If the city of Oshkosh’s streets superintendent gets an email from a citizen complaining about an uneven sidewalk in front of his house, by law that public employee has to hold onto that record should anyone want to see it. State Sen. Chris Larson (D-Milwaukee) But if a state […]
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RACINE – Advance appointments are now a thing of the past for the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Regency Mall, 5538 Durand Ave. The clinic, located in the former Burlington Coat Factory space, began offering walk-up vaccinations to anyone age 16 or older on Tuesday. The free clinic is open […]