Quarry Lake Park closes for repairs

Quarry Lake Park fully closed on Wednesday, August 26, according to a press release from Racine County Public Works. The closure will allow for repair work on a collapsed pipe that created a large sinkhole earlier this month. Julie Anderson, Racine County Director of Public Works and Development Services, said the temporary park closure is […]

Storm rages through Racine County

UPDATE 7:30 a.m. Aug. 11: Over 4,500 We Energies’ customers are without power. UPDATE 10:10 p.m.: We Energies has reported that 12,675 of its customers are without power. ORIGINAL STORY: A strong storm has wreaked havoc in Racine County starting at about 4 p.m. Monday night. About 2 1/2 inches of rain has been reported […]

Racine County Ozone Alert – July 7, 2020

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) issued an ozone alert Tuesday, June 7 at 3:00 p.m. that runs until 11 p.m. on June 7.  According to the WI DNR website, the advisory is being issued because of persistently elevated levels of ground-level ozone. The ground-level ozone is formed when pollution from things like power plants, […]

Second Racine County Ozone Alert This Summer

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources issued an ozone alert Monday, June 6 at 3:00 p.m. that runs until 11 p.m. on June 6.  According to the WI DNR website, the advisory is being issued because of persistently elevated levels of ground-level ozone. The ground-level ozone is formed when pollution from things like power plants, manufacturing […]

Racine County Under Ozone Alert

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources issued an ozone alert Thursday, June 18 at 2:00 p.m. that runs until 11 p.m. on June 18.  According to the WI DNR website, the advisory is being issued because of persistently elevated levels of ground-level ozone. The ground-level ozone is formed when pollution from things like power plants, […]

American flag in tatters

SHEBOYGAN FALLS, WI — Even the 340 pounds of fabric couldn’t stand up to high winds that made up the largest free-flying American flag Tuesday. It’s known as the Acuity Flag, and flies atop a 400-foot-tall flagpole at the Acuity Insurance headquarters in Sheboygan Falls. It covers nearly 10,000 square feet, weighs about 340 pounds, […]

Wisconsin Heat Awareness Day is June 3

The arrival of June means people across Wisconsin can expect hotter temperatures across the state in the months ahead. To help encourage everyone to be prepared, Gov. Tony Evers has declared this Wednesday, June 3 Heat Awareness Day in Wisconsin.“While the warmer weather is great for spending time outdoors, the heat can turn dangerous quickly […]

Snowfall totals downgraded

RACINE COUNTY, WI – The forecast for the winter weather expected to wallop southeast Wisconsin on Tuesday and Wednesday is being downgraded. Reports initially called for the area to be get up to 12 inches of wet and heavy snow. Monday afternoon the National Weather Service in Milwaukee, which is based in Sullivan, revised its […]