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Spring 2023 election results: Caledonia says yes for Hammes, Pierce, & public safety referendum

CALEDONIA — Residents in Caledonia voted Tuesday to give Tony Hammes a chance, to keep Nancy Pierce on the board, and to approve a spending referendum to fund certain public safety measures. Unofficial results posted by Racine County Clerk Wendy Christensen are based on 100% of village precincts reporting. The referendum to exceed the tax […]

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Spring 2023 election results: Mount Pleasant incumbents retain their seats

MOUNT PLEASANT, WI — All four incumbent candidates retained their seats on the Mount Pleasant Village Board after about 10,000 Mount Pleasant residents took to the polls on Tuesday. Here are the results. Check back for more coverage as we’ll be updating this page with comments. President David Degroot:4,789 | 53% David DeGroot Read DeGroot’s […]

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30-year-old man shot in Racine, WI; suspect at large

RACINE, WI — A 30-year-old man suffered a non-life-threatening injury after he was shot Saturday morning in the 200 Block of Main St. At 2:20 a.m., officers with the Racine Police Department responded to a call of shots fired and one person shot, according to a statement released by the Racine Police Department. When the […]

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Missing since March 26: Racine Police seek public help in locating woman

RACINE — The Racine Police Department (RPD) is seeking the public’s help in finding a Racine woman who is missing and possibly endangered. Lasheky “Sheky” Hill, 46, was last seen shortly before 10 p.m. last Sunday (March 26) in the 1100 block of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. She is described as a Black […]

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UPDATE: Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 9:30 p.m., Tornado Watch in effect for Racine, Kenosha until 10 p.m.

UPDATE: Severe Thunderstorm Watch (8:49 p.m.) In addition to the Tornado Watch, a Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 9:30 p.m. for multiple counties within Southeastern Wisconsin. This includes Racine, Kenosha, Milwaukee, West Allis, Wauwatosa, Greenfield, Oak Creek, Mount Pleasant, South Milwaukee, Pleasant Prairie, Cudahy, Greendale, St. Francis, Hales Corners, Sturtevant, Union Grove, West […]

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$1 billion Microsoft data center agreement approved by Mount Pleasant Village Board

MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. — Microsoft Corp. has taken a significant step forward in its plans to build a 315-acre data center campus after the Mount Pleasant Village Board approved three agreements related to the development. Microsoft plans to develop a $1 billion data center campus on the property, which Foxconn Technology Group originally planned to make […]

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BREAKING: Microsoft Corp. plans to build a $1 billion data center campus in Mount Pleasant

MOUNT PLEASANT, WIS. — Microsoft Corp. has announced plans to purchase a 315-acre parcel of land in Mount Pleasant for a $1 billion data center campus. The purchase aims to create a data center campus. The Village of Mount Pleasant, Racine County, Racine County Economic Development Corporation, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, and Milwaukee 7 penned […]

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Found: Alleged driver in hit-and-run that seriously injured We Energies flagger apprehended

UPDATED 9 p.m.: Daniel Slominski, 41, was apprehended by Racine County Sheriff’s deputies at his home after the department received multiple tips about both the truck and the address. According to a press release from RCSO, Slominski exited his home and admitted to hitting the We Energies flagger and fleeing the scene. He told deputies […]

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DEVELOPING: March 10 winter storm school closings and more in Racine, Kenosha Counties

RACINE, KENOSHA COUNTIES — Due to the winter storm and inclement weather approaching Southeastern Wisconsin, multiple school closings within Racine and Kenosha Counties have been declared for Friday, March 10, 2023. School closings/changes The following schools have made the call to cancel school or transition to remote learning on March. 10: Acelero Learning – All […]

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Nearly 10K with power outages in Racine, Kenosha Counties on March 9-10

UPDATE: As of 8:35 a.m., on March 10, there are 6,518 WE Energies customers in Racine who are without power. Customers without service total 4,802 in Kenosha County. 91,264 customers in Milwaukee are without power. RACINE, KENOSHA COUNTIES — Due to the snowfall impacting Southeastern Wisconsin, residents in Racine and Kenosha Counties are experiencing power […]

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Schrader launches write-in campaign for Racine mayor in April 4 election

RACINE — Michael Schrader of Racine has entered the Racine mayor’s race as a write-in candidate in the April 4 Spring Election. He filed Declaration of Candidacy documents with the city clerk’s office last Friday (March 3). Michael Schrader Schrader, 56, of 1636 Chatham St., told the Racine County Eye that he decided to enter […]

Posted inBreaking, Obituaries

Richard J. Tudjan, 93, was rich in faith, incredibly kind and selfless

Obituary for Richard J. Tudjan Richard J. Tudjan, age 93, passed away peacefully on Feb. 13, 2023, at Hospice House, Pleasant Prairie, WI. He was born in Kenosha, Wis. on Aug. 8, 1929, to the late Charles and Mary (Slamar) Tudjan. After graduating from Bradford High School, Richard joined the Army with his twin brother, […]

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Flood warning for Racine County in effect until 6:30 p.m.

The National Weather Service in Milwaukee/Sullivan WI has issued a flood warning for Racine, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Washington, and Waukesha counties as of Monday, Feb. 27. The flood warning goes into account until 6:30 p.m. tonight as flooding caused by rain and snowmelt continues throughout the area. Flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and […]

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Energy Emergency declared for Wisconsin; Gov. Evers signs Executive Order #186

MADISON — Governor Evers has declared an energy emergency in the state of Wisconsin under Executive Order #186. “The intense winter storm currently moving across the state is bringing snow, sleet, and freezing rain that could result in widespread power outages from downed trees and ice on power lines and conditions that make travel difficult […]

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