… we have a small favor to ask. Thousands of people have placed their trust in the Racine County Eye’s high-impact journalism because we focus on solutions-based journalism.

With no shareholders or billionaire owners, we can provide trustworthy journalism that focuses on helping readers.

Unlike many others, Racine County Eye’s journalism is available for everyone to read, regardless of what they can afford to pay. We do this because we believe in information equality. Greater numbers of people can keep track of events, understand their impact on people and communities, and become inspired to take meaningful action.

If there were ever a time to join us, it is now. Every contribution, however big or small, powers our journalism and sustains our future. Support the Racine County Eye from as little as $5 – it only takes a minute. Thank you.

$
$
$

Your contribution is appreciated.

Editor’s Note: This Letter to the Editor was submitted by Wayne Guillien

Caledonia’s Industrial Park located on Nicholson Road northeast of Franksville has seen some recent growth, with the expansion of the Unico facility, and is home to many local businesses. As a 25-year resident, I have to say the industrial park has been a good neighbor, save one issue.

The industrial park lacks adequate access. The park was to be serviced by the Lake Arterial road, a project dating back to mid-60s, and recently by the Hwy 38 re-route which also died. As “plan B,” the village has decided to improve Nicholson and Dunkelow Roads from the industrial park to Hwy K, pushing the truck traffic to Hwy K through residential/recreational areas. Not surprisingly, every neighbor I have contacted disapproves of this project due to safety conflict with the RASA soccer field traffic, not to mention the eminent domain threat from the village.

Setting aside neighborhood concerns, I am a proponent of intelligent development. Better alternatives have been submitted to the village, which provide access to the industrial park without passing through residential areas. These alternatives increase the value of the village by opening more industrial land, as opposed to decreasing the value of 30+ properties. One alternative follows the railway/power line corridor, south to connect with Hwy K near Jensen Metal and WE Energies and a second option routes traffic west from the northwest corner of the industrial park, again through farmlands. Please call your trustee and ask them to reconsider this project.

Wayne Guillien

Advertising disclosure
To support our site and content, we work with partners to present valuable offers to help you save, earn, and get ahead. We may be compensated for the purchase of goods and services made through the links in this offer program.
Offers for you
Curated offers for our readers
advertiser disclosure
CodeMonkey
Coding for kids! Introducing programming games for the next generation. Get your kids coding today.
Start with a free trial.
Start with a free trial.

Get your students coding in no time!

CodeMonkey is a fun and educational game-based environment where kids learn to code without any prior experience. After completing CodeMonkey's award-winning coding courses, kids will be able to navigate through the programming world with a sense of confidence and accomplishment.

Kids will love learning to code with CodeMonkey

  • Ready to Go Courses. With CodeMonkey’s teacher kit and support team, anyone can teach the basics of computer science.
  • Real Coding Languages. CodeMonkey's courses teach text-based coding so students learn to program like a real developer.
  • Game-Based Learning. Kids learn coding in an engaging and rewarding environment that utilizes gaming elements.

Free Trial - Enjoy a full-blown gaming experience that will teach your kids to code!