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Hazardous Weather Outlook issued for Racine, Kenosha Counties for July 5-12

The National Weather Service out of Milwaukee/Sullivan has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for the next seven days for southeast Wisconsin, as well as south-central and east-central Wisconsin. Hazardous Weather Outlook Tuesday, July 5:A Heat Advisory begins at noon and will be in effect until 8 p.m. Heat index values today will have the possibility […]

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SC Johnson Community Aquatic Center sidelined by lifeguard shortage

RACINE – On a recent sun-splashed, summer afternoon, you’d expect to see the SC Johnson Community Aquatic Center, 2800 Ohio St., packed with fun-seekers splashing, swimming, wading, playing, laughing. Instead, all is quiet. A sign on the door explains the eerie quiet at the facility. – A sign taped to a locked entrance door says […]

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1st monkeypox case confirmed in Wisconsin; what you need to know

On June 30, 2022, the first case of monkeypox/orthopoxvirus was identified in Wisconsin. It was confirmed July 1. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been actively monitoring monkeypox infection clusters in non-endemic countries, including the United States, since May 14 of this year. There were 396 confirmed cases of monkeypox/orthopoxvirus in the […]

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Man charged with 10 child pornography charges also going to trial for sexual assault

A Mount Pleasant man already scheduled to go to trial for the alleged 2021 sexual assault of a mentally ill person was also charged last week with 10 counts of possessing child pornography. Casimir Kielbasa, 43, was charged in Racine County Circuit Court Friday with 10 felony counts of possessing child pornography. If convicted, he […]

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Inaugural Racine HarborMarket a foodie paradise and more

The inaugural Racine HarborMarket on Thursday evening was truly a foodie paradise! Folks from all over crammed into Downtown Racine’s Monument Square to shop for fresh baked goods, produce, artisan cheeses, honey, hand-made soaps, flowers, plants and more. The first-ever Racine HarborMarket ran from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday on Monument Square. – There were […]

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3-vehicle crash closes southbound I-94/41; Kenosha man arrested

RAYMOND – A Kenosha man faces a variety of charges after a three-vehicle collision injured two drivers and temporarily closed part of Interstate 94/41 here early Thursday. Racine County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the southbound lanes of the freeway just south of Highway K at about 2:35 a.m. where they found a Honda Accord in […]