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Firebirds advance to Elite Eight

Firebirds Zach Bulthuis and Matt Slivinski both posted double-digit kills as the Carthage College Men’s Volleyball Team notched their first win of NCAA tournament play. Bulthuis posted 12 kills, while Slivinski had 10 kills and […]

Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Apartment Building Fire Causes $90,000 in Damages

RACINE – Racine firefighters were called at 10 p.m. Friday to the 3300 block of Kearney Avenue for a report of a structure fire. Working smoke alarms alerted residents of the fire that caused $90,000 […]

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The Rita turns 10 at UW-Parkside

SOMERS – UW-Parkside is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Rita Tallent Picken Regional Center […]

Mount Pleasant Police apprehend, charge Racine man with Impersonating a Peace Officer

RACINE COUNTY – The Mount Pleasant Police Department received a call on Sunday, April 17, 2022, around 3:47 p.m. regarding a male who identified himself as a Police Officer to a hotel worker in the […]

Medication Collection Boxes at 13 locations in Racine County offer public safety

Medication collection boxes are available throughout the Racine County community. Authorized collection sites in Racine County serve to safely dispose of leftover medications or unused prescriptions. Racine County has 13 official medication boxes available for […]

Upcoming Programs and Events at the Racine Public Library April 18-24

The following is a list of the upcoming programs at the Racine Public Library.Please note: COVID-19 safety information for RPL is below the programming information. Library Services & Event Registration Week of April 18 – […]

Ripon College: Hansen to Perform in Jazz Ensemble on April 22

RIPON, WI – Ethan Hansen, class of 2023, of Franksville, Wisconsin, will be performing with the Ripon College Jazz Ensemble during their spring concert on Friday, April 22. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. […]

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Animal Crackers Junior concert series 2022 announced by Racine Zoo

The Racine Zoo, 2131 N. Main St., will be hosting their 2nd annual Animal Crackers Junior concert series this summer. The concert series will take place just north of downtown Racine at the zoo’s amphitheater, […]

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Caledonia Police Department’s Weekly Police Reports, April 6-13

The Caledonia Police Department’s weekly police reports were recently shared on their Facebook page. The following incidents took place […]

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Celebrate Earth Day resumes at Gateway Technical College on April 23

Gateway Technical College is hosting its 14th annual Celebrate Earth Day event on April 23. […]

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Upcoming U.S. Supreme Court cases could curb colleges’ use of affirmative action

WASHINGTON — A U.S. Supreme Court dominated by conservative justices could fundamentally reshape the college […]

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Denise Lockwood has an extensive background in traditional and non-traditional media. She has written for Patch.com, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine and the Kenosha News.