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Kenosha Alderman: ‘Our town has changed’

KENOSHA ⏤ Near the end of the Kenosha Common Council meeting on Monday, Ald. Anthony Kennedy had one message for his colleagues: Listen ⏤ even if things get ugly.  “We have to understand that some people don’t have the ability to express their pain in ways that are constructive,” Kennedy said. “And so we’re going […]

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Black Humanity Now street mural needs maintenance; City Attorney recommends denial

Two years after the Black Humanity Now street mural was painted, organizer Scott Terry is seeking approval, once again, from the City of Racine and its Public Works and Service Committee, as well as the Common Council to repaint the historical street mural. Today, on Aug. 10, the committee will discuss the matter. Tonight’s meeting […]

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Evers rolls out capital budget proposal, teen charged in infant death

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Friday protest planned, discussions continue on cabaret license changes

KENOSHA – The organizer of a planned Friday protest hopes the music and chants give officials pause in changing Kenosha’s cabaret license requirements. Friday’s protest, organized by Aimee Crucianelli, will start at 2 p.m. The event will focus on recent changes proposed for the city’s cabaret license. A live music cutoff in the city at […]

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A Topical Topic: ‘Who Gets To Vote’ Education Program Offered at Racine, Kenosha Public Libraries

RACINE, KENOSHA – “Who Gets to Vote,” a community-wide education program is now underway at the Racine and Kenosha Public Libraries. The program features presentations, discussion sessions and free copies of a best-selling historical book. “The Who Gets to Vote program has been planned to create awareness of how you can get involved and to […]

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3rd annual Make Your Mark Community Art Festival is June 11

The Make Your Mark Community Art Festival is back for the 3rd year in Uptown Racine. Join with family and friends on June 11 for a chance to participate in a community mural painting as well as a gardening project. The Art for Uptown initiative is working to promote local artists and creatives through a […]

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Burlington Municipal Airport Serves as New Base for Flight For Life

The Burlington Municipal Airport will serve as a new base for Flight for Life. The expansion will advance the mission of Flight For Life to aid Wisconsin with effective critical care transport services. This addition will decrease response times to emergencies and injuries in Southern Wisconsin. Racine, Walworth, and Kenosha Counties will benefit from the new base location. […]

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Kenosha council urges state to give COVID-19 vaccine to residents at no cost

KENOSHA ⏤ The city of Kenosha formally approved a resolution calling for the state to offer a COVID-19 vaccine to residents free of charge. The measure, principally sponsored by Dist. 16 Ald. Dominic Ruffalo, passed unanimously Monday night.  Ruffalo pushes for funding Ruffalo encouraged his colleagues to support the measure by first reminding them that […]