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Overnight Warming Center available for Kenosha County residents without power on Feb. 23

KENOSHA — Residents without power are welcome to come to stay at an overnight warming center tonight, Feb 23. The temporary shelter is available due to the power outages caused by the ice storm, which took place on Feb. 22, according to Sheriff David Zoerner, in cooperation with County Executive Samantha Kerkman and other partners. […]

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40th Annual Tremper High School Blood Drive, Update on Blood Shortage

KENOSHA – On Thursday, March 10, Tremper High School will be welcoming Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin back to its campus from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. for the largest student-led blood drive in the state of Wisconsin. This year marks the 40th anniversary of Tremper’s blood drive. Not only is Versiti hoping to collect […]

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Blood Shortage in Wisconsin, Donors Needed This Holiday Season

Blood centers and hospitals across Wisconsin are facing an extreme blood shortage. This includes all types of blood. The low number of blood products available is also impacting the country. The ongoing pandemic, holiday season and recent tragedies due to the tornados in the south have caused increasing problems and the need for blood products. […]

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State Farm Matching American Red Cross Donations January 11-15

To help the American Red Cross respond to disasters and emergencies big and small, State Farm is matching donations to the Red Cross dollar-for-dollar up to $100,000 January 11-15, helping gifts go twice as far! After a year where we’ve faced record disasters and mounting challenges from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, being connected with our […]

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Help The Red Cross Find SE Wisconsin Community Heroes

You can help the American Red Cross honor heroes from southeast Wisconsin by making a nomination to the 2020 Brave Hearts event. The Red Cross’ Brave Hearts event will honor everyday heroes across categories such as military, good Samaritan, youth, blood donor and community safety. The public is encouraged to submit nominations for people who […]

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Red Cross encourages sign-ups for free smoke alarms ahead of Racine home fire safety event

Residents in Racine can now make appointments for a home fire safety visit – including installation and replacement of free smoke alarms – in August during an event held by the American Red Cross and the Racine Fire Department. On Saturday, Aug. 17, trained home fire safety leaders will fan out across Racine to install […]

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House Fire Started By Fireworks

Caused by improper use of fireworks, a house fire started at 8:43 p.m. Monday night at 1554 Packard Ave. No one was injured during the fire, according to the Racine Fire Department. After the inside rear entrance to the home started on fire, firefighters from the Racine Fire Department found smoke and flames coming from […]