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OWI Arrest: Two Children, Handgun in Vehicle

RACINE COUNTY – A 28-year-old woman from Lomira was in custody Saturday after being arrested on I-94/41 Friday night for Operating While Intoxicated and having her two children and a loaded handgun in the vehicle. The Racine County Sheriff’s Office reported that the Communications Center received a 911 call at 10:18 p.m. Friday of a […]

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Madison teen airlifted to hospital following weekend crash

A 17-year-old driver was airlifted to a Milwaukee hospital following a fiery crash Saturday evening, authorities said. The driver, a female Madison resident, sustained non-life-threatening injuries in a collision at the intersection of Highway 20 and Oakes Road at about 9:18 p.m., according to a press release by the Mount Pleasant Police Department issued Sunday […]

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Hometown Hero: Dr. Nagendram Paidisetty

Dr. Nagendram Paidisetty, commonly known as “Dr. P,” will be retiring from Ascension All Saints, 3801 Spring Street. This neonatologist has worked with critical newborns and patients requiring care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. For 30 years, Dr. Paidisetty has practiced medicine and assisted families in the local area. Additionally, he specializes in Pediatric […]

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Man Dead, Woman Injured in Friday Morning Shooting

RACINE – Racine Police are investigating a shooting incident that left a man dead and a woman injured early Friday morning.  Police responded to a report of a shooting at an apartment building in the 800 block of College Avenue at 5:30 a.m. Officers found a woman suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound. Transported to […]

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Caledonia Man Seriously Injured in Car-Pedestrian Accident

CALEDONIA – A 54-year-old Caledonia man was seriously injured after being struck twice by vehicles at Six Mile Road near Beechnut Drive here Wednesday. The Caledonia Police Department (CPD) responded to the reported accident about 6:32 p.m. Police investigators learned that the man was walking westbound on the north side of Six Mile Road when […]

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Hometown Hero: Breona Rydholm

Breona Rydholm has seen first hand how impactful the COVID-19 virus has been on those diagnosed with the illness, caregivers, and healthcare workers. The CNA at Ascension All Saints, 3801 Spring Street, and St. Monica’s Senior Living Home, 3920 N Green Bay Road, isn’t backing down from the fight. Additionally, Rydholm has the courage in […]

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Ascension Wisconsin to Begin COVID-19 Vaccination for Frontline Caregivers on Thursday

RACINE – Ascension Wisconsin, which operates Ascension-All Saints Hospital, 3801 Spring St., plans to begin vaccinating frontline caregivers on Thursday. The health care organization announced Wednesday that in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines, among the first group eligible to receive the vaccines are frontline caregivers – particularly those serving in […]

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Hometown Hero: Corina Langley

Even before the coronavirus pandemic took place, there were heroic nurses, like Corina Langley, saving lives. Langley, a registered nurse, has made an impact on different patients throughout the years. However, one patient’s family, in particular, is grateful for Langley’s service to their dad. As a former ER nurse at Ascension All Saints, 3801 Spring […]

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Hometown Hero: Melisa Quintanilla

Is there a person in your life that continually shows up for others, even when they are in need? Melisa Quintanilla is no stranger to helping her community despite being the one deserving praise. This Neonatal Intensive Care Unit nurse at Ascension All Saints, 3801 Spring Street, continually chooses to put Racine before herself. There […]

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Hometown Hero: Julie Mckenna

Julie Mckenna grew up in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. While she isn’t from Racine, this town has grown close to her heart. Working as a Respiratory Therapist and volunteering as a member of the Racine Unified School District School board has united her and the community. This week’s Racine County Eye Hometown Hero of the […]

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Hometown Hero: Sarah Jurkiewicz

Sarah Jurkiewicz graduates from Gateway Technical College in 2014. Sarah Jurkiewicz has many talents including the gift to care for cancer patients. This nurse doesn’t just care for them by administering medication. Jurkiewicz puts people as ease by singing to them during treatment. Helping patients, in any capacity, is her purpose. Jurkiewicz is an employee […]


Racine County COVID-19 Testing Sites List

Many people in Racine County are getting tested for COVID-19 because they are having symptoms or they’re asymptomatic and just want the safety of knowing they don’t have the virus. Whatever your reason may be, we thought we’d make the process easier by listing the testing sites available. Upcoming WI National Guard testing sites Festival […]

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