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Caledonia announces zip code modifications to 4 additional codes

CALEDONIA — Some residents and businesses will now have the opportunity to include the village name in their addresses. The zip codes 53402, 53404, 53405 and 53406 are now officially associated with the Village of Caledonia. The Caledonia Police Department made the announcement on Thursday. Previously, those zip codes were associated only with Racine by […]

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95th We Energies Cookie Book highlights first responders, local distribution is Nov. 2, 9

RACINE, KENOSHA COUNTY — It’s almost the most wonderful time of the year. It’s officially that time of the year when holiday baking kicks off and Wisconsinites start reaching for the latest edition of the We Energies Cookie Book. 95 years of the We Energies Cookie Book This year counts as the 95th edition of […]

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Community Care Days on Aug. 25 includes touch-a-truck, food, live music

RACINE COUNTY — The Village of Caledonia Police Department and Caledonia Fire Department are hosting their annual Community Care Days on Aug. 25 at the Franksville Craft Beer Garden, 9614 Northwestern Ave. Community Care Days From 3 to 8 p.m., the public is invited out to the family-friendly beer garden within Franksville Memorial Park to […]

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Caledonia Police plan drone purchase with $16k donation

CALEDONIA –  Caledonia Police Department (CPD) officials are looking forward to the purchase of a sophisticated drone with a $16,000 donation received Thursday. The donation came from the operators of Jellystone Park Camp-Resort in Caledonia where fundraising activities earlier this month helped raise the needed money. An oversized check was presented to Caledonia Police officials […]

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UPDATE: GoFundMe started for brothers seriously injured in Caledonia collision

CALEDONIA — A GoFundMe has been started for the two brothers whose motorcycles collided with a vehicle on Thursday – resulting in serious injuries for them both. According to a statement from the Caledonia Police Department, the collision occurred after a northbound vehicle attempted to make a left turn into a business in the 7100 […]

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Szymczak siblings raise over $1,600 through lemonade stand for Make-A-Wish

RACINE COUNTY — The Szymczak siblings tallied in over $1,600 for Make-A-Wish Wisconsin through a lemonade stand that they hosted this past weekend in Caledonia. Q-10 from Caledonia Fire Department makes its way to the lemonade stand that was held over the weekend. – The pair, Holly and Joshua, both “Wish Kids,” and students at […]

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Caledonia hit-and-run: authorities investigate as 2 people injured on Kremer Avenue CALEDONIA, Wis. — Two people were injured and taken to an area hospital following a hit-and-run crash that happened Saturday night. Caledonia police and fire departments responded to a reported hit-and-run incident that occurred at about 8:40 p.m. on Saturday on Kremer Avenue near Lora Street. As part of their investigative efforts, law enforcement […]

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No injuries in fiery rollover crash involving Caledonia police officer

CALEDONIA — An on-duty Caledonia police officer walked away Saturday, July 8, from a fiery rollover crash that remains under investigation. According to a press release from the Caledonia Fire Department, crews responded at 2:42 p.m. to Harvest Drive near Douglas Avenue for a report of an accident involving two vehicles, including a Caledonia police […]

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High-speed chase ends in crash with squad car, woman facing 16 years in prison

CALEDONIA — A wrong-way driver that led Caledonia Police on a high-speed chase before a crash into a Sheriff’s Department squad car early Friday morning now faces three criminal charges in Racine County Circuit Court. Lanora Wright, 59, of Racine, is charged with felony counts of fleeing/eluding causing damage to property and second-degree recklessly endangering […]

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Drug Take-Back Day is April 22; 3 convenient Racine County sites open

RACINE COUNTY — Drug Take-Back Day, an event hosted by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), takes place throughout Wisconsin on Saturday, April 22, and includes three sites in Racine County. Drug Take-Back Day is a convenient way for residents to safely dispose of unwanted or expired prescription and over-the-counter medications. DHS urges residents […]

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Caledonia to host public safety referendum information sessions starting March 2

CALEDONIA — The Village of Caledonia has scheduled six information sessions related to the public safety referendum that will appear on the spring election ballot. The first sessions will be held at 12:30 and 6 p.m. on Thursday (March 2) at Caledonia Village Hall, 5043 Chester Lane. Other information sessions are planned for 12:30 and […]