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Caledonia Village Trustee Kevin Wanggaard dies unexpectedly

Caledonia Village Trustee Kevin Wanggaard died unexpectedly Saturday at Ascension-All Saints Hospital following a medical emergency at the age of 61. Wanggaard served 18 years on the Caledonia Village Board and worked 30 years at the City of Racine Water Department. He was also an active member of Moose Lodge #437 at the local and […]

Posted inBreaking, Development, Government, Local news

Caledonia Village board OKs secure youth facility

CALEDONIA – Despite opposition from village residents, the Caledonia Village Board voted 5 to 2 Monday night to allow Racine County to build and operate a $42.5 million secure youth facility. The county plans to build a 70,000 square-foot secure residential care center facility just south of Three Mile Road at the airport’s northeast corner […]

Posted inLocal news, Police and fire

Judge Issues Stay Order on Sex Offenders Placement

CALEDONIA – On Thursday, a Racine County Circuit Court Judge issued a stay order that temporarily halts a planned placement of two registered sex offenders to a Caledonia neighborhood. Judge Wynne Laufenberg issued the order after the Caledonia Village Board announced plans to sue the state over plans to place Daniel R. Williams and Hung […]

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Village of Caledonia Sues To Prevent Sex Offender Placement

CALEDONIA – The Village of Caledonia is suing the state to prevent two registered sex offenders from being placed in a rental property at 9901 Saratoga Drive. The planned lawsuit, announced Tuesday, was unanimously approved by the Caledonia Village Board in a special meeting Monday evening. At issue is the planned placement of Daniel R. […]

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Carmella Venturini

Carmella Venturini, 55, is throwing her hat in the ring to run against Auntavia Jackson in the spring election on April 6, 2021, for the Racine Unified School District seat #6. To read more about other races, click here. Where do you live? Racine, WI How long have you lived there? 34 years Age? 55 Spouse or partner’s name? Jim Venturini If […]

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Auntavia Jackson

Auntavia Jackson, 35, is throwing her hat in the ring to run against Carmella Venturini in the spring election on April 6, 2021, for the Racine Unified School District seat #6. To read more about other races, click here. Where do you live? Racine, WI How long have you lived there? Born and raised. Age? 35 Spouse or partner’s […]

Posted inGovernment, Local news

Caledonia Village Board considers two roundabouts

CALEDONIA  – Village Board members appeared receptive to supporting a state plan to install roundabouts at two crash-prone intersections in the village, based on a special board meeting held Thursday. The two intersections are located at Five Mile Road and Four Mile Road, where either east-west road intersects the north-south State Highway 38. The best […]

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Editorial: Better leadership needed around We Energies issues

We Energies has bought 30 homes and will likely buy more properties for its expansion of a buffer zone around the Oak Creek Power Plant. The Caledonia Village Board, state Legislators, and We Energies officials need to demonstrate better leadership and communication on the issue of its impact on nearby neighbors’ health and on their property […]

Posted inGovernment

5 Vying for Vacant Caledonia Trustee Seat

The Caledonia Village Board has five candidates to consider to fill a vacancy left by the appointment of Jim Dobbs to the president’s seat. Dobbs was chosen by his fellow board members earlier this month to serve as president after Bob Bradley stepped down, a story in The Journal Times reads. He has been on […]

Posted inElections, Government

Caledonia Appointing President from Amongst Trustees

Despite opposition from at least one resident, the Caledonia Village Board will fill the president’s seat by appointing someone to serve through the April 2019 election. Bob Bradley announced his resignation earlier this month, saying he’d accomplished what he’d set out to do, mainly extending water and sewer out to I-94 so Caledonia could compete […]

Posted inBusiness, Government

Caledonia Officials Look At Why Riversview Park Is In The Dark

The Riversview Park subdivision, a development that has been around for 20 years, was promised streets lights. But it has been left in the dark, according to a story by the Journal Times. Now the Caledonia Village Board is looking at why the lighting at the 28-house development was never put in. The development is located along […]

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