Posted inHealth, Local news

Prevention and Wellness: A comprehensive approach to high-risk cancer care

Cancer is the second most common cause of death in the U.S., according to the American Cancer Society. However, according to the World Health Organization, up to 50% of cancers are preventable. In an effort to address this issue and reduce the cancer burden in Wisconsin, the Ascension Wisconsin Cancer Prevention and Wellness Program is […]

Posted inCommunity, Events

Relay for Life Racine 2021

Relay for Life Racine is an annual fundraiser that benefits the American Cancer Society (ACS). The event’s goal is to raise funds for cancer research, honor survivors, support the community, and celebrate Relay for Life’s impact. This local event will take place on August 13 at Mt. Pleasant Campus Park, 8500 Campus Drive. The kick-off […]

Posted inPolice and fire

Police: Man Tried to Steal Cancer Patient’s Medicine

Racine police say a 28-year-old man is facing attempted burglary charges after he tried to break into a cancer patient’s home to possibly steal her prescriptions. Jakob Childs, of Racine, was charged Monday in Racine County Circuit Court with one felony count of attempted burglary; two felony counts of bail jumping; and one felony count […]

Posted inBreaking, Community

The Koss Family Foundation: Helping Pay Bills for Families with Cancer

Families dealing with cancer diagnosis have a lot on their plate, and sometimes keeping up with regular bills is just one stress too many. To help Racine County families living with a cancer diagnosis keep up with non-medical expenses like housing, utilities, gas and groceries, there is The Koss Family Foundation. Becky Koss and friends […]

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People of Racine County Eye: Becky & Steve Koss, The Koss Family Foundation

Becky and Steve Koss know how difficult it is to deal with life’s everyday challenges while also navigating the terrifying waters of a terminal cancer diagnosis. Steve was diagnosed with Stage IV pancreatic cancer in January 2015, plunging the Koss family into the maze of insurance coverage, treatments, deductibles, filing for disability and still keeping up […]

Posted inBreaking

We Energies’ Neighbor Claims Coal Dust May Have Made His Family Sick

Tim Hupp, 54, lives at 7832 Douglas Avenue in his childhood home and suffers from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). He has been hospitalized 18 times with pneumonia since 2008. His wife Sue has cancer and three of his siblings also died of cancer. The couple moved back into Tim’s childhood home in 2004 after his mother […]

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