In the Ulickey family, the thin blue line runs in their blood. Hometown Hero Jacob Ulickey, from the Racine Police Department, always knew that becoming a police officer was his destiny. His journey to become an officer was inspired by his parents, Chet and Terese Ulickey, who both served for the Milwaukee Police Department. This […]
The Koss Family Foundation wants to give more smiles to families coping with a cancer diagnosis, and they’re hoping their first Fall Family Fest will go a long way toward helping them achieve their goal. From 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, everyone is invited out to the Ironwood Chophouse, 20715 Durand Ave, Union Grove. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Thousands of people participated in the Relay for Life in Racine on Friday, June 12 at the Racine Zoo.
The Racine Zoo family sadly announced that Hallie, their Andean bear, has inoperable cancer, and she will live out the rest of her days as comfortable as animal care specialists can make her. Hallie’s cancer was discovered May 19 during a routine dental exam, and she was diagnosed with oral squamous cell carcinoma, a type of oral […]