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 […]

Boy Hospitalized After Falling Into Lake Michigan

A boy was taken to the hospital Tuesday after he fell off the rocks and into Lake Michigan. After falling, the child was under water. Officers with the Racine Police Department tried to rescue the boy, but were unable to do so. Rescue personnel with the Racine Fire Department then pulled the boy to safety. He […]

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Affiliate To Offer Insurance

Racine residents shopping for individual and family insurance will have access to plans through Children’s Community Health Plan, an affiliate of Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. The company plans to offer the insurance on an off of the Marketplace under the name Together with Children’s Community Health Plan starting in 2017. The insurance will also be offered to residents living in […]

Baby Hospitalized After Dog Bite

A one-year-old boy suffered severe trauma to his head after a family dog bit him at 7 p.m. Thursday at a residence in the 2500 block of Jerome Boulevard. The boy was taken to the emergency room at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare — All Saints initially, but then transported by a Flight For Life helicopter to […]

Girl Injured After Being Struck By Car

A Caledonia girl is being treated for non-life threatening injuries after she was struck by a car at 6:13 p.m. Sunday on Douglas Avenue and 4 Mile Road. A 62-year-old Racine woman was driving eastbound on 4 Mile Road when she struck the girl, who was running across 4 Mile Road with another girl. The second […]