Posted inCommunity

Meal Train Volunteers Needed for Cancer Patient, Jacob Ferch

Jacob Ferch, a new student at Starbuck Middle School, was recently diagnosed with cancer. Katie Cranley, a Diagnostician/Program Support Teacher at Racine Unified School District, has created a Meal Train to help. The goal is to raise $5,000 and to provide meals for the family. She hopes to alleviate stress. So. far, $2,760 has been submitted. […]

Posted inhometown hero

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 […]

Posted inBusiness, Local news

Children’s Hospital Bans Children Under 12 From Visiting

MILWAUKEE, WI — It’s once again flu season in Wisconsin and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin is temporarily banning children younger than 12 years old from visiting patients in two hospitals. According to a news release from Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, the ban goes into effect starting Wednesday, Dec. 18 at their Milwaukee and Neenah hospital. […]

Posted inCommunity, Obituaries

Jenny Sawasky Lived Life To The Fullest

Jennifer C. Sawasky, 45, passed away Thursday at Aurora Medical Center, Grafton, surrounded by her family.   Jenny was born in Racine, Wisconsin on October 28, 1972, and was the daughter of Richard T. and Elfrieda C. “Fritzie” (Nee: Dallmann) Sawasky. Jenny was born with Spina Bifida, of which some may consider a disability- but not […]

Posted inGovernment, Health and Fitness

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 […]

Posted inBreaking, Police and fire

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 […]

Posted inBreaking

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 […]

Posted inCommunity

Green Bay Packer Donald Driver Visits Winning Caledonia Family

The Szymczak family of Caledonia scored points for healthy living with a visit from Green Bay Packers’ all-time leading receiver, Donald Driver. The “Dancing with the Stars” champion and four-time children’s book author visited the Szymczak family to congratulate them for winning the 2015  Driven to Better Health family contest sponsored by Children’s Hospital of […]

%d bloggers like this: