Posted inCommunity, Kenosha Schools, Opinion, Schools

OPINION: Teaching the truth is always best

OPINION – There is a debate rising in our society, relating to the teaching of American history in our schools. A movement is afoot in school districts, state legislatures, and more to curtail or outright ban the teaching of episodes of U.S. History in which racism caused suffering, displacement, or death to groups of people. […]

Posted inChurch, Community, Events, Government, Local news, Police and fire

Governor Evers orders flags at half-staff as Oak Creek Sikh temple shooting 10th-anniversary commemoration

Governor Tony Evers signed Executive Order #173 today, ordering the flags of the United States and the state of Wisconsin, to be flown at half-staff, today, marking the 10th anniversary of the Oak Creek Sikh temple shooting, that occurred just north of Racine County. Remember Oak Creek, a project sponsored by the Sikh Coalition, the […]

Posted inCommunity, Government, Opinion, Politics

OPINION: Call To Action

OPINION – I am not a politician; however, I am politically astute enough to know the American political system uses covertly biased policies, along with cross-party fraudulent efforts, usually clothed in deceptiveness to deceive Black folks. The poverty-stricken Black underclass are deceived and exploited for their political capital in most elections, be it local or […]

Posted inCelebrations, Environment, Government

Gov. Evers Celebrates Earth Day, Signs Executive Order Creating the Office of Environmental Justice

FRANKLIN — Gov. Tony Evers celebrated Earth Day on Friday at the Indian Community School in Franklin by signing Executive Order #161 to create the Office of Environmental Justice at the Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA). The Office of Environmental Justice will work in collaboration with the Office of Sustainability and Clean Energy to facilitate […]

Posted inEnvironment, Local news, Schools

UW-Parkside Receives $40k in Grants For Programs from Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin

SOMERS – The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is receiving more than $40,000 from the Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin (FCW) to enhance its water-related academic programs. FCW is a partnership of Wisconsin’s 13 public universities (Uw System), connecting with industry partners, local communities, policymakers and advocacy groups.​ Its mission is to establish Wisconsin as a world leader […]

Posted inElections, Government, Local news, Politics

Wisconsin Supreme Court denies Evers motion to supplement record in redistricting case

by Henry Redman, Wisconsin ExaminerApril 1, 2022 The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Friday denied a motion from Gov. Tony Evers requesting to add information to the court record in the case to determine Wisconsin’s new political maps.  Early last month, the court ruled that maps submitted by Evers most complied with constitutional and legal standards […]

Posted inGovernment, Local news

Governor Evers Signs Military Personnel Jobs, Education Bills

UNION GROVE – Governor Evers signed a pair of bills, designed to assist military service members and families with employment and education, at the Wisconsin Veterans Home here Tuesday. “Our service members and their families give so much in service to our country, and they exemplify some of the best of what Wisconsin has to […]

Posted inGovernment, Local news

Legislature quietly and unanimously enact legislation intended to improve policing hiring transparency, reduce bad apples

BY PETER CAMERON, The Badger Project With little fanfare and no opposition, a bill proponents hope will cut down on bad apples in law enforcement passed the legislature and was signed by the governor way back in November. The law requires law enforcement agencies maintain a work history file for each employee and creates a […]

Posted inGovernment, Local news, Non-Profits

Racine Financial Empowerment Center Earns 2021 Governor’s Financial Literacy Award

RACINE – Last week, the Racine Financial Empowerment Center (FEC) was announced as one of the recipients of the 2021 Governor’s Financial Literacy Awards, by Governor Tony Evers. The 2021 Governor’s Financial Literacy Awards honored recipients in one of three categories – individual, organization, or legacy – for providing exceptional financial literacy and capability skills […]

Posted inGovernment, Home

Gov. Evers, DHS Urge Wisconsinites: Test Your Home for Radon Exposure

Governor Tony Evers and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) are urging Wisconsinites to test their homes for radon exposure. Radon is an odorless and radioactive gas. It is present in the ground and can enter buildings through its foundations. According to DHS, about 1 out of 10 homes in Wisconsin has high radon […]

Posted inCommunity

Grant Programs Now Accepting Applications

Grant programs and other aid programs are available for businesses, announced Governor Tony Evers. The assistance is funded by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA). Businesses have faced myriad troubles due to the toll the COVID-19 pandemic has had on our communities. Business owners are being encouraged to apply. These investments will help businesses […]

Posted inCORONAVIRUS, Government, Local news

Gov. Evers Orders Flags to Half-Staff Nov. 30 to Honor Master Trooper Daniel Stainbrook

MADISON — Governor Tony Evers signed Executive Order #143 today, which orders all flags to half-staff in the state of Wisconsin tomorrow, Tues., Nov. 30, 2021, as a mark of respect for Wisconsin State Patrol Master Trooper Daniel Stainbrook, who lost his life in the line of duty due to complications from contracting COVID-19. This […]

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