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Hometown Hero: Racine County Sheriff’s Department Undercover Investigator

An undercover investigator with the Racine County Sheriff’s Department began his workday on Tuesday, July 13, at the Mobil gas station, 10616 Northwestern Ave. Before starting his shift at about 7:30 a.m., he stopped to fuel his unmarked vehicle. While there, he encountered an active shooter. The 21-year investigator stepped up at the scene. John […]

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Hometown Hero: Lori Caterini

Healing doesn’t just happen with medications, treatment, and regimens. It happens with art, too. Lori Caterini, a Registered Art Therapist and Licensed Professional Counselor, brings a different perspective to healthcare and steps towards healing. Through art, people can express themselves, and Caterini has the pleasure of assisting. Lori Caterini is this week’s Racine County Eye […]

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Hometown Hero: Sophia Karegeannes

Sophia Karegeannes wears many hats, including a crown. The Racine County Eye Hometown Hero of the week is a future nurse, Miss Racine 2020, a reading tutor, CNA, and active community member. During National Nursing Week, we honor her commitment to the healthcare field and the Racine community. Photo Credit: Denise Watrous Karegeannes is a […]

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Hometown Hero: Jami La Rue

During a time when individuals are experiencing isolation, Jami La Rue is working to unite the community. This hometown hero is making a difference working as a registered nurse, but also by volunteering at the Hospitality Center, located at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 614 Main Street. Like a true hero, who is humble, La Rue […]

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Hometown Hero: Mary Milligan

Hometown Hero, Mary Milligan found the utmost joy in serving others, even during their most vulnerable moments. When patients were suffering, Respiratory Therapist, Milligan was their beacon of hope. After working countless months treating patients with COVID-19, she contracted the virus. Even as someone diagnosed with Asthma and Diabetes, she chose to continue working with […]

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Hometown Hero: Sue Biddle

Experienced nurse, Sue Biddle, has served the local area for over 35 years. The pandemic isn’t stopping her from assisting patients and caring for those in need. Where Biddle is needed, she helps. It’s a moment like this where her daughter, Elaina Keiser, sees just how valuable her mother’s skills are to the community. Biddle, […]