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Bierbach family assists neighbor in need during Feb. 22 power outages

CALEDONIA — The Bierbach family is new to the Caledonia area. But that didn’t stop them from showing their new community in Racine County that even in darkness, there is light. Locals of Racine County are no strangers to what challenges the ice storm brought last week. Power outages, freezing temperatures, downed powerlines, school closures, […]

Posted inLocal news, Weather

Ice storm response efforts continue, We Energies works to restore power to remaining 120 Racine, Kenosha customers

 RACINE, KENOSHA COUNTIES — An emergency declaration remains in effect as Racine County continues its coordinated response to the recent ice storm. The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) remains operational and will continue to collaborate with municipalities and utility providers for recovery.  Currently, there are power outages in Racine County and additionally in Kenosha and Walworth […]

Posted inCommunity, Environment, Home, Life, Local news, Weather

Ice storm aftermath in photos: Feb. 22-23 in Racine County

RACINE COUNTY — Racine County experienced quite an ice storm on Wednesday (Feb. 22); the effects of which have left its mark far and wide. Sleet, ice and freezing rain led to tens of thousands of power outages across Southeastern Wisconsin. Additionally, the weather caused broken tree branches and collapsed trees throughout the area. Racine […]

Posted inKenosha Lens, Local news, Weather

Ice storm leaves 51,200 without power in Racine, Kenosha Counties

RACINE/KENOSHA COUNTIES — The ice storm has resulted in extreme ice conditions across the state of Wisconsin, especially impacting Racine and Kenosha Counties. Please note, the number of residents affected by the outages continues to change as new reports are made and as power is restored. The severe conditions of the ice storm have left […]

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Energy Emergency declared for Wisconsin; Gov. Evers signs Executive Order #186

MADISON — Governor Evers has declared an energy emergency in the state of Wisconsin under Executive Order #186. “The intense winter storm currently moving across the state is bringing snow, sleet, and freezing rain that could result in widespread power outages from downed trees and ice on power lines and conditions that make travel difficult […]

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Power outages in Racine, Kenosha Counties; over 7K without power

RACINE/KENOSHA COUNTIES — Due to the ice storm, residents in Racine and Kenosha Counties are experiencing power outages today, (Feb. 22) according to WE Energies. The number of residents affected by the outages continues to change as new reports are made and as power is restored. Currently, as of 5 p.m., 2,678 customers of WE […]

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