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Update: Former Racine Alder John Tate malfeasance case dismissed without prejudice

Update 2:15 p.m.: Racine County Circuit Court Judge Eugene Gasiorkiewicz on Tues., April 25, dismissed without prejudice the case against former Racine Alderman John Tate II. Racine County Circuit Court Judge Eugene Gasiorkiewicz dismissed the felony charge against former Racine Ald. John Tate II of having a public interest in a private contract while holding […]

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Former Alder John Tate II facing charge of malfeasance in office; will appear May 11

RACINE — Former Racine Alder John Tate II is facing more than three years in prison for allegedly committing malfeasance in office. Tate, 38, will appear Thursday, May 11, in Racine County Circuit Court to face a single felony count of having public interest in a private contract while holding public office. If convicted, he […]

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Racine Mayor Cory Mason, 8 aldermen sworn in Tuesday evening

RACINE, Wis. — Mayor Cory Mason and eight Racine Common Council members were sworn into office Tuesday night in front of family, friends and political supporters. Mayor Cory Mason poses for a selfie with a well-wisher after election results confirmed that he’d been re-elected to a four-year term as mayor. (April 4, 2023) – The […]

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Patton Law Office, S.C. receives hero’s welcome to Racine

RACINE — A throng of around 70 people came to show their support and to welcome a new business to Racine. Patton Law Office, S.C. was officially welcomed into the Racine business community yesterday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Racine Area Manufacturers and Commerce (RAMAC) and Mayor Cory Mason among others. The mural, painted by […]

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OPINION – An Open Letter re: John Tate II to Gov. Tony Evers and Gubernatorial Candidates from over 60 community leaders

Opinion – An open letter regarding John Tate II July 6, 2022Dear Governor Evers and Gubernatorial Candidates: We are faith leaders and congregations from many different traditions and many parts of Wisconsin. In this election year, we write to implore you to tell the truth. We ask you to have the moral courage to refuse […]

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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 […]

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Prayer Vigil held for Brittany Booker: “Stop the Violence”

People made signs with pleas for justice to accompany the balloons in honor of Brittany. –Pink balloons were everywhere, including hearts, stars and the letter B as loved ones brought them to be released at the end of the vigil. –Kelly Scroggins-Powell organized the vigil spoke on behalf of Brittany’s mother, Gale, who “said she’s […]


City’s Tyler-Domer Community Center To Be COVID-19 Vaccination Site

City of Racine – Today, Dottie-Kay Bowersox, the City of Racine Public Health Administrator, and Mayor Cory Mason announced that thanks to a partnership with the State of Wisconsin’s Department of Health Services (DHS) and the Wisconsin National Guard, another of the City’s community centers, the Tyler-Domer Community Center, will be a COVID-19 community vaccination […]

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Youth Detention Center’s Future Face-Off With Racine: Here’s What You Should Know

By Cindy Cummings A 45-million dollar juvenile facility to be constructed at Taylor Avenue is expected to hold about 48 youths, according to the Racine County Eye. Plans to replace the outdated and almost windowless Racine County Juvenile Detention Center at 1717 Taylor Avenue are still in progress. The county has already purchased a lumberyard across […]

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Racine Alderman District 3: Jarstad, Tate II

Ricky Jarstad Racine Alderman District 3 Street address  2019 Washington Ave. Length of time living in the community? 34 wonderful years Occupation Caregiver What is your spouse’s name? Single and Happy Please name any civic groups you have been involved with. Neighborhood Watch What motivated you to run for office? Lack of transparency, honesty, and […]

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Advisory referenda about legalizing marijuana could be on November Ballot

Racine County and City of Racine residents could get a chance to voice their opinion on whether the state should legalize marijuana for recreational and medicinal uses during the fall election. Three referenda — two from Racine County and one by the City of Racine — will likely be considered by those voting bodies over […]

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Unofficial results: Neubauer claims victory for 66th Assembly race

10:26 p.m.: With all 26 wards reporting. Greta Neubauer earned 1,518 votes against John Tate II, who earned 1,301. This is the second and final unofficial result, according to the Racine County Clerk. 10:03 p.m.: With 14 of the 26 wards counted, the Racine County Clerk has released the first unofficial results. Greta Neubauer received 847 […]

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