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Racine County Receives $323K Crime Prosecution Grant

RACINE COUNTY – Racine County is receiving a $323,000 Smart Prosecution Grant from the U.S. Department of Justice. The funds were formally accepted earlier this week by the Racine County Board. Racine County is among 25 communities around the country (from 90 applicants) to receive a Smart Protection Grant. Utilizing the Crime Prosecution Grant The […]

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Listening Session on Racine County Community Violence Slated for Dec. 11

Racine County has scheduled a Listening Session that will focus on community violence on Saturday, Dec. 11, from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. The session will be held at The Main Project, 1014 State St., and free coffee will be available for attendees. Maurice Horton, Racine County’s Community Violence Prevention Supervisor, will lead the meeting […]

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County Eyes Caledonia Site For Secured Youth Facility

CALEDONIA – County officials are considering a site along Three Mile Road, near Batten International Airport here, for the proposed Racine County Youth Development and Care Center. A public input meeting, hosted by Racine County and the Village of Caledonia, is scheduled for 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4 at Caledonia Village Hall, 5043 Chester Lane. […]


City, County Launch COVID-19 Vaccine Prize Incentives

RACINE COUNTY – Get vaccinated, win prizes! The City of Racine and Racine County on Thursday launched a joint COVID-19 vaccine incentive program to encourage more residents to get vaccinated. The city and county governments have each kicked $10,000 ($5,000 apiece) toward 66 prizes, including electronic devices, gas cards, grocery cards, and a gas grill, […]

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Racine City Leaders Oppose Youth Facility Site Selection

RACINE – City of Racine leaders, including Mayor Cory Mason and a majority of the Racine Common Council, have gone on record in opposition to the proposed location of a youth detention facility within the city limits. In a letter to Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave and the Racine County Board issued Monday, the city […]

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Governor Evers, Racine County Executive Delgrave Proclaim This Week As Winter Awareness Week

RACINE – As winter weather nears, Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave has joined with Gov. Tony Evers in proclaiming this week as Winter Awareness Week in Racine County, and he urges all residents to take steps to be prepared for winter weather. “We live in Wisconsin and that means we can expect snow, cold temperatures, […]

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Racine Coalition Health Care Services To Be Provided By Ascension

RACINE – The Racine Coalition, a consortium of local public sector employers, will begin receiving health care services from Ascension Wisconsin Employer Solutions later this month. Racine Coalition members are the City of Racine, Racine County, and the Racine Unified School District. Ascension Wisconsin Employer Solutions will provide primary and acute care, wellness services including […]

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After testing positive for COVID-19, Racine County Executive issues statement

Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave tested positive for COVID-19. He issued the following statement: Like over 1,800 residents across Racine County and more than 1.8 million people in the United States, I tested positive for COVID-19. After experiencing symptoms and getting tested at a drive-thru community clinic, I am slowly improving and will continue to […]

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Mason and Delagrave keeping close watch on state budget

Governor Tony Evers recently released his proposed 2019-21 budget and now the Legislature will debate over what will be included over the next few months, according to a story in the Journal Times. The Republican-controlled Legislature has stated that much of what was proposed in Evers’ budget will likely not pass. While these debates occur, […]

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National Preparedness Month: Disasters Happen. Prepare Now, Learn How

“Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How.” (RACINE) County Executive Jonathan Delagrave has joined in proclaiming September as National Preparedness Month and is urging those who live and work in Racine County to work together toward creating a more prepared community. This year’s theme is “Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How.”  “The Burlington-area floods of 2017 […]

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Splish splash! SC Johnson Community Aquatic Center opens Saturday

The opening of the SC Johnson Community Aquatic Center at Pritchard Park on Wednesday , May 30, 2018. Racine area residents will have a new place to keep cool when the SC Johnson Community Aquatic Center opens on Saturday in Pritchard Park. SC Johnson funded the $6.5 million project. A ribbon-cutting ceremony, which actually turned into […]

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Foxconn campus visual, physical changes rush forward

Looking for employment opportunities, news about employment or training and education opportunities? Check out our Eye on Employment page by clicking on the graphic above. If your driving patterns have not taken you around or through the massive swath of land that will encompass the Foxconn Technology Group manufacturing campus, it can be informative to […]

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Listening Session Wednesday at Waterford Town Hall

COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S SEPTEMBER 13, 2017 LISTENING SESSION AT WATERFORD TOWN HALL Public Welcome and Encouraged to Attend Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave announced his next listening session is scheduled for Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at Waterford Town Hall, 415 N. Milwaukee Street. He will be available to meet county residents from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. […]

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County Declares State of Emergency After Flooding

Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave has declared a state of emergency for Racine County after several thunderstorms moved through the area Wednesday morning dumping several inches of rain. The Racine Police Department has also issued a warning to residents living near the Root River of possible flooding. More rain is expected Wednesday afternoon in Racine […]

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