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DHS expands monkeypox vaccine eligibility; 14 cases in Wisconsin

MADISON – The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) this week announced expanded eligibility for the monkeypox vaccine. To date, DHS has been allocated 1,486 doses of the JYNNEOS vaccine from the federal government, which is enough vaccine for 743 people to complete the two-dose vaccine series. As of Wednesday, DHS had identified 14 cases of […]

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10 upcoming events in Southeastern Wisconsin that you don’t want to miss

This summer, Racine County is packed full of family-friendly events. From seltzer strolls to fairs, this summer season has already been a memorable one, and the fun isn’t over yet. If you are looking for something to do in Southeastern Wisconsin, continue reading to learn about what’s happening locally. In addition to the events listed […]

Posted inKenosha Lens, Kenosha Police and Fire, Local news, Police and fire

Kenosha County Sheriff investigating suspicious vehicle driver

KENOSHA COUNTY – The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a report of a vehicle driver that approached children in the Camp Lake neighborhood on Monday. Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 26600 block of 106th Street at about 2:45 p.m. Monday. The caller told deputies that her daughters were playing in a park when […]

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Governor signs emergency order against fuel price gouging; urges temporary suspensions of federal fuel tax, formulation requirements

MADISON – Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday signed an emergency order that prohibits gasoline and diesel fuel price gouging and announced other actions aimed at combating high prices at the pump. Emergency Order #170 declares that a period of abnormal economic disruption exists in the state of Wisconsin and prohibits price gouging of gasoline and […]

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Silver Lake drowning victim identified by Kenosha Sheriff’s Department

KENOSHA COUNTY – Kenosha County Deputies responded on June 16 at 12:37 p.m. to the report of a missing swimmer at Silver Lake, in the Village of Salem Lakes. One day later, the Kenosha Sheriff’s Department reported that 22-year-old Philip Shwaiko was pulled from the water. Salem Lakes Fire and Rescue responded to the scene […]

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UPDATE: Tornado Watch for Racine, Kenosha, Walworth Counties

RACINE/KENOSHA/WALWORTH – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Tornado Watch for Racine, Kenosha, and Walworth Counties. This alert was issued at 7:45 p.m. for southeastern Wisconsin. This weather alert remains in effect until 1 a.m. on June 15. Tornado Watch A Tornado Watch according to the NWS means that weather conditions are favorable […]

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Business Spotlight: We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym

We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym is coming to Racine. Andre and Heather Bennett are opening this all-inclusive gym to provide individuals with disabilities the opportunity to grow, strengthen their bodies, and thrive in an accepting community. The future gym will be located at 5509 Durand Ave. and will serve families of Racine and Kenosha […]

Posted inCORONAVIRUS, Health, Local news

COVID-19 Community Levels ‘high’ for Racine, Kenosha, 5 other counties; mask recommendation made by DHS

MADISON – As of May 12, the COVID-19 Community Levels in Racine, Kenosha and five other counties in Wisconsin have been flagged as high. Due to the rising cases, DHS is encouraging residents living in the following counties to wear masks while in public indoor spaces: Barron, Kenosha, La Crosse, Monroe, Racine, Rusk, and Vernon. […]

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Root-Pike WIN Springs Into Action to Restore, Protect and Sustain Local Watersheds

Earth Day and Arbor Day are in the rearview mirror, however, the time to take action for the planet never ends. The Root-Pike Watershed Initiative Network (Root-Pike WIN), is working to keep the focus on restoring, protecting and sustaining all watersheds within the Root-Pike basin. According to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR), “the […]

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5 Practical Earth Day Events Happening in Southeastern Wisconsin

Each year, Earth Day is observed on April 22. This day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement that took place in 1970, according to Earthday.org. The theme for Earth Day 2022 is “Invest In Our Planet” and calls on people to take action to protect, preserve and exercise prudence. Southeastern […]