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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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Credit card, identity theft could mean 12 years in prison for Union Grove man

RACINE, KENOSHA COUNTIES — A 27-year-old Union Grove man, who currently is in custody in Kenosha County on a credit card fraud charge, now faces three additional criminal counts for a similar offense — this time with the use of a deceased’s man’s credit card. Benjamin Richard Whitney is charged with felony counts of identity […]

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Kenosha County receives close to 50 weather, traffic-related calls due to storm

KENOSHA COUNTY — The Kenosha Sheriff’s Department (KSD) reports on Feb. 16, starting at noon, through 5 a.m. on Feb. 17, the Sheriff’s Department responded to the following weather and traffic-related calls: Kenosha County calls 3 crashes with injuries 22 property-damage crashes 23 assist motorists Additionally, around 9:50 p.m., KSD and the Wisconsin State Patrol […]

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UPDATE: Winter storm on the way, snow emergency declared for Feb. 16-17

UPDATE: Winter Storm Warning is now in effect until midnight on Feb. 16. RACINE AND KENOSHA — The National Weather Service (NWS) office serving Sullivan/Milwaukee has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Racine and Kenosha counties from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 16). Several municipalities have declared a snow emergency ahead of the […]

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Winter Storm Watch & Wind Advisory for Feb. 16-17: dangerous winds, snow possible

SOUTHEASTERN WISCONSIN — A Winter Storm Watch is in effect starting in the early morning on Thursday, Feb. 16, and will last until midnight. The National Weather Service (NWS) currently predicts that heavy snow is possible throughout the area. Winter Storm Watch A total of 5 to 8 inches of snow accumulation is expected with […]

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2023 Valentine’s Day in Racine, Kenosha Counties

RACINE, KENOSHA COUNTIES — Valentine’s Day is in full swing in Racine and Kenosha Counties. Take a peak at the couples in the area who are celebrating love and their everlasting relationships. Also featured in the gallery are little ones with big hearts and even those expecting bundles of love. The Gowins share a photo […]

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Return to Romance candlelight hike returns for 25th year at Bong State Recreation Area

KANASVILLE — Love is written in the stars, and in honor of Valentine’s Day, you can hike under the stars with your Valentine at the annual Return to Romance event at the Richard Bong State Recreation Area on Feb. 11. Since its formation in 1998, the Bong Naturalist Association, a non-profit friends organization, has hosted the Return to […]

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Help children ‘Sleep in Heavenly Peace’ Feb. 11; volunteers needed to build 100 beds

RACINE, KENOSHA — More than 100 children in Racine and Kenosha Counties are without a bed to sleep in tonight. The Racine/Kenosha Sleep in Heavenly Peace chapter is in need of volunteers to help build beds for children in need. Chapters from Chicagoland area and Waukesha joined with the Racine/Kenosha team to build beds for […]

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Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 6 a.m. on Saturday until 3 a.m. on Sunday

RACINE, KENOSHA COUNTIES — A Winter Weather Advisory goes into effect on Saturday, Jan. 28 at 6 p.m. and will last until 3 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 29. The Winter Weather Advisory affects Racine, Kenosha, Marquette, Green Lake, Fond du Lac, Sheboygan, Sauk, Columbia, Dodge, Washington, Ozaukee, Iowa, Dane, Jefferson, Waukesha, Milwaukee, Lafayette, Green, Rock, Walworth […]

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Snow showers to cause reduced visibility, slippery roads on Jan. 27

RACINE, KENOSHA COUNTIES — Snow showers with reduced visibility and slippery road conditions are expected today (Jan. 27). The weather statement is valid until noon. Counties impacted According to the National Weather Service (NWS), the following counties should take their Special Weather Statement into consideration: Marquette Green Fond du Lac Sheboygan Sauk Columbia Dodge Washington […]

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Slick roads, 2-4″ of snow may be in Racine, Kenosha for Wednesday

RACINE AND KENOSHA — Southeast Wisconsin may be in for snowy conditions and slick roads on Wednesday and into the weekend. Snow, slippery roads expected The National Weather Service (NWS) office in Sullivan/Milwaukee has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Racine, Kenosha and Milwaukee Counties from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. NWS reported that 2 […]

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10 Domestic Abuse resources in Southeastern Wisconsin

  Are you or someone you know experiencing domestic abuse? Navigating the route to receive help can be a daunting task. Perhaps you’d like the information to local resources to be able to further assist someone in need. In Southeastern Wisconsin, community agencies, nonprofits, and programs are available to assist you or your loved one’s […]

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National Weather Service issues Hazardous Weather Outlook, snow expected Jan. 18-19

The National Weather Service issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook on Jan. 18 for multiple counties in Wisconsin. Snow is expected in east-central, south-central, and southeast Wisconsin. Screenshot, TMJ4 Weather forecast for Wednseday evening and into Thursday morning (Jan. 18-19, 2023). – Racine, Kenosha, Marquette, Green Lake, Fond du Lac, Sheboygan, Sauk, Columbia, Dodge, Washington, Ozaukee, […]

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