Posted inBusiness, Community, Culture, Events, Police and fire

10 Racine County stories you may have missed this week

Catch up on this week’s news on the Racine County Eye. A lot is happening and you don’t have to miss out on the local action. Between community events, businesses opening, and politics, there’s a lot to read. To help streamline your reading, the following 10 stories are worth reading from the past week. Events […]

Posted inCommunity, Non-Profits

Pop-up food pantry today at Mount Pleasant COP House on Mead Street

The Mount Pleasant Police Department, Mount Pleasant Citizen Police Academy Alumni, and Journey Disaster Response Team are hosting a pop-up food pantry. This community event is free and welcomes those in need to attend. It will take place tonight (Aug. 23) from 4:30 p.m. until 6 p.m. or while supplies last. Food pantry details This […]

Posted inBreaking, Local news, Police and fire

Racine Police Officer Shoots, Kills Armed Suspect

RACINE – A Racine Police Department officer shot and killed an armed man after attempting to conduct a traffic stop Friday afternoon. The incident occurred at about 1 p.m. near 12th and Schiller streets on the city’s east side. At a Friday evening press briefing, Racine Police Chief Maurice Robinson stated that “the City of […]

Posted inKenosha Lens, Local news, Weather

Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Southeast Wisconsin

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory from 11 p.m. Monday, Feb. 21, 2022, until 6 p.m. on Tuesday. This advisory impacts Milwaukee, Walworth, Racine, Kenosha Counties. This includes the following cities: Milwaukee, Whitewater, Delavan, Elkhorn, Lake Geneva, East Troy, Racine, and Kenosha. Wisconsinites should expect a wintry mix with freezing rain, […]

Posted inLocal news, Weather

National Weather Service Issues Special Weather Statement, Snow Expected

The National Weather Service has issued a Special Weather Statement. This notice is in addition to the wind advisory that was issued earlier today by the National Weather Service. The Special Weather Statement is effective now until 8:15 p.m. and will affect multiple counties including Racine and Kenosha Counties. Along with Racine and Kenosha Counties, […]

Posted inLocal news, Weather

Wind Advisory Affects Racine and Kenosha Counties

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for multiple counties in Wisconsin. The wind advisory is in effect from 2 p.m Friday, Feb. 18, 2022, until 4 a.m on Feb 19, 2022.  Columbia, Dane, Dodge, Fond Du Lac, Green, Green Lake, Iowa, Jefferson, Kenosha, Lafayette, Marquette, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Rock, Sauk, Sheboygan, Walworth, […]

Posted inCommunity, Things To Do

The Wisconsinista Encourages Local Travel

Chelsey Knuth is the Wisconsinista. Travel with passion and an open mind. – Chelsey Knuth is the “Wisconsinista.” She began using this monicker after starting a Wisconsin travel blog documenting her adventures throughout her home state. Her interest in the midwest travel industry came from her love for the outdoors and passion for her home […]

Posted inCelebrations, Weather

Milwaukee County Zoo’s Groundhog Doesn’t See His Shadow

Happy Groundhog Day! Luckily for Wisconsinites, the Milwaukee County Zoo’s resident groundhog, Gordy, did not see his shadow during the Groundhog Day ceremony. His weather prediction was streamed on the Milwaukee County Zoo’s Facebook page. Zookeeper Joe and David Crowley, Milwaukee County’s County Executive, were present for the ceremony. Crowley said during the live stream, […]

Posted inBreaking, Kenosha Lens, Local news, Weather

Snow Expected in Racine and Kenosha Counties

February will kick off with light snowfall. The National Weather Service predicts that snow will be hitting southeastern Wisconsin Tuesday afternoon into the nighttime. The snowy forecast will continue into early Wednesday morning. Wisconsinites in the area should prepare for temperature changes and snow. Snow in Racine County As of now, Racine County is experiencing […]

Posted inBreaking, Local news, Weather

Wind Chill Advisory Takes Effect in Southeastern Wisconsin

The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory. This weather warning takes effect on Jan. 25, 2022, at 8 p.m. and will go until Jan. 26, 2022, at noon. Wisconsinites living in Fond du Lac, Sheboygan, Washington, Ozaukee, Waukesha, Milwaukee, Racine, and Kenosha county should take this advisory into account. In addition, this […]

Posted inCelebrations

5 Ways To Celebrate Small Business Week

It’s National Small Business Week. Small businesses keep the wheels turning in Racine and Kenosha County. From the Downtown area to the county lines, various local shops contribute to our community’s success. The COVID-19 pandemic poses challenges for small businesses. Storefronts shut their doors, restaurants face staff shortages and owners struggle to make ends meet. It’s critical to support […]

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