Posted inObituaries

Daniel James Naughton, 69, his family was his life

Obituary for Daniel James Naughton Daniel James Naughton passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family following a courageous battle with cancer. Dan was born in Madison, Wisconsin on March 7, 1954, the son of James and Earlene (Baldwin) Naughton. Dan’s childhood was spent on military bases throughout the world as his father […]

Posted inBreaking, Business, Local news

Radio station WRJN sale pending; new owner plans programming changes

RACINE — Racine radio station WRJN-AM is being sold to Madison-based Civic Media, an operator of more than a dozen radio stations across Wisconsin. Magnum Media is selling the Racine station along with radio stations in La Crosse and Chippewa Falls as well as four radio translators in a deal valued at $3.65 million, according […]

Posted inLocal news, Police and fire

Man accused of 6th OWI, blood alcohol content allegedly almost double legal limit

RACINE — A 50-year-old man is facing his 6th OWI charge after he was pulled over on I-94, and his initial breathalyzer indicated an alleged blood alcohol level of almost double the legal limit. Charges: OWI, 6th offense among others Reinaldo Cordero-Rodriguez, of Madison, was charged Monday in Racine County Circuit Court with a single […]

Posted inLocal news, Police and fire

Caledonia Police Department Weekly Police Reports Aug. 3-16

After a short hiatus, The Caledonia Police Department shared the past two weeks of police reports. Between Aug. 3 and Aug. 16, there were 767 calls for service in the Village of Caledonia. According to the department, the calls included 284 traffic stops, 14 traffic collisions (three involved motorcycles), and six arrests for OWI; two-first […]

Posted inBreaking, Elections, Government, Local news, Politics

Wisconsin Supreme Court declares absentee ballot drop boxes are illegal

by Henry Redman, Wisconsin ExaminerJuly 8, 2022 In a 4-3 decision, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled that absentee ballot drop boxes are illegal and voters must deliver their ballots by mail or deliver them in-person to local clerks.  Wanggaard comments on Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling on ballot drop boxes In a statement on the Wisconsin […]

Posted inElections, Government, Kenosha Government, Kenosha Lens, Local news

Ballot drop boxes cause for lawsuits in Racine, Kenosha

RACINE AND KENOSHA – The Cities of Racine and Kenosha are among five Wisconsin cities sued this week by a conservative law firm over the use of absentee ballot drop boxes. The Thomas More Society of Chicago, on behalf of individual residents from Racine, Milwaukee, Green Bay, Madison and Kenosha, filed separate lawsuits on Wednesday […]

Posted inSchool Awards

Area Students Make Dean’s List at Edgewood College

MADISON, WI – The following students have been named to the Dean’s List at Edgewood College for the Fall 2021 semester: Kyle Semrad of Racine Marisa Spiering of Waterford About Edgewood College Located in Madison, Wis., Edgewood College is a liberal arts Catholic college in the Dominican tradition. Serving approximately 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students, […]

Posted inPolice and fire

Law Enforcement Wages and Benefits Across Wisconsin

BY KARISSA SCHUMACKER, THE BADGER PROJECT Across Wisconsin, law enforcement agencies offer varying starting salaries and benefits for those interested in attending police academy and becoming a law enforcement officer. The total number of law enforcement officers and the total number of police academy graduates in Wisconsin are both at — at least — a […]

Posted inCommunity, Letter to the Editor

Your Right to Know: No Private Email Accounts for Public Business

By Tom Kamenick, Wisconsin Watch Imagine that a developer has been lobbying your local town board to approve a controversial development. You file a record request asking for all emails between that developer and the board’s three members. None of them have official government email accounts, so they search their personal emails. Two members each […]

Posted inLocal news, Schools

Wisconsin School of Business Introduces Chief Information Officer Digital Leadership Program

MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin School of Business Center for Professional & Executive Development (CPED) announces the launch of the Chief Information Officer Digital Leadership Program. The Chief Information Officer Digital Leadership Program is an immersive, five-day leadership experience that will give participants the business acumen to manage teams of talented information systems professionals, effectively […]

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