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Vanderhoef sworn in as Clerk of Court effective July 1; ‘Follow your dreams and work hard’

RACINE —Amy Vanderhoef cited friends and family at her swearing-in ceremony as Racine County Clerk of Circuit Court Thursday afternoon. Vanderhoef, 49, was appointed by the court, effective July 1, to fill the remainder of the term of Sam Christensen which ends in 3 ½ years. He resigned to become the Clerk of the Wisconsin […]

Posted inCity Hall, Community, Government, Local news, Police and fire, Schools

Community safety report: gun violence up; City, county, schools pulling together to fight back

RACINE – Yes, gun violence is up. Yes, local leaders are determined to break the cycle of violence through a variety of approaches. Yes, the public is urged to get involved. Those messages were delivered – and repeated – at a community update meeting for the Violent Crime Reduction Initiative (VCRI) before an audience of […]