Posted inCommunity, Events, Non-Profits, Things To Do

River Bend Nature Center hosts ‘Chili Winter Evening and Candlelight Trails’ on Jan. 27

Let candles be your guide at River Bend Nature Center, 3600 N. Green Bay Road, on Jan. 27 during the “Chili Winter Evening and Candlelight Trails” event. Join the nonprofit for this annual event from 5 until 8 p.m. and return after the trek to a hot cup of cocoa, campfires and a chili dinner. […]

Posted inBusiness, Community, Local news

Mobile markets bring fresh food to Wisconsin customers

WisconsinWatch.orgSeptember 20, 2022 For Shirley Johnson, getting groceries is not easy. Johnson, a 64-year-old retiree who lives alone in Milwaukee, does not own a vehicle and has to rely on others to get food. She often calls her daughter or other family members who live in the city, hoping to catch a ride to the […]

Posted inLocal news, Police and fire

Man charged with stealing from IHOP and Piggly Wiggly totaling over $600

A 28-year-old Racine man is facing decades in prison after allegedly stealing money from IHOP and attempting to steal alcohol from Piggly Wiggly. Steven Gramza was charged Tuesday in Racine County Circuit Court with one misdemeanor count each of retail theft, theft in a business setting, and disorderly conduct as well as six counts each […]

Posted inCommunity, Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: SCAN’s Cones For Kids returns on July 20!

Letter to the Editor: Some fundraisers want people to exert themselves: walk/runs, triathlons, stair climbs or bike rides. Other fundraisers invite guests to activities meant for adults: wine tastings, casino nights, galas, or golf outings. Those are wonderful ideas and great fun, but how about something kid-approved and family-friendly? That’s the inspiration behind SCAN’s Cones […]

Posted inObituaries

Ruben Carreno Proudly Served In The U.S. Marines

Ruben Carreno, 87, passed away on Thursday August 2, 2018.  Ruben was born in Chicago, Illinois on August 11, 1930, the son of the late Jesus and Angeline (nee: Rodrigues) Carreno. He graduated from William Horlick High School “Class of 1948”. Following graduation, Ruben proudly served in the United States Marines.  Ruben was the produce […]

Posted inPolice and fire

VIDEO: Community Steps In After Elderly Woman Robbed

When Mykicia Lovelace saw three women chasing another woman near the Piggly Wiggly grocery store on Highway 11, she stopped to see what was happening and witnessed a heroic moment. Realizing that the three women were chasing the woman because she had stolen an elderly woman’s purse, Lovelace started to take video. Lacy L Lanciloti, […]

Posted inPolice and fire

Combat Veteran Charged With Possessing Silencer After Being Evicted

Racine County Sheriff’s deputies recovered a number of firearms and an illegal silencer from the home of a combat veteran who resisted arrest while police were serving an eviction. In December investigators went to Pepijn Schmidt’s home within the 4000 Block of Main Street. Schmidt refused to open the door completely and to leave, according […]

Posted inBusiness

MKE Fresh Meat Market Receives Nod From City

Racine residents will soon have another grocery store and butcher shop called MKE Fresh Meat Market available to them. Owned by Jaspreet Gill, the store will be located at the old Value Village, 2917 Durand Avenue, site. Gill received a preliminary recommendation from the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on Tuesday for a retail fermented malt […]

Posted inBreaking

Backpack Giveaway Set For Thursday

Helping children start the school year off right, MH Imaging LLC, 6800 Washington Ave., will hand out 250 backpacks filled with school supplies to students on Thursday. MH Imaging provides medical imaging services. The health care provider aims to help children in poverty access basic school supplies because one in five children don’t have the […]

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