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UPDATE: Homicide on Victory Ave.: 58-year-old male identified, suspect in custody

UPDATE (Sept. 11, 10:35 a.m.): The 58-year-old man shot to death on Victory Avenue on Labor Day has been identified as Willie Henderson, Jr., and his alleged shooter is now in police custody. According to a press release from the Racine Police Department, the alleged shooter has been identified as Tommy W. Johnson, 31, of […]

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Investing in journalism: a valuable contribution to the welfare of our community

Local journalism is an unwavering pillar for community well-being in today’s rapidly evolving media landscape. It informs us, unites us, and most importantly, holds power to account. Yet, the future of local journalism is increasingly precarious, endangered by dwindling revenues and a saturated digital market. That’s why the Racine County Eye has formed an essential […]

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UPDATE: Police identify homicide victim in 1700 block of Packard Ave. shooting

UPDATE: RPD has identified the homicide victim as Byron D. Beadles of Racine. ORIGINAL STORY: RACINE, Wis. — A 56-year-old man died of a gunshot wound after officers responded to a shooting report at an apartment on the 1700 block of Packard Avenue, the Racine Police Department announced yesterday. Officers arrived at the scene at […]

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Caledonia Board Meeting to address key issues on Aug. 22

CALEDONIA, Wis. — A comprehensive meeting of the Village of Caledonia Board is set to take place at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2023, at Caledonia Village Hall. The agenda highlights a series of significant topics ranging from audit presentations to resolutions and new business items. Meeting open and communications Key communications and announcements […]

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Tentative state shared revenue agreement would see $1 billion for K-12 education

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers and state Republicans have reached a tentative agreement about how much revenue the state returns to local communities. Included in the agreement are $1 billion for K-12 education and a 20% increase in direct payments to municipalities of every size. According to a press release from Evers’ office, he and […]

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