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Once vowed to be ‘Eighth Wonder of the World,’ Foxconn survives as a spec development

Hoping to build a political legacy, President Donald J. Trump mused in 2018 that the expansive Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park in Mount Pleasant would be the “Eighth Wonder of the World.” The first phase of the project — while still a substantive investment for the area — is slightly more than one-third of […]

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Racine County Receives $323K Crime Prosecution Grant

RACINE COUNTY – Racine County is receiving a $323,000 Smart Prosecution Grant from the U.S. Department of Justice. The funds were formally accepted earlier this week by the Racine County Board. Racine County is among 25 communities around the country (from 90 applicants) to receive a Smart Protection Grant. Utilizing the Crime Prosecution Grant The […]

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Youth Development and Care Center FAQ’s

RACINE- Racine County has proposed building a new, state-of-the-art Youth Development and Care Center along 3 Mile Road in the Village of Caledonia. The YDCC will provide safe, evidence-based care, incorporating a trauma-informed approach, offering rehabilitative programs including mental health and substance abuse treatment, youth development/ prevention/intervention services, and gang diversion. The YDCC will reduce […]

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Steve Smetana 3rd District County Board Supervisor

Email address*: Answer: stevesmet64@gmail.com First name*: Answer: Steve  Last name*: Answer:  Smetana Age: Answer: 56 Address: Answer: 426 Romayne ave How long have you lived in the community: Answer: Life long resident. What position are you running for?*: Answer: Racine County Supervisor District 3 Have you ever held an elected office position before?* Yes or No Answer: […]

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Nick Demske: Candidate Interview for Racine County District 1

Nick Demske Name three long-term goals you have for the County and why you chose them. 1) Inter-municipal cooperation: there’s a very challenging history between the municipalities represented at the county board–particularly between the city and it’s surrounding municipalities—and the discord ends in all of our communities losing, ultimately. I’d like to bring a fresh […]

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InSinkErator Financial Assistance For Headquarters Approved

A hefty public financial assistance package for development of the new InSinkerator world headquarters in Mount Pleasant was approved Tuesday, as company executives made the rounds at two local government boards. In Mount Pleasant, the village board and Community Development Authority approved $600,000 dollars in “upfront assistance” for the garbage disposal manufacturer to “assist with […]