Racine County Breakfast in a Bag Event

“As a committee, we did not want to cancel the event because the breakfast supports a series of community events,” says Dormie Roberts, public relations chair. “We still wanted to promote the agriculture industry in Racine County, provide scholarships to local students and purchase a large frying pan for future events.”

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Air Quality Advisory Issued Thursday

RACINE COUNTY – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has issued an air quality advisory for all of Southeastern Wisconsin until 11 p.m. Thursday. The air quality index is expected to reach unhealthy levels for sensitive groups, the DNR stated Thursday afternoon. This includes children, the elderly, individuals with respiratory and cardiac problems and […]

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Southeast Wisconsin Solar Group Buy Chooses Solar Vendor, Holds Informational Webinars for 2021 Group Buy Season

City of Racine – The Southeast Wisconsin Solar Group Buy (SWSGB) has selected Eagle Point Solar as its solar installer this year. Since 2010, Eagle Point Solar has been committed to the installation and deployment of solar photovoltaic systems throughout the Midwest. As the area’s largest installer with more than 1700 installations and 35 MW of […]

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WGTD Honored for its Coverage of Blake Shooting Case, Race Relations

The Wisconsin Broadcasters Association at its annual gala honored WGTD FM for its coverage of the shooting of Jacob Blake and the station’s programs on race relations and racial inequities. WGTD received a first place award in the medium market category for “Best Coverage of Civil Discourse and Social Change.” In addition, the 91.1 Players […]

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Fully vaccinated? No face mask required, CDC guidance says

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WQr7QqeVmdQ Officials with the Center for Disease Control revised their recommendation around mask wearing Thursday saying that if you’ve been fully vaccinated, you are protected from COVID-19. The announcement represents a shift from two weeks ago when CDC guidelines exempted people who had been fully vaccinated from not having to wear masks unless in the […]

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County Launches Text-To-911 Service

RACINE COUNTY – The county has launched text-to-911 service, providing another means for those experiencing an emergency to connect to help. Effective immediately, anyone experiencing an emergency in Racine County is now able to send a text message to the Racine County Communications Center to relay information. However, officials note that a voice call to […]

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Racine County Renews Again as a National Weather Service StormReady County

National Weather Service officials have re-recognized Racine County as a StormReady® county! The StormReady program helps community leaders and residents better prepare for hazardous weatherand flooding. StormReady counties have made a strong commitment to implement the infrastructureand systems needed to save lives and protect property when severe weather strikes. “Racine County was the first county […]