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Woman arrested with weed, booze, oxy in car

An Indiana woman who told police she was driving from Ohio to Indiana was arrested in Sturtevant after a traffic stop, according to police. Nicole C. Henderson, 42, of East Chicago, Ind., was arrested Friday and faces charges of THC possession, narcotics possession, and drug paraphernalia possession, according to a criminal complaint filed Monday in […]

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New Grant Funding to Support Racine County Local Small Businesses

Racine County, in partnership with the Racine County Economic Development Corporation (RCEDC), has received a $500,000 grant from the Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA) to help local small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. “So many small businesses in Racine County have been hit hard by COVID-19,” County Executive Jonathan Delagrave said. “I’m thankful this […]

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16 and older? Get your COVID-19 vaccine, Racine County officials say

RACINE COUNTY – As of Monday, all Wisconsin residents 16 and older are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Racine County officials reported “plenty of appointments available” at sites throughout the county this week. County officials added that the two-dose Pfizer vaccine is the only COVID-19 vaccine currently approved for Individuals ages 16 and 17. […]

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Racine County Emergency Operations Center marks anniversary

RACINE – Friday marked the first anniversary of the Racine County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) activation to manage and support the local response to the COVID-19 pandemic. An EOC is a central command and control facility responsible for carrying out emergency management and ensuring its continuity. It is set up during large or complex incidents that require a high […]

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Racine County Selected For COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

RACINE COUNTY – Racine County is among four additional locations that will have community-based COVID-19 vaccination clinics. The locations, which also include La Crosse and Marathon counties and a clinic split between Douglas and Barron counties, were announced Tuesday by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS). The new clinics, to be operated by AMI […]

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Where to get tested and vaccinated for COVID-19 in Racine and Kenosha counties

WISCONSIN — While residents and health officials wait for their shot at the COVID-19 vaccine, the Wisconsin National Guard continues to offer local testing services across the state. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services began testing the Wisconsin COVID-19 registry at select locations, including the Central Racine County Health Department, according to a health department […]

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Transformational Gift from MacKenzie Scott Helps United Way of Racine County Expand Its Equity Work

In January, United Way of Racine County was the recipient of a $5 million donation from MacKenzie Scott. Scott is an American novelist and philanthropist who helped found Amazon. Originally notified of the gift in late December, United Way has spent the weeks since in conversation and planning with its board to identify allocations for the donation. Equity […]

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Racine County in UW-Madison’s UniverCity Year Program

RACINE COUNTY – Racine County is among four communities that have partnered with UniverCity Year, a program of the University of Wisconsin-Madison designed to help localities solve pressing challenges. The three-year partnership will tap into UW-Madison faculty, students, and staff who will incorporate specific issues related to Racine County into coursework or research. Marathon County, […]