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UPDATE: Attempted homicide charges awaiting 19-year-old Racine man in shooting on Case High School student

UPDATE 3:00 p.m.: Mount Pleasant Police Sgt. Eric Giese has clarified that while the shooting of 16-year-old Zysean Golden may have been gang-related, only the assailant, Tyrese G. Love, is known to be gang-affiliated. The victim, Golden, does not have any known gang activity. ORIGINAL STORY: MOUNT PLEASANT – A 19-year-old Racine man is in […]

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Cops ‘N Kids Extended Learning hours open for enrollment through 6th grade

RACINE — A partnership between Cops ‘N Kids Reading Center and Racine Unified School District offers the opportunity for students to participate in extended learning enrichment. Students can gain access to free tutors if they are between three years of age and the 6th grade. Additional learning services are available for children who are between […]

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UPDATE: Witnesses say 16-year-old shot outside Horlick Field after football game

UPDATE 8:14 a.m. Sept. 10: Officials with the Racine Police Department confirmed Saturday morning that a 16-year-old girl was shot in the leg. Officers providing extra attention at the Horlick football game heard the shots and ran toward High Street and Blake Avenue. They found the girl laying on the sidewalk after being shot in […]

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State adds 14 new pathways to Youth Apprenticeship offerings

MADISON – The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) and Gov. Tony Evers’ office announced this week that the state’s high school juniors and seniors will now have 14 new occupational pathways for Youth Apprenticeship. “We have to make sure our kids have apprenticeship opportunities and different pathways to get the jobs and skills training […]

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Racine County: 10 stories you may have missed this week

RACINE COUNTY — The start of September kicked off this week and the news was flying off the press. Children are back in school. The fall season is upon us. Events are in full swing. You name it, it’s happening in Racine. Perhaps, you may have missed what’s happened this week. If you’re someone who […]

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RYDE Racine partners with RUSD, Gateway for student transportation for 2022-23 school year

RACINE – Students of both Racine Unified School District and Gateway Technical College will have another option for transportation to and from school once again this year. The City of Racine’s public transportation system, RYDE Racine, is back providing transportation to the public schools after an almost two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Racine […]

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Annual registration for RUSD open until Aug. 31

All students who will be attending Racine Unified School District must complete the annual registration. The district is implementing new registration this year for returning and new students. Registration is open now until Aug. 31. It includes and verifies contact information, student health information and fees. How to register Annual registration can be completed by […]

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6 Academies of Racine receive model certification from the National Career Academy Coalition

Six high schools within Racine Unified School District’s Academies of Racine have received model certification from the National Career Academy Coalition (NCAC). This organization is the certifying body for Career Academies and the founders of the method. RUSD’s academies are the first in Racine County and in Wisconsin to receive the certification. They are also […]