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Week In Review: Murder Suspect Arrested, Rogers Pleads Not Guilty In Homicide

You were busy, we were busy. Here are our top five most read stories from this week. Update: Stantavious Sillas Dies from Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound Rogers Pleads Not Guilty In Homicide Case Arrest Made In 1990 Berit Beck Murder Case Pick’n Save On Rapids To Close Racine Unified Seeks Answers From Legislators On School Budget […]

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Applicants Needed For Racine Unified School Board Member Job

Racine Unified School District board member Chris Eperjesy resigned his position earlier this month and the board of education needs to now fill his vacant spot. Residents may now submit their names for consideration. Eperjesy resigned earlier this month after leaving his position as vice president of finance and treasurer at Racine-based Twin Disc Inc. for a chief financial officer […]

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Racine Unified Cancels School, Bitter Cold To Continue

With the National Weather Service calling for more frigid temperatures, officials with the Racine Unified School District have canceled school and after school activities for Thursday, Jan. 8. The Administrative Service Center will remain open and an advisory council meeting will still be held Thursday, according to the district. But there’s more winter weather on its way. The […]

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Week In Review: Heroin ‘Not An Inner City Problem’, Pit Bull Attacks

You were busy, we were busy too. Here are our top most read stories for the week. Heroin Support Group Organizer Speaks From Experience UPDATE: Three Injured In Pit Bull Attack Racine County DA: Heroin ‘Not An Inner City Problem Anymore’ Excellence in Racine: Case Grad Committed to Racine In Separate Incident, Pit Bull Bites […]

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Mitchell Elementary Students To Return After Fire

After a fire ripped through Mitchell Elementary in February, students returning to school on Tuesday will come back to their home school after being relocated to Wind Point Elementary for the remainder of the school year. The fire caused damage to the gym, which was attached to the elementary school. Other areas of the Mitchell […]

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Rotary Tried To Find Home For Racine Unified’s 11,000 Books

After originally telling Chris Terry, a Racine Founders Rotary Club member, that he could have the 11,000 books removed from the of a number of schools, Racine Unified School District officials told Terry to hold off taking them. A number of school librarians and teachers raised concerns at the Racine Unified School Board meeting Monday […]

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Help Us Crowdfund: Racine Unified Technical Education Crunch?

Editor’s Note: From time to time, we’ll be looking to the community for support for our stories through crowdfunding. Here’s our first project. As area manufacturers struggle to fill skilled labor positions, a technical education problem also exists within Racine Unified in forming partnerships with area colleges and technical schools around technical education. State Rep. […]

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