Jefferson Lighthouse Spreads Holiday Cheer to Senior Citizens

This holiday season just got a little brighter for local senior citizens. Jefferson Lighthouse, an International Baccalaureate school within Racine Unified School District, is aiming to put a smile on many faces this holiday season. Staff, students, and families have come together to spread holiday cheer via an inspirational Youtube video. Third-grade teacher, Student Council […]

Carolin Brühl

Racine is a special place that leaves an impression on those who live here and those who visit here. Foreign Exchange student, Carolin Brühl, from Germany will forever be thankful for her time spent in Racine. This Thanksgiving, she reflects on her time in Wisconsin. The Racine Gratitude project does not exclude anyone from participating, […]

Racine Offers COVID-19 Tests

RACINE – The City of Racine will offer free drive-through COVID-19 testing at Festival Hall, 5 Fifth St. Test hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Wednesday (Sept. 28-30). Racine COVID-19 tests are open to anyone ages 5 and older. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Drivers must enter the […]

Flu shots who should get them and why

Thinking of skipping out on a flu shot this year? You might want to re-think that decision. What is Influenza? Influenza is a contagious respiratory illness, and the severity of the illness differs depending on the person and strain. Influenza can cause severe symptoms. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, it can […]

Faith Hope and Love sustains flood damage

The Faith Hope and Love headquarters, 740 College Avenue, flooded after a storm came through Racine on Monday. The damage is over $7,000. Consequently, children are suffering. Items such as Duffel for Kids bags, backpacks, and other merchandise are not salvageable. Blankets, stuffed animals, storybooks have been ruined. These items waiting for shipment will no […]

Meal Services in Racine

Meal services in Racine County are now available for residents. Due to COVID-19 changes may occur, but as of now, this is the current information to follow. Where are meal services happening in Racine? Look no further, follow this guide for times and locations. Use the Racine Meal Service Guide for access to meal services […]

Property Transfers: Reflections and Diamond Plaza Sell

A little over $21.5 million in property changed hands between June 29 and July 2, according to the Racine County Register of Deeds Office property transfer record. Transfers included Reflections, Great Lakes Carpet and Upholstery Services, LLC. and Diamond Plaza. The commercial property known as Diamond Plaza, 10009 Northwestern Ave., sold for $900,000.00. The building […]

Racine County Ozone Alert – July 7, 2020

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) issued an ozone alert Tuesday, June 7 at 3:00 p.m. that runs until 11 p.m. on June 7.  According to the WI DNR website, the advisory is being issued because of persistently elevated levels of ground-level ozone. The ground-level ozone is formed when pollution from things like power plants, […]

Free COVID-19 Testing at Festival Hall

A drive-thru community COVID-19 testing site, operated by the Wisconsin National Guard, will be held at Festival Hall, 5 Fifth St. The site will operate from July 13-16 and testing will be available from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day. The testing is open to anyone who lives or works in Wisconsin. No appointment […]

Second Racine County Ozone Alert This Summer

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources issued an ozone alert Monday, June 6 at 3:00 p.m. that runs until 11 p.m. on June 6.  According to the WI DNR website, the advisory is being issued because of persistently elevated levels of ground-level ozone. The ground-level ozone is formed when pollution from things like power plants, manufacturing […]

Pet Care & Fireworks

4th of July weekend can be a stressful time for pets. Fireworks, sparklers, and other noise makers can cause our pets anxiety, stress, and discomfort. As pet owners, we can help our animals feel safe by helping them through these events. We reached out to two resources in the community to best help you this […]