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City of Racine: Trick-or-treating is Oct. 31

RACINE — Halloween is nearing and the City of Racine has officially announced that on Oct. 31, 2022, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., trick-or-treating will take place in the city. “Like so many kids, my children are already looking forward to trick-or-treating.  Let’s have a fun and safe Halloween this year,” said Mayor Cory […]

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Azizi the lion makes special connection with 16-year-old visitor with Autism at the Racine Zoo

A picture is worth a thousand words and a photo of Racine’s Zoo resident, Azizi, and regular visitor, Bella Trevino, leaves the community speechless. The lion resident has a connection, like no other, with Trevino, who has Autism. Their human-animal bond was captured on camera by local photographer, Sarah Greening, of Sarah Greening Photography. Bella, […]

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Racine’s Alder Terry McCarthy seeks resident input via bicycle

RACINE – Alder Terry McCarthy plans to ride every street of the 9th Aldermanic District on hisbicycle this weekend to hear residents’ concerns and input. McCarthy, whose district covers parts of the city’s west side, invites residents to flag him downto talk starting at 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday (Oct. 1-2). He’ll be riding a […]

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National Weather Service issues severe thunderstorm warning in Racine, Kenosha, and Eastern Walworth Counties

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning in Racine, Kenosha, and eastern Walworth counties until 7:15 p.m. on Sept. 25. Reports indicate possible 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. Wisconsinites should prepare and expect damage to occur. Roofs, siding and trees are expected to be damaged. For your protection move […]

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2022 Trick-or-Treat Schedule for Racine County

If you are looking for something sweet, it’s best to know where and when you can Trick-or-Treat. The 2022 Racine County Trick-or-Treat schedule provides information to make sure that you and your family have a happy Halloween. Trick-or-treat dates and times are subject to change per each Racine County city, town and village. Updates to […]

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Woman charged with stealing over $1,000 in goods from Kohl’s

RACINE — A 58-year-old Milwaukee woman is facing more than a decade behind bars for allegedly stealing over $1,000 in merchandise from Kohl’s on two separate occasions. Robin Pitt was charged Wednesday in Racine County Circuit Court with two felony counts of retail theft and six misdemeanor counts of bail jumping. If convicted, she faces […]

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Man accused of 6th OWI, blood alcohol content allegedly almost double legal limit

RACINE — A 50-year-old man is facing his 6th OWI charge after he was pulled over on I-94, and his initial breathalyzer indicated an alleged blood alcohol level of almost double the legal limit. Charges: OWI, 6th offense among others Reinaldo Cordero-Rodriguez, of Madison, was charged Monday in Racine County Circuit Court with a single […]

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Man accused of repeated sexual assault of 8-year-old girl

RACINE — A 27-year-old man is facing the rest of his life in prison after an 8-year-old girl spoke up about several instances of sexual assault against her on multiple occasions over the past year. Luis Hernandez-Castellanos, of Racine, was charged Monday in Racine County Circuit Court with one felony count of repeated sexual assault […]

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‘100 Thousand Poets for Change’ celebrated at September’s BONK!

RACINE — September’s BONK! will be a special night with poets from around the country, celebrating the 100 Thousand Poets for Change movement. It will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 6 pm until 7:30 pm on Zoom webinar and streamed on Facebook Live at the BONK! Facebook page. Curated and hosted by Alex […]

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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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‘The Glorious World of Crowns, Kinks and Curls’ comes to Golden Rondelle this weekend

“The Glorious World of Crowns, Kinks and Curls,” by Keli Goff, will open this Saturday, Sept. 10 at 6 p.m. on the stage at the SC Johnson Golden Rondelle Theater in Racine. The theater is located at 1525 Howe St. in Racine. There are only two performances scheduled for this show. The second is Sunday, […]