Posted inBreaking, Local news, Weather

Flood warning for Racine County in effect until 6:30 p.m.

The National Weather Service in Milwaukee/Sullivan WI has issued a flood warning for Racine, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Washington, and Waukesha counties as of Monday, Feb. 27. The flood warning goes into account until 6:30 p.m. tonight as flooding caused by rain and snowmelt continues throughout the area. Flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and […]

Posted inLocal news, Police and fire

LaRoche Sentenced to Life in Prison for 1999 ‘Jane Doe’ Murder

RACINE – The woman who killed her cognitively disabled housekeeper in 1999 and dumped her body in a field in Raymond will spend the rest of her life in prison without the possibility of parole. Linda LaRoche, 66, formerly of Cape Coral, Fla., was sentenced Monday by Racine County Circuit Court Judge Timothy Boyle after […]

Posted inEvents, Non-Profits, Parenting

Raymond Community Business Organization Easter-Eggstravaganza

Raymond Community Business Organization Easter-Eggstravaganza The Raymond Community Business Organization will be hosting an egg hunt and coloring contest on Sunday April 10, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m at the Raymond Village Hall, 2255 76th St. The egg hunt is limited to 200 children between the ages of 3 years old and 10 years […]

Posted inLocal news, Police and fire

Linda LaRoche Convicted in 1999 Murder

RACINE – A Racine County District Court jury on Wednesday found Linda LaRoche guilty of first-degree intentional homicide and hiding a corpse in the 1999 death of Peggy Lynn Johnson-Schroeder. Linda LaRoche – LaRoche, 66, formerly of Florida, is scheduled to be sentenced on May 23 before Judge Timothy Boyle. The body of Johnson-Schroeder was […]

Posted inCelebrations, Local news

July 4th, 2021 photo gallery: Red, white and blue – here’s to you

The 4th Fest of Greater Racine hosted the 85th Annual 4th of July parade in Downtown Racine. Racine residents gathered to celebrate on July 5, 2021. Favorite floats and parade entries took the streets of Racine to celebrate Independence day. Among the entries were crowd favorites such as Miss Racine 2021, Sophia Karegeannes and newly […]

Posted inCORONAVIRUS, Local news

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. […]

Racine county property transfers: November 16th through 19th

Racine County had 101 property sales between November 16 and 20, according to the Racine County Register of Deeds Office property transfer record.  These properties had a cash value of almost $24 million. The transfers included properties occupied by Grove Insurance Agency and Rose Investments LLC. Schauer Family Investments, LLC sold the property at 815 […]

Posted inBreaking, Construction

Larkman Construction Purchases Land in Raymond

Larkman Construction purchased warehouse and office space on two adjacent sites in Raymond, 12000 Highway G and 1596 122nd St. The company provides a variety of utility services and is one of three companies licensed for manhole work in Wisconsin. Larkman Construction’s owner, Stacy Potter, was able to finance 90 percent of the purchases by […]

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