Posted inCelebrations, Community, Culture, Events, Parenting, Things To Do

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 […]

Posted inBusiness, Business Spotlight, Community, Local news

Business Spotlight: Riverside Studio opens 2nd location

Riverside Studio, a Crystal Apothecary Shop and Wellness Center, is opening its second location in Historic Downtown Waterford at 318 West Main St. The former methodist-church-turned-antique-shop is transforming once again and will now be a place for a different kind of healing. The expansion brings the same model – and more – that the original […]

Posted inElections, Government, Local news, Politics

Vos campaigns against Steen – again – in November election 

RACINE, WI — After winning the primary for the 63rd Assembly seat by 260 votes on Aug. 9, House Speaker Robin Vos will face his Republican opponent Adam Steen again as a write-in candidate in the general election on Nov. 8. About 10,000 people voted in the 63rd District Assembly race on Aug. 9. The […]

Posted inLocal news, Police and fire

Hwy A collision leads to death of Burlington woman

ROCHESTER – A two-vehicle collision at Highways A and J here Tuesday afternoon killed a Burlington woman and closed the intersection for several hours. Racine County Sheriff’s Office deputies and first responders were dispatched to the intersection at 3:48 p.m. on a report of a collision, including one vehicle that had rolled over. Initial collision […]

Posted inBusiness, Culture, Food & Drinks, Local news, Shopping, Things To Do

10 Outstanding farm stands to visit in Racine County

Racine County offers a variety of produce, crops, and locally-grown goods. Shopping at farm stands allows you to support small businesses and find products made or grown close to home. Items like fruits, vegetables, eggs, honey, canned goods, and much more can be found at a local stand near you. Check out these farms stands […]

Posted inElections, Government, Local news

2020 election critics challenge local GOP incumbents; Vos, Wanggaard targeted on August 9 primary election

RACINE COUNTY – Two long-time Racine County legislators are being challenged in the August 9 Republican primary 2020 election by candidates that are questioning the integrity of the 2020 general election in which President Joe Biden narrowly defeated Donald Trump. Wisconsin Voter Alliance, an organization critical of the 2020 Wisconsin election, placed billboards like this […]

Posted inCelebrations, Community, Government, Things To Do

156th Annual Rochester Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony

The 156th Annual Memorial Day parade and ceremony will take place in Rochester, Wisconsin on May 30. The parade will kick off at 1:30 p.m. at the Rochester Fire Department, 31020 Academy Road with the ceremony immediately following the parade at Pioneer Park, 101 S. Front St. Those who are in the Memorial Day parade […]

Posted inEvents, Parenting

Easter Bunny Photos at DW Coffee April 9

Easter Bunny Photos at DW Coffee DW Coffee, located at 201 W. Main St. in Rochester, is your location for Easter bunny photos. The famous bunny will be around to take photos with families and children from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on April 9. The Racine County Eye, which includes the Kenosha Lens, has […]

Posted inBreaking

Rochester Home Heavily Damaged by Fire

ROCHESTER – A fire caused extensive damage to a home here Saturday night. No one wasinjured. Racine County Communications received a report of a mattress on fire in the basement of ahome in the 500 block of Abbey Lane in the Village of Rochester shortly before 9 p.m. Saturday.The Racine County Sheriff’s Office deputies and […]

Posted inSchools

Jacob Ruud of Franksville makes Dean’s List at RIT

ROCHESTER, NY (07/09/2021)– Jacob Ruud of Franksville (53126) was named to the Dean’s List at Rochester Institute of Technology for the 2021 Spring Semester. Ruud is in the computing security program. Rochester Institute of Technology is home to leading creators, entrepreneurs, innovators and researchers. Founded in 1829, RIT enrolls about 18,600 students in more than 200 […]

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. […]

Posted inLocal news, Police and fire

Woman charged with drunk driving in Rochester

ROCHESTER, WI – A Salem woman was charged with drunk driving (3rd offense) and possession of drugs with her two-year-old child in the car. Kristin Connelly, 19, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with second-degree recklessly endangering safety, possession of THC, possession of amphetamines, possession of drug paraphernalia, and several traffic citations, […]

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