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 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, […]

Posted inCommunity, Events

Celebrate communities this weekend

Community celebrations, a taste of history and on-stage comedies are in the works all over Racine County this weekend. Real Racine has these suggestions. Like it was. If you’ve ever wanted to show your kids or grandkids what farming used to be like, the 24th Annual Fall Harvest Days is the place to go. This […]

Posted inCommunity, Events

Get Out in Racine County!

  It’s a GREAT weekend to get out and do something in Racine County! You can get fit and be inspired with The Biggest Loser RunWalk, catch some local comedy, celebrate autumn or spend a day in the country (with homemade pies!) Come along with Real Racine. An inspiring run. You can meet — and […]