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Posted inKenosha GovernmentKenosha Lens

Kenosha County Joint Information Center Announces Food Pantry Needs

In response to numerous inquiries from community members on how they can help during the COVID-19 emergency, the Kenosha County Joint Information Center is periodically publishing a list of needs at local food pantries. This list is compiled by Extension Kenosha County in cooperation with the Joint Information Center. To add your organization to the […]


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 […]

Posted inDevelopmentLocal newsReal Estate

Racine County real estate transfers Sept. 10 through Sept. 14

A number of real estate properties changed hands between Sept. 10 through Sept. 14, including a Salvation Army thrift store and a commercial property on Rapids Drive, according to the Racine County Deeds Office. The Salvation Army and Illinois Corp. sold their store at 2122 Douglas Avenue to Constantin and Victoria Tousis for $300,000.  The nonprofit […]

Posted inCommunityEventsPolice and fire

Racine Community Invited to National Night Out Kick-Off

The Racine community is invited to kick off National Night Out, “America’s Night Out Against Crime and Drugs,” at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, August 7, at the Salvation Army, 1901 Washington Ave. in Uptown Racine. Members from state and local government, public safety officials, Racine Neighborhood Watch representatives, and McGruff the Crime Dog will announce the official start […]

Posted inBreaking

Obituary: Sally Tessmer

Sally R. Tessmer, 86, passed away on Tuesday August 9, 2016 at the Elizabeth Residence in Franklin. Born in Racine on February 22, 1930 to the late Harold and Ruth (nee: Hansen) Wald, Sally lived in Racine all of her life. She graduated from Washington Park High School in 1948. Afterward, she married the love […]

Posted inCommunity

Warm Coat Shortage for Area Children

Area kids are in need of warm coats, hats and gloves, and the Salvation Army has run out of items already donated. In a press release issued Thursday, Maj. Ken Nicolai said 225 needed coats is the current count, but he expects that number to rise. “School caseworkers have been calling and requesting hundreds of […]