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Robert Wittke Jr. announces bid for 62nd Assembly District

Bob Wittke Jr., a Racine Unified School board member, has announced his candidacy for the 62nd Assembly District after Tom Weatherston (R-Caledonia) announced that he will not be seeking re-election. Wittke, who is running as a Republican, joins Caledonia resident John Leiber in the race. Leiber announced his candidacy just hours after Weatherson’s announcement on Tuesday. An […]

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BREAKING: John Leiber announces bid for 62nd Assembly seat

John Leiber, of Caledonia, has announced his bid for the 62nd Assembly District seat. Rep. Tom Weatherston (R-Caledonia) announced Tuesday that he would not be seeking re-election due to personal reasons. He was elected to that position in 2012. The district includes Caledonia, Raymond, Norway, Wind Point, North Bay, some northern and western parts of the city of […]

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Weatherston announces he won’t seek re-election for 62nd Assembly seat

After five years of representing the 62nd State Assembly District, Tom Weatherston will be retiring after his term ends in 2019. Weatherston, who is 68-years-old, said that he will not seek re-election this fall because it was “time to take life a little easier. Having been elected in 2012, Weatherston said his decision was based on […]

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Caledonia Chooses Not To Appoint Challenger Against Willing for Trustee

UPDATE: The Caledonia Village Board opted not to appoint Mike Pirk as a candidate to run against Caledonia village trustee Ed Willing after a motion to dismiss the action was made at the meeting Monday night. ORIGINAL STORY: Following the death of April Weatherston, the Caledonia Village Board plans to talk at its meeting Monday […]

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New School Board Boundary Committee Under Discussion Monday

Members of the Racine Unified Board of Education Monday will discuss and possibly create a committee to explore how to organize new representation districts now required under state law. The state’s biennial budget included a provision that creates equal representation districts in the Racine Unified community to give residents who live outside the City of […]