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Caledonia Police Department Weekly Police Reports Sept. 7-Sept. 13

CALEDONIA — The Caledonia Police Department shared a roundup of police reports from the past week. Between Sept. 7 and Sept. 11, there were 414 calls for service. Of those calls, 103 were traffic stops or traffic-related incidents. There were five accidents and two arrests for OWI. Regarding the OWIs, one driver had their first […]

Posted inCORONAVIRUS

Walgreens Makes Abbott’s BinaxNOW™ COVID-19 Self Test Available Over-The-Counter at Stores Nationwide

As part of Walgreen’s ongoing efforts to increase access to COVID-19 testing in communities across the U.S., the company announced today it has entered into an agreement with Abbott to sell the BinaxNOW™ Rapid Antigen Self Test over-the-counter in Walgreens stores nationwide. Beginning this week, this test will be available for purchase on Walgreens.com, and […]

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Racine Man Charged in Walgreens Robbery

RACINE – Travail Shannon Wilson, 38, of Racine has been charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with robbery with the threat of force connected with an August 27 robbery at Walgreens, 3825 Durand Ave. The charge carries a repeat offense enhancer. According to the criminal complaint, Wilson placed two bottles of soft drink […]

Posted inCORONAVIRUS, Health, Health and Fitness, Local news

Immunizations Near Me

The Racine Health Department is not offering immunizations at this time. The Healthcare Network of Racine has yet to resume vaccine administration. All services that require an appointment at the Central Racine County Health Department, including immunizations are not currently taking place. These closures are due to COVID-19. Staying up-to-date on immunizations is important. There […]

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Racine County COVID-19 Testing Sites List

Many people in Racine County are getting tested for COVID-19 because they are having symptoms or they’re asymptomatic and just want the safety of knowing they don’t have the virus. Whatever your reason may be, we thought we’d make the process easier by listing the testing sites available. Upcoming WI National Guard testing sites Festival […]

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Walgreens to Further Expand COVID-19 Testing with Plans to Open Drive-Thru Locations in 49 U.S. States and Puerto Rico

Walgreens today announced plans to open COVID-19 testing locations in 49 U.S. states and Puerto Rico, as the company further expands drive-thru testing to help meet the growing need in communities nationwide. With this latest expansion, Walgreens will focus its efforts on improving access to testing in underserved communities, and over time will also be […]

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Washington, Michigan and Wisconsin See Flu Activity Gains

FROM WALGREENS NEWSROOM Walgreens Flu Index for week ending March 16, 2019 DEERFIELD, Ill., March 20, 2019 – The Walgreens Flu Index™ is a weekly report developed to provide state- and market-specific information regarding flu activity, and ranks those states and markets experiencing the highest incidences of influenza across the country. Now in its fifth […]

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Parking lot robbery in February nets a third arrest and felony charges

A third defendant allegedly involved in a robbery in February in Mount Pleasant was charged Friday with five criminal charges. Dyvonn B. Rasmussen, 19, Seymour, is charged with felony counts of robbery with the use of force, two counts of personal identification theft and intentionally contributing to the delinquency of a child, along with a […]

Posted inGovernment

Dickert On Arena, Hotel: ‘We’re Going To Figure Out How To Make This Happen’

Racine Mayor John Dickert vowed during a 2017 budget address on Wednesday to keep fighting to find a way to fund a $46 million hotel and event arena project in downtown Racine. In making this promise, Dickert highlighted the need for more jobs and bringing more tourism to the downtown area. He also chastised corporations that […]

SOLD: Borzynski Brothers Properties Buys Land

Just under a 100 properties totaling about $22 million sold between Oct. 3 through Oct. 7, including a dental office, an acre of farm land, and a Racine-area Walgreens. Here are the highlights: Elkhorn-based P And C Investors Inc. sold 6754 Lindermann Avenue to Racine-based KOPO Properties LLC for $399,000. The commercial property includes land […]

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Police Surround Car, Stop Related To Walgreens Robbery

Eight police officers had a car surrounded with guns drawn near Starbuck Middle School, 1015 Ohio St., at about 9 a.m. Monday, according to witnesses. Racine Police stopped a car this morning on Ohio Street that is connected to a strong armed robbery that happened last night at Walgreens, 4810 Washington Ave. The stop did not have anything […]

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Police: Shaver Theft Leads to Additional Drug Charges

Racine police say a 56-year-old man who stole more than $200 in shaving items from Walgreen’s is also facing drug charges after officers found cocaine during his arrest. Orlandus Powell, of Racine, was charged Tuesday in Racine County Circuit Court with one misdemeanor count of retail theft and one felony count of cocaine possession. If […]

Racine County Real Estate: CVS Buys Property For $1.7 Million

The Durand Avenue Shopping Plaza, 3915 Durand Ave., sold for $1.725 million, according to Racine County. The property will be the site for a new CVS Pharmacy. Company officials confirmed for the Milwaukee Business Journal that they will raze the building and put up a new, 13,225-square foot store and pharmacy across the street from it’s […]

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