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Business Spotlight: Renier Hotopp Law

Renier Hotopp Law, a Boutique Law Firm specializing in Divorce, Child Support/Custody, is open for business, striving to serve clients in Southeastern Wisconsin. The women-owned firm is run by Lindsay Renier, an experienced attorney. The newer firm officially opened in June 2020, but in May 2022, Reiner Hotopp Law put down roots at its location […]

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Blank-Fest Wisconsin returns Dec. 9-11 to benefit area homeless

RACINE — Absolutely nothing keeps Blank-Fest Wisconsin down. The weekend music benefit for area homeless assistance organizations returns for its 16th edition Friday-Sunday, Dec. 9-11 at McAuliffe’s Pub, 3700 Meachem Road. “It’s really become a tradition and we’re grateful for the community’s support all these years,” says J.J. McAuliffe, the pub’s owner who founded the […]

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Man charged with 6th OWI while out on bond for his 5th

A 54-year-old Waukesha man who was out on bond for his fifth drunk driving (OWI) charge is now facing his sixth. James Probst was charged Tuesday in Racine County Circuit Court with one felony count of operating while intoxicated (OWI) (5th or 6th offense), five felony counts of bail jumping, and one misdemeanor count each […]

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EXPO Ex-incarcerated people hold Empathy and Action Day at Capitol

by Isiah Holmes, Wisconsin ExaminerMarch 30, 2022 Activists from Ex-Incarcerated People Organizing (EXPO) and legislators gathered under the same roof Tuesday for Empathy and Action Day. In the Capitol Building, activists learned about approaching elected officials about issues of incarceration in the state. The event took place as Republican elected officials continue pushing hard-line policies […]

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Local Judge Candidates Unopposed In ’22 Spring General Election

RACINE COUNTY – All three Racine County Circuit Court judge candidates will be running unopposed in the 2022 Spring General Election to be held on April 5. There will be a contest, however, for the Court of Appeals District II judgeship. That district includes Racine, Kenosha and 10 other counties in Eastern Wisconsin. Judge Eugene […]

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Caledonia Firefighter’s son among injured after SUV plows through Waukesha Holiday Parade WAUKESHA – The son of a Caledonia Firefighter is among those injured after a person drove their SUV into a crowd of people Sunday night at the Waukesha Holiday Parade. There were fatalities, but officials have released limited information because they still need to notify the family members. Don Tiegs, a member of the Caledonia Fire Department, […]

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Law Enforcement Wages and Benefits Across Wisconsin

BY KARISSA SCHUMACKER, THE BADGER PROJECT Across Wisconsin, law enforcement agencies offer varying starting salaries and benefits for those interested in attending police academy and becoming a law enforcement officer. The total number of law enforcement officers and the total number of police academy graduates in Wisconsin are both at — at least — a […]

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