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Baby Hospitalized After Dog Bite

A one-year-old boy suffered severe trauma to his head after a family dog bit him at 7 p.m. Thursday at a residence in the 2500 block of Jerome Boulevard. The boy was taken to the emergency room at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare — All Saints initially, but then transported by a Flight For Life helicopter to […]

Posted inObituaries

Obituary: James Troestler

James “Jim” P. Troestler, 68, passed away Monday after an almost two year hard fought battle with pancreatic cancer. He lost his fight after suffering a massive brain bleed.   Jim was a great husband, dad and grandfather. He will be dearly missed by his loving wife of 44 years, Linda (Nee:  Braun); his children and […]

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Obituary: Lois Fiegel

Lois A. Fiegel, 91, passed away Saturday at Casa Del Mare, Kenosha. She was born in Racine, Dec. 6, 1924, daughter of the late Walter and Margaret (Nee: Leuck) Schroeder. On Aug. 5, 1944 she was united in marriage to Charles E. Fiegel who preceded her in death, Mar. 26, 2015.  Lois was a longtime […]

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Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare To Hire 200

With more than 200 open jobs to fill, Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare-All Saints Hospital is having a recruitment event from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 1. The hospital is looking to hire registered nurses, certified nursing assistants, medical assistants, and has openings in the laboratory, radiology, clerical, food service and housekeeping departments. The recruitment fair […]

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Some Wheaton Franciscan Facilities To Join Ascension

Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, a holding company that owns a number of healthcare related facilities in Wisconsin, Iowa, and Illinois, plans to transfer ownership of its southeast Wisconsin operations to Ascension, the holding company that owns Columbia St. Mary’s. Ascension announced that it signed a letter of intent with the Wheaton Franciscan Sisters to take over […]

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Week In Review: Remembering Rob Johnson, Wheaton’s Mental Health Violations

You were busy and so were we. Check out our week in review to see our top most read stories for the week. Obituary: Rob Johnson Of Team High Life Man Charged After Gallon-Sized Bags Of Cocaine Found In Home Wheaton Franciscan Mental Health Unit Cited For Violations 20 Women Recovered From Sex Trafficking Racine […]

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Wheaton Franciscan Mental Health Unit Cited For Violations

A state and federal investigation uncovered inconsistent staffing levels resulting in an unsafe environment for patients at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare-All Saints inpatient mental health unit. Acting on several complaints, surveyors from the State Division of Quality Assurance (DQA), and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMMS) conducted an unannounced visit in May to the […]