Posted inBreaking, Local news, Police and fire

30-year-old man shot in Racine, WI; suspect at large

RACINE, WI — A 30-year-old man suffered a non-life-threatening injury after he was shot Saturday morning in the 200 Block of Main St. At 2:20 a.m., officers with the Racine Police Department responded to a call of shots fired and one person shot, according to a statement released by the Racine Police Department. When the […]

Posted inCORONAVIRUS, Government, Local news

Calls for more coronavirus testing as Wisconsin sees ‘significant community spread’

In the earliest days of the coronavirus pandemic, a shortage of testing supplies and staff at laboratories left Wisconsin and other states struggling to quickly identify infections and isolate contagious people. Four months after Gov. Tony Evers declared the outbreak a public health emergency, the state has dramatically expanded its testing capacity. But experts say […]

Posted inCommunity, Schools

Racine Native Earns Faculty Honors at Georgia Tech

Atlanta, GA — Rohan Banerjee of Racine, WI, earned the distinction of Faculty Honors for Spring 2020 at the Georgia Institute of Technology. This designation is awarded to undergraduate students who have earned a 4.0 academic average for the semester. One of the nation’s leading research universities, the Georgia Institute of Technology is in the […]

Posted inLocal news, Weather

Snowfall totals downgraded

RACINE COUNTY, WI – The forecast for the winter weather expected to wallop southeast Wisconsin on Tuesday and Wednesday is being downgraded. Reports initially called for the area to be get up to 12 inches of wet and heavy snow. Monday afternoon the National Weather Service in Milwaukee, which is based in Sullivan, revised its […]

Posted inBusiness, Business Spotlight, Local news

CBD American Shaman Racine opens its doors

RACINE, WI – CBD American Shaman Racine, 305 Main St., opened its doors with the goal of selling organic non-GMO CBD infused health and beauty products. Owner Javier Camacho said he started the business because he personally saw the benefits of using CBD products when he injured his back. CBD is extracted from the male hemp […]

Posted inCommunity, Government

Racine to host community meetings around downtown plaza, parking and pedestrians

RACINE, WI – With a number of developments on the horizon and an uptick in businesses in downtown Racine, the area over the next few years will be booming. So city officials want to address issues around traffic, parking and the design of Monument Square now before they become a major issue. But they also […]

Posted inCommunity, Events, Police 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 inObituaries

John David Rowland Provided Leadership To Racine Organizations

Mr. John David Rowland, 85, died at Aurora St Luke’s Hospital in Milwaukee following complications with heart surgery on Monday evening. David was born on December 30, 1932 in Racine, the son of the late Grace Campbell Rowland and John S. (Jack) Rowland.  On September 8, 1956, David married the love of his life and best […]

Posted inObituaries

Arnold Westebeck Was An Artist/Poet who enjoyed Sculpture and Nature

Arnold J. Westebeck, 86, passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at Villa at Lincoln Park.  He was born in Racine on July 2, 1932, the son of the late Arnold and Catherine (Nee:Weicher) Westebeck. Arnold attended Washington park High School and proudly served in the U.S. Army.  He was employed at EC Styberg Engineering Co […]

Posted inObituaries

Debra Reigel Memorial Service Will Be In Marshfield

Debra J. Reigel, 62, passed away on Sunday. Survivors include her sisters and brothers, Cheryl (Michael) Benitez, Gloriette (Nicholas) Winnike, Holly Reigel-Ybarra, Rochelle (Donald) Williams, Timothy Reigel, Dean (Judith) Reigel, Gary Reigel; nieces and nephews; one great-niece; step-mother, Doris Reigel; other relatives and dear friends. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday at 11 […]

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