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, 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

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 […]

Posted inPolice and fire

Man Charged With Animal Mistreatment

A man was charged Friday with animal mistreatment after he refused to take his dog in to see a veterinarian after it broke its leg and fed it liquor to help control the pain. Lawrence Linker, 48, of Racine, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with two misdemeanor counts of mistreating animals […]