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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Man injured in one-car crash

MOUNT PLEASANT, WI – A man is in stable condition following a one-vehicle crash involving a Dodge pick-up truck that smashed into a ditch and vaulted into a light pole near Lathrop Avenue and Judith Lane Sunday evening. Officers with the Mount Pleasant Police Department were called to a report of a blue Dodge pick-up […]

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 […]

Margaret Ruocco Loved Family Time

Margaret A. Ruocco, 76, passed away Monday at the Lutheran Home in Wauwatosa.  Margaret was born in Oconto Falls, Wisconsin on January 16, 1941. She was the daughter of the late Louis and Marie (Nee:  Borofka) Heaney. On January 28, 1961 at St. Rose Catholic Church, Margaret was united in marriage to Richard “Dick” C. […]

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 […]