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Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Issues Air Quality Advisory for Ozone

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has extended the air quality advisory for ozone (orange). Start: Thursday, August 24 – 3:30 p.m. End: Thursday, August 24 – 11 p.m. Counties: Kenosha, Racine, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, & Sheboygan Comments: The air quality index (AQI) is expected to reach the UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS (USG) level. Sensitive groups, […]

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Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Issues Air Quality Advisory for Ozone

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has extended the air quality advisory for ozone (orange). Start: Thursday, August 10 – 3:30 p.m. End: Thursday, August 10 – 11 p.m. Counties: Kenosha, Racine, Milwaukee, Ozaukee Comments: The air quality index (AQI) is expected to reach the UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS (USG) level. Sensitive groups, including children, […]

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UPDATE: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Extends Air Quality Advisory for Ozone

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has extended the air quality advisory for ozone (orange). Start: Tuesday, July 27 – 3:30 p.m. End: Wednesday, July 28 – 11 p.m. Counties: Kenosha, Racine, Milwaukee, Ozaukee & Sheboygan Comments: The air quality index (AQI) is expected to reach the UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS level. Sensitive groups, including […]

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Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Issues Air Quality Advisory for Ozone

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has issued an air quality advisory for ozone (red). Start: Friday, July 23 – 11 a.m. CDT End: Saturday, July 24 – 12 a.m. CDT Counties: Kenosha, Racine, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Sheboygan, Manitowoc, Kewaunee, & Door Comments: The air quality index (AQI) is expected to reach the UNHEALTHY level. Active […]

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Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources: Wearing A Life Jacket Saves Lives

It’s peak boating season, and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds boaters that wearing a life jacket could save your life. To date, 16 people have died in boating incidents so far this year in Wisconsin. Operator inexperience, inattention, recklessness, and speeding are the four leading causes of tragic watercraft crashes, and the leading cause […]

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Air Quality Advisory Issued Thursday

RACINE COUNTY – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has issued an air quality advisory for all of Southeastern Wisconsin until 11 p.m. Thursday. The air quality index is expected to reach unhealthy levels for sensitive groups, the DNR stated Thursday afternoon. This includes children, the elderly, individuals with respiratory and cardiac problems and […]

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Restoration Ministries: Rebuilding Lives in Racine

Kelly Scroggins-Powell founded Restoration Ministries, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, with the motivation to assist people in need. Through this ministry, they rebuild lives by providing support services. The organization was established in 2006. Scroggins-Powell lived in Indiana when the organization was first created. However, when moving back to Racine, she brought Restoration Ministries with her. […]

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UW-Parkside joins with local, state, and federal partners on Pike River stream restoration

SOMERS, Wis. – Through the hard work of UW-Parkside faculty and students along with the leadership of Jim Kreuser, Kenosha County Executive and UW-Parkside alum (’83, ’86), a portion of the Pike River winding through Petrifying Springs Park is on the mend. The Pike River watershed flows through Racine and Kenosha counties in an area […]

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Racine County Under Ozone Alert

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources issued an ozone alert Thursday, June 18 at 2:00 p.m. that runs until 11 p.m. on June 18.  According to the WI DNR website, the advisory is being issued because of persistently elevated levels of ground-level ozone. The ground-level ozone is formed when pollution from things like power plants, […]