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MPPD/RCSO-Overdose victim saved after narcan administered

MPPD/RCSO-Overdose victim saved after narcan administered

On September 18, 2014, at 4:16 p.m., Mount Pleasant Police officers and South Shore Fire…

Children’s book drive going on now through October 31st

Children’s book drive going on now through October 31st

Children’s Book Drive-Help law enforcement in Racine County make sure that any child that wants…

Sept 20 & Sept 27th-RCSO Participating in National Take Back Unwanted Drugs

Sept 20 & Sept 27th-RCSO Participating in National Take Back Unwanted Drugs

THE RACINE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS PARTICIPATING IN THE NATIONAL TAKE BACK UNWANTED PRESCRIPTION DRUGS…

Wednesday-Wood Road Closed

Wednesday-Wood Road Closed

Mt. Pleasant Highway Department supervisor, Mark Benish, advised that a portion of Wood Road will…

September 20th-Racine Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

September 20th-Racine Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

Below are the dates for this year’s collections, which are held at 6200 – 21st…

“Guys Group” every Tuesday at the 16th St COP House

“Guys Group” every Tuesday at the 16th St COP House

“Guys Group” is being offered every Tuesday  from 6-7:30 p.m. at the 16th Street COP…

The Greatness in Racine-Youth Sports Team Changes Name of Team

The Greatness in Racine-Youth Sports Team Changes Name of Team

We all to often hear the bad, but we don’t always know about the good.…

Overnight fire damages home on Villa Street

Overnight fire damages home on Villa Street

An overnight fire damaged a home in the 1300 block of Villa Street. Racine Fire…

October 4th-Cops ‘N Kids Run/Walk

October 4th-Cops ‘N Kids Run/Walk

COPS ‘N KIDS 5K RUN/WALK with a KIDS FUN 1K RUN- SATURDAY OCTOBER 4th starting…

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Waterford teen charged with sexual assault after alleged inappropriate touching at football game

Adam M. Farra, 18 , of Waterford has been charged with two counts of 2nd Degree Sexual Assault of Child, and two counts of Disorderly Conduct. He was given a $1,000 cash bond after making his initial appearance in Racine Courts today. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for October 2, 2104 According to the criminal…

Waterford teen charged with sexual assault after alleged inappropriate touching at football game

September 22, 2014- Weekly Job Listings

Weekly Job Postings *Please go to www.jobcenterofwisconsin.com to view available jobs.For more information call 262-638-6429.The National Career Readiness Certificate logo is the registered trademark of ACT, Inc.The Workforce Development Center is an equal opportunity service provider. In order for us to serve you better, please notify us ahead of time if you need assistance to…

September 22, 2014- Weekly Job Listings

Unsolved Homicide-Jane Doe, Racine County

On July 21,1999, the Racine County Sheriff Department, recovered the body of a female alongside a cornfield in a rural area. Body is that of a white female, 18 – 35 years old, brown/hazel eyes, brown hair, 5’8, 120 lbs with poor dentition and protruding front teeth. Each ear is double-pierced and there appears to…

Unsolved Homicide-Jane Doe, Racine County

MPPD/RCSO-Overdose victim saved after narcan administered

On September 18, 2014, at 4:16 p.m., Mount Pleasant Police officers and South Shore Fire Department Paramedics were dispatched to the 2100 Block of Riviera Dr for a possible heroin overdose. It was reported that a 26 yr. old male was unconscious and had a needle in his hand. The Racine County Sheriff’s Department also…

MPPD/RCSO-Overdose victim saved after narcan administered

September 20th-Racine Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

Below are the dates for this year’s collections, which are held at 6200 – 21st Street from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM: September 20, 2014 October 18, 2014 *Also Medicine Drop Off Day   The links below take you to the City’s webpage where you can find Household Hazardous Waste flyers with more information.   Racine…

September 20th-Racine Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

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September 22, 2014- Weekly Job Listings

September 22, 2014- Weekly Job Listings

Weekly Job Postings *Please go to www.jobcenterofwisconsin.com to view available jobs.For more information call 262-638-6429.The National Career Readiness Certificate logo is the registered trademark of ACT, Inc.The Workforce Development Center is an equal opportunity service provider. In order for us…

Skatetown Hiring Event Monday 9/22

Skatetown Hiring Event Monday 9/22

Skatetown is holding a hiring event next week Monday, 09/22/2014. The work is perfect for…

October 8th-Niagara Bottling, LLC Recruitment Event

October 8th-Niagara Bottling, LLC Recruitment Event

NIAGRA BOTTLING LLC WILL BE HOLDING A RECRUITMENT EVENT ON ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2014…

Wednesday October 8th-Industry Insight-Our company, your career

Wednesday October 8th-Industry Insight-Our company, your career

INDUSTRY INSIGHT! Representatives from featured local companies will share information – in an interactive seminar…

State News

Wisconsin’s Private Sector Job Growth Outpaces Illinois, Minnesota in Year Ending March 2014

Wisconsin’s Private Sector Job Growth Outpaces Illinois, Minnesota in Year Ending March 2014

MADISON – Actual jobs data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)…

Walworth Sheriff-Bullmastiff shot to death

Walworth Sheriff-Bullmastiff shot to death

On Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 12:43 PM, the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office responded to…

Updated-Endangered Missing Adult from Waukesha

Updated-Endangered Missing Adult from Waukesha

—Last Name Whitham —First Name: Mary —Middle Name: Eva —Date and Time Last Seen: 9-14-14…

Columbia County Sheriff’s search for 2 robbery suspects

Columbia County Sheriff’s search for 2 robbery suspects

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Department is seeking 2 suspects in a strong armed robbery than happens on September 17, 2014 at 5:35 p.m. at N5800 KINNEY RD, PORTAGE, WI (PETRO TRUCK STOP). Anyone with information is asked to please contact…

National News

RSS Today in Wisconsin History

  • 1862 - (Civil War) Retreat from Cumberland Gap
    On this day in 1862, the 1st Wisconsin Light Artillery continued their escape from Cumberland Gap, Kentucky. They had occupied the Cumberland Gap under Brigadier-General George W. Morgan, until they were driven out by Confederate General Kirby Smith?s invasion of Kentucky on Sept. 17. They reached the safety of Greenupberg on Oct. 3, 1862. During the escape,
  • 1891 - William Henry Stevenson Born
    On this date, William Henry Stevenson was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin. As a young child, he and his parents moved to La Crosse where he spent his childhood. Stevenson attended Teachers College in La Crosse in 1912 and immeditiately began teaching in high schools in Holmen, Neillsville, and Madison. Stevenson went on to receive a law degree from the University