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Thursday August 25th-Backpack & School Supply Giveway Sponsored by MH Imaging, LLC

Thursday August 25th-Backpack & School Supply Giveway Sponsored by MH Imaging, LLC

Dan Paulson with MH Imaging asked that we help spread the word about the Backpack…

Lucky Winner Holds $70,000 Badger 5 Ticket Purchased at Racine Store

Lucky Winner Holds $70,000 Badger 5 Ticket Purchased at Racine Store

Lucky Winner Holds $70,000 Badger 5 Ticket One lucky player matched all five numbers in…

United Way of Racine County Invites the community to 2016 Campaign Kickoff & Day of Caring

United Way of Racine County Invites the community to 2016 Campaign Kickoff & Day of Caring

United Way of Racine County Invites the community to 2016 Campaign Kickoff and Day of…

Racine Fire Department-Thursday morning fire on Flett Ave under investigation

Racine Fire Department-Thursday morning fire on Flett Ave under investigation

On Thursday August 18, 2016 at 5:07 a.m., an early morning fire was discovered by a…

Racine Fire Department responds to early morning fire on Flett Ave

Racine Fire Department responds to early morning fire on Flett Ave

The Racine Fire Department is on scene in the 1600 block of Flett Ave for…

New School Bus Laws Take Effect in Wisconsin

New School Bus Laws Take Effect in Wisconsin

A new law is in effect in the State of Wisconsin. The law requires every school…

Racine Business Owner creating “Police Safe Zones”

Racine Business Owner creating “Police Safe Zones”

Ron Hemlick a local business owner and resident wants to keep law enforcement in Racine…

Missing 14 year old Selestina found safe

Missing 14 year old Selestina found safe

 Update-  Her mother notified us that she 14 year old Selestina Rodriguez was located and is…

2016 Racine Household Hazardous Waste Collection Dates

2016 Racine Household Hazardous Waste Collection Dates

RACINE WASTEWATER UTILITY HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION Racine Wastewater Ultility Household Hazardous Waste Collection date…

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Lost & Found Pets

  • FOUND DOG- Chihauhua found on Valley View
  • FOUND DOG-Lockwood Park
  • REUNITED! Nikko is home SAFE!
  • FOUND DOG-Male Dog found area of Oregon and Victory
  • LOST DOG-Dozer is lost area of Sunnyslope & Old Spring (Pike River Pathway)
  • Found Dog-Main Street Bridge
  • LOST CAT-Mia is lost Wind Meadows (Lighthouse area)
  • LOST CAT-Pooka is missing 1700 block of Boyd
  • LOST CAT-“Baby Girl” is missing area of 3 Mile and Carlton
  • FOUND DOG-Marboro Drive
  • LOST CAT-Odin is lost Wind Point area
  • LOST DOG-Riley is lost 4 Mile and Charles area-Caledonia area
  • Found Dog-Humble Park area 21st
  • LOST CAT-Keke is lost Goold and Carlisle  Area
  • FOUND DOG-Lincoln Park
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$100,000 bond for man accused of water torture and sexual assault

Michael C Martinez, of Racine has been charged with Battery, False Imprisonment and 2nd Degree Sexual Assault/Use of Force. He was given $100,000 cash bond after appearing in Racine Circuit Courts Wednesday afternoon. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for August 31. According to the criminal complaint, Racine Police spoke with the victim on August 15th,…

$100,000 bond for man accused of water torture and sexual assault

August 30th & 31st- WI Veterans Home Job Fair & On Site Recruitment

WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS JOB FAIR & ON SITE INTERVIEWS! TUESDAY, AUGUST 30TH 9AM—5PM  and WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31ST 9AM—5PM Wisconsin Veterans Home — Union Grove 21425 Spring Street Union Boland Hall Staff will be available to assist with the application process, give a tour of the Facility & provide information on benefits Come Join Our…

August 30th & 31st- WI Veterans Home Job Fair & On Site Recruitment

Suspect not caught in hit and run that killed Adam Carpino in 2011

Friends of Adam’s have asked us to share his story again in hopes that someone may remember something or know something and come forward with information, his friend wanted this shared in remembrance for all who loved him. Adam Carpino, then 28 years old and critically injured in a hit and run accident on August…

Suspect not caught in hit and run that killed Adam Carpino in 2011

Thursday August 25th-Backpack & School Supply Giveway Sponsored by MH Imaging, LLC

Dan Paulson with MH Imaging asked that we help spread the word about the Backpack and School Supply Giveway that is being sponsored by MH Imaging. MH Imaging, LLC, of 6800 Washington Avenue, Suite B, in Mount Pleasant will hold its second annual backpack giveaway at its facility on Thursday, August 25, from 5:00 –…

Thursday August 25th-Backpack & School Supply Giveway Sponsored by MH Imaging, LLC

Racine Police Officer helps young man-Mom Then In Return Pays it Forward

Betty included me in a post today on Facebook, about something that happened with her son. “I would like to give a shout out to the police officer who helped my son out today. My son’s been a little down on his luck lately lost his job, being evicted from his apartment he just got…

Racine Police Officer helps young man-Mom Then In Return Pays it Forward

Employment & Training

August 30th & 31st- WI Veterans Home Job Fair & On Site Recruitment

August 30th & 31st- WI Veterans Home Job Fair & On Site Recruitment

WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS JOB FAIR & ON SITE INTERVIEWS! TUESDAY, AUGUST 30TH 9AM—5PM  and WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31ST 9AM—5PM Wisconsin Veterans Home — Union Grove 21425 Spring Street Union Boland Hall Staff will be available to assist with the application…

August 31st-Guaranty Bank Open House/Recruitment Event

August 31st-Guaranty Bank Open House/Recruitment Event

Guaranty Bank Open House/Recruitment Event Meet directly with Guaranty Bank hiring managers! Wednesday August 31st,…

Amazon is Hiring! On The Spot Job Offers!

Amazon is Hiring! On The Spot Job Offers!

AMAZON IS HIRING! ON THE SPOT JOB OFFERS! Amazon is now Hiring: Full-Time Associates! Career Choice…

NOW HIRING! Wednesday Works On-Site Recruitment Event

NOW HIRING! Wednesday Works On-Site Recruitment Event

WEDNESDAY WORKS ONSITE RECRUITMENT Andrews Staffing and Peace & Serenity Homes August 24th 9am –…

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Oct. 9th-Fight the Good Fight! A Benefit for Jeff Erickson

Oct. 9th-Fight the Good Fight! A Benefit for Jeff Erickson

Fight the Good Fight! A Benefit for Jeff Erickson-Powered by the Axemen MC of Wisconsin-Chapter…

Aug 27th-Witts End/Veterans Outreach of WI Car/Bike Show & Swap Meet

Aug 27th-Witts End/Veterans Outreach of WI Car/Bike Show & Swap Meet

Witts End is partnering up with Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin for the 2nd annual Car/bike…

August 26th-Strong Women, Strong Coffee Event

August 26th-Strong Women, Strong Coffee Event

WWBIC, in partnership with Gateway and Launch Box,  is excited to share that we are…

Wisconsin Humane Society-September vaccination clinics for pets

Wisconsin Humane Society-September vaccination clinics for pets

Is your pet due for their vaccinations? Here is the August 2016 schedule for the vaccination clinics for Wisconsin Humane Society in Racine and Milwaukee. Remember to grab a number when you arrive!!!! Upcoming clinic dates Thursday, September 1 (10:00 a.m.…

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RSS Today in Wisconsin History

  • 1857 - Panic of 1857
    On this date the New York branch of the Ohio Life Insurance and Trust Company failed, launching the Panic of 1857. Stocks plunged; banks and businesses across the nation, including many Wisconsin-based ventures, collapsed. The Panic of 1857 led to a depression that lasted three years until the beginning of the Civil War. [Source: ]
  • 1863 - (Civil War) Lt. Vilas returns to the front
    Lieutenant William F. Vilas of the 23rd Wisconsin Infantry, along with several other Wisconsin officers, left for Mississippi after being home on leave. Vilas later wrote a long account of the Vicksburg Campaign.
  • 1970 - Sterling Hall Bombing on UW-Madison Campus
    On this date a car bomb exploded outside , killing research scientist Robert Fassnacht. Sterling Hall was targeted for housing the Army Mathematics Research Center and was bombed in . The homemade bomb (2,000 pounds of ammonium nitrate soaked in aviation fuel) was detonated by the New Year's Gang, aka Vanguard of the Revolution, who […]