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Racine County Sheriff’s Announce Summit on Heroin Epidemic

Racine County Sheriff’s Announce Summit on Heroin Epidemic

The Racine County Sheriff’s Office in collaboration with the Human Services Department, District Attorney’s Office,…

Today! 2nd Times A Charm Resale Shop Grand Opening

Today! 2nd Times A Charm Resale Shop Grand Opening

2 Times A Charm Resale Shop grand opening is today! They are located 1232 Lathrop…

2014-Racine Household Hazardous Waste Collection Dates

2014-Racine Household Hazardous Waste Collection Dates

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

Man dies after house fire

Man dies after house fire

We have received word from family and friends that the 31 year old victim, Thomas…

Racine County Sheriff’s Dept investigating death at Cliffside Park

Racine County Sheriff’s Dept investigating death at Cliffside Park

On Sunday April 13, 2014 at 8:20 a.m. Racine Sheriff’s Deputies were conducting a follow-up…

Settlement agreement reached in District Attorney OWI case

Settlement agreement reached in District Attorney OWI case

The prosecution and the defense in the City of Racine –v- William R. Chiapete case…

“We Are Racine” to begin Peaceful Solutions Education Program

“We Are Racine” to begin Peaceful Solutions Education Program

We Are Racine has partnered with Peaceful Solution Character Education from Abilene, Texas to begin…

Racine City Attorney’s Office recommends additional charge against D.A.

Racine City Attorney’s Office recommends additional charge against D.A.

Upon review of the reports of the Racine Police Department regarding the April 4, 2014…

Excellence in Racine: Students Win Art & Writing Awards

Excellence in Racine: Students Win Art & Writing Awards

The Racine Count Eyehas posted that congratulations are in order for several Racine Unified students…

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Burlington man charged with a dozen counts of child porn

Eleazar Hernandez, 44 of Burlington was taken into custody and given a $2,500 cash bond after making his appearance in Racine Circuit Courts on 12 counts of Possession of Child Pornography. Investigators with the Racine County Sheriff’s Office tracked the suspect after he shared two videos on a website. When investigators determed the IP address…

Burlington man charged with a dozen counts of child porn

April 14, 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…

April 14, 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

Racine County Sheriff’s Announce Summit on Heroin Epidemic

The Racine County Sheriff’s Office in collaboration with the Human Services Department, District Attorney’s Office, Medical Examiner’s Office, and Racine County Government will be presenting a summit on the devastating effects of heroin and opiate abuse. The Heroin Summit will concentrate on a realistic look at the heroin and opiate epidemic and its impact on…

Racine County Sheriff’s Announce Summit on Heroin Epidemic

2014-Racine Household Hazardous Waste Collection Dates

Below are the dates for this year’s collections, which are held at 6200 – 21st Street from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM: April 19, 2014 *Also Medicine Drop Off Day May 17, 2014 June 21, 2014 July 19, 2014 August 16, 2014 September 20, 2014 October 18, 2014 *Also Medicine Drop Off Day   The…

2014-Racine Household Hazardous Waste Collection Dates

Employment

April 14, 2014 Weekly Job Listings

April 14, 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…

Hands of Hope Now Hiring Drivers & Assistants

Hands of Hope Now Hiring Drivers & Assistants

Hands of Hope Residential, LLC Now Hiring… Looking For: Drivers and Resident Assistant Must be…

April 7, 2014- Weekly Job Listings

April 7, 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…

Youth CNC Bootcamp

Youth CNC Bootcamp

Do you want to… • do something different? • make money while in school? •…

State News

Two Taken Into Custody for Video Taping Inside Facility Locker Room

Two Taken Into Custody for Video Taping Inside Facility Locker Room

Pleasant Prairie Police Department- 4/9/2014 On Monday evening, April 07, a RecPlex member approached a…

Microsoft Corp. Issues an Emergency Security Warning: Don’t Open Documents Named ‘.RTF’

Microsoft Corp. Issues an Emergency Security Warning: Don’t Open Documents Named ‘.RTF’

The hackers are at it again. Microsoft Corp. has issued an emergency security warning saying…

Kenosha Police undercover sting nets 3 arrests

Kenosha Police undercover sting nets 3 arrests

From the Kenosha Police Department-On March 26, 2014, a tip was received by the Kenosha…

Update-20 year-old dead after overnight shooting in Kenosha

Update-20 year-old dead after overnight shooting in Kenosha

From the Kenosha Police Department-On April 14, 2014 at 2236 hours, officers of the Kenosha Police Department responded to 65th Street and Sheridan Road for a reported shooting. Upon arrival officers located a vehicle that had struck a home near…

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RSS Today in Wisconsin History

  • 1865 - (Civil War) Battle of Fort Tyler, Georgia
    Although the war had already officialy ended, news of the armistice had not reached Fort Tyler in West Point, Georgia. Col. Oscar La Grange of the 1st Wisconsin Cavalry led 3,700 Union troops in this needless battle that killed 19 Confederate soldiers.
  • 1916 - George Wilbur Peck Dies
    On this date Wisconsin governor and comic author died. Peck was born in New York in 1840, but lived in Wisconsin from 1843 until his death in 1916. He was connected with newspapers in Whitewater, Jefferson, and founded the in 1874, which he later moved to Milwaukee. At one time he was the best-known Wisconsin writer in the nation, for his sketches titled […]