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City of Racine still ranked #1 in highest unemployment statewide

City of Racine still ranked #1 in highest unemployment statewide

The City of Racine still leads the State of Wisconsin in highest unemployment rates. According…

August 24th-Racine’s Peacefest to be held at Quarry Lake Park

August 24th-Racine’s Peacefest to be held at Quarry Lake Park

Due to the overwhelming support from the community, we have moved Racine’s Peacefest to the…

20th Annual Cops N’ Kids Fishing Trip

20th Annual Cops N’ Kids Fishing Trip

Today, Wednesday July 23, 2014, the Racine Police Athletic Association (RPAA) is sponsoring the 20th Annual…

Rollover accident at Durand and Kearney

Rollover accident at Durand and Kearney

6:05 pm Racine Police are on scene for an accident for a rollover at Durand…

RUSD removes thousands of books from schools

RUSD removes thousands of books from schools

The Racine County Eye is reporting that thousands of books are being removed at Racine…

“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…

Man in critical condition after heroin overdose

Man in critical condition after heroin overdose

On 7/21/2014 at 6am the Racine County Communication Center received a 911 call from a…

Victims of skydiving accident indentified

Victims of skydiving accident indentified

On 07-20-2014 at 5:36pm hours the Racine County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Skydive Midwest,…

Racine County Sheriff’s Office-Fatal skydiving accident

Racine County Sheriff’s Office-Fatal skydiving accident

On 07-20-2014 at 5:36pm hours the Racine County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Skydive Midwest,…

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RSCO-Woman flees from Deputies after being told not to drive

On 07/23/2014 at approximately 1621 hrs a Racine County Sheriff’s K9 Deputy observed a vehicle being operated north bound on I-94 north of CTH C that he had previously stopped at about a half hour prior and had cited the female operator for Operating With a Suspended License. The female operator was advised not to…

RSCO-Woman flees from Deputies after being told not to drive

July 21, 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…

July 21, 2014- Weekly Job Listings

Unsolved Homicide-Jamil Hayes

Jamil Hayes, 26 GONE, BUT NOT FORGOTTEN On Friday, December 30, 2005 at 2:55 a.m. Hayes and an acquaintance drove to the 900 block of Hamilton Street after having left Vipers Lounge on High Street. Hayes got out of his car for an unknown reason and was shot. He died at the scene. Age 26…

Unsolved Homicide-Jamil Hayes

City of Racine still ranked #1 in highest unemployment statewide

The City of Racine still leads the State of Wisconsin in highest unemployment rates. According to the Department of Workforce Development estimated Racine’s jobless rate at 10.4 percent for June, compared with 12.3 percent a year earlier. Beloit rated second-in highest unemployment rate in June, 9.5 percent. Other area jobless rates, this June compared to…

City of Racine still ranked #1 in highest unemployment statewide

August 24th-Racine’s Peacefest to be held at Quarry Lake Park

Due to the overwhelming support from the community, we have moved Racine’s Peacefest to the Quarry Lake Park located at 3800 Northwestern Ave. It will still be on Sunday August 24th from noon-4 p.m. We feel this will be a great location allowing everyone to participate without an admission fee to the festival and will…

August 24th-Racine’s Peacefest to be held at Quarry Lake Park

Employment

July 21, 2014- Weekly Job Listings

July 21, 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…

July 7th, 2014 Weekly Job Listings

July 7th, 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…

Applications available for CNC Bootcamp

Applications available for CNC Bootcamp

Applications are available for the Training Program -CNC BOOT CAMP Applications are available at Racine…

Jiffy Lube in Sturtevant is hiring- Apply Wed July 2nd

Jiffy Lube in Sturtevant is hiring- Apply Wed July 2nd

Jiffylube in Sturtevant at 7127 Durand Ave is now hiring and accepting applications for all…

State News

Kenosha Homicide Suspect Turns Himself In

Kenosha Homicide Suspect Turns Himself In

According to Kenosha Police, M.L. Dale turned himself in around 6:00 p.m. Sunday, June 29th.…

Couple found dead in truck at Kenosha Cemetery

Couple found dead in truck at Kenosha Cemetery

On Saturday June 28, 2014 at approximately 8:20 a.m. officers of the Kenosha Police Department…

Updated-Woman shot and killed overnight in Kenosha

Updated-Woman shot and killed overnight in Kenosha

On Saturday June 28, 2014 at approximately 1:45 a.m. officers of the Kenosha Police Department…

Kenosha Police: Person shot after 4th of July fireworks show

Kenosha Police: Person shot after 4th of July fireworks show

According to Kenosha police shots were fired after the fireworks show in Kenosha on the Fourth of July. One person was struck by the gunfire — and was injured, according to reports the victim suffered non life-threatening injuries. The shooting took…

National News

RSS Today in Wisconsin History

  • 1881 - Old Abe Dies
    On this date , famous Civil War mascot, died from injuries sustained during a fire at the State Capitol. Old Abe was the mascot for Company C, an Eau Claire infantry unit that was part of the Wisconsin 8th Regiment. During the Capitol fire of 1881, smoke engulfed Old Abe's cage. and is in the Wisconsin Historical Museum. [Source: , pg. 51]
  • 1862 - Third Cavalry Regiment Company "C" Departs
    On this date, Company C of Wisconsin's Third Cavalry left for St. Louis. Members had been recruited in 1861 from Green Lake, Fond du Lac, and Marquette counties by E.R. Stevens, a 37-year-old merchant, and James B. Pond, a 23-year-old editor of the . You can see in our online version of the . Eventually stationed at Ft. Leavenworth and working among mar