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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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Caledonia Police seek theft suspects

The Caledonia Police Department, in conjunction with CRIME STOPPERS of Racine County Inc. is seeking information on a Retail Theft that occurred in the Village of Caledonia. Caledonia Police are investigating a Retail Theft of liquor from Pick N Save, 5111 Douglas Ave, that occurred on Tuesday, 09/16/2014 at 2:57pm. Please review the attached surveillance…

Caledonia Police seek theft suspects

Skatetown Hiring Event Monday 9/22

Skatetown is holding a hiring event next week Monday, 09/22/2014. The work is perfect for students, because it is part-time and on the weekends. It’s a very fun place to work and it’s a way for kids to earn some money, stay out of trouble, and develop a good work ethic. The event is not…

Skatetown Hiring Event Monday 9/22

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-Lucypawlooza to benefit WHS

Come and support a great cause! This year’s event will be held at McAuliffe’s Pub at 3700 Meachem on Saturday, September 20th from 6:30-11:30pm. Three bands will be there: Fall Hazard, Reynaldo Jenkins and the Tear Drops and The System Lights. Admission is $5 at the door or free with an In-Kind donation. Beer and…

September 20th-Lucypawlooza to benefit WHS

Employment

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 students, because it is part-time and on the weekends. It’s a very fun place to work and it’s a way for kids to earn some…

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…

September 15, 2014 Weekly Job Listings

September 15, 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…

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

  • 1912 - Frank Zeidler Born
    On this date socialist politician Frank Zeidler was born in Milwaukee. Attracted to Socialism after reading the works of Eugene Debs and Norman Thomas, Zeidler joined the Socialist Party in 1941 and was soon elected to the Milwaukee Board of School Directors. In 1948 Zeidler ran as the Socialist candidate for Milwaukee mayor, winning the election and holding
  • 1863 - (Civil War) Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia, Ends
    For three days, 58,000 Union troops had faced off against 66,000 Confederates in the war's second-bloodiest battle. The battle left Union troops pinned inside Chattanooga, Tennessee, and temporarily halted their advance into the heart of the Confederacy. Nine Wisconsin regiments participated.