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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…

Racine family thanks Milwaukee Police Officers for making a birthday a bit more special!

Racine family thanks Milwaukee Police Officers for making a birthday a bit more special!

Nichole Jensen-Mcintosh and family would like to say thank you to the Milwaukee Police Department…

15 year old Racine girl found safe

15 year old Racine girl found safe

A 15 year old Racine girl is safe and back with family at this time.…

Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect until 9 p.m.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect until 9 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for all of S.E. Wisconsin…

Rochester Burger King fire quickly extinguished Friday afternoon

Rochester Burger King fire quickly extinguished Friday afternoon

On May 27,2016 at 1:04 p.m. the Racine County Communications Center received a call for…

Now through May 29th Wisconsin Humane Society’s dog adoption fees 50% off

Now through May 29th Wisconsin Humane Society’s dog adoption fees 50% off

MILWAUKEE, RACINE, SAUKVILLE – Now through Sunday, May 29 at the Wisconsin Humane Societys three…

Weekend forecast calls for warmer temperatures, showers and thunderstorms

Weekend forecast calls for warmer temperatures, showers and thunderstorms

The local forecast for the Racine area thru Memorial Day. Warmers temperatures and chance of…

June 10th-“Rudi Strong Benefit” for South Shore Firefighter Rudi Bentancourt

June 10th-“Rudi Strong Benefit” for South Shore Firefighter Rudi Bentancourt

In March of this year Firefighter Rudi Betancourt was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. As a…

Racine Memorial Day Parade & Memorial Ceremony

Racine Memorial Day Parade & Memorial Ceremony

Organized by the Racine Area Veterans Council, the Racine Memorial Day Parade starts promptly on…

Update on “Operation Smackdown” in Kenosha County

Update on “Operation Smackdown” in Kenosha County

OPERATION SMACKDOWN KENOSHA DRUG OPERATIONS GROUP (KDOG) TOTALS DEFENDANTS CHARGED: 39 PEOPLE CRIMINAL CHARGES: 142…

Lost & Found Pets

  • LOST CAT- Boots lost in the area of Peach and 11th Street
  • FOUND DOG-Island Park
  • Reunited! Thank you Racine Uncovered readers for helping get her home
  • LOST CAT-Jolly is lost area of Horlick High School
  • LOST DOG-Dozer is lost area of Sunnyslope & Old Spring (Pike River Pathway)
  • LOST DOG-Jewel’s is missing 4600 block of Byrd Ave
  • LOST DOG-Poncho is lost area of 17th & West Blvd
  • FOUND-Moose has been located
  • Cindy is HOME SAFE!
  • REUNITED! Emu home safe!
  • REUNITED! Scooter is back home safe!
  • Reunited! Lucy the Ferret has gone home!
  • REUNITED! Cash was returned home safe!
  • FOUND DOG-Found Pug 1000 blk Geneva
  • REUNITED! Ponyo is back home safe thanks to a Racine Uncovered reader!
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Kenosha man arrested in undercover sex operation

On 5/27/16 Racine County Sheriffs Investigators conducted an undercover operation in Western Racine County. The operation involved a 33 year old Kenosha County resident who was engaging in sexually explicit conversations with a subject he believed was a 15 year old female. Through the course of the operation the suspect identified as Timothy E. Uksas…

Kenosha man arrested in undercover sex operation

Letsch Staffing seeking HR Generalist & Installation Project Manager

Letsch Staffing is currently seeking an HR Generalist and Installation Project Manager. You can apply right online at www.letschstaffing.com HR GENERALIST Temp-hire or direct hire Needs 2+ years experience Working knowledge of wage and hour laws and labor laws. Manage confidential information HRIS experience beneficial, ADP preferred Strong MS office Suite skills including Excel, Word…

Letsch Staffing seeking HR Generalist & Installation Project Manager

Unsolved homicide-Senmeon Williams

Senmeon Williams, 23 On April 10th, 2008, Senmeon William, 23, was shot outside of a Supermarket at 1407 Superior Street in Racine. Williams was a patron in the nearby Five Corners Tavern just prior to his shooting. This incident occurred in broad daylight at about 10:43 AM at the busy 5 Corners intersection of Douglas…

Unsolved homicide-Senmeon Williams

2016 Racine Household Hazardous Waste Collection Dates

RACINE WASTEWATER UTILITY HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION Racine Wastewater Ultility Household Hazardous Waste Collection date have been announced for 2016. For City of Racine, Sturtevant, Elmwood Park, North Bay, Wind Point, Mt. Pleasant and Caledonia Residents Below are the dates for this year’s collections, which are held at 6200 – 21st Street from 8:00 AM…

2016 Racine Household Hazardous Waste Collection Dates

A very special thank you to Mitchell Middle School Staff

We would like to take a moment and personally thank the entire staff of Mitchell Middle School and the GREAT girls who helped from the powerlifting team We found out a homeless family is transitioning into permanent housing, got a lot of love and help from the school. They brought the family, bedding, sheets, towels,…

A very special thank you to Mitchell Middle School Staff

Employment & Training

Letsch Staffing seeking HR Generalist & Installation Project Manager

Letsch Staffing seeking HR Generalist & Installation Project Manager

Letsch Staffing is currently seeking an HR Generalist and Installation Project Manager. You can apply right online at www.letschstaffing.com HR GENERALIST Temp-hire or direct hire Needs 2+ years experience Working knowledge of wage and hour laws and labor laws. Manage…

PPG Industries Inc. has full-time openings for Warehouse positions

PPG Industries Inc. has full-time openings for Warehouse positions

PPG Industries Inc. has full-time openings for Warehouse positions at its Oak Creek, WI coatings…

HELP WANTED-1st & 2nd shift warehouse positions

HELP WANTED-1st & 2nd shift warehouse positions

Seeking workers for temp warehouse job in Sturtevent first and 2nd shift job is expected…

Letsch Staffing is HIRING! Factory and Office opportunities available

Letsch Staffing is HIRING! Factory and Office opportunities available

Letsch Staffing is HIRING! There are numerous job opportunities available you and you can apply…

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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…

Wisconsin Humane Society-June vaccination clinics for pets

Wisconsin Humane Society-June vaccination clinics for pets

Is your pet due for their vaccinations? Here is the June 2016 schedule for the…

June 10th Wine tasting benefit for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

June 10th Wine tasting benefit for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

On June 10th a wine tasting event will be held at Uncorkt located at 240…

Music & More Summer Concert Series kicks off June 9th

Music & More Summer Concert Series kicks off June 9th

MUSIC & MORE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES at First Presbyterian Church located at 716 College Ave., is a mainstay of the summer cultural scene in Downtown Racine. The 2016 Season will kick off on Thursday, June 9 and will continue through…

Animal Adoption

RSS Today in Wisconsin History

  • 1860 - First Street Railway Cars Run in Milwaukee
    On this date two cars were drawn over the line known as the "River & Lake Shore Street Railway" for the first time. The cars were drawn by four horses. The in early May from , north to Division Street. Prominent among builders of this street railway were George H. Walker, Lemuel W. Weeks, Col. […]
  • 1864 - (Civil War) Third day of battle at Bethesda Church, Virginia
    The Battle of Bethesda Church (also called Totopotomoy Creek), Virginia, was part of the Wilderness Campaign. On the final day of the battle, the Wisconsin 2nd, 6th, 7th, and 36th Infantry regiments were there but not involved in the worst of the fighting. In the end, the Union lost more than 700 men without moving […]
  • 1935 - Janesville Man Dies in Indy 500
    On this date Clay Weatherly was killed when his racecar careened over a wall during the Indianapolis 500. Weatherly moved to Janesville from Rhinelander and played fullback for Janesville High football team in 1927. Edwin Bradburn of Los Angeles, Weatherly's mechanic who also rode in the auto, suffered a broken back in the accident. Active […]