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Unemployment rates released-City of Racine still ranked at #1

Unemployment rates released-City of Racine still ranked at #1

The Department of Workforce Development (DWD) today released the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS)…

Two Burlington residents injured in early morning accident

Two Burlington residents injured in early morning accident

On 10/22/14 at 2:55am Deputies were dispatched to the Town of Burlington for a single…

Mayor Dickert gives 2014 Budget Address

Mayor Dickert gives 2014 Budget Address

As you know we had a large financial challenge before us this year. I want…

MPPD to host Coffee with a Cop on Thursday, October 30th

MPPD to host Coffee with a Cop on Thursday, October 30th

Program offers opportunity to meet local officers and discuss community issues Mt. Pleasant, WI—On October…

“Battle of the badges” “The fight for Autism” raises $27,000

“Battle of the badges” “The fight for Autism” raises $27,000

According to event organizer James Kelley Jr., Battle of the Badges, “The fight for Autism”…

City of Racine to hold community meeting regarding flooding

City of Racine to hold community meeting regarding flooding

Mayor Dickert, along with Keith Haas, director of the Water Utility department and Mark Yehlen,…

Racine County Public Health Preparedness Efforts for Ebola

Racine County Public Health Preparedness Efforts for Ebola

RACINE, WI – Racine County health officials are joining their counterparts around the nation in…

November 1st-1st Annual Racine Policeman’s Ball

November 1st-1st Annual Racine Policeman’s Ball

Only a few days left to get your tickets for the the “1st annual Policeman’s…

Oct 18th-Household Hazardous Waste & Medicine Collection Day

Oct 18th-Household Hazardous Waste & Medicine Collection Day

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

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2 in custody after armed robbery on the south side

The Racine County Eye is reporting that Mount Pleasant police say two Racine men are facing felony armed robbery charges after holding a woman at gunpoint Friday and stealing her purse. Officers from MPPD and Racine were called at 8:45 p.m. to the neighborhood at Durand and Kearney Avenues for a report of an armed…

2 in custody after armed robbery on the south side

2014 It’s all about ME! Manufacturing Expo

Gateway’s Manufacturing Expo is a field trip opportunity that will help students, parents, and educators understand what careers are available in the manufacturing industry and create an awareness of local opportunities at world-class companies. Manufacturing Expo Tour Schedule: Gateway’s Manufacturing Expo is a field trip opportunity that will help students, parents, and educators understand what…

2014 It’s all about ME! Manufacturing Expo

Unsolved Homicide-Calvin Payne

Calvin Payne Jr, 20 GONE, BUT NOT FORGOTTEN. The McLain/Payne families are asking for help from the public. About 10:58 a.m. Dec. 23, 1994 Calvin Payne was shot in the head while walking in the 900 block of Peck Avenue. Several people were in the immediate area when Payne was shot, but no witnesses have…

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Unemployment rates released-City of Racine still ranked at #1

The Department of Workforce Development (DWD) today released the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) estimates of unemployment and employment statistics for metro areas, major cities and counties in Wisconsin. The estimates include revisions for August 2014 and preliminary estimates for September 2014. According to the report the city of Racine’s estimated jobless rate dropped…

Unemployment rates released-City of Racine still ranked at #1

2014 It’s all about ME! Manufacturing Expo

Gateway’s Manufacturing Expo is a field trip opportunity that will help students, parents, and educators understand what careers are available in the manufacturing industry and create an awareness of local opportunities at world-class companies. Manufacturing Expo Tour Schedule: Gateway’s Manufacturing Expo is a field trip opportunity that will help students, parents, and educators understand what…

2014 It’s all about ME! Manufacturing Expo

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2014 It’s all about ME! Manufacturing Expo

2014 It’s all about ME! Manufacturing Expo

Gateway’s Manufacturing Expo is a field trip opportunity that will help students, parents, and educators understand what careers are available in the manufacturing industry and create an awareness of local opportunities at world-class companies. Manufacturing Expo Tour Schedule: Gateway’s Manufacturing…

October 20, 2014 Weekly Job Listings

October 20, 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…

Break & Run Billiards hiring bartenders

Break & Run Billiards hiring bartenders

Break and Run Billiards is hiring bartenders Share…

Finn Christensen & Son hiring construction laborers

Finn Christensen & Son hiring construction laborers

Finn Christensen & Sons, Inc. is currently hiring construction laborers for more information and how…

State News

Updated-Missing Milwaukee girl found safe

Updated-Missing Milwaukee girl found safe

Milwaukee police are actively seeking a critically missing 12-year-old girl — last seen by her…

Missing 7 year-old girl found safe

Missing 7 year-old girl found safe

The search for a missing seven-year-old Sheboygan girl has ended. Lilleona Badtke was located Tuesday…

Voter ID blocked for November election

Voter ID blocked for November election

The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked Wisconsin’s Voter ID law for the November election. In…

Jackson County Sheriff’s Dept search for sexual assault suspect

Jackson County Sheriff’s Dept search for sexual assault suspect

Caleb Rave is wanted out of Jackson County for four counts of Felony Bail Jumping for failure to appear for the charge of first degree sexual assault of a child. Caleb Rave was found guilty of first degree sexual assault…

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RSS Today in Wisconsin History

  • 1836 - Belmont-Wisconsin Territory 1836 Established
    On this date the convened in Belmont, Wisconsin. During this first session, forty-two laws were put in the statute books. At this time, the Territory of Wisconsin included all of present-day Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, and part of the two Dakotas.
  • 1864 - (Civil War) 10th Wisconsin Infantry Musters Out
    The 10th Wisconsin Infantry mustered out after participating in the battles of Perryville, the Atlanta Campaign, Chickamauga, the siege of Chattanooga, and Kenesaw Mountain. It had lost 244 men during service. Five officers and 91 enlisted men were killed. One officer and 147 enlisted men died from disease.