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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…

Flash Flood Watch Issued for SE Wisconsin

Flash Flood Watch Issued for SE Wisconsin

Issued by The National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI … FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM…

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Man charged after heroin sales and search warrant yields counterfeit money & drugs

Adam D Chacon, 33 of Racine has been charged with three counts of Manufacture/Deliver Heroin (…

Man charged after heroin sales and search warrant yields counterfeit money & drugs

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

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 to read has the ability to get books. They are being collected now through October 31st at the following locations Law Enforcement Center-Inv. Hintz Racine County Sheriff’s Department Sub Station by the I (attention Inv. Hintz) Champ Tap North-Douglas Cham…

Children’s book drive going on now through October 31st

September 20th-Racine Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

Below are the dates for this year’s collections, which are held at 6200 – 21st Street from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM: September 20, 2014 October 18, 2014 *Also Medicine Drop Off Day   The links below take you to the City’s webpage where you can find Household Hazardous Waste flyers with more information.   Racine…

September 20th-Racine Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

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

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…

Appeals court-Wisconsin Voter ID Law Reinstated

Appeals court-Wisconsin Voter ID Law Reinstated

A federal appeals court has reinstated Wisconsin’s voter photo identification law. U.S. District Judge Lynn…

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) show Wisconsin outpaced two Midwest neighboring states – Illinois and Minnesota – in the rate of private sector jobs gained from March 2013 to March…

National News

RSS Today in Wisconsin History

  • 1863 - (Civil War) Wisconsin Troops Prepare for Battle at Chickamauga
    Major General Alexander McCook's command, including the 15th Wisconsin Infantry, arrived at Chickamauga, Georgia, the night before the Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia. The 1st, 10th, 15th, 21st, and 24th Wisconsin Infantry regiments along with the 1st Wisconsin Cavalry and the 3rd, 5th, and 8th Wisconsin Light Artillery batteries would participate in som
  • 1942 - Spring Valley Flood
    On the evening of September 17, 1942, after a day of heavy rain, water began rolling through the streets of Spring Valley, in Pierce Co. The village, strung out along the Eau Galle River in a deep valley, had been inundated before, but this was no ordinary flood. By 11:30p.m., water in the streets was 12 to 20 feet deep, flowing at 12 to 15 miles an hour, an