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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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RPD-National Family Violence Apprehension Detail

On Wednesday October 22, 2014, Racine County law enforcement took part in a nationwide collaborative effort to identify and apprehend persons with outstanding domestic violence warrants. The 12th Annual Family Violence Apprehension Detail includes over 247 law enforcement agencies from 23 states. This is the first year the Racine County Domestic Violence Task Force has…

RPD-National Family Violence Apprehension Detail

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-Tonya Guerra

Tonya Guerra, 26 GONE, BUT NOT FORGOTTEN On Wednesday, July 31, 1996, at 10:50 p.m., Guerra crashed her red Geo Tracker into a light pole on Memorial Drive, south of State St., near the Walgreen’s Drug Store. Investigators found that Guerra had been shot in her left side below her arm. Guerra was unconscious and…

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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…

National News

RSS Today in Wisconsin History

  • 1864 - (Civil War) Battle of Westport, Missouri
    The 9th Wisconsin Light Artillery fought in the Battle of Westport, at present-day Kansas City, Missouri. Sometimes called the "Gettysburg of the West," this battle ended the last significant Confederate operation west of the Mississippi River. It was one of the largest battles fought west of the Mississippi River, with over 30,000 men engaged.
  • 1921 - Green Bay Packers First NFL Game
    On this date the played their first NFL game. The Packers defeated the Minneapolis Marines 7-6, for a crowd of 6,000 fans and completed their inaugural season with 3 wins, 2 losses, and 2 ties.[Source: ]