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April 30th “Honor Flight” honoring those who served our country

April 30th “Honor Flight” honoring those who served our country

In the early morning hours before most of us were awake, hundreds gathered in Illinois…

The GREAT in RACINE-St. Catherine’s School “Day of purpose”

The GREAT in RACINE-St. Catherine’s School “Day of purpose”

More great news from Racine! Every year Staff and Students from St. Catherine’s High School…

Racine County Invitational Softball Tournament to Remember Sara Dresen

Racine County Invitational Softball Tournament to Remember Sara Dresen

On Saturday April 30, 2016 many will be remembering Sara Dresen who was only 13…

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…

The GREAT of Racine-Wadewitz School staff champions for March of Dimes!

The GREAT of Racine-Wadewitz School staff champions for March of Dimes!

Julie wanted to share this with the community! “I wanted to share again this year…

Kaj Days of Park High School winner of $7,500 scholarship from Cousins Subs

Kaj Days of Park High School winner of $7,500 scholarship from Cousins Subs

Wisconsin-based Cousins Subs and its Make It Better Foundation awarded four Wisconsin high school seniors…

Family thanks Walmart employee for finding grandson’s diabetes bag

Family thanks Walmart employee for finding grandson’s diabetes bag

Dawn asked us to post this thank you to the wonderful woman at Walmart today…

Wisconsin Humane Society-April vaccination clinics for pets

Wisconsin Humane Society-April vaccination clinics for pets

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

Can you help? Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin Food Pantry shelves are getting low

Can you help? Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin Food Pantry shelves are getting low

From Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin- A few of our shelves are getting low. Can you…

United Ways “YAR” accepting nominations for Outstanding Youth Advocate in Racine County

United Ways “YAR” accepting nominations for Outstanding Youth Advocate in Racine County

Racine, Wisconsin (April 26, 2016) ? Since its beginning in 1996, Youth As Resources (YAR)…

Lost & Found Pets

  • LOST DOG-Jewel’s is missing 4600 block of Byrd Ave
  • LOST DOG-Dozer is lost area of Sunnyslope & Old Spring (Pike River Pathway)
  • LOST Cat-Pumpkin King is lost area of High and Douglas
  • REUNITED! Whiskers has been found!
  • REUNITED! Rose is home safe!
  • REUNITED-Venus is home safe
  • REUNITED-Luna is home SAFE!
  • REUNITED-Alvin is home safe
  • REUNITED-Finnigan is home safe
  • REUNITED! Chloe was found by a Racine Police Officer and has gone home!
  • REUNITED-Diamond is back home with her family!
  • REUNITED!-Muffossa is back home safe!
  • REUNITED! Precious is home! Thank you readers
  • Update-Saddie has been located
  • REUNITED! -Katy is home safe thanks to a Racine Uncovered reader!
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Racine Police-Fraud investigation results in three arrests in “black money” scam

Today the Racine Police Department was notified of a potential fraud involving fake currency. A concerned citizen reported to the department that a possible scam was going to occur today, during the morning hours, at 1610 Washington Ave. (Furniture Warehouse). Officers and Investigators responded to the area of Furniture Warehouse and waited for the suspects…

Racine Police-Fraud investigation results in three arrests in “black money” scam

S&M Transport-Hiring Drivers! $1,000 sign on bonus!

S & M TRANSPORT LLC takes pride in hiring the best drivers out there. If you’re a skilled truck driver with at least two years of driving experience, we welcome you to our family of dedicated transportation experts. You must have a clean motor vehicle record with no major violations in the last three years.…

S&M Transport-Hiring Drivers! $1,000 sign on bonus!

Unsolved Homicide-Felicia Jones

Friends of Felicia Jones asked that we post her case in hopes that someone will finally come forward with information leading to the arrest of those person/s responsible. Felicia Jones, was only 20 years old and didn’t have a known address, when she was found shot to death in the early morning of Thanksgiving-Nov. 28,…

Unsolved Homicide-Felicia Jones

April 30th “Honor Flight” honoring those who served our country

In the early morning hours before most of us were awake, hundreds gathered in Illinois to bring a group of Veterans to Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee where they took part in today’s “Honor Flight”. 234 motorcycles, along with vehicles, and law enforcement escorted them on their day, including a 100 year old Veteran who…

April 30th “Honor Flight” honoring those who served our country

The GREAT of Racine-Wadewitz School staff champions for March of Dimes!

Julie wanted to share this with the community! “I wanted to share again this year that the staff at Wadewitz has been a champion for our Match of Dimes team! This year they actually have their own fundraising page. My son Will is in 4th grade at Wadewitz. They’ve raised $300 so far just with…

The GREAT of Racine-Wadewitz School staff champions for March of Dimes!

Employment & Training

S&M Transport-Hiring Drivers! $1,000 sign on bonus!

S&M Transport-Hiring Drivers! $1,000 sign on bonus!

S & M TRANSPORT LLC takes pride in hiring the best drivers out there. If you’re a skilled truck driver with at least two years of driving experience, we welcome you to our family of dedicated transportation experts. You must…

Letsch Staffing is HIRING! Numerous job opportunities available!

Letsch Staffing is HIRING! Numerous job opportunities available!

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

May 11th-Career Fair

May 11th-Career Fair

CAREER FAIR 2016 WHEN: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 – 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Racine…

Kenall Manufacturing is HIRING!

Kenall Manufacturing  is HIRING!

Kenall employees take pride in our unsurpassed reputation for quality and service, understanding that total…

Community Calendar

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…

May 3rd Chipotle celebrates “Teacher Appreciation Day”

May 3rd Chipotle celebrates “Teacher Appreciation Day”

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Day, we’re giving all educators a BOGO. Teachers, faculty and…

Wisconsin Humane Society-April vaccination clinics for pets

Wisconsin Humane Society-April vaccination clinics for pets

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

Wisconsin Humane Society-May vaccination clinics for pets

Wisconsin Humane Society-May vaccination clinics for pets

Is your pet due for their vaccinations? Here is the April 2016 schedule for the vaccination clinics for Wisconsin Humane Society in Racine and Milwaukee. Remember to grab a number when you arrive!!!! Upcoming clinic dates Sunday, May 1 (10:00…

Animal Adoption

RSS Today in Wisconsin History

  • 1864 - Joseph Bailey Saves Union Fleet
    On this date Joseph Bailey began to direct the men of six regiments, including the 23rd Wisconsin, in a dramatic attempt to save the heart of the Union fleet during the Civil War. Bailey, who was from Wisconsin Dells and an experienced lumberjack, served as an engineer in the 4th Wisconsin Cavalry. In a doomed […]
  • 1845 - Wisconsin Approves Free Schools
    On this date, under the leadership of Michael Frank, Wisconsin adopted "free" education for its residents. Frank's plan narrowly passed the legislature by a vote of 90 to 79. Frank's motivation for free education in Wisconsin was partially inspired by a similar campaign, promoted by Horace Mann in Massachusetts. On June 16, 1845 the . […]
  • 1864 - (Civil War) Battle of Jenkin's Ferry, Arkansas
    This was the final battle of the abortive Camden Expedition; a part of the Union's disastrous Red River Campaign. Union forces managed to hold off their adversaries long enough to escape to Little Rock. The 9th and 27th Wisconsin Infantry regiments took part in this battle.