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Summer heat is finally here!

Summer heat is finally here!

Well, it took a while, but the steamy, dog days of summer arrived yesterday, and…

Sunday-Peacefest at the Quarry Lake Park

Sunday-Peacefest at the Quarry Lake Park

It’s right around the corner!! Peacefest! Tomorrow from noon until 4 Peacefest will be going…

Many Unified Schools are offering students free meals

Many Unified Schools are offering students free meals

Racine Unified School District announced that all students at the following Racine Unified schools will…

Saturday August 23-For Di’s Benefit

Saturday August 23-For Di’s Benefit

Dianna Kaiser has an inherited liver disorder and now needs a liver transplant. Benefit being…

Today-Heroin Anonymous meetings starts

Today-Heroin Anonymous meetings starts

Heroin Anonymous group/meeting starting August 21st at the ZCI Center (ZCI is only hosting the…

Caledonia Police Chief to Speak on Heroin Use at Special Meeting

Caledonia Police Chief to Speak on Heroin Use at Special Meeting

Caledonia Police Chief Toby Schey will give a report on heroin use in Caledonia after…

Many great raffle baskets and items available at Peacefest!

Many great raffle baskets and items available at Peacefest!

Businesses around Racine are stepping up to help a raise funds for the Racine Police…

RCSO- Deputies save young woman’s life using Narcan

RCSO- Deputies save young woman’s life using Narcan

On 08/19/2014 at 4:02 P.M. the Racine County Communications Center received a 911 call from…

Cat Adoptions Temporarily Suspended at WHS- Racine Campus

Cat Adoptions Temporarily Suspended at WHS- Racine Campus

RACINE – The Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) announced today that it will be temporarily suspending…

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Armed Robbery Suspect from Walmart taken into custody

On 08/22/2014 at 4:15 am Mt. Pleasant officers responded to Wal-Mart located at 3041 S. Oakes Rd. in response to a theft of a TV. It was then reported that a male suspect, upon being confronted by a store employee, displayed a hang gun. The suspect left the area in his vehicle with the stolen…

Armed Robbery Suspect from Walmart taken into custody

August 18th, 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 National Career Readiness Certificate logo is the registered trademark of ACT, Inc.The Workforce Development Center is an equal opportunity service provider. In order for us to serve you better, please notify us ahead of time if you need assistance to…

August 18th, 2014 Weekly Job Listings

Unsolved Homicide-Andre McKinstry

Friends have waited over 20 years for justice and its has not come. The suspects have never been arrested and charged in the death of Andre McKinstry, who was only 24 years old when he was gunned down at a tavern in August of 1994. Andre was shot to death about 1:30 a.m. at Steve…

Unsolved Homicide-Andre McKinstry

Summer heat is finally here!

Well, it took a while, but the steamy, dog days of summer arrived yesterday, and will hang around into early next week!  A warm front will advance north toward and through southern Wisconsin later today and tonight. The front will bring mainly low chances for showers and storms this afternoon and tonight. High temperatures today…

Summer heat is finally here!

Sunday-Peacefest at the Quarry Lake Park

It’s right around the corner!! Peacefest! Tomorrow from noon until 4 Peacefest will be going on at Quarry Lake Park. Free admission. Music, food, games, horses, law enforcement agencies from all around Racine are participating. Remember there will be tshirts available supporting RPD COP Unit, and K9 units from around the Racine Area. Burgers, brats,…

Sunday-Peacefest at the Quarry Lake Park

Employment

August 18th, 2014 Weekly Job Listings

August 18th, 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 National Career Readiness Certificate logo is the registered trademark of ACT, Inc.The Workforce Development Center is an equal opportunity service provider. In order for us…

Health Profession Opportunity Grants Available

Health Profession Opportunity Grants Available

Are you a student currently pursuing vocational studies for a career in healthcare? AND…are you…

August 11, 2014- Weekly Job Listings

August 11, 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…

City of Racine taking applications for Community Service Officer

City of Racine taking applications for Community Service Officer

Under the general supervision of the CSO Supervisor, is responsible for enforcing motor vehicle parking…

State News

Man flees from Kenosha Police and shoots himself

Man flees from Kenosha Police and shoots himself

From Kenosha Police- On August 4th, at 1:37 a.m., officers with the Kenosha Police Department…

Silver Alert Program Goes Into Effect Today

Silver Alert Program Goes Into Effect Today

MADISON — Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen is pleased to announce an important new resource…

Kenosha Police: Person shot after 4th of July fireworks show

Kenosha Police: Person shot after 4th of July fireworks show

According to Kenosha police shots were fired after the fireworks show in Kenosha on the…

Disabled man found at VA Center in Milwaukee has been identified

Disabled man found at VA Center in Milwaukee has been identified

Update- At 12:02 p.m. The Department of Veterans Affairs Police released to the community that the person has been identified Original-At approximately 4:00 AM on 8/11/14, an individual walked into the Milwaukee VA Medical Center who appears to have a…

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RSS Today in Wisconsin History

  • 1881 - Old Abe Dies
    On this date , famous Civil War mascot, died from injuries sustained during a fire at the State Capitol. Old Abe was the mascot for Company C, an Eau Claire infantry unit that was part of the Wisconsin 8th Regiment. During the Capitol fire of 1881, smoke engulfed Old Abe's cage. and is in the Wisconsin Historical Museum. [Source: , pg. 51]
  • 1862 - Third Cavalry Regiment Company "C" Departs
    On this date, Company C of Wisconsin's Third Cavalry left for St. Louis. Members had been recruited in 1861 from Green Lake, Fond du Lac, and Marquette counties by E.R. Stevens, a 37-year-old merchant, and James B. Pond, a 23-year-old editor of the . You can see in our online version of the . Eventually stationed at Ft. Leavenworth and working among mar