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Friday night kitchen fire on Orchard Street causes $4,000 in damages

Friday night kitchen fire on Orchard Street causes $4,000 in damages

On Friday August 26th at 7:30 p.m. the occupant of 1660 Orchard Street saw fire…

13 year-old girl drowns at Island Park

13 year-old girl drowns at Island Park

Updated. From the Racine Police Department Racine Police along with Racine Rescue were called to…

Bat Tests Positive for Rabies In Racine County

Bat Tests Positive for Rabies In Racine County

The City of Racine Health Department, in conjunction with the Central Racine County Health Department,…

Local Businesses Invited to Submit their Information on Racine County’s New Website

Local Businesses Invited to Submit their Information on Racine County’s New Website

Racine County has announced a new feature for area businesses located in Racine County. According…

No Injuries in Wednesday Garage Fire on Illinois

No Injuries in Wednesday Garage Fire on Illinois

On Wednesday August 24, 2016 at 4:07 the Racine Fire Department and Racine Police Department…

Thursday August 25th-Backpack & School Supply Giveway Sponsored by MH Imaging, LLC

Thursday August 25th-Backpack & School Supply Giveway Sponsored by MH Imaging, LLC

Dan Paulson with MH Imaging asked that we help spread the word about the Backpack…

Lucky Winner Holds $70,000 Badger 5 Ticket Purchased at Racine Store

Lucky Winner Holds $70,000 Badger 5 Ticket Purchased at Racine Store

Lucky Winner Holds $70,000 Badger 5 Ticket One lucky player matched all five numbers in…

United Way of Racine County Invites the community to 2016 Campaign Kickoff & Day of Caring

United Way of Racine County Invites the community to 2016 Campaign Kickoff & Day of Caring

United Way of Racine County Invites the community to 2016 Campaign Kickoff and Day of…

Racine Fire Department-Thursday morning fire on Flett Ave under investigation

Racine Fire Department-Thursday morning fire on Flett Ave under investigation

On Thursday August 18, 2016 at 5:07 a.m., an early morning fire was discovered by a…

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Lost & Found Pets

  • REUNITED! Huey is home safe!
  • LOST DOG-Riley is lost 4 Mile and Charles area-Caledonia area
  • REUNITED-Bella is home safe!
  • FOUND DOG-Geneva & Hamilton
  • REUNITED-Mia has been found
  • FOUND DOG- Chihauhua found on Valley View
  • FOUND DOG-Lockwood Park
  • FOUND DOG-Male Dog found area of Oregon and Victory
  • LOST DOG-Dozer is lost area of Sunnyslope & Old Spring (Pike River Pathway)
  • Found Dog-Main Street Bridge
  • LOST CAT-Pooka is missing 1700 block of Boyd
  • LOST CAT-“Baby Girl” is missing area of 3 Mile and Carlton
  • LOST CAT-Odin is lost Wind Point area
  • Found Dog-Humble Park area 21st
  • LOST CAT-Keke is lost Goold and Carlisle  Area
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Clerk at Baja’s Supermarket taken into custody for WIC fraud

From the Mt. Pleasant Police Department-On Thursday August 25th the Mount Pleasant Police Department in conjunction with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services Office of the Inspector General took into custody Narinder Singh a clerk at Baja’s Supermarket, 2145 Mead Street, for WIC fraud. An investigation by the WIC compliance inspector revealed Singh had been…

Clerk at Baja’s Supermarket taken into custody for WIC fraud

TransForce Has Local Career Opportunities

TRANSFORCE – Current Open Positions Racine/Kenosha/Walworth Counties:  Dedicated 4-5 day run, home on weekends, no touch freight – CLASS A CDL – contract to hire.  Delivery Driver – M-F, Class B but would prefer a Class A driver – Contract to hire  Flex Driver – Home daily, $21/HR to fill in on…

TransForce Has Local Career Opportunities

Unsolved Racine Homicide-Linda Massie

The family of Linda Massie is desperate for answers and wanting what little closure is possible in their lives and are asking the Racine community for help. Linda Massie 29 was sexually assaulted and brutally stabbed to death in a home at 708 Randolph Street that was being renovated on March 6, 1990. A white…

Unsolved Racine Homicide-Linda Massie

Friday night kitchen fire on Orchard Street causes $4,000 in damages

On Friday August 26th at 7:30 p.m. the occupant of 1660 Orchard Street saw fire coming from around her stove and quickly got her family out of the house while calling 911. Quint 4 and Engine 5 arrived on scene calling this a working fire with smoke showing. Quint 4 quickly extinguished a small fire…

Friday night kitchen fire on Orchard Street causes $4,000 in damages

Racine Police Officer helps young man-Mom Then In Return Pays it Forward

Betty included me in a post today on Facebook, about something that happened with her son. “I would like to give a shout out to the police officer who helped my son out today. My son’s been a little down on his luck lately lost his job, being evicted from his apartment he just got…

Racine Police Officer helps young man-Mom Then In Return Pays it Forward

Employment & Training

TransForce Has Local Career Opportunities

TransForce Has Local Career Opportunities

TRANSFORCE – Current Open Positions Racine/Kenosha/Walworth Counties:  Dedicated 4-5 day run, home on weekends, no touch freight – CLASS A CDL – contract to hire.  Delivery Driver – M-F, Class B but would prefer a Class A driver…

August 31st-Veriha Trucking Recruitment Event

August 31st-Veriha Trucking Recruitment Event

Veriha Trucking is having a Recruitment Event August 31 at the Workforce County Solutions Center…

Letsch Staffing is Hiring! New job opportunities available!

Letsch Staffing is Hiring! New job opportunities available!

Letsch Staffing is HIRING! Many positions in assembly,factory, office and skilled trades! Apply online today…

August 30th & 31st- WI Veterans Home Job Fair & On Site Recruitment

August 30th & 31st- WI Veterans Home Job Fair & On Site Recruitment

WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS JOB FAIR & ON SITE INTERVIEWS! TUESDAY, AUGUST 30TH 9AM—5PM…

Community

September 7th-Awana Fair at Northside Calvary Church

September 7th-Awana Fair at Northside Calvary Church

We Invite You to Our Awana Fair! Children age 3 through 8th grade Wednesday, September 7,…

August 27th-Ruth’s Fight Against Breast Cancer Benefit

August 27th-Ruth’s Fight Against Breast Cancer Benefit

On Saturday August 267th join Ruth, her family and friends for her fight against breast…

Morning Glory Adult Family Home Accepting New Residents

Morning Glory Adult Family Home Accepting New Residents

Morning Glory Adult Family Home is  Currently Accepting New Resident’s For more info please contact…

September 11th-Racine Bark for Life 2016

September 11th-Racine Bark for Life 2016

Join us on Sunday September 11, 2016 at Caledonia-Mt. Pleasant Memorial Park from 1-2:30 p.m. for the 2016 Bark For Life event. You can register here and find out more information at BARK FOR LIFE RACINE Bark For Life is…

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RSS Today in Wisconsin History

  • 1857 - Panic of 1857
    On this date the New York branch of the Ohio Life Insurance and Trust Company failed, launching the Panic of 1857. Stocks plunged; banks and businesses across the nation, including many Wisconsin-based ventures, collapsed. The Panic of 1857 led to a depression that lasted three years until the beginning of the Civil War. [Source: ]
  • 1863 - (Civil War) Lt. Vilas returns to the front
    Lieutenant William F. Vilas of the 23rd Wisconsin Infantry, along with several other Wisconsin officers, left for Mississippi after being home on leave. Vilas later wrote a long account of the Vicksburg Campaign.
  • 1970 - Sterling Hall Bombing on UW-Madison Campus
    On this date a car bomb exploded outside , killing research scientist Robert Fassnacht. Sterling Hall was targeted for housing the Army Mathematics Research Center and was bombed in . The homemade bomb (2,000 pounds of ammonium nitrate soaked in aviation fuel) was detonated by the New Year's Gang, aka Vanguard of the Revolution, who […]