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Reader Opinion-Residents stand up for Racine police & fire

I want to know how many of you out there support our vets, from the wars in the Middle East, all the way back? Do you stand and cheer when the old soldiers pass by in a parade? Do you yell “Thank you”? Well, how would you react; how would all the citizens of this […]

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City of Racine trying to force one health insurance option on RFD/RPD

Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. the common council of the City of Racine will be presented a direct referral from the Deputy City Attorney presenting one health care plan available for all retired firefighters and police officers along with those hired on or before June 11, 2011. According to the flyer that is being given […]

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RFD responds for late morning fire on Racine’s southside

11:15 a.m. The Racine Fire Department is on scene for reports of a house fire in the 2700 block of Fleetwood. The Racine Police Department and Fire Department responded after calls came in for a residence filled with smoke. There are no apparent injuries at this time, the fire was knocked down and the Racine […]

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October 5th-Candlelight vigil starts mental illness awareness week

Candle Light Vigil to be held on Sunday, October 5, 2014 Followed by “Go Green Monday” In 1990 the US Congress established the first full week of October as Mental Illness Awareness Week in recognition of NAMI’s efforts to raise mental illness awareness. Mental Illness Awareness Week is an important opportunity to learn the symptoms […]

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Area resident overseas fighting against ISIS

A Racine County resident has been confirmed to be part of a Kurdish unit fighting against ISIS. Stories on both Yahoo.com and Newsweek.com confirm that Jordan Matson has joined Kurdish forces fighting against ISIS in northern Syria. Photos released by the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) and a statement from spokesman Redur Xelil seem to confirm […]

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