Joshua Morris
Police and Fire

Racine man charged in Lavelle Monroe homicide

RACINE, WI – Nine months after the death of 34-year-old Lavelle Monroe, charges have been filed against the person suspected of the fatal shooting. Joshua Isiah Morris, 30, is charged with first-degree intentional homicide while Read More

Wayne Dykas Jr.
Police and Fire

Caledonia man charged following car chase

CALEDONIA, WI – A man made an appearance in Racine County Court on charges after he led deputies on a high-speed chase in March that reached over 120 mph. Wayne Dykas Jr., 34, Caledonia, was Read More

ragnar relay great midwest 2019

Ragnar Relay Great Midwest coming this weekend

Ragnar Relay Great Midwest is coming through Racine County from Friday through Saturday, with an anticipated 450 teams registering for this year’s event. That means no more than 5,400 runners will be on the race Read More

Gadgets and Geeks series Albert Dremel
Gadgets & Geeks

Albert Dremel and the rotary tool

Few inventors are fortunate enough to have their invention become known by their name. Racine’s Albert J. Dremel is one of those inventors. Dremel (1887-1968) emigrated to the U.S. from Austria in the early 1900s Read More

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In the Spotlight

Mega coal trains on the horizon?

by Katie Knoff in Community 0

“Over the course of time, we need to deliver the same amount of coal which may require an additional train in service occasionally to make up for the lesser number of cars arriving on a double train.  Alternatively, the railroad may try to increase the train length to 294 cars to equalize the total number of tons delivered with single or double trains,” Conway said. Read More