Police and Fire

A 27-year-old Kenosha man faces felony charges for attempting to flee or elude an officer and second-degree recklessly endangering safety after...
drug buys

Undercover drug buys result in arrest and 11 felony charges

A 50-year-old Racine man could land in prison for the rest of his life as...
accidental shooting

Man involved in accidental shooting charged with felony

An accidental shooting with a loaded firearm in June led to a pair of criminal...
Red Bull

Waupun man charged after stealing $100s of Red Bull

An apparent affinity for the energy drink, Red Bull, landed a 28-year-old Waupun man in...

Government

Someday, houses will line the shore of a new lake in the Village of Caledonia; maybe with a lakeside...
election candidates

Governor, Lt. Governor candidates invited to Racine forum Tuesday

A public forum for candidates seeking the office of governor and lieutenant governor will be...
Child tax rebate

Filing deadline for state child tax rebate 11:59 p.m. Monday

Press release Governor Scott Walker is encouraging eligible parents to apply for a $100 per-child tax rebate...
Foxconn

Forced out, Foxconn neighbors empty out homes

It’s not likely that Jay and Carol Eckholm will be cheering when President Donald J....

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Hot jobs and recruiting events from Workforce Solutions

Hot Jobs CNAs & Caregivers - Golden Age Care, Racine - must have CBRF or Medication Admin. cert. Bilingual a plus. Apply at Racine County Workforce...
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Racine County Eye investigates Racine’s employability problem

As Wisconn Valley takes root, businesses in the region will have a massive need for workers. But Racine has one of the highest unemployment rates...
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Job openings from around the Racine County area

Check out these jobs from Workforce Solutions. Tool & Die Maker (2nd Shift)- CNH Industrial. If you have heavy industrial experience – we want to...
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Racine County Jobs from Workforce Solutions

Hot Jobs Dock Workers, XPO Logistics, Franklin - Part-time (25-30 hrs); $15.69 w/ increases at 6 & 12 mos. Apply at www.xpo.com/work-for-us. Search #51377 Various construction...
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Alex Hart-Upendo Named State Merit Winner In Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge

Press Release: Silver Spring, Md. Discovery Education and 3M have announced that Alex Hart-Upendo, a fifth grade student from Gifford School (Racine Unified School District) has been named the state merit...

Business

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CNH Industrial retirees see benefits modified

A number of J.I. Case Co. retirees will soon see their company-paid health insurance benefits end following a Supreme Court decision made earlier this...
Main Street

Main Street community designation awarded to Downtown Racine

The Downtown Racine Corporation was recognized Tuesday as one of Wisconsin’s newest Main Street communities by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC). It joins...
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Property Transfers: Haban Manufacturing, Aspen Apartments sell

The Racine County real estate market keeps humming along as almost 200 properties sold  -- including Haban Manufacturing -- between July 18 and July...
Downtown Racine

Downtown Racine among selected sites in celebration of business districts

By Kelly Kruse The Downtown Racine Corporation will take part in a statewide celebration of downtown business districts in the second annual Wisconsin Main Street Day...
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Video: Racine July 4 Parade 2018

A warm sun beat down upon Main Street, but that didn't stop thousands of people from attending the 4th Fest of Greater Racine Parade. As...

Real Estate

Almost $16 million in property transfers happened between June 4 through June 8, and $17 million changed hands between...

Why Are Home Warranties So Important in Wisconsin?

By Jeff Broth As a new homeowner, you’re rightfully concerned about the functionality of your home...
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Real Estate Transfers: Former CSL Plasma Building sells

Several commercial buildings in Racine and Caledonia are among $14.4 million in real estate transfers...
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Property Transfers: Apartment buildings, Southport Heating and Plumbing sell

Racine County Property Transfers: April 30 through May 4 Over $27 million in properties changed hands...

The Purposeful Parent

This delightful quote comes from best selling author and international speaker Esther Hicks, and it applies to adults as...
Purposeful parent

The Purposeful Parent: Child Expectations

How much should we expect of our children with regard to self-care and contribution to...

The Purposeful Parent: Hocus Pocus—They Flipped the Focus

Sometimes children and adults use manipulative strategies to avoid responsibility. Today we are introducing one...
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The Purposeful Parent: Psychologically Based Myth Busting for Parents

Myth #3—  Parents should reward children for good behavior. False. Punishment and rewards are simply opposite sides...

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8th Annual SCAN’s Cones For Kids Is Scheduled For July 18

The Stop Child Abuse and Neglect (SCAN) program of Lutheran Social Services provides child abuse prevention lessons to preschool, kindergarten, 2nd, 4th and 6th...

Racine’s Pop Up Biergarten To Support Area Groups

Take in Racine’s 1st Pop Up Biergarten and support Visioning a Greater Racine along with 3 other community partners: Over Our Head Players, Wild Root Market & Racine Theatre Guild.  A...
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25th Annual Society Assets Golf Outing Set for June 18

Hey, don’t look now but 25 years have flown by since planning for the first Society’s Assets Open, a golf outing that helps us...
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Natural vs Artificial: Which is the Best Window Treatment Style?

When it comes to choosing window treatments, you’re going to encounter a variety of materials and styles. When you’re shopping for blinds, anything that...

ARE YOU PREPARED FOR A BETTER JOB?

Do you need a change? Maybe a new job or a better job? Racine County Workforce Solutions, in partnership with The Journal Times, is hosting...

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Racine man brought gun to Bryant Community Center, DA says

A report of a man with a gun near the Bryant Community Center on Monday led to the arrest of an 18-year-old man and...
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Opinion: My take on the Caledonia quarry expansion

Monday night I spoke about the quarry expansion at the Caledonia Village Board meeting as a citizen and not as a journalist. This was important...
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Porcaro Foundation Golf Outing To Benefit Greyson Griepentrog

The Porcaro Family announces the creation of the Porcaro Family Foundation and would like to invite the public to the 1st Annual Porcaro Family Foundation Golf Outing...
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Racine man charged following hit-and-run crash

A 34-year-old Racine man faces 11 criminal charges following a hit-and-run crash in April. Marquon D. Anderson was charged by the Racine County District Attorney's Office...
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Man left woman at McDonald’s during heroin overdose, DA says

A 37-year-old Racine man faces two felony charges after his arrest June 20 after leaving a woman at a McDonald's as she was overdosing...