Racine County

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Name: Racine County
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Sheriff’s Office soon to make free drug tests available

RACINE COUNTY – Free oral drug tests will likely soon be available to area residents through a program the Racine County sheriff is aiming to start later this fall.The goal is to provide families with a way to detect if those close to them are using drugs, ... [Published Racine Journal Times - 6 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Sunbelt Rentals to open local operation

RAYMOND – Construction should begin next week on the Racine area’s first Sunbelt Rentals store, a provider of construction equipment, industrial tools and more.A.W. Oakes & Son will build the 12,000-square-foot, roughly $2 million store on land company ... [Published Racine Journal Times - 9 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Fox River water levels to drop near Rochester

ROCHESTER — Water levels on the Fox River behind the Rochester Dam will drop several feet for the fall and winter season.The controlled drawdown is expected to begin today, dam safety engineer Tanya Lourigan said, to facilitate a proposed dredging project ... [Published Racine Journal Times - 20 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Survivor of ex-husband’s attack praises Walker in ad

RACINE COUNTY — A new television advertisement for Gov. Scott Walker’s re-election campaign features a prominent Racine County survivor of domestic violence.Teri Jendusa-Nicolai appears in a new ad promoting anti-domestic violence initiatives under Walker. ... [Published Racine Journal Times - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Rent assistance waiting list to open Oct. 13, first time in 2-plus years

RACINE COUNTY — For the first time in more than two and a half years, area residents will have a chance to submit applications to receive rent assistance.The Racine County Housing Authority will be opening up its rental assistance waiting list Oct. 13 ... [Published Racine Journal Times - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Industry Insights employer panels to showcase local manufacturing

RACINE — The Workforce Development Center has planned a series of Industry Insights programs. These employer panels are designed for the public to learn more about manufacturing in southeastern Wisconsin. All panels are open to the public and will be ... [Published Racine Journal Times - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

New molestation allegations against Racine billionaire

9:09 a.m. CDTRACINE, Wis (WSAU-Wheeler News)  A second person has accused Racine billionaire Curt Johnson of molesting her. The woman, who now lives in California, filed a civil lawsuit in July in Racine County. It said the 59-year-old heir to the S-C ... [Published 1440 WNFL - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Attempted homicide charge tossed out

RACINE  — Prosecutors on Monday dismissed an attempted homicide charge against a Racine man accused of ordering another person’s shooting because he thought that man had stolen an air conditioner.Morrell D. Johnson, 24, formerly of Beach Park, Illinois, ... [Published Racine Journal Times - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Curt Johnson again accused, but teen filing suit is allegedly a “troubled person”

RACINE — A former Racine County teen has filed a lawsuit against Curt Johnson, alleging he molested her for more than two years at his home and while on vacations with the family.Johnson, an heir to the Johnson family household products fortune, is accused ... [Published Racine Journal Times - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

Woman accuses Wisconsin billionaire of assault

MADISON, Wis. — Another woman has accused Racine billionaire Samuel Curtis Johnson III of sexual assault.The womanfiled a civil lawsuit in Racine County in July alleging Johnson sexually assaulted her on multiple occasions between March of 2007 and July ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Candlelight vigil to bring awareness of mental illness

RACINE — In observance of Mental Illness Awareness Week Oct. 5-11, NAMI Racine County and the Racine Friendship Clubhouse will sponsor a candlelight vigil at 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5. It will begin at the Racine Friendship Clubhouse, 2000 17th St., with ... [Published Racine Journal Times - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 2 reports

Man killed by train

CALEDONIA — A man is dead after he reportedly walked in front of a CP rail freight train and was struck at about 9:15 p.m. Thursday just south of the crossing on Northwestern Avenue in the Franksville area.Caledonia police Captain Daniel Warren confirmed ... [Published Racine Journal Times - Sep 26 2014]

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...met repeatedly with AMB's family to discuss some of the problems inherent to basing criminal charges on her situation, and that in the end, "the family did not want to put her through the rigors of a criminal prosecution."
Vos' and Fitzgerald's arguments that ballots must be designed to minimize disenfranchisement "renders such designs subject to second-guessing by the courts on issues as subtle as shading patterns and the absence of certain lines" the state argued
...in the area's revitalization efforts," said Kelly Semrau, senior vice president of global corporate affairs, communication and sustainability. "The Zoe Garden For Life can serve as a new 'retail' anchor along Racine Street, creating a vibrant place for families to come together to grow fresh foods and further create ownership in their neighborhood."
...and hopefully inspire them to learn healthy habits so they can 'pass it on' to others," said Pastor Melvin Hargrove, Zoe Outreach Ministries. "We are thrilled to have the support of SC Johnson and the Racine Urban Garden Network in this endeavor."

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Politicizing the issue of domestic violence? Co... [Published FOX6Now.com - 4 hours ago]
Sheriff’s Office soon to make free drug tests a... [Published Racine Journal Times - 6 hours ago]
Sunbelt Rentals to open local operation [Published Racine Journal Times - 9 hours ago]
Survivor of ex-husband’s attack praises Walker ... [Published Racine Journal Times - 20 hours ago]
Fox River water levels to drop near Rochester [Published Racine Journal Times - 20 hours ago]
Rent assistance waiting list to open Oct. 13, f... [Published Racine Journal Times - Oct 01 2014]
Industry Insights employer panels to showcase l... [Published Racine Journal Times - Sep 30 2014]
New molestation allegations against Racine bill... [Published 1440 WNFL - Sep 30 2014]
Curt Johnson again accused, but teen filing sui... [Published Racine Journal Times - Sep 30 2014]
Attempted homicide charge tossed out [Published Racine Journal Times - Sep 30 2014]
Dan Sharkozy remembered as labor activist, fami... [Published Racine Journal Times - Sep 30 2014]
Woman accuses Wisconsin billionaire of assault [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Sep 29 2014]
Woman accuses Wisconsin billionaire of assault [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Sep 29 2014]
2nd young woman accuses SC Johnson heir of sexu... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Sep 29 2014]
Estey Bomberger Files Civil Lawsuit Against Joh... [Published Digital Journal - Sep 29 2014]
Zoe Garden for Life schedules build events [Published Racine Journal Times - Sep 27 2014]
Candlelight vigil to bring awareness of mental ... [Published Racine Journal Times - Sep 27 2014]
Justices poised to tackle right of same-sex mar... [Published Bayou Buzz - Sep 26 2014]
Man killed by train [Published Racine Journal Times - Sep 26 2014]
One dead in incident involving a train in Frank... [Published FOX6Now.com - Sep 26 2014]
Scene & Heard: Work of Racine native cartoonist... [Published Racine Journal Times - Sep 25 2014]
Racine Zoo CEO Jay Christie leaving to start sa... [Published Racine Journal Times - Sep 25 2014]
Waukesha County judge tosses out GOP lawsuit se... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Sep 24 2014]
Event aims to help lift cancer patients' spirits [Published Racine Journal Times - Sep 24 2014]
Election officials ask judge to toss suit over ... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Sep 23 2014]
Caledonia administrator to retire [Published Racine Journal Times - Sep 23 2014]
S.C. Johnson forms partnership to create Racine... [Published BizTimes Milwaukee - Sep 22 2014]
Job plan criticism dogs Burke [Published Racine Journal Times - Sep 22 2014]
Racine man convicted in brutal beating death [Published 1440 WNFL - Sep 21 2014]
DOT shortfall could mean local project delays [Published Racine Journal Times - Sep 21 2014]
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SC Johnson Partners with Zoe Outreach Ministrie... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - Sep 17 2014]
RACINE, Wis., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A 2014 study by the University of Wisconsin Population Health* scored Racine County, Wis., among the state's 10 least-healthy counties. In response, SC Johnson, whose global headquarters is located in Racine, ...
Dairyland to Petrostate: Wisconsin Oil-By-Rail ... [Published Firedoglake - Jul 09 2014]
BNSF and other rail companies are carrying dangerous oil tankers through Wisconsin. DeSmogBlog is publishing the first documents ever obtained from the Wisconsin government revealing routes for  oil-by-rail  trains in the state carrying oil obtained ...
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