Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

Site maintenance is finished – thanks for sticking with us!

Site maintenance is finished – thanks for sticking with us!

During the past 48 hours you may have experienced problems with our website, myracinecounty.com. For that, we apologize. The site has undergone several behind-the-scenes changes including upgrades, updates and a new hosting platform designed to improve the speed of the site and make browsing a better experience for our visitors. […]

 
 

It’s that time of year

It’s that time of year

Love, Inc. program director Ben Mitchell shows off the various school supplies that will be available for parents and students in need to pick up next week. Parents must sign up and qualify for the program to receive supplies from the local social service agency. Please contact Love, Inc. at […]

 
 

Wanggaard claims victory in 21st District primary

Wanggaard claims victory in 21st District primary

Van Wanggard has staked a commanding victory in the Republican primary race against Jonathan Steitz for the 21st District Senate seat. Unofficial totals from the district, which includes most of western Racine and Kenosha counties, show Wanggaard winning the race 10,561 to 4,291. Wanggaard  bested Steitz 539 to 326 in […]

 
 

Bringing the State Fair to local seniors

Bringing the State Fair to local seniors

Jerry Weinkauf takes residents and guests for a country-style ride during special “Senior State Fair” activities held July 31 at Waterford Senior Living. (Photo by Terry Alby)

 
 

Deputy gets double dose of drunken driving

One alleged drunken driver crashes into his squad car while he’s busy arresting another It’s 11 p.m. on a Saturday night – what are the chances the driver in the vehicle in front, behind or beside you is legally drunk? Relatively high, if the experience of a Racine County sheriff’s […]

 
 

Magic in the sky

Magic in the sky

Hot air balloons glide almost like magic through the sky over Waterford during last weekend’s Balloonfest. These were spotted landing just north of Pleasant Road near Caldwell in Waterford township. (Photo by Terry Alby)

 
 

Where you can have a ‘Barn Good Time’

Where you can have a ‘Barn Good Time’

The Racine County Fair opened Wednesday with a full slate of activities intended to engage, entertain and celebrate. For a full rundown of events and schedules see our special fair section by clicking here. The fair runs through Sunday, July 28.

 
 

Beach reopens on Bohners Lake

It’s safe to go back in the water at two beaches on Bohners Lake Officials with the Western Racine County Health Department on Thursday reopened Leach Beach and removed an advisory from the Bohners Lake Public Beach. The water quality at both beaches was listed as “good” following testing on […]

 
 

Zelich enters not guilty plea

Zelich enters not guilty plea

By Kellen Olshefski Staff Writer Steven Zelich pleaded not guilty to two charges of hiding a corpse during an arraignment hearing in Walworth County Circuit Court Thursday. The 52-year-old West Allis man, who was bound over for trial on July 3, appeared via video from jail. A $1 million bail […]

 
 

Double rainbow vision

Double rainbow vision

A spectacular double rainbow arches over Burlington Monday morning following a brief rain shower. See the print edition of the Burlington Standard Press for another view of the rainbow. (Photo by Beth Vrchota)

 
 
 
 
 

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