Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

Most local high school students above average on ACT

Most local high school students above average on ACT

Waterford remains in top half in ranking of area school By Vicky Wedig and Jennifer Eisenbart Southern Lakes Newspapers staff All but one of the four western Racine County public high schools scored above the state average on the 2013-14 ACT test, according to results released recently. Among all Southern […]

 
 

Lyons Center named School of Recognition

Lyons Center named School of Recognition

Elementary school honored for improvement of low-income students Lyons Center Elementary School has been named a Wisconsin Title 1 School of Recognition for high progress, the state Department of Public Instruction announced Thursday morning. The awards highlight schools that have demonstrated success in educating students from low-income families. To be […]

 
 

How to survive the first day of school

How to survive the first day of school

Airiana Chapin is armed with a poster wishing her well Tuesday as she arrives at Cooper Elementary for the first day of the school year. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

69 died on state’s roads in August

It was the deadliest month this year, according to DOT With 69 traffic fatalities, August was the deadliest month on Wisconsin roads so far this year, according to officials with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. Traffic fatalities last month also were four more than August 2013 and seven more than […]

 
 

Analyst predicts falling gas prices

Average retail gasoline prices in Wisconsin have not moved in the past week, averaging $3.43 per gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 3,112 gas outlets in Wisconsin. This compares with the national average that has increased 0.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.43, according to […]

 
 

Schuette-Daniels owner still not certain about store’s future

Schuette-Daniels owner still not certain about store’s future

Furniture store was shut down by fire in April By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor It’s been more than four months since fire shut down the Schuette-Daniels Furniture Store in Burlington. It may still be a few more weeks before its owners know its future. Matt Daniels, the owner of the furniture […]

 
 

Concrete mixer tips over on Highway 11

Concrete mixer tips over on Highway 11

Highway shut down while crews work to remove truck from ditch By Kellen Olshefski Staff Writer A concrete mixer with a full load tipped over Thursday morning into a ditch along Highway 11, just west of Highway 120. Officials planned to close the highway Thursday afternoon to remove the truck. […]

 
 

Deputies rescue another overdose victim using Narcan

Deputies rescue another overdose victim using Narcan

For the second time in a period of just nine days, Racine County sheriff’s deputies rescued a suspected drug overdose victim using Narcan. Early Thursday deputies responded to a call of a possible overdose at a home in the 16000 block of Plank Road in the Town of Yorkville. The […]

 
 

Ride for ALS (and ice cream)

Ride for ALS (and ice cream)

The fourth annual Ice Cream Ride 4 ALS took place Sunday, with riders from all over the area driving to four various stops along the countryside. Deb Heinzelmann – the ride’s organizer – rides with head ride captain Bill Foster. (Photo by Kristine DeCillis)

 
 

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. […]

 
 
 
 
 

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