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Sheriff: Three adults found dead in Racine County home

Jan. 22, 2021 6:53 PM EST

RACINE, Wis. (AP) — Three adults were found dead in the Village of Rochester on Friday, after authorities were called to a home to check on a family’s welfare, Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling said. Schmaling said authorities had information that 30-year-old man lived at the home with...

2020 Associated Press All-State Team, honorable mention list

Dec. 14, 2020 11:35 PM EST

Players chosen for the 2020 Associated Press All-State football team, as selected by a panel of media voters, along with honorable mentions. Fall season x - unanimous selection. PLAYER OF THE YEAR - x -Hunter Wohler, 6-2, 205, sr., Muskego COACH OF THE YEAR – Jerry Sinz, Edgar OFFENSE First team QB...

Racine homeless shelter facing deficit over motel bills

Dec. 13, 2020 4:39 PM EST

RACINE, Wis. (AP) — Officials at Racine's largest homeless shelter says they are facing a $148,000 deficit mainly for the costs of motel stays for people during the coronavirus pandemic. The Homeless Assistance Leadership Organization, or HALO, usually spends about $5,000 a year on putting people up in...

FILE - Bags of personal protective equipment for staff attending to patients in a COVID-19 treatment unit at UW Health in Madison, Wis. share a wall Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020.  Faulting inaction in Washington, governors and state lawmakers are racing to get needed pandemic relief to small businesses, the unemployed, renters and others affected by the widening coronavirus outbreak. In some cases, they are figuring out how to spend the last of a federal relief package passed in the spring as an end-of-year deadline approaches and the current COVID-19 surge threatens their economies once again.  (John Hart/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)

Wisconsin coronavirus infections tick downward

Nov. 25, 2020 7:07 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The number of confirmed COVID-19 infections in Wisconsin continued to tick downward Wednesday, a rare bit of good news for health officials as they struggle to contain the deadly disease. The state Department of Health Services reported 5,469 confirmed cases Wednesday. The number of...