Stories tagged: "racine"


Racine UAW Workers Go on Strike as Company Reports $4.6 Billion in Revenue

More than 1,000 workers at CNH International in Wisconsin and Iowa began striking Monday, asking for better benefits as their company rakes in profits.

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Masks and a Return to Virtual Classes: How Schools Are Dealing With COVID Outbreaks

Wisconsin school districts are struggling to address the ever-spreading virus, and some are taking action.

Alex Hanesakda channels his upbringing as a Laotian refugee into his work at SapSap, his Laotian fusion restaurant in Mount Pleasant. He aims to use his food to educate people on the history of Laos and its culture, and raise money to help remove undetonated explosives dropped in Laos in the 1960s and '70s. (Photo by Jonathon Sadowski)
Meet SapSap, a Racine-Area Laotian Restaurant With a Cause

The Asian fusion restaurant in Racine County serves up meals with the goal of educating people about Laos' history and culture.

Main Street in downtown Racine (Photo via Facebook/City of Racine)
COVID Relief Funds Were ‘Saving Grace’ for Cash-Strapped Cities

Racine, Wausau, and Madison among Wisconsin cities seeing huge benefit from millions of dollars in COVID relief.

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The Delta Variant is Spreading Rapidly. Wisconsin Health Officials Are Recommending Masks Again.

Sen. Ron Johnson uses the opportunity to once again spread misinformation about COVID-19.

Main Street in downtown Racine (Photo via Facebook/City of Racine)
Racine Will Award TVs, Rent Money, iPads, and More to Increase Vaccinations

Joint effort from the city and county aims for 3,000 new vaccinations in 30 days as shots plateau across the state.

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Grassroots Vaccine Efforts Are Growing In Wisconsin

Mass messaging is out and trusted spaces are in to overcome widespread vaccine hesitancy. Here's what different communities are doing to fight it.