Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Public works, police and the public had to deal with yet another late-season snow storm. See how people handled the storm on Tuesday, and tell us how things are in your neighborhood.
7:25 p.m.: The snow emergency in Sturtevant is extended until 10 a.m. Wednesday, DPW Director Chuck Stachowski confirmed in an email. 1 p.m.: The Racine Public Library will close Tuesday at 2 p.m. According to a note from Director Jessica MacPhail, materials due today will instead be due Wednesday. Regular library hours will resume Wednesday as well. Mitchell Airport is also reporting that some flights have been cancelled. Noon: The Villages of Mount Pleasant and Sturtevant, along with the City of Racine, have snow emergencies that go into effect later today. According to Stachowski in Sturtevant, the emergency goes into effect at 5 p.m. to give residents time to move their vehicles off village roads. Parking on village streets is …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
A car vs. semi resulted in an accident with no injuries but about 100 gallons of diesel fuel spilled all over the roadway.
A car hit a semi full of diesel fuel, causing a fuel spill in the 9800 block of Durand Avenue that has closed the roadway for the next several hours. According to Sturtevant Police Chief Sean Marschke, a semi truck was turning westbound onto Durand Avenue from Commercial Avenue when it was stopped by the lowered gates at the railroad tracks. As soon as the gates were raised, a driver traveling east drove across the tracks and hit the semi truck, puncturing the gas tank and causing the fuel spill. "This is considered a minor accident with no injuries," Marschke told Patch while he was on scene helping direct traffic. He estimated about 100 gallons of fuel were spilled. Traffic is completely shut down in both directions between Wisconsin …
Monday, September 24, 2012
Rico is a friendly little guy who went missing Sept. 18 from Sturtevant. He has tags and is microchipped so if you find him, please contact the Sturtevant Police Department at 886-7208. His family misses little Rico.