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Inauguration Day 2021: What to expect and what’s happening

Watching the inauguration When does the inauguration start: Early Wednesday morning, President Trump and Melania Trump will leave the White House without welcoming the Bidens. The Bidens will attend a church service before the official inauguration ceremony. The Inauguration program will officially begin around 11:15 a.m EST. READ MORE: How to Watch the inauguration After […]

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Racine Literacy Council Resumes Entry-level Classes the Week of June 15

For 55 years, the Racine Literacy Council has provided educational resources to help adult learners meet life’s challenges. The current pandemic is a new challenge, and RLC is rising to meet it. The building has been closed since March 22. Existing student/tutor pairs have continued to work together through distance learning with materials mailed to […]

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First Case of Coronavirus in Wisconsin Confirmed

By Bill Houston With growing concern about the spread of the novel coronavirus spreading into the U.S., the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, local health department officials, and the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have reported the first confirmed case in Wisconsin. The unidentified adult — who has a […]

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DA: No charges to be issued against officer in death of Ty’Rese West

MOUNT PLEASANT, WI — After 90 days, Racine County District Attorney Patricia Hanson said Mount Pleasant police sergeant Eric Giese will not face charges in the shooting death of 18-year-old Ty’Rese West. The Racine Police Department handled the investigation with assistance from the Wisconsin Department of Justice’s Division of Criminal Investigation and the Wisconsin State […]

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Life Insurance in Wisconsin – A Comprehensive Guide

The benefits of a life insurance policy goes beyond what people usually think. Some don’t even bother with such policies because, in their opinion, this is “poorly-spent” money. In the prospect of an unfortunate event, however, these policies could ensure the well-being of your family. Policyholders can choose between several types of policies. Each comes […]

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Eco-Justice Center’ Fall Festival provided tons of family fun

The Eco-Justice Center celebrated their Fall Festival on Sunday and here are a few pictures of the fun provided!  The Center provides education programs for adults and youth related to the environment and sustainable living. Pictures by Mark Hertzberg. Keri Heusdens, left, photographs her daughter Zinnia, 1, and her husband, Adam, as they look at […]

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Real Estate Transfers: Former CSL Plasma Building sells

Several commercial buildings in Racine and Caledonia are among $14.4 million in real estate transfers that occurred between May 7 through May 11, according to the Racine County Clerk of Deeds Office. Here are the real estate highlights: Newman Enterprises Inc. sold a commercial building at 1601 Washington Ave., to Kim Ellis, of West Allis, […]

Saturday in the Park

As the world begins to slowly emerge from the pandemic, Health Care Network is happy to announce its outdoor, socially distanced event this summer! Join them for Saturday in the Park, which will be held from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 31, 2021, at the Franksville Craft Beer Garden. Further, the Health […]

Racine County Breakfast in a Bag Event

“As a committee, we did not want to cancel the event because the breakfast supports a series of community events,” says Dormie Roberts, public relations chair. “We still wanted to promote the agriculture industry in Racine County, provide scholarships to local students and purchase a large frying pan for future events.”

June RSO Pops Concert

Racine Symphony Orchestra is excited to announce that the RSO Pops concert is back! After a year of virtual concerts, they are happy to be back in person. Join them at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 25th, as they start their 90th season. The summer pops concerts will take place at Fountain Banquet Hall in […]

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UW-Parkside Announces Scholarships For In-Person, Online Youth Camps

SOMERS, Wis. – UW-Parkside Professional and Continuing Education is proud to announce precollege scholarships for in-person and online youth camps this summer.   Parkside’s Continuing Ed will feature two, in-person, eight-day long coding camps for high-school-aged students.  The first camp, Python Programmers, will begin on July 6 followed by Mobile App Developers on July 19.  For middle school aged students, […]

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Letter to the Editor: Comparing PPP, ESSER in the Joint Finance Education Budget in Wisconsin

The leaders of the five largest school districts in Wisconsin have issued the following guest column in response to the recent action by the state legislature’s Joint Finance Committee: Recently, the Wisconsin legislature’s Joint Finance Committee approved a budget that was less than 10 percent of what Governor Tony Evers proposed in his executive budget. […]

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SC Johnson Announces Support of Southeast WI Community Organizations to Deliver After-School and Summer Programs Targeting At-Risk Youth

RACINE– SC Johnson today announced it is supporting four local Southeast Wisconsin charitable organizations including the Racine Family YMCA, the Village of Mount Pleasant Police Department via the Lakeside COP House, the Cops N Kids Reading Center, and the Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast. More than $100,000 is being donated to help support after-school and […]

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Subscribe to The Wisco Huddle, an app featuring high school sports

Love high school sports? Starting this fall, Racine County Eye will start covering some high school sports in Milwaukee, Racine and Kenosha counties. Team coverage includes football, volleyball, soccer, golf, basketball, and tennis. Initially, we’ll have sports briefs, a game of the week, and player of the week. Once we reach our fundraising goals, we’ll […]