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Last 4 of 36 free professional headshot sessions available for Women’s History Month giveback

RACINE — Racine businesses and their owners are coming together on the last day of Women’s History Month to offer free professional headshots to women and other under-represented LGBTQ+ people in the community. There are currently four time slots out of the 36 offered that are still available. Chris Slater, a former Racine County Eye […]

Posted inBusiness, Celebrations, Culture, Events, Food & Drinks, Kenosha business, Kenosha Lens, Local news, Things To Do

2023 Ultimate Easter Brunch Guide: Racine and Kenosha Counties

RACINE, KENOSHA COUNTIES –Various restaurants in Racine and Kenosha Counties are offering Easter Brunches, Brunches with the bunny, and other food-centered festivities on this weekend through April 9. Here’s what is being offered locally this Easter: Racine County Easter Brunches Restaurant AddressDate/TimeWhat’s offered? Roma Lodge 7130 Spring St.April 89 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.Event infoVillage of Sturtevant […]

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Flags to fly at half-staff until March 31 in remembrance of Nashville shooting victims

MADISON — Flags have been ordered to be flown at half-staff, immediately, in honor and remembrance of the six individuals killed in the Nashville school shooting that occurred on Monday, March 27. President Joe Biden issued a proclamation stating the flags shall be flown at half-staff until sunset on March 31. Wisconsin flags already at […]

Posted inArts & Entertainment, Culture, Local news, Schools, Things To Do, Union Grove

Union Grove High School Performing Arts Department announces its 2023-24 theatrical season lineup

UNION GROVE — The Union Grove High School Performing Arts Department has officially announced the lineup for the 2023-2024 theatrical season. In the coming school year, three productions will be held at the school offering students the opportunity to excel on stage. Union Grove Performing Arts 2023-24 season Fall play In November 2023, the school […]

Posted inArts & Entertainment, Celebrations, Church, Community, Culture, Events, Food & Drinks, Kenosha business, Kenosha Lens, Kenosha Nonprofits, Local news, Non-Profits, Pets, Things To Do

Easter Egg Hunt Guide: 2023 Racine and Kenosha County edition

Hippity-hoppity, Easter’s on its way, and in Racine and in Kenosha Counties, there’s no shortage of celebrations. The Easter Egg Hunt Guide: 2023 Racine and Kenosha County edition gives residents accurate and detailed information to plan your excursions at these family-friendly festivities happening throughout our counties this Easter season. Why not check out something from […]

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2023 Ultimate Frisbee Camp to be held at Horlick Athletic Field, registration opens April 3

RACINE — A partnership between the City of Racine Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services (PRCS) and the Madison Radicals is bringing an Ultimate Frisbee Camp for youth ages 8-14 this upcoming summer. Madison Radicals logo The camp fee is $50 and includes a frisbee. This camp focuses on providing exciting drills to emphasize fundamentals, maximize […]

Posted inGovernment, Local news, Obituaries

Veteran William LaVerne Simon’s remains returned; flags to half-staff on March 28

MADISON – In honor of Army Private First Class William LaVerne “Sonny” Simon who died during World War II and was not indentified, Gov. Tony Evers signed Executive Order #189 ordering the flags of the United States and the state of Wisconsin to be flown at half-staff on Tuesday, March 28, 2023. The order will be […]

Posted inLocal news, Schools, Union Grove

Union Grove High School makes big splash at SeaPerch underwater robotics competition

UNION GROVE – The Union Grove Union High School (UGHS) made a big splash at the Southeast Wisconsin SeaPerch Competition on March 19. SeaPerch is an innovative underwater robotics program that equips students, educators, and parents with the resources they need to build an underwater remotely-operated vehicle (ROV) in an in-school or out-of-school setting. All […]

Posted inKenosha Lens, Local news, Weather

Snow emergency declarations in Racine and Kenosha Counties for March 24-26

RACINE, KENOSHA — Multiple counties within Racine and Kenosha Counties have declared a snow emergency for their municipalities The following snow emergency restrictions are in effect: Municipality Time Parking restrictionsVillage of Mount PleasantMarch 24 from 9 p.m. to noon on March 26During the hours of the snow emergency, parking restrictions are in place to allow […]

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2023 Racine Summer Youth Sand Volleyball registration open until June 16

RACINE — The City of Racine Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services (PRCS) is now takingregistration for the 2023 Summer Youth Sand Volleyball program. This program is available to all youth who will be in 6th through 12th grade, for the 2023-24 school year. The program is held at the North Beach sand volleyball courts, located […]

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UPDATE: Winter Weather Advisory upgraded to Winter Storm Warning for Racine, Kenosha from 4 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 25

UPDATE (March 24, 2023, 2:45 p.m.) The Winter Storm Advisory has been updated to Winter Storm Warning per the National Weather Service (NWS) for Racine, Kenosha, Waukesha, Milwaukee, and Walworth Counties. Reports indicate that heavy snowfall is expected with total accumulations reaching 6 to 10 inches in Southeastern Wisconsin. The highest snowfall rates are expected […]

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Artwork from Black History Month contest on display at The Coffee House at Chesnut & Pine until April 15

BURLINGTON — The Burlington Coalition for Dismantling Racism (BCDR) and the Burlington Area School District (BASD) partnered during Black History Month to offer local area students the opportunity to participate in an art and essay contest. A team of representatives from Burlington Coalition for Dismantling Racism, the Burlington Area School District, and the City of […]

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Racine Roundup on TMJ4: Read to a Dog, Mental Health Retreat, and Bill Martin’s fundraiser

The Racine Roundup aired on TMJ4 during the 4 O’Clock news on Thursday, March 23. This week, Racine County Eye web editor Loren Lamoreaux discussed various community happenings with TMJ4 anchors Ryan Jenkins and Susan Kim to discuss the happenings around Racine County. 1. Read to a Dog program Through the Read to a Dog […]

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Community and Veterans Mental Health Retreat set for March 25 at Sealed Air YMCA

RACINE COUNTY — A Mental Health Retreat is being held for both community members and veterans on March 25 at the Sealed Air YMCA (8501 Campus Drive, Mount Pleasant) from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event is being hosted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 1391, The YMCA, and is supported by […]

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Fundraising efforts continue for Bill Martin on March 26 at 5th Street Yacht Club

RACINE — Bill Martin, a local Racine County resident, was severely injured in an unpredictable accident in 2018 when a tree fell on his family’s SUV. The accident, which took the life of his wife, Michelle, nearly took his life as well, and altered his physical abilities forever. In an attempt to recover from the […]

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