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Looking Back at the Best of Racine’s Prom

When Racine prom goers say that prom here is unlike anywhere else, they aren’t lying. They say “the bigger, the better,” and that includes Racine’s prom. The lights, the camera, the action…it’s all there. This treasured day might as well be a holiday in this county. Prom isn’t a topic that this community takes lightly. […]

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Racine Zoo Welcomes Tawny Frogmouth

The Racine Zoo added another tawny frogmouth to their exhibit. The Zoo is pleased to introduce the newest animal, Groot. He will join Ashton, the tawny frogmouth in the Australian-themed Walkabout Creek Exhibit, alongside the kangaroos, wallaroos, and emu. Tawny frogmouths are insectivorous birds native to Australia, and one of the species atthe Racine Zoo […]

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Hometown Hero: Sophia Karegeannes

Sophia Karegeannes wears many hats, including a crown. The Racine County Eye Hometown Hero of the week is a future nurse, Miss Racine 2020, a reading tutor, CNA, and active community member. During National Nursing Week, we honor her commitment to the healthcare field and the Racine community. Photo Credit: Denise Watrous Karegeannes is a […]

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Racine County COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 cases United States: 32,725,013 confirmed, 581,939 deathsWisconsin: 603,303 confirmed, 2,882,859 negative, 6,904 deathsCentral Racine County Health Department: 13,286 cases (combined confirmed and probable; +114 from last week), 69,748 negative (+1,000), 211 deaths (+1)City of Racine Public Health Department: 10,078 cases (combined confirmed and probable; +119 from last week), 49,807 negative (+428), 118 deaths (+0)Racine […]

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Outdoor Dining with your Dog

What’s better than a night out on the town in Racine County? You can explore the streets of Downtown Racine or even escape for a scenic drive to the county. Finding the perfect spot for dinner isn’t hard when you have so many options. What’s better though? Eating and drinking on the patio of your […]

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Park Defeats Case in Soccer Season Opener

The Southeast Conference teams, Racine Park and Racine Case, started their women’s soccer season on May 4, 2021, at Pritchard Park. This was the first game for both teams at the new SC Johnson Pritchard Park Sports Complex. However, attendance was limited due to COVID-19; nonetheless, a great game to kick off the season. The […]

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Racine Prom Photo Submissions

Prom in Racine is unlike prom anywhere else. Since 1953, Racine Founder’s Rotary Post Prom has been a tradition embedded into the city. Whether you attended in 1960 or if you attended within the past couple years, chances are you have memories from that night. If you were lucky, you may have even gone more […]