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Halloween Contest Winners

The Racine County Eye hosted an annual pumpkin carving contest and costume contest. These contests were hosted in honor of Halloween. We were looking for creativity in the pumpkin carving designs. For the costumes, we wanted to see costumes that were original and unique. There was an excellent turn out for participation. It made choosing […]

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Hometown Hero: Sarah Jurkiewicz

Sarah Jurkiewicz graduates from Gateway Technical College in 2014. Sarah Jurkiewicz has many talents including the gift to care for cancer patients. This nurse doesn’t just care for them by administering medication. Jurkiewicz puts people as ease by singing to them during treatment. Helping patients, in any capacity, is her purpose. Jurkiewicz is an employee […]

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Favorite Halloween Candies

Trick or Treating is taking place in municipalities across Racine and Kenosha County. While children may enjoy going from door to door, the real fun is waiting to see which treats make it into their bags. FiveThirtyEight, a Walt Disney owned company, rounded up results of favorite Halloween treats. The website, also known as 538, […]

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Business Spotlight: Nissi’s Cake Room Opens in West Racine

Nissi’s Cake Room, 3214 Washington Avenue, opens its doors in West Racine despite challenging circumstances. A global pandemic, road construction, and fleeing Honduras aren’t stopping a local baker from following her dreams. Bakery owner, Nidia Irias’ love for baking wasn’t letting anything get in her way from the opening her own storefront. In September of […]

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Hometown Hero: Jon Keiser

Battalion Chief, Jon Keiser, dedicated nearly 40 years of service to Racine. Most people in the community know Keiser because of his time spent working with South Shore Fire Department. In February of 2020, he retired from the department. His legacy as a public service worker still carries on. “People knew him as his role […]