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Roma Lodge celebrates 100 years serving Racine as hub for Italian-Americans

RACINE COUNTY — Roma Lodge, a fraternal organization, is celebrating 100 years of “liberty, equality, and fraternity” this year. Throughout 2023, Roma Lodge members and the Racine community have spent time reflecting on this milestone and celebrating the success of the place that serves as a notable hub for Italian-Americans. Many Italian-Americans and other families unite […]

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Racine County Eye named as a finalist for 2023 LION Local Journalism Awards

RACINE — The Racine County Eye is one of the 99 finalists for the LION Publishers 2023 LION Local Journalism Awards. The LION Awards recognize excellence by local independent online news businesses in award categories focused on their pillars of sustainability — journalistic impact, financial health and operational resilience. “And here at LION, we know that’s […]

Posted inLocal news, Schools

Former Racine Unified Superintendent Gallien on paid administrative leave, decision controversial

Dr. Eric Gallien, former Racine Unified School District – and current Charleston County School District – Superintendent, has been put on paid administrative leave. Board’s decision The Charleston County School District Board of Trustees made the vote on Monday night, according to WCSC-TV, the local CBS affiliate in South Carolina. The board of trustees voted […]

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12 fun apple orchards to visit this fall in Southeastern Wisconsin

SOUTHEASTERN WISCONSIN — Wisconsinites can prepare for the upcoming fall season by visiting one of the many apple orchards for some old-fashioned apple picking in Southeastern Wisconsin, just as the temperatures start to dip into the chilly digits. Folks from 1-100 can enjoy apple orchards. – Apple orchards and farms are great places to make […]

Posted inCommunity, Local news, Schools, Union Grove

2nd annual Broncos Give Back event helps small businesses and the community

UNION GROVE — On Friday, Sept. 15, the Bronco student body and staff at Union Grove Union High School, 3433 S. Colony Ave., Union Grove, gave back to their community through various community projects and volunteer opportunities. Finn Wilson, Ashyn Teprusha, Josie Licht and Mia Wilks prepare and label cups at Just Brew It. – […]

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2023 Trick-or-Treat Schedule for Racine County

RACINE COUNTY — Trick-or-Treat in Racine County without any hassle or stress. Know the times, dates and locations throughout Racine County that offer trick-or-treating in 2023. The Racine County Eye’s 2023 Racine County Trick-or-Treat Schedule provides information to make sure that you and your family have a happy Halloween and collect a lot of sweet […]

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Business Spotlight: Everly’s, an ice cream shop dedicated to Kevin Wanggaard

RACINE COUNTY — “I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream,” because Everly’s, a shop serving frozen treats and hot drinks, is now serving the local area. The interior is festive and fun. – Everly’s is located at 3108 6 Mile Road in Caledonia, right next to the BP gas station. Mike Ottelien […]

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5 Oktoberfest events in Racine and Kenosha County for 2023

RACINE, KENOSHA COUNTIES — Grab your Dirndl and Lederhosen and head out to an Oktoberfest event in Racine and Kenosha County. Across the two counties, Oktoberfest events abound offering plenty of opportunities to have a good time. Indulge in good beer, music and tasty food at these local events with international flair. No matter where […]

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Kenosha County 2023 Trick-or-Treat schedule

KENOSHA COUNTY — Is your child or loved one gearing up to go door to door saying, ‘Trick-or-Treat, smell my feet, give me something good to eat” this upcoming Halloween? In Kenosha County, candy seekers can start planning their Halloween activities by viewing the Racine County Eye and Kenosha Lens 2023 Trick-or-Treat schedule for Kenosha County. This year […]

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Racine and Kenosha County Fall Bucket List: 50 things to do

RACINE AND KENOSHA COUNTY — It’s fall, y’all, and that means it is time to soak in all the pumpkin-themed, spooky and scary events and activities in Racine and Kenosha County. Bask in what this season has to offer between the two counties in Southeastern Wisconsin by using this list as your guide to all […]

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SAVOURing RAM @ 20 celebrates local cuisine and artists on Sept. 23

RACINE — In 2023, the Racine Art Museum (RAM) is celebrating 20 years in Downtown Racine. This monumental moment in the art museum’s history will be marked by celebrating local cuisine and artists at the annual SAVOUR fundraiser. For the first time in its six-year history, SAVOURing RAM @ 20 offers the opportunity to party […]

Posted inElections, Government, Local news

National Voter Registration Day is Sept. 19: Racine residents encouraged to participate

RACINE — Wisconsinites, especially those in the City of Racine, are encouraged to participate in National Voter Registration Day by registering to vote or by updating their voter information on Sept. 19. To ensure that people are ready to get to the polls when election day rolls around, it is crucial that everyone eligible to […]

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