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5 Farmers Markets in Racine County

RACINE COUNTY- Purchasing goods from farmer’s markets is an opportunity to support local businesses, farmers, and creators. Vendors offer fresh produce, vegetables, fruits, jams, art, homemade goods, jewelry, and even soaps. Items found at farmer’s markets are often one of a kind. Spend time with family and friends this summer by visiting the different farmer’s […]

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Mount Pleasant Man Charged Following Metro Drug Unit Investigation

MOUNT PLEASANT – Michael J. Jurgens, 52, of Mount Pleasant was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office on Wednesday with three counts of manufacture/delivery of THC (marijuana) and four counts of maintaining a drug trafficking place following an investigation by the Racine County Metro Drug Unit. Jurgens was also charged possession with intent […]

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Former Horlick Manufacturing Site Welcomes “Belle City Square”

RACINE- The former historic Horlick Manufacturing site is under renovation. The first renovated building at Belle City Square will soon open. The Belle City Square is a 16-acre site along Northwestern Avenue. The first apartment building’s name was officially announced today. Developed by J. Jeffers & Company, the City of Racine supported the renovation through […]

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Racine and Vicinity Show 2021 Award Winners Announced

On June 15, 2021, Racine Art Museum’s (RAM’s) Wustum Museum of Fine Arts continued a longstanding Racine tradition with a twist—this year’s opening reception and awards presentation for Racine and Vicinity Show were virtual. Racine Art Museum Exhibitions  This juried exhibition—the latest in the museum’s longest-running exhibition series—showcases work from artists residing throughout Racine, Kenosha, […]

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Collision Results In Rollover

MOUNT PLEASANT – A two-vehicle collision at Washington Avenue (Highway 20) and Emmertson Road here Thursday resulted in a vehicle rolling over and citations for both drivers. No one was seriously injured. Collision Details The Mount Pleasant Police Department reported that a westbound vehicle, driven by a 70-year-old Racine woman, turned south on Emmertsen, collided […]

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Actor, Comedian and Host, B.D. Freeman Performing at the Juneteenth Celebration

Racine – City of Racine Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services and the Dr. John BryantCommunity Center are pleased to announce actor, host, comedian BD Freeman will beperforming a few pieces from his brand new one person show “Manic Impressive!”; ahilarious opus of BD sharing his manic impressions of a world gone coo-coo. He will beperforming […]

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Rotary Club awards $10,000 in scholarships to five local graduates

Five graduates from area high schools recently received scholarship awards totaling $10,000 from the Racine Founders Rotary Club, demonstrating the club’s commitment and encouragement of Racine’s youth. Dennis J. Barry STRIVE Scholarships are awarded annually by the club in memory of Dennis Barry, a long-standing and energized Rotarian. Winners display many positive attributes including “Service […]