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National Weather Service issues severe thunderstorm warning in Racine and several other counties

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning in Racine and several other Wisconsin counties. Reports indicate possible 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. Wisconsinites should prepare and expect damage to occur. Roofs, siding, and trees are expected to be damaged. For your protection move to an interior room on the […]

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Jacobs family Halloween lights 2022 to benefit Racine Zoo, display opens soon

MOUNT PLEASANT — The Jacobs family is giving back this Halloween. They are providing a free holiday light show for the community at their home in Mount Pleasant while accepting donations to benefit the Racine Zoo. On weeknights and weekends in October, you can expect to see a spooky-yet-luminous light show at the Jacobs family’s […]

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2022 Trick-or-Treat Schedule for Racine County

If you are looking for something sweet, it’s best to know where and when you can Trick-or-Treat. The 2022 Racine County Trick-or-Treat schedule provides information to make sure that you and your family have a happy Halloween. Trick-or-treat dates and times are subject to change per each Racine County city, town and village. Updates to […]

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Racine Roundup on TMJ4: River Bend Nature Center, Java Dreams, and We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym

The Racine Roundup aired on TMJ4 during the 4 O’Clock news on Thursday, Sept. 22. Racine County Eye web editor Loren Lamoreaux discussed various stories with TMJ4 anchors, Susan Kim and Steve Chamraz, on the newscast. This week’s segment kicked off chatting about River Bend Nature Center’s annual Chainsaw Carving & Art Forest Festival. The event […]

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We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym hosts grand opening on Oct. 1

RACINE — The Bennett Family is creating more opportunities for those with disabilities. Their new all-inclusive gym is called We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym. The family invites Racine and Kenosha County residents to come and play with a purpose, starting with the grand opening on Oct. 1, 2022. We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym […]

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Business Spotlight: Java Dreams

CALEDONIA — Melissa Rice, a full-time accountant by day, fueled her dream of owning a coffee shop that prides itself on delivering more than just a cup of coffee. She provides a place of connection and community. Racine County is now home to Java Dreams, a quaint-but-modern coffee shop, cafe, small bakery, and spot to […]

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5 upcoming events happening end of September in Southeastern Wisconsin

Looking for something to do this week in Southeastern Wisconsin? There’s something fun for everyone to do. September may be coming to an end, but the activities aren’t stopping. The Racine County Eye’s calendar page offers a variety of events and activities. Visit the calendar for details about what’s happening locally. Otherwise, check out these […]

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10 haunted houses, hayrides, and walking tours in Southeastern Wisconsin

Are you looking to get into the Halloween spirit? Visiting a haunted house, taking a hayride through a haunted forest or even doing a walking tour can be the answer. Get spooked and find thrills across Southeastern Wisconsin this September and October. Check out these 10 spots for an eerie and whirlwind adventure in Southeastern […]

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UW-Extension offers twist on a pantry staple: Garlic Ginger Ramen with Beef

Ramen noodles are a quick and easy way to fix yourself a meal. However, this easy lunch or dinner can get boring time after time. This week, UW-Extension has taken a twist on the pantry staple and provided a way to make ramen noodles nutritious, filling and delicious. “Ramen noodles are pretty ubiquitous at pantries […]

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Newborn Safe Haven laws posted by Racine Fire Department

The Racine Fire Department is encouraging all citizens of the City of Racine to familiarize themselves with Newborn Safe Haven laws (Wis. Admin. Code § DCF 39.10). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) the highest risk for infant homicide is on the day of birth. Newborn Safe Haven laws were created […]

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Tech-Prize competition concludes on Sept. 17 at Gateway, Awards to follow at Monument Square

The Tech-Prize competition will conclude on Sept. 17 at Gateway Technical College. Up to $80,000 in prizes, including cash and scholarships, will be distributed. Awards will follow at Party on the Pavement, with a ceremony at Monument Square stage at 7 p.m. Event happenings From 9 a.m. until noon, 10 contestants will present their product […]

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Keland House designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for sale in Mount Pleasant

MOUNT PLEASANT — For the first time in history, the Keland House, 1425 Valley View Drive in Mount Pleasant, is for sale. The home was designed by architect, Frank Lloyd Wright, in 1954. Its former resident was Karen Johnson Boyd, the daughter of Herbert Fisk Johnson Jr., of SC Johnson. This 4,978-square-foot Usonian model home […]