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Business Spotlight: We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym

We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym is coming to Racine. Andre and Heather Bennett are opening this all-inclusive gym to provide individuals with disabilities the opportunity to grow, strengthen their bodies, and thrive in an accepting community. The future gym will be located at 5509 Durand Ave. and will serve families of Racine and Kenosha […]

Posted inGovernment, Local news, Schools

Union Grove Elementary donates ADA-compliant playground equipment to the Village of Union Grove

Union Grove Elementary School has made a generous donation to the Village of Union Grove. The school’s ADA-compliant playground equipment, which is currently being disassembled, is being gifted to the village. The price of playground equipment Playground equipment can cost between $300,000 to $400,000, especially if it includes ADA-compliant pieces. Village of Union Grove President, […]

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Summit Players Theatre performing Much Ado About Nothing at Wisconsin State Parks

The Wisconsin-based traveling theatre company, Summit Players Theatre, is returning to live, outdoor performance. This summer they will be performing Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing from June 10 to August 20 in 23 different Wisconsin State Parks. Summit Players Theatre’s 2022 season is supported by grants from the Wisconsin Arts Board and the Wisconsin Humanities […]

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We want to hear from you: How do we fix the violence and increase the peace? Take the Community Survey

Help Racine County by taking the Racine County Eye’s community survey. Due to the increase in crime and violence in the Racine community, we want to hear from you. The community survey This survey will give our local media insight as to what concerns and questions residents have. By voicing your opinion, we can help […]

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5 ways to participate in National Gun Violence Awareness Day and Wear Orange Weekend

National Gun Violence Awareness Day is observed on the first Friday in June. It kicks off a weekend-long observation known as Wear Orange Weekend. In the midst of multiple gun violence-related tragedies, including the recent events in Racine, people are coming together with a message that reaches into the hearts of millions nationwide. Americans want […]

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UPDATE: Multiple People Shot at Graceland Cemetery during funeral

UPDATE 4:50 p.m. RACINE, Wis. – Several people were shot at Graceland Cemetary Thursday afternoon during a funeral procession for a man shot by Racine Police last Friday. Police working the scene at Graceland Cemetery after shots were fired Thursday afternoon during the funeral for Da’Shontay King. – Final goodbyes interrupted Da’Shontay L. King’s family […]

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‘Take the Plunge’ to become a foster parent in Racine County, 7 informational sessions available

June kicks off Racine County’s Foster Care information series. The goal of these sessions is to educate community members about becoming foster parents in Racine County. As of now, there are 97 providers and 120 kids in the foster care system within Racine County. There are seven scheduled sessions in June at the four local […]

Posted inLocal news, Police and fire

Caledonia Police Department Weekly Police Reports May 25-31

Recently, Sergeant G. of the Caledonia Police Department shared a round-up of the week’s encounters on the department’s Facebook page. The following incidents took place between May 25 and May 31. Caledonia police report round-up The Caledonia Police Department responded to 412 calls for service, including 106 traffic violations, 7 accidents, and 5 Operating While Intoxicated calls (OWIs). […]

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2022 Racine County Farmers Market Guide

Wisconsin is home to some of the best farmers markets. It’s officially that time of the year when you can trade shopping at a grocery store for strolling the streets. It’s time to shop the season’s freshest produce, support a local artist, buy a loaf of freshly baked bread, and enjoy the variety of sellers […]

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Bend & Brew Free Outdoor Yoga Continues for the 5th Year

For the 5th year, the Downtown Racine Corporation will offer free outdoor yoga with a drink. Bend & Brew will occur outside of Reefpoint Marina’s grassy park area at the very end of Christopher Columbus Causeway. Yoga Roots Racine hosts this event on Wednesdays from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m. to […]

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June 2022 festivals, fairs, events in Racine County

Summer festivals, fairs and events are in full swing come June. In Southeastern Wisconsin, community organizations, churches, and businesses have come together to offer an assortment of fun. Racine County is your one-stop for all kinds of festivals, fairs, and events. Whether you are looking for something fun to do with the family or want […]

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Gateway Technical College hosting presidential search listening sessions

Gateway Technical College is actively searching for the next President of the technical college. Dr. Bryan Albrecht announced his plans to retire in January. He has served as the president and CEO since 2006. Now that the hunt is on for the next college president, listening sessions are taking place to assist with the presidential search. […]

Posted inCelebrations, Community, Events

3rd Annual Memorial Day Parade for Vets seeks participants to join motorcade

The 3rd Annual Memorial Day Parade for Veterans will take place on May 30. This event aims to honor current residents of the Wisconsin Veterans Home at Union Grove. Event organizers are currently seeking participants to join the lineup of vehicles. On Memorial Day, people from the Racine County community are asked to join at […]

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Racine Area Veterans Incorporation Hosts Racine Veterans Support Expo on May 28

The Racine Area Veterans Incorporation (RAVI) will be hosting the first Racine Veterans Support Expo on May 28. This free event will take place on Memorial Day weekend as a way to support Veterans, their families, and support systems at Memorial Hall, 72 7th St. in Downtown Racine. Racine Veterans Support Expo The expo will […]

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