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Artists Gallery names Peters and Neibaur November artists of the month

RACINE — Layne Peters, a potter, and James L. Neibaur, a film historian and scholar, have been named the artists of the month at the Artists Gallery, 401 Main St. During the month of November, the gallery will focus on the work of these artists. More about the artist: Peters According to the local gallery, […]

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Racine Coalition for Peace and Justice to host Cease Fire Now – Gaza Rally on Oct. 28

RACINE — The Racine Coalition for Peace and Justice will host a Cease Fire Now – Gaza rally on Oct. 28 in Racine protesting the Israel-Hamas war. Cease Fire Now – Gaza Rally is a gathering to protest the United States’ involvement in the genocide of Palestinians, according to the organization. The event is free […]

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Aging and Disability Resource Centers serve Wisconsin for 25 years

The Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs) have officially served Wisconsin communities for 25 years, helping those with disabilities and adults moving into their golden years to thrive by connecting them to programs, resources and information in the state. A broad range of programs and services are available for Wisconsin’s most vulnerable populations. Services provided […]

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Over $40K in donations made to Toys for Tots by Marine Corps League Detachment 346

RACINE, MILWAUKEE COUNTIES — This year, the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots received a massive donation in the form of toys and electronics from the Agerholm-Gross Marine Corps League Detachment 346. This donation, valued at over $40,000, will help to benefit local area children by providing them with gifts this upcoming holiday season. The […]

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National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week: Know the facts and get tested

MADISON — Wisconsin has more than 3,600 cases of lead poisoning reported annually, and during National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is working to encourage all Wisconsinites to take steps to end childhood lead poisoning by getting the facts, helping children get tested for lead exposure, and checking homes […]

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2024 RAM Artist Fellowships and Emerging Artist Awards applications now being accepted

RACINE, KENOSHA COUNTIES — The Racine Art Museum (RAM) is seeking artists in Racine and Kenosha counties to submit work to the seventh round of the biennial RAM Artist Fellowships and Emerging Artist Award program. Since 2012, the sponsored awards by Osborne and Scekic Family Foundation showcase the diversity and vitality of the Racine/Kenosha visual arts […]

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Make Halloween healthier: The American Heart Association offers 3 tips

Halloween is all about sweets and treats, but how much is too much? This year, the American Heart Association (AHA) is encouraging families to make healthier choices to ensure and promote healthy communities. Tackling this sugary holiday with a healthy mindset is no easy feat. That’s why they are helping and providing information on how […]

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A tower of 196 pumpkins stands tall for the third year in Caledonia

RACINE COUNTY — For the third year, the Dewitt family has put together a Halloween pumpkin tower that stands taller than any other display in the area. The tower reflecting in the water creates a unique view. – The family pulls off this one-of-a-kind spooktacular seasonal showcase with the help of their loved ones year […]

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Free 2023 Legislative Breakfast with Representative Vos and Senator Wanggaard is Nov. 6 in Burlington

BURLINGTON — Experience Burlington, the local area chamber of commerce for Burlington, is hosting the 2023 Legislative Breakfast on Nov. 6. The public is encouraged and welcome to attend this free event at The Loop Commons, 488 Milwaukee Ave., and have breakfast with Wisconsin State Representative Speaker Robin Vos, Wisconsin State Senator Van Wanggaard and […]

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Racine Roundup on TMJ4: Lockwood on Afib, City of Racine turns 175

The Racine Roundup aired on TMJ4 during the 4 O’Clock news on Thursday, Oct. 19. This week’s segment was brought to viewers by Charles Benson and Susan Kim along with editor Loren Lamoreaux from the Racine County Eye. This week, the Racine Roundup discussed Racine County Eye owner Denise Lockwood’s battle with Atrial fibrillation, followed […]

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B-25 Mitchell aircraft from WWII to take off from Racine Oct. 27-29

RACINE — The North American B-25 Mitchell, a medium bomber from World War II, will take flight on Oct. 27-29 out of Racine at the Batten International Airport, 3239 N. Green Bay Road. This historical aircraft has previously been on display, for decades, in the Eagle Hangar of the EAA museum, in Oshkosh, Wis. A […]