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5 Pumpkin Produce Stands in Racine County

Are you looking to score pumpkins for this year’s festivities? Local farmers have spent time planting and preparing their crops. Now that harvest season is here; pumpkins are ready for picking. Throughout Racine County, here’s where you can shop for pumpkins and gourds at produce stands. 1. Lembcke Produce Lembcke Produce stand in Racine County […]

Posted inCommunity, Sports

2021-2022 PRCS Youth Girls Basketball Openings

City of Racine Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services (PRCS) has openings inour youth girls basketball leagues for the 2021-2022 Fall/Winter Youth Hoops Basketball Program. Come on out girls and hoop like a girl! Leagues are available for boys and girls in grades 1-8. Registration forms are available at City of Racine Community Centers: Dr. John […]

Posted inCelebrations, Community

Walk to End Alzheimer’s Kenosha and Racine Counties to Raise More than $100,000

The Alzheimer’s Association hosted its annual walk on September 25. COVID-19 put the event to halt in person last year. The Walk to End Alzheimer’s rejoined in person this year, with the health and safety of participants, staff and volunteers remaining top priorities. Walkers and teams from across the area participated in this year’s event […]

Posted inSchools

Carthage College Welcomes Largest Incoming Class

Incoming students at Carthage College have set a new record as the largest incoming class. The class of 2021 was able to participate in their orientation in person. The orientation schedule filled the three day Labor Day weekend. After moving into the residence halls, students gathered with their families for two community welcome sessions on Sept. 4 […]

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Former Franklin School Bricks For Sale

Racine Unified School District is selling bricks from Franklin School. Community members are welcome to purchase a piece of Racine’s history. The school was built in the 19th-century using cream city bricks in 1870. Franklin School was remodeled in 1899 and later expanded in 1921. Most recently, this building housed Walden III middle and high […]

Posted inParenting

Juntos Workshops

Juntos provides Latino students and their parents/guardians with knowledge and skills to be successful in school and achieve academic success. Juntos is hosting different workshops. These workshops will focus on: Making Education a Family GoalEffective Communication at HomeFrom Middle School to High SchoolFrom High School to Higher EducationGraduation: Ready to Be a Successful Student Workshops […]


COVID-19 Testing Available at the Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets

COVID-19 testing is now available at the Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets, 11211 120th Ave, in Pleasant Prairie. Testing will take place in the South parking lot. Enter near the LOFT Outlet at the East Frontage Road entrance. Testing is provided by Northshore Clinical Labs. Free COVID-19 rapid and PCR tests are available. Appointments are not […]

Posted inSchool Awards, Schools

Jefferson Lighthouse Earns National Blue Ribbon Award

Jefferson Lighthouse Elementary School, 1722 W 6th St., has earned a National Blue Ribbon Award from the U.S. Department of Education. Jefferson Lighthouse is an International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme School. Their mission is to create students who are “internationally-minded learners inquire, collaborate, and take action.” Since 1982, “the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program recognizes […]

Posted inArts & Entertainment, Community

Chainsaw Carving & Art Forest Festival

Racine, WI – River Bend Nature Center is pleased to host the 9th Annual Chainsaw Carving & Art Forest Festival on October 3rd.  Free admission.   Watch chainsaw artists create incredible sculptures from logs; join the bidding fun when all carvings go to a lively public auction. Refresh yourself along the forest trail with unique craft […]

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