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Hometown Hero: Breona Rydholm

Breona Rydholm has seen first hand how impactful the COVID-19 virus has been on those diagnosed with the illness, caregivers, and healthcare workers. The CNA at Ascension All Saints, 3801 Spring Street, and St. Monica’s Senior Living Home, 3920 N Green Bay Road, isn’t backing down from the fight. Additionally, Rydholm has the courage in […]

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Jefferson Lighthouse Spreads Holiday Cheer to Senior Citizens

This holiday season just got a little brighter for local senior citizens. Jefferson Lighthouse, an International Baccalaureate school within Racine Unified School District, is aiming to put a smile on many faces this holiday season. Staff, students, and families have come together to spread holiday cheer via an inspirational Youtube video. Third-grade teacher, Student Council […]

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Teaching through Gingerbread House Building

Third graders at Olympia Brown Elementary School are exploring different learning avenues this December. Dr. Carlene Cogshall began the gingerbread house building and competition about 7 years ago. The event incorporates a project-based learning opportunity for students to partake in. This holiday season staff and parents teamed up to provide students with a fun activity, […]

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United Way COVID Relief Awards More Than $60k To Nine Nonprofits

RACINE – The United Way of Racine County (UWRC) has awarded $62,466 in pandemic relief grants to nine local nonprofits. The grants, announced Monday, were the first to be awarded through the UWRC COVID Relief Fund. The grant recipients are: National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Racine CountyRacine Health Care NetworkRacine CountyRacine ZooRacine Friendship ClubhouseSAFE […]

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SC Johnson Elementary hosts virtual talent show

Students, teachers, and families have been separated from learning in person this year. 2020 has been a year of adjustments, especially when it comes to education. To brighten the holiday season, SC Johnson Elementary students and staff are kicking off the holiday season with a virtual talent show. To make the season brighter, a virtual […]

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Hometown Hero: Corina Langley

Even before the coronavirus pandemic took place, there were heroic nurses, like Corina Langley, saving lives. Langley, a registered nurse, has made an impact on different patients throughout the years. However, one patient’s family, in particular, is grateful for Langley’s service to their dad. As a former ER nurse at Ascension All Saints, 3801 Spring […]

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