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Job Skills And Java: Racine County’s New Training Ground

Can a cup of coffee help change someone’s life? For Michael Cunningham, 31, the answer is a resounding, “yes.” As one of the first employees of Racine County’s new job training program, the Training Grounds Coffee Shop, Cunningham is building work skills and experience. “It helps individuals like me make something better of themselves,” said […]

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Blue Bear Restaurant Not Hibernating

A better than expected reception has made Blue Bear, 2920 Taylor Avenue, a fast favorite with diners on the hunt for tasty, quality fare. A Sunday visit during the peak of brunch leaves little doubt – the bear is bursting with flavor. “We’re bridging the gap,” said owner Brian Zielinski. “Anyone who is familiar with […]

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The Compassion Games Have Begun: Survival of the Kindest

Racine? Kenosha? Union Grove? Which community is the most compassionate? From now through September 21, residents are challenged to commit and report acts of kindness as part of the Compassion Games; Survival of the Kindness. Compassion Games International encourages compassionate actions in communities around the world. Sponsored locally by the non-profit Peace Learning Circles of […]

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Green Bay Packer Donald Driver Visits Winning Caledonia Family

The Szymczak family of Caledonia scored points for healthy living with a visit from Green Bay Packers’ all-time leading receiver, Donald Driver. The “Dancing with the Stars” champion and four-time children’s book author visited the Szymczak family to congratulate them for winning the 2015  Driven to Better Health family contest sponsored by Children’s Hospital of […]

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