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John Schmidt Earns Faculty Honors at Georgia Tech for the Spring 2021 Semester

ATLANTA, GA — John Schmidt of Burlington, WI, earned the distinction of Faculty Honors for Spring 2021 at the Georgia Institute of Technology. This designation is awarded to undergraduate students who have earned a 4.0 academic average for the semester. The Georgia Institute of Technology, or Georgia Tech, is a top 10 public research university […]

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Former Racine Theatre Guild Managing/Artistic Director to Receive AACT National Award

Norm McPhee of Provo, Utah, formally of Racine, Wisconsin, is being honored with the David C. Bryant Outstanding Service Award by the American Association of Community Theatre (AACT). The 2020 and 2021 AACT National Award presentations will be pre-recorded and streamed during the Virtual AACT Fest 2021 National Theatre Festival, Saturday, June 19, beginning at […]

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Gas station next to Arbee’s Liquor sells; new business coming soon

Racine County had 94 properties transferred to new owners between May 17th and 21st, according to the Racine County Register of Deeds Office property transfer record.  The properties acquired had a cash value of almost $20.6 million. Further, the transfers included the sale of properties occupied by Steinberg Financial, JL Storage, and Happy Car Wash. […]

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Kenosha Community Foundation awards grants to local non-profits

The Kenosha Community Foundation awarded grants totaling $55,960 to 13 Kenosha County not-for-profit organizations and projects from the income earned by the Foundation’s pool of Unrestricted Endowment Funds. According to Executive Director Jane Harrington-Heide, “this year’s grants align with the needs assessment the Foundation conducted in partnership with the United Way of Kenosha County in […]

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Arbee’s Liquor and many churches sell

Racine County had 99 properties transferred to new owners between May 10th and 14th, according to the Racine County Register of Deeds Office property transfer record.  The properties acquired had a cash value of just over $24 million. Further, the transfers included the sale of properties occupied by Arbee’s Liquor, Jaramillo Contractors, Sign Pro, and […]

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More Fruits and Vegetables for WIC Participants

Wisconsin families participating in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) will be able to purchase more fruits and vegetables between June 1 and September 30, 2021, the Department of Health Services announced today. The federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) will fund the temporary increase in monthly WIC benefits to help make […]

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Applications, nominations sought for new Kenosha County Racial and Ethnic Equity Commission

KENOSHA — A process is now in place for community members to submit applications or nominations for appointments to the new Kenosha County Racial and Ethnic Equity Commission, County Executive Jim Kreuser announced today. The commission, created by the County Board on a 21 – 0 vote earlier this week, will be comprised of two […]