Posted inArts & Entertainment, Community, Culture, Non-Profits, Things To Do

‘The Glorious World of Crowns, Kinks and Curls’ comes to Golden Rondelle this weekend

“The Glorious World of Crowns, Kinks and Curls,” by Keli Goff, will open this Saturday, Sept. 10 at 6 p.m. on the stage at the SC Johnson Golden Rondelle Theater in Racine. The theater is located at 1525 Howe St. in Racine. There are only two performances scheduled for this show. The second is Sunday, […]

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Racine Roundup on TMJ4: Back 2 School – by teens, for teens; Bark in the Park; Riverside Studio’s 2nd location

The Racine Roundup aired on TMJ4 during the 4 p.m. news on Thursday, Sept. 8. Racine County Eye’s staff writer, Emma Widmar, discussed various stories with TMJ4 anchors Susan Kim and Ryan Jenkins on the newscast.  During the first part of the segment, Widmar talked about Higher Expectations for Racine County’s “Back 2 School – […]

Posted inAdopt-a-Pet, Pets

Doodles: Wisconsin Humane Society Featured Pet for Sept. 7

This week’s featured pet from the Wisconsin Humane Society is Doodles: This beautiful 1-year-old bird is gentle, sweet, a bit shy, and makes lovely and calming cooing sounds. This darling dove is available for adoption from the Wisconsin Humane Society’s Racine Campus. If you’re looking for a unique pet with a peaceful demeanor, please visit […]

Posted inLocal news, Schools

Burlington Area School District in noncompliance of discrimination policies says Department of Public Instruction

The Department of Public Instruction (DPI) declared that the Burlington Area School District (BASD) failed to comply and adhere to the district’s own discrimination policy. The ruling came following an event that displayed a racially hostile environment in September of 2021. The incident involved Burlington High School football players who were caught using racial slurs […]

Posted inLocal news, Police and fire

House fire on Grand Avenue: $65k in damages, residents displaced

RACINE — On Monday afternoon, the Racine Fire Department responded to a report of a house fire at 906 Grand Ave. The single-family residence sustained considerable damage and was left uninhabitable at this time. At 5:42 p.m., a total of 21 personnel, including firefighters, a rescue squad, a fire chief, and a fire investigator from […]

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Upcoming Programs and Events at the Racine Public Library Sept. 5 – 11

The following is a list of the upcoming programs at the Racine Public Library.Please note: COVID-19 safety information for RPL is below the programming information. Library Services & Event Registration Week of September 5 – 11 Register for Racine Public Library programs in one of the following ways (unless noted otherwise): Call 262-636-9217Visit the library […]

Posted inConstruction, Development, Local news

Major portion of County KR reopens with 4 lanes; Phase II nears completion

RACINE COUNTY — Phase II of the long-term County KR reconstruction project is nearing its end with the reopening of between County H and WIS Highway 31 (Green Bay Road) on Aug. 31. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) has been working with the Village of Mount Pleasant and Racine County on this major construction […]

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Free guest passes to Milwaukee Brewers baseball game available Sept. 13

RACINE — As part of the Milwaukee Brewers Buddies Program, the Racine, Parks Recreation and Cultural Services (PRCS) will be distributing free guest passes to Racine County residents on Sept. 13. The guest passes are for the Sept. 19 home game against the New York Mets. The game will begin at 6:40 p.m. at American […]

Posted inSports, Things To Do

Youth Hoops 2022-2023 basketball season final chance to register is Aug. 31

RACINE – The Youth Hoops Basketball Program, part of the City of Racine Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services (PRCS), is hosting another season of basketball for Racine’s youth. There is one last registration event for the 2022-2023 fall and winter Youth Hoops Basketball Program. Students who are interested in playing must attend this final registration […]

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Partnership between Gateway Technical College and Gene Haas Foundation grows with $540,000 donation

Last week Gateway Technical College announced three exciting elements of the continually-growing partnership they have with the Gene Haas Foundation. Promise 2 Finish program $500,000 donation First, a donation from the Gene Haas Foundation was made for former students who return to college to finish their degrees. The $500,000 donation was made to the Gateway […]

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RYDE Racine partners with RUSD, Gateway for student transportation for 2022-23 school year

RACINE – Students of both Racine Unified School District and Gateway Technical College will have another option for transportation to and from school once again this year. The City of Racine’s public transportation system, RYDE Racine, is back providing transportation to the public schools after an almost two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Racine […]