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Caledonia kid grows mullet to collect donations for veterans, aims to win contest

RACINE COUNTY — Ezekiel “Zeke” Rapinchuks’ hair is all business in the front and party in the back. The three-year-old from Caledonia is rocking a mullet while working to raise donations for Jared Allen’s Homes for Wounded Warriors, all while attempting to become the next USA Mullet Champion. Zeker is know as Mischievous Phoenix online. […]

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SC Johnson Professional® 2023 Happy Hands Contest names local student winner

WATERFORD —A tenth grader at Waterford Union High School was announced as the winner of the SC Johnson Professional 2023 Happy Hands Contest. The contest promotes the importance of handwashing to students by asking them to create a design encouraging hand hygiene, to be featured on SC Johnson Professional soap/sanitizer dispensers.  Local student one of […]

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2nd Annual Foster Care Sticker Contest voting is open until April 17

RACINE — Voting for the second annual Foster Care Sticker Contest is now open until April 17. This annual contest is hosted by the Racine County Foster Care program on their Facebook page. These submissions capture the importance of foster care. The winner will be announced on May 1. There are currently 10 entries vying […]

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2023 Racine County’s Best Fish Fry Contest: Final Round – Holy Mackerel

RACINE COUNTY – It’s fish fry time and that means it’s time to participate in Racine County Eye’s contest, Racine County’s Best Fish Fry: Holy Mackerel edition. In the final round, starting on March 18, Racine County will select its favorite fish fry. 10 restaurants moved on from the first round of voting in the […]

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Racine County Foster Care hosts 2nd annual sticker contest, entries due March 31

RACINE COUNTY — The Racine County Foster Care program is hosting its second annual sticker contest as a way to create a conversation about foster care and to encourage community members to ‘Step up and Step into a child’s life.'” The theme, “Step up and Step into a child’s life,” follows last year’s campaign, “Open […]

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Fish Fry contest: East vs. West voting commences until March 17

RACINE COUNTY – The fish fry fun continues in Racine County. The Racine County Eye is hosting the Racine County’s Best Fish Fry: Holy Mackerel edition contest, which continues today with the first round of voting. Nominations were collected and the results are in. The contest  The East Vs. West voting kicks off today, March […]

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The ultimate 2023 Fish Fry Roundup: guides and the contest

Wisconsin has a beloved tradition of Friday night Fish Frys. This Lenten season, the 2023 fish fry fun is ramping up. In Racine County, there are over 100 places – including restaurants, pubs, grills, and local churches – that are serving fish. From beer-battered cod to walleye, perch, bluegill, and even shrimp, there’s a fish […]

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2023 Best Fish Fry Contest: Nominate your favorite fish fry now until March 2

RACINE COUNTY – It’s fish fry time and that means it’s time to participate in Racine County Eye’s contest, Racine County’s Best Fish Fry: Holy Mackerel edition. Lent starts today, (Feb. 22) and goes until Thursday, April 6, 2023. Easter then follows on Sunday, April 9. The community is invited to nominate local businesses within Racine […]

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RAM 14th Annual International Peeps® Art Competition seeks entries

RACINE — The Racine Art Museum is seeking artists to participate in the 14th Annual International Peeps Art Competition. The exhibit, which showcases works of art with Peeps® as the main focus, will run from March 30 through April 15, 2023, at the Racine Art Museum, 441 Main St. This is a family-friendly exhibition showcasing the […]

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2nd-grade student wins Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Essay and Art Contest

RACINE — Ethan Glenn, a student at West Ridge Elementary School, submitted his artwork to the 2022-23 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Essay and Art Contest and was selected as the winner. The winning portrait of Martin Luther King Jr. The student drew a portrait of Martin Luther King Jr. for the contest. Glenn is in […]

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Literary Competition encourages Racine County students to submit original books by Feb. 21

RACINE COUNTY — Delta Kappa Gamma Society International encourages Wisconsin students to participate in the Annual Mary Jo Nettesheim Memorial Literary and Illustrator Competition, held by the Wisconsin State Organization. The Racine Pi Chapter will first accept original books and illustrations until Feb. 21, 2023. Winners from the local chapter will then progress to the […]

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16 Downtown Racine businesses participate in holiday window decorating contest

RACINE — Downtown Racine has transformed into a magical winter wonderland destination for the holiday season. In conjunction with the season, the Downtown Racine Corporation is hosting a holiday window decorating competition for businesses that have chosen to participate. Now through Dec. 10, travel downtown and gaze at all of the lights, decorations and paint […]

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Union Grove 2022 Christmas Decorating contest registration now open

UNION GROVE — The Greater Union Grove Area Chamber of Commerce Christmas Decorating Contest for 2022 wants to see your best holiday decorations. Residents in the Union Grove area are welcome to register to partake in the contest. If you want to take your shot at winning the title of the best-decorated house in the […]

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