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Average Home Sales

Racine County had 82 homes sell to new owners between March 15th and 20th, according to the Racine County Register of Deeds Office property transfer record.  The properties acquired had a cash value of just under $16 million. The average cost of homes this week in the City of Racine is $135,627.78. Mt Pleasant homes […]

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The Community Buzz: What’s Up With Local Nonprofits

For a full look at what local nonprofits are up to, check out our nonprofit community feed here. Here’s a snapshot of the things you’ll find: The Volunteer Center of Racine County has started a new program for 4K-4th grade students. https://www.facebook.com/volunteerracine/posts/3653743441405171 UnitedWayRacine has a purse auction coming up to benefit women and children. https://twitter.com/UnitedWayRacine/status/1376949889884696579 […]

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Honoring Women’s History Month

While there were local days and weeks celebrating the contributions of women in our country since 1978, it was in 1987 that Congress designated March as “Women’s History Month.” Society’s Assets Board member Adrienne Stiger, Kenosha, is a voice for women with disabilities like herself. She is an AKA, which is an above-the-knee amputee. She […]

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Youth Detention Center’s Future Face-Off With Racine: Here’s What You Should Know

By Cindy Cummings A 45-million dollar juvenile facility to be constructed at Taylor Avenue is expected to hold about 48 youths, according to the Racine County Eye. Plans to replace the outdated and almost windowless Racine County Juvenile Detention Center at 1717 Taylor Avenue are still in progress. The county has already purchased a lumberyard across […]

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OP-ED: The Power of Partnerships to Transform Higher Education

By Chancellor Debbie Ford / President John Swallow When the goal is as universally important as increasing access to higher education and attainment of bachelor’s degrees, we must roll up our sleeves and work together. Carthage College and the University of Wisconsin-Parkside have a long history of working together for the betterment of students and […]

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Milwaukee VA Needs Volunteer Drivers to Take Patients to Appointments

The Milwaukee VA Medical Center is seeking volunteer drivers to take patients back and forth to their hospital appointments. The Disabled American Veterans, which oversees the driving program, needs volunteers for the Racine, Kenosha, Waukesha, and Milwaukee area. The program is set up to give free rides to patients for their hospital appointments at the […]

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United Way of Racine County receives second grant from Morgridge Family Foundation

RACINE – United Way of Racine County this week received another grant, in the amount of $57,500, from the Morgridge Family Foundation of Denver, CO. The funds are part of the foundation’s $1 million COVID-19 emergency relief fund. Morgridge provided grants to 11 community foundations in Wisconsin and five other states. United Way of Dane […]

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3-on-3 basketball tournament coming to Pleasant Prairie in August

Wisconsin-Dells-based company Top3 Promotions will include the Racine-Kenosha area, among ten cities, in the first round of a planned regional 3-on-3 basketball tournament, according to promotions founder – and former J. I. Case High School student – John Atkinson. Atkinson said he’s long promoted 3-on-3 basketball in one-off charity tournaments and other community-related events. “I […]

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Scannell Properties to build warehouse and distribution center in DeBack Farms Business Park

CALEDONIA – Scannell Properties, a commercial real estate developer, plans to build a 323,000-square-foot warehouse and distribution center in the DeBack Farms Business Park and General Mills is expected to be their first tenant. The Racine County Economic Development Corp. (RCEDC) and the Village of Caledonia announced the project as part of a three-phase development […]