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Earth Day: Cleaning up Local Trails

Wangard Partners, Inc. is celebrating Earth Day by hosting and participating in a neighborhood and trail clean up. Wangard Partners is working to improve the landscape of Southeast Wisconsin, not only by developing high-quality, unique properties, but by creating opportunities for job growth to build a stronger economy. It’s an interrelated operation that enriches the […]

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Downtown Racine ‘Excited and Hopeful’ for Spring/Summer Events

Like spring flowers, Racine County is reblooming after a very long winter exacerbated by the COVID-19 global pandemic of the past year. Therefore, many are looking forward to spring and summer events in Racine. Two organizations – the Downtown Racine Corp. and Real Racine (Racine County’s destination marketing organization) – recently announced spring/summer events. Also, […]

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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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4th of July fireworks and parades in Racine County

The 4th of July festivities will look different this year due to COVID19. The Racine County community gets creative this year with festivities. Check out what’s happening below. 1. 4th Fest of Greater Racine A famous tradition – the 4th Fest of Greater Racine – is one the largest parade in the midwest. Volunteers came […]

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Mayor Mason Announces Initial Community Conversations in Police Reforms

On June 30, the City of Racine Mayor Cory Mason announced the first three community conversations on police reforms. In response to the murder of George Floyd, Mayor Mason announced a series of actions to reform the Racine Police Department to build trust, transparency, and accountability to the people they serve. One of those actions […]

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Virtual Summer Shakespeare CLC and UW-Parkside Partnership

College of Lake County (CLC) will partner with the University of Wisconsin-Parkside (UW-Parkside) to present a virtual series of Shakespeare readings this summer. The acting company, made up of students from theatre departments of both institutions, will perform three plays on Sundays in June and July, starting with A Midsummer Night’s Dream, followed by Macbeth […]