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Ice storm aftermath in photos: Feb. 22-23 in Racine County

RACINE COUNTY — Racine County experienced quite an ice storm on Wednesday (Feb. 22); the effects of which have left its mark far and wide. Sleet, ice and freezing rain led to tens of thousands of power outages across Southeastern Wisconsin. Additionally, the weather caused broken tree branches and collapsed trees throughout the area. Racine […]

3 tips for entertaining indoors

February is a wonderful month for entertaining and spending time with family and friends. Getting ready to host guests is a good opportunity to freshen up your space and add new details.  Whether it’s a new coat of paint from the experts at 360° Painting or a complete interior redesign, creating a cozy space will […]

Posted inCelebrations, Environment, Home, Local news

Holiday recycling is a good thing; 12 dos and don’ts

MADISON — Recycling those holiday boxes, gift wrap and other items is a good thing, but there are some things to keep in mind. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) offers this list of holiday recycling dos and don’ts. Holiday recycling dos – what goes into your recycling bin Many items can be recycled […]

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Public Service Commission extends public comment window for WE Energies rate increase

Customers affected by a potential 13%-rate increase hike proposed by WE Energies will have a few extra days to voice their concerns. The Wisconsin Public Service Commission on Tuesday agreed to extend the public comment portion on the rate increase through Monday, Nov. 14. The comment period had been scheduled to end Monday at 5 […]

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2022 We Energies Cookie Book celebrates hometown favorites, available in Racine and online Nov. 1

The holiday season is upon us. Soon greeting cards will be in the mail, stockings will be hung, and cookies will be in the oven. To get a jumpstart on your holiday baking, copies of the 2022 We Energies Cookie Book will be available for pickup on the border of Racine and Kenosha, and online […]

Posted inCelebrations, Community, Culture, Events, Home, Opinion, Parenting

OPINION: Snapshots of Safety Halloween edition – 3 important safety guides

OPINION — It is that time of year again where we transition from summer to winter. This time is traditionally celebrated in many places of the world like in China with the “Tomb Sweeping Day” and in Mexico with “El Día De Los Muertos.” In the United States we celebrate “Halloween,” which many people are […]

Posted inCommunity, Home, Local news, Opinion, Police and fire, Weather

OPINION: Snapshots of Safety fall edition, part 2 – 7 cold weather home safety tips

OPINION — It is getting chilly and going to be getting even colder very soon. The Racine County Eye offers the following safety tips to start a conversation about safety in your home as we embark on another season of sub-zero temperatures and darkened mornings and evenings. The air has turned crisp and we are […]

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100th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week celebrated by Racine Fire Department with message, events

RACINE — The Racine Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week (Oct. 9-15). This year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign message is: ‘Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape.’ “Today’s homes burn faster than ever. You may have as little as two minutes (or […]

Anne Yust, Gold Key Realty Group

Anne Yust is a realtor with experience spanning 20 years. Working with Gold Key Realty Group allows her to serve the tri-county area with precision, expertise, and the perfect amount of spunk. Click the buttons below to view her website and Facebook page. Follow the #spunkyagent for all of your real estate needs. Satisfied customers […]

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Flood damages: 2 tips for recovering loss from Racine County Emergency Management

Many homeowners in Racine County are experiencing the effects of the consistent rainfall and flooding that happened on Sept. 11 and 12. Dealing with a flooded basement can be emotionally and physically draining. When disaster strikes, it’s difficult to gather resources and connect to those who can provide you assistance. Water damage is costly. These […]

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Racine County Community Resource Directory

The Racine County Eye has compiled a helpful Community Resource Directory to provide assistance when someone is in need of available resources. This directory contains resources such as emergency resources, abuse resources, advocacy support, consumer needs, education, employment help, food resources, financial assistance, healthcare, housing, parenting, mental health, transportation, and veteran services. Racine County is […]

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

Beyond Books Collection Offered at the Racine Public Library

The “Beyond Books Collection” at the Racine Public Library contains a variety of equipment and games for community members to check out and utilize. The Beyond Books Collection provides everything from metal detectors to a Cricut Explore Air 2, and even a pickleball paddle and ball set. The Racine Public Library says there are, “multiple […]

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Gov. Evers, DHS Urge Wisconsinites: Test Your Home for Radon Exposure

Governor Tony Evers and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) are urging Wisconsinites to test their homes for radon exposure. Radon is an odorless and radioactive gas. It is present in the ground and can enter buildings through its foundations. According to DHS, about 1 out of 10 homes in Wisconsin has high radon […]

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