Racine County Eye has expanded its coverage over the past six months. You have come to count on us for stories about our coverage of COVID-19, the elections, social justice issues, business spotlights, hometown heroes, and real estate.

We spend hours making sure you have the highest and best information. If this is important to you, please subscribe today.


Your contribution is appreciated.

Elaine H. Pinta, 71, died Saturday, October 26th at Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital in Milwaukee. She was born in Racine, January 9, 1948, daughter of the late Thomas and Adelaide (Nee: Fisher) Pinta and was a lifelong resident.

Elaine enjoyed crocheting, her pets, and shooting pool with her friends. She will be dearly missed.

Surviving are her children, Tim Jacobs of Cape Coral, FL, Gary Jacobs of Ft. Worth, TX, Kristin Lovejoy of Minneapolis, MN, and Anthony Jacobs of Greendale, WI; grandchildren, Erica, Grace, Bella, and Dalton; great granddaughter, Sariyah; other relatives and friends.

A memorial service will be held at Maresh-Meredith & Acklam Funeral Home, 803 Main Street, on Saturday, November 9, 2019, at 4 p.m. Relatives and friends may meet prior to service 3-4 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorials to the Wisconsin Humane Society have been suggested.

Please send condolences to Maresh-Meredith & Acklam Funeral Home.

Love what we do?

In addition to our education features, we’ll be kicking off a series of stories highlighting how parents, students, and educators are adapting to the impact of COVID-19 on education. If this is important to you, please consider donating to our education reporting fund. https://business.facebook.com/donate/1846323118855149/3262802717172659/