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Mount Pleasant Board OKs next clinic plans from Advocate Aurora Health

The Mount Pleasant Village Board Monday voted in favor of a proposal from Advocate Aurora Health to build a 22,500-square-foot primary care and urgent care clinic at Spring Street and Sunnyslope Drive in Mount Pleasant. Construction is likely to begin this spring, announced a release from the healthcare provider. “This clinic supports our overall plan […]

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City looks at reimagining Regency Mall phase II project

Regency Mall is expanding its offerings, creating plans for the undeveloped areas at and around the mall, according to a memo by Jim Palenick, Racine city administrator. Racine Redevelopment Authority (RDA) recommended spending $91,000 to have two organizations spearhead the development project: Jerry Franke’s firm, Franke Development Advisors and Rinka Architects of Milwaukee. In a […]

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Racine County, municipalities see first of 2019 WisDOT dollars for multiple highway needs

Racine County and its many villages, towns and two cities have received the first of their quarterly payments from the state for various highway projects and enforcement. Newly sworn-in Gov. Tony Evers announced Thursday that local governments received quarterly payments this week totaling $118,205,118 for General Transportation Aids, Connecting Highway Aids and Expressway Policing Aids. […]

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Advocate Aurora to build $13 million facility on Spring Street

Advocate Aurora Health plans to build an additional medical center in Racine County at the corner of Spring Street and Sunnyslope Drive. The $13 million clinic will be a one-story, 22,500-square-foot office building with 26 primary-care examination rooms, four urgent-care exam rooms, two medical exam rooms that can be used for clinic-based patient procedures, and support […]

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BREAKING: Royal Capital Group to build $50 million development

RACINE – Mayor Cory Mason and Milwaukee-based Royal Capital Group  LLC announced a $50 million commercial-residential project on the shores of Lake Michigan. The proposed project is being dubbed: @North Beach and will be built on the former Walker Muffler Manufacturing site. Mason and Kevin Newell, president of Royal Capital Group, made the announcement Wednesday […]

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The future of Foxconn and the WEDC hangs in the balance

Governor-elect Tony Evers plan for the Foxconn project and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is dismaying to some. Evers said during his race that he would disband the WEDC. Governor Scott Walker has spent much time and resources to develop the project, and the WEDC was particularly influential in bringing Foxconn to Racine County. […]

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Winning Highway KR bid, $14.9 million, starts massive road expansion project

UPDATE: This story has been changed to correctly identify the location of the headquarters of the winning bidder, Michels Corp. The company is based in Brownsville, Wisconsin. Work begins in March on the initial phase of the expansion of Highway KR. Westbound segments will kick off the campaign. Wisconsin Depart of Transportation received three bids […]

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The beat goes on: WisDOT pushes ahead with Foxconn area road improvements

For area residents who find they can’t avoid the areas around the Foxconn Technology Group project, it often seems like driving through a war zone. In case you haven’t transversed the area lately, here’s what’s going happening with several projects. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation will be reconstructing 16.5 miles of multi-lane roadways in and […]

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InSinkErator unveils $34 million Mount Pleasant building

InSinkErator, headquartered in Mount Pleasant, celebrates 80 years in southeast Wisconsin by unveiling its new $34 million dollar environmentally efficient building this week. At 87,000 square-feet, the building will house 175 engineers and professional staff. InSinkErator is the world’s leading provider of food waste disposers for home and commercial use. InSinkErator employs more than 1,400 […]