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Holiday Gift Guide: Marci’s on Main

Marci’s on Main is a local tavern in Downtown Racine. It’s a taste of Nashville, TN in Southeastern Wisconsin. They offer various specials, host different events, and have live music. Marci’s on Main has a menu full of fried foods and over 78 flavors of moonshine. Offers This holiday season they have multiple holiday baskets […]

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Holiday Gift Guide: Racine Zoo

The Racine Zoo is very active within the local community. Their specialists educate and inspire all ages, from preschoolers to seniors, on the importance of conservation education and ways to connect with wildlife. The mission of the Racine Zoo is to foster an enlightening and affordable wildlife experience that improves the bond between people and […]

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Holiday Gift Guide: Wings of Fire Consulting

If you’ve attended any local events around Racine, chances are you’ve run into Kristina Watanabe. She’s a Racine enthusiast as well as a local business owner. Wings of Fire Consulting is her own take on providing the local area with wellness and healing. Kristina is known as the “fiery founder,” but is also a National Board-Certified Health […]

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Sturtevant Holiday Tree Lighting & Community Gathering

The Village of Sturtevant is hosting its holiday tree lighting and community gathering on December 4. Families, residents, and visitors are welcome to attend the festivities at the Sturtevant Village Hall and Fire Department Station 9, a co-facility located at 2801 89th St. Attendees are encouraged to park their cars on 90th Street or in […]

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Puppy Love: 6 Local dogs celebrating Valentine’s Day

All you need is love this Valentine’s Day, and a dose of puppy love from local dogs could do the trick. This Valentine’s Day, dogs who are enrolled in daycare at Canine Coach and Wellness, 2122 Douglas Ave., have a message for the community. They’re celebrating one thing this Valentine’s Day and that’s love. Dogs […]

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Burlington Resident named 2021 Veteran of the Year

This Veterans Day, Congressman Bryan Steil (WI-01) had the honor of naming Wisconsin’s First Congressional District 2021 Veteran of the Year. This year’s recipient is Mr. Robert (Bob) G.E. Boulden, United States Marine Corps Sergeant (Ret.). Bob joined the United States Marine Corps (USMC) in 1948. He was 18 years old. Traveling with a small […]

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Janet Rae (Lonstrup) Wren, 83, lived an amazing life

Obituary for Janet Rae Wren Janet R. Wren, born Oct. 27, 1939, passed away peacefully with her family beside her while in hospice care at the Burlington Aurora hospital on Feb. 11, 2023. Janet lived in many states and worked in several professions including secretarial, as a medical transcriptionist, and most fondly, assisting her sister […]

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National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum unveils a LeRoy Butler special edition bobblehead

As of August 5, The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum unveiled a LeRoy Butler special edition bobblehead. This collectible item hits the virtual shelves online, just as Butler will be honored for his success as an athlete. The former Green Bay Packers safety LeRoy Butler currently resides in Racine County but will be […]

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2021 Fun and Fabulous Halloween Costumes

Before you pack those Halloween costumes away and get in the mood for the other holidays that will be rolling in, view our gallery. This year’s Trick-or-Treaters enjoyed dressing up as their favorite characters, going door-to-door, and eating lots of candy. Here are some of Racine County Eye’s favorite Halloween costumes. Celebrations Like this story? […]

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Santa in a Shoebox: Bringing Holiday Cheer in Southeastern Wisconsin

Santa in a Shoebox is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that is fueled by generosity. This is a community-focused operation based out of Racine, Kenosha, and Milwaukee County. For 13 years, Santa in a Shoebox has provided community members, who are in need, with holiday cheer. Each stuffed shoebox gives children and adults the chance to experience […]

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Celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Today is Indigenous Peoples’ Day. President Joe Biden’s proclamation officially declares that October 11, 2021, is a day to “honor America’s first inhabitants and the Tribal Nations that continue to thrive today.” An article featured on NPR, written by Emma Bowman, states that “the move shifts focus from Columbus Day, the federal holiday celebrating Christopher Columbus, which shares […]

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Gov. Evers Signs Executive Order on Indigenous Peoples Day Issuing Formal Acknowledgement, Apology for State’s Historical Role in Indian Boarding Schools

ONEIDA — Gov. Tony Evers on Indigenous Peoples Day today signed Executive Order #136 issuing a formal acknowledgment and apology for Wisconsin’s historical role in Indian boarding schools. The governor’s order also includes a formal declaration of support for the U.S. Department of Interior investigation announced earlier this year and requesting any investigations in Wisconsin be undertaken in consultation […]

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