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Marcelo Pantig Loved Life Downtown

Marcelo Pantig Jr., 63, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, September 8, 2017.  Marcelo was born on December 15, 1953 in Jacksonville, Florida, and was the son of the late Marcelo and Connie (Nee: Baranski) Pantig Sr. Marcelo graduated with a teaching certificate from Westfield State College in Connecticut in 1978, and moved […]

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Sturtevant Hosting Celebration for TID Closing, Lower Taxes

The Village of Sturtevant is throwing a party to celebrate the closing of the village’s highly successful tax incremental financing district that could mean lower tax rates for nearly every property owner in eastern Racine County. Scheduled for Sept. 27 at Fountain Banquet Hall, 8505 Durand Avenue, the celebration will include check presentations to representatives […]

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Obituary: Eleon Thomas Had A Long Nursing Career In Racine

Eleon Thomas, 90, passed away on Wednesday at Aurora  Medical Center in Kenosha.  She was born in LeFlore County, Mississippi on August 19, 1926, and was the daughter of the late Fred Sanders and Laura Neal. Eleon attended Nursing School in Chicago, Illinois and on May 5, 1962, she was united in marriage to Corlethus […]

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Racine Remembers: The Women’s Club of Racine

When the Women’s Club of Racine celebrated 100 years of service in 1996 several club members compiled and published a detailed club history. The following is excerpted from that history: In 1894, a group of women were invited to a tea to meet a New York woman, a guest of the wife of the proprietor […]

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5 Things Happening This Week

We know you are busy. Here the things you need to know about that are happening this week. From celebrations to rallies for mental health, here’s what’s on tap this week in Racine. 5 Things: May 30 through June 3 Bridging the Gap For Mental Health Set May 31 @ 5:30 pm June First Fridays […]

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RUSD Class of 2007 To Hold All-School Reunion

The organizers of the Class of 2007 Racine Unified School District high school reunion are taking a philanthropic approach to their celebration this year and kicking it ‘all school.’ They’ve decided to donate proceeds from the event to the school district that educated them during adolescence. It’s a move in solidarity with the students of […]

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Big things planned for Case H.S. Homecoming

J.I. Case High School is doing things up big this week for its 50th anniversary homecoming celebration. Scheduled events include fireworks, an alumni tailgate, a post-game bonfire and alumni open house. The school at 7345 Washington Ave., Mount Pleasant, is marking 50 years with special, limited edition apparel and its first-ever bobble head of mascot […]

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Christmas Lights are back this weekend!

Thanksgiving week is here at last! There’s plenty to do throughout Racine County from eating to running to viewing the lights. Enjoy this holiday time with Real Racine. The big light show’s back. A popular seasonal attraction returns on Saturday to the Jellystone Park Camp-Resort, 8425 Hwy. 38, Caledonia. The Wisconsin Christmas Carnival of Lights […]

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