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RAM 14th Annual International Peeps® Art Competition seeks entries

RACINE — The Racine Art Museum is seeking artists to participate in the 14th Annual International Peeps Art Competition. The exhibit, which showcases works of art with Peeps® as the main focus, will run from March 30 through April 15, 2023, at the Racine Art Museum, 441 Main St. This is a family-friendly exhibition showcasing the […]

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Black Humanity Now street mural needs maintenance; City Attorney recommends denial

Two years after the Black Humanity Now street mural was painted, organizer Scott Terry is seeking approval, once again, from the City of Racine and its Public Works and Service Committee, as well as the Common Council to repaint the historical street mural. Today, on Aug. 10, the committee will discuss the matter. Tonight’s meeting […]

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Prayer Vigil held for Brittany Booker: “Stop the Violence”

People made signs with pleas for justice to accompany the balloons in honor of Brittany. –Pink balloons were everywhere, including hearts, stars and the letter B as loved ones brought them to be released at the end of the vigil. –Kelly Scroggins-Powell organized the vigil spoke on behalf of Brittany’s mother, Gale, who “said she’s […]

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13th Annual International Peeps Art Exhibition on Display at Racine Art Museum

The 13th Annual International Peeps Art Exhibition is currently on display at the Racine Art Museum (RAM) located in Downtown Racine at 441 Main St. The collection returns after years of popular attraction and showcases unique art inspired by Peeps®. 207 artists from across the country participated in this year’s show and have created 162 […]

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Candidate Bio: Amanda Paffrath, Racine Common Council, District 4

Amanda Paffrath, 54, is running against Michael Schrader in the spring election. She is running for the Racine Common Council District 4 seat. The election is taking place on April 5. Paffrath lives in Racine, Wis. She has been a resident of Racine County for 50 years, minus the time she spent in Madison for […]

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Most Racine City Alders Unopposed In 2022 Spring General Election

RACINE –  A lone Racine Common Council seat will be formally contested in the 2022 Spring General Election, scheduled for Tuesday, April 5. Spring General Election Ballot Seven alders, from even-numbered Council districts, are up for election to two-year terms. The alder for District 9 is on the ballot to fill the remaining one year […]

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