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It’s Fall Festival Time!

This Racine County weekend brings a three-day festival, a German celebration, boxing, running and one more chance at a play. We have it all for you at Real Racine. Three days in Waterford. A popular fall event has been expanded to three days. The River’s Edge Festival, presented by Absolutely Waterford, now includes an art […]

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Battle of the Badges Raises $66,358 for Autism

After estimating that the 2015 Battle of the Badges fundraising event for autism raised about $65,000, the official total is in, and it’s a bit higher: $66,358. Mount Pleasant police Officer James Kelley announced the total on the Battle of the Badges Facebook page after the Wisconsin Professional Police Association published a story about the event […]

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Party and signs of autumn this weekend

The biggest street festival of the year, a look at historic places, boxing for charity and a big day at the zoo are all happening in Racine County this weekend. Come along with Real Racine. A huge party. The area’s biggest and best street festival is back this Saturday in Downtown Racine. Party on the […]

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Kelley Earns Title Belt for Battle of the Badges Autism Fundraiser

Mount Pleasant police Officer James Kelley was awarded an honorary title belt Monday for organizing the Battle of the Badges fundraiser for autism and Easter Seals. Kelley, police Sgt. Jason Vaccaro, and members of South Shore Fire Department who participated in boxing matches presented a check for $27,328.38 to representatives of Easter Seals during the […]

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Generosity Shines with Battle Raffle Donations

Battle of the Badges is more than just fun bouts of boxing that pits officer against officer or firefighter against firefighter. This first-time outing is about raising awareness and money for the fight against autism. In addition to five different matches, Battle of the Badges also features a silent auction and some pretty great bucket […]

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Battle of the Badges Aims to Punch Out Autism

Several officers and fire fighters are ready to hit the ring Oct. 11 for a Battle of the Badges fundraiser for autism services through Easter Seals Disability Services. Organized by Mount Pleasant police Officer James Kelley, Jr., who’s youngest son has autism, the five-round boxing event came together because of friendly trash talk between Kelley […]

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