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Administrator: Foxconn could make event center bulletproof

With Foxconn Technology Group poised to build a 20 million-square-foot manufacturing facility in Mount Pleasant, the ripple effect it could have on the hotel and event center could make the project “bulletproof,” said city administrator Jim Palenick. More than 10,000 construction jobs and 3,000 permanent jobs are expected to be created over the next four […]

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Ask and Answered: Why Can’t The City Consider Other Arena Locations?

Editor’s note: Ask and Answered is a new feature for the Racine County Eye. We’ll take readers questions about municipal issues they have east of the interstate and our columnist Missie Mauldin will answer them. If you have a question, email The construction of an event center on 3.5-acres on the southeast corner of Lake […]

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Mental Health, Pritchard Park Expansion Highlighted In County Budget

Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave presented his 2017 budget with a focus on “the big picture,” which included expanding the county’s mental health services, and a turf football field and ice skating rink at Pritchard Park. But for those who were looking for a commitment from the county to building an event center in downtown […]