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Veterans celebrated in holiday parade and tree lighting on Nov. 11 in Downtown Racine

RACINE — The holiday season kicks off in Downtown Racine on Nov. 11. The annual Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting will set the stage for the upcoming season of festivities. Rolling down main street will be festive floats, parade walkers, and a sense of community and Christmas cheer will fill the air. Holiday parade kicks […]

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Charges dismissed against 2 of 3 accused of retail thefts from area gas stations

RACINE — Charges were dismissed against two Racine County women who were accused of retail theft totaling more than $500 in goods from area gas stations with a Chicago man who remains in the Racine County Jail. Tammy DeFord, of Union Grove, and ZeHarah Adrian, of Racine, were both charged with misdemeanor retail theft and […]

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2023 Kenosha County: 4th of July Fireworks

Celebrate America’s Independence Day with a fireworks show in Kenosha County ahead of the holiday and on the 4th of July. The sky will light up across the county on various nights, so don’t miss out on the action and a celebration near you. Be sure to check out the following 4th of July fireworks […]

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Applications for Holiday Parade due Friday Nov. 4

RACINE — The Downtown Racine Corporation will host its annual Holiday Parade and Tree-Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 12, at 5:30 p.m. Experience the magic of the holidays on Main Street surrounded by Racine’s community members. The organization is currently seeking parade applicants who wish to be a part of this year’s holiday event. Applications are available online; […]

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DRC Celebrates 2020 Silver Linings and Those Who Made a Difference

DOWNTOWNTOWN RACINE- During Downtown Racine Corporation’s Annual State of the Downtown and Achievement Award Presentation on Thurs., Feb. 25 more than 50 people gathered via Zoom to celebrate the silver linings from 2020, recognize those who made a difference, and look ahead to 2021.  “We are extremely proud of our accomplishments this year and the […]

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UPDATE: 2 injured after being struck by car during traffic stop

UPDATE: Officials with the Racine County Sheriff’s Department released the names of the people injured in the crash and their conditions. Racine County residents Cheryl L. Coopman, 47, and Jeffery J. Coopman, 53, remain in critical, but stable condition at Froedtert Memorial Hospital. Mount Pleasant Police arrested18-year-old Racine resident Isiah DeGroot, the driver in the […]

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Thieves Steal Equipment, Piping Hours Before Festival Groundbreaking

Mount Pleasant police are searching for the suspect(s) who broke into Festival Foods hours before the store’s official groundbreaking and stole thousands of dollars in equipment and copper piping. Officers were called at 6:45 a.m. Friday to the store, 5740 Washington Avenue, for a report of a burglary. When police arrived, they discovered that sometime […]

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Festival Foods ‘Breaks Ground’ for Dec. Opening

  Despite not having to actually dig, company representatives from Festival Foods joined officials from Mount Pleasant and Racine County for an official ground breaking for the new store at 5740 Washington Avenue. The Onalaska-based grocery chain bought the former Sentry location earlier this year and is working to expand the 57,000 square foot space to […]