Posted inLocal news, Sports

DNR Stocks Local Ponds With Rainbow Trout

RACINE COUNTY – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has stocked six local ponds with approximately 5,900 yearling rainbow trout in time for inland fishing season opening day. The season runs from Saturday, May 1 through March 6, 2022. The ponds – designated as Urban Fishing Waters – are located at Johnson Park, Lockwood […]

Posted inCommunity, Obituaries

Obituary: Bill Zahalka Loved to Fish

William “Bill” Zahalka, 89, died Sunday at his residence in Racine with his daughter and son-in-law holding his hands and listening to his favorite Frank Sinatra songs.  He was born on March 29, 1928 in Racine, Wisconsin to Ladis and Frances (nee Gondert) Zahalka. Bill attended school at St. John Nepomuk, Washington Junior High School, […]

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2017 Real Racine Activities Guide is here!

The 2017 Real Racine Activities Guide is now available. This 60-page, full-color magazine is your one-stop place to learn about year-round family fun all over Racine County. Pick up a free copy are nearly 100 locations throughout the county, including the Real Racine Visitor Center (14015 Washington Ave./Hwy. 20), area businesses, hotels, libraries and municipal […]

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Salmon-A-Rama is “The Big One”

Salmon-A-Rama, one of Lake Michigan’s biggest annual fishing tournaments, opens at 12:01 a.m. Saturday and runs until 11 a.m. Sunday, July 17. This derby-style contest covers the entire lake and offers competition (and cash prizes) in nine divisions. The tournament headquarters in the ReefPoint Marina parking lot, 2 Christopher Columbus Causeway, is an exciting place […]

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Free music is here

Music – free music! This week brings loads of free, live music all over Racine County. From Waterford’s Village Hall Park to Monument Square in Downtown Racine, the first weekend of June is a great time to kick back and enjoy some summer tunes right here in Real Racine. Rollin’ on the river. Start your […]

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