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John D. Hetland Memorial Scholarships awarded to 3 Racine students

RACINE COUNTY — Three students from the Racine area have been named recipients of the John D. Hetland Memorial Scholarships. The Racine Police Association announced those who have earned the award include Kayla Loos, Grace Betker, and Noah Ferguson. This is the first year that three recipients have been selected for the scholarship. Hetland’s death […]

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Racine Roundup of TMJ4: Bill Martin, Betker makes history, & Beauchamp in Racine

The Racine Roundup aired on TMJ4 during the 4 O’Clock news on Thursday, Jan. 19. This week, Racine County Eye web editor Emma Widmar discussed various stories with TMJ4 anchors, Ryan Jenkins and Susan Kim. Bill Martin’s fundraiser Bill Martin, a math teacher from Horlick High School, suffered a tragic accident in the fall of […]

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Betker’s historic effort one for the county’s record books

RACINE — With her final high school season quickly approaching, Racine Park senior girls basketball player Grace Betker only had one focus Friday night. And that was to knock off crosstown rival Racine Horlick. The Panthers did just that, with a 71-55 Southeast Conference victory, but the storyline grew even larger when the final statistics […]