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Packer Hall of Famer LeRoy Butler brings ‘Butler vs. Bullying’ program to Mitchell School

RACINE — Former defensive Green Bay Packer, LeRoy Butler, is tackling bullying, one school at a time through Butler vs. Bullying. After retiring from his days of leaping at Lambeau Field, the standout athlete is sharing his personal story of overcoming a disability and growing up in a poverty-stricken area, to connect with children across […]

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Cops ‘N Kids Reading Center holiday book giveaway continues for its 20th year on Dec. 17

RACINE — Cops ‘N Kids Reading Center will be hosting its 20th annual book giveaway this holiday season. Books come at no charge to those attending the event. On Dec. 17 from 9 to 11 a.m., this local nonprofit will distribute books to children at Festival Hall, 5 Fifth Street, in Downtown Racine. This event […]

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‘What a mess’: Expert says Favre could face additional civil lawsuits amid massive public-corruption scandal

by The Badger Project, The Badger ProjectOctober 4, 2022 The Hall of Fame quarterback worked with the Mississippi governor and others to steer $5 million in welfare funds to his alma mater, the University of Southern Mississippi, to build a volleyball stadium. Favre is unlikely to face criminal charges, but others have, and he has […]

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National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum unveils a LeRoy Butler special edition bobblehead

As of August 5, The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum unveiled a LeRoy Butler special edition bobblehead. This collectible item hits the virtual shelves online, just as Butler will be honored for his success as an athlete. The former Green Bay Packers safety LeRoy Butler currently resides in Racine County but will be […]

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WRJN To Carry Green Bay Packers Football, Regular Season to Open September 12

RACINE – Racine’s WRJN radio will carry Green Bay Packers football games as part of the Packers Radio Network starting this fall. WRJN, owned by Magnum Media, broadcasts from Racine at 1400 AM and 99.9 FM, and in Kenosha at 98.3 FM. The Packers Radio Network presents all Green Bay Packers home and away games […]

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Can you bet on Fantasy Football?

If you live in or around Racine County, you know how huge sports are to people in Wisconsin. While basketball and baseball both attract a loyal following, it is likely football which is the most popular. Much of this comes down to the top NFL team, the Green Bay Packers being present in the state. […]

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Work Begins On New $6 Million Sports Complex

RACINE, WI — Racine County officials joined Green Bay Packers President Mark Murphy in putting the first shovel in the dirt in the $6 million S.C. Johnson Community Sports Complex at Pritchard Park Wednesday. In partnership with the Racine Unified School District, Racine County Murphy joined Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave and Racine Unified Superintendent […]

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Steil, Phillips Place Congressional Wager on Sunday’s Packers-Vikings Game

Bryan Steil (R-WI-01) and Dean Phillips (D-MN-03) made a friendly wager ahead of Sunday’s Packers-Vikings game at Lambeau Field. If the Packers win, Phillips will deliver Steil a 25-pound Pearson’s salted nut roll and beer from Excelsior Brewing Company and Minnetonka’s Unmapped Brewing. If the Vikings beat the Packers, Steil will give Phillips Wisconsin cheddar […]

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Brett Hundley can keep playoff hopes alive

The Super Bowl aspirations of the Green Bay Packers pretty much vanished when Aaron Rodgers broke his right collarbone. The problem the Packers face is that there are only two realistic paths for NFL teams to win the Super Bowl. The first path involves a historically good defense and the second path involves an elite […]

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Locals Perform with Marching Band At Lambeau Field

If you were watching the Green Bay Packers home game open at Lambeau Field on Sunday, you might have recognized some familiar faces during the half-time show. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Warhawk Marching Band took the field during the halftime show and seven members of the band hail from Racine County. Here are the locals […]

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