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Posted inElections

BREAKING: Dickert To Step Down From Job

Racine Mayor John Dickert will turnover the reigns to Common Council President Dennis Wiser at 11:59 p.m. Sunday. Dickert announced in March that he planned to resign at the end of the summer to become the president and chief administrative officer of the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Cities Initiative. But he hadn’t announced a specific date until […]

Posted inGovernment

Opposition Brewing Against Funding Arena

Spurred on by an educational meeting by the Wisconsin Taxpayers Association on how to get a referenda question on the ballot, a group against the public funding of an arena has started. The Racine Common Council voted 10 to 5 in March in favor of spending $600,000 from its intergovernmental revenue fund to pay for […]

Posted inGovernment

Milwaukee Bucks Choose Oshkosh For Development League

Racine will not be the future home of the Milwaukee Buck’s Development League Team. But Racine Mayor John Dickert says this doesn’t squash plans for a downtown event arena. Alex Lasry, senior vice president for the Milwaukee Bucks, announced his decision Wednesday afternoon that Oshkosh would be the team’s new home. In a press release, Dickert congratulated […]