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Feast at Empty Bowls on March 6, proceeds help fight food insecurities

RACINE – The Empty Bowls Racine community fundraiser continues its efforts to help fight hunger in the Racine County community on March 6 at Festival Hall, 5 Fifth St. Since 1997, the annual event has brought in $375,000 in donations. This year’s event will benefit HALO Inc. and the Racine County Food Bank as a […]

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Man with multiple bank fraud convictions is charged again

A Milwaukee man with a history of bank fraud around Southeast Wisconsin is facing new charges in Racine County. Kenneth Tipton was charged Tuesday in Racine County Circuit Court after being returned on a $10,000 warrant with one felony count of fraud against a financial institution. If convicted, he faces up to 10 years in […]

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Dan Defnet Named President of Johnson Bank; Scott Cooney New Director of Commercial Banking at JFG

Jim Popp, President and CEO of Johnson Financial Group announced today that Dan Defnet has been named President of Johnson Bank, which is a part of Johnson Financial Group, a Wisconsin based, privately owned financial services company offering banking, wealth and insurance solutions through its subsidiary companies, Johnson Bank, Johnson Wealth, and Johnson Insurance Services. […]

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Patricia Dickert Enjoyed Travel And Bird Watching

Patricia Lee Dickert, 84, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Friday. Pat was a “Christmas present” born in Beloit, Wisconsin on December 25, 1933 to the late Bernard and Mearl (Nee: DeMontigny) Mooney. Pat graduated from St Catherine’s High School “Class of 1951”. On October 15, 1955, at St. Rose Parish […]

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Don Roberts Promoted To Vice President-Mortgage Field Manager For Johnson Bank

Tom Mahoney, Senior Vice President – Director of Mortgage, announced that Don Roberts has been promoted to Vice President – Mortgage Field Manager for Johnson Bank’s Southeast region. Roberts will be responsible for leading a team of ten mortgage lenders in Racine and Kenosha. With more than 25 years of experience in the mortgage industry, […]

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Popp Named New President Of Johnson Bank

James Popp was named the president of Johnson Bank and executive vice president of Johnson Financial Group. Thomas Bolger, president and chief executive officer of Johnson Financial Group, announced the hire on Wednesday. Popp, who accepted the position in March, served as the region head JPMorgan Chase Bank in Wisconsin and Minnesota. “Johnson Bank has a […]

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Obituary: Clayton Meier Actively Served The Racine Community

Surrounded by his loving family, Clayton A. Meier, 90, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2016 at his residence. Clayton was born in Racine, Aug. 31, 1925, son of the late Arthur and Nellie (Nee: Hanson) Meier. Clayton was a graduate of William Horlick High School “Class of 1943”. He proudly served with the 95th Infantry […]

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Police: Woman Forges Checks to Repay Crack Dealer

Mount Pleasant police say a 50-year-old woman forged checks totalling $660 to pay for crack cocaine. Cynthia Ammerman, of Mount Pleasant had her initial appearance in Racine County Circuit Court adjourned until April 30 so she could get a lawyer. She is facing seven felony counts of forgery. If convicted, she faces up to 42 years […]

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Racine Zoo To Announce Lion Cubs’ Names

The Racine Zoo and Johnson Bank will announce the winners of the “Name the Cub” contest at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at a special sneak peek for zoo members. Three Transvaal lion cubs — two male and one female cub — were born on July 7. With all of the submissions, staff at the Racine Zoo […]

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