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Kraut Queen and Princess Pageant Returns to Racine County on May 10

The traditions in Racine County are many, and the search is on for the 2022 Kraut Queen, Kraut Princess, and the Mini Kraut Princess. After a hiatus, the Kraut Fest Pageant is back for another year in Racine County. While the Kraut Fest will not be returning in 2022, the royalty will continue serving Southeastern […]

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On Tap This Weekend: Sand, Sauerkraut, and Suds

Beach Week is back! Grab your umbrella and chair and head for Racine’s North Beach for exciting volleyball tournaments. This weekend also features festivals, a rodeo, a huge running event and Father’s Day celebrations. It’s all happening in Racine County. Real Racine has the inside scoop. Sand, sun and volleyball. The best in beach volleyball […]

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Meeting Set For Those Who Have Concerns About WiiL Rock Fest

With WiiL Rock Fest slated to host a 12-hour rock music festival on August 22, the joint parks commission is hosting an informational meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 12  for neighbors that live around the park to discuss any issues they have. The all-ages event is expected to draw 3,000 people and will feature 40 bands, including: Hollywood Undead, Pop Evil, Saving Abel, Emphatic, Psychostick, 3 Years Hollow, They Never Say No, […]

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Kraut Music Fest Overall A Hit With Most

While the exact attendance numbers haven’t been tallied yet, many who attended Kraut Music Fest, a four-day music festival held at the Mount Pleasant-Caledonia Memorial Park from June 18 through June 21, had a good time. Between the kraut eating, the queen and princess crowning, the music, and the midway — there were plenty of opportunities […]

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Kraut Fest: Music Schedule

Want to know when your favorite band is playing at Kraut Fest? Check out their schedule. THURSDAY, JUNE 18th Route 20 Main Stage 4:30 pm – Nix 6:00 pm – The Lately 7:30 pm – Doghouse Flowers 9:00 pm – BODEANS Jagermeister Stage 2:30 pm – Ash Can School 4:00 pm – Sunspot 5:30 pm – Imperial Fall 7:00 pm […]

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Kraut Music Fest Prepares For Opening June 18

Kraut Music Fest will return after a 12 year hiatus starting June 18 at the Caledonia-Mount Pleasant Joint Park, 9416 Northwestern Avenue, and organizers expect about 60,000 to 80,000 people to attend the four day music festival. The event organizers have been hard at work upgrading the 52-acre park. Area businesses, Route 20 Outhouse owner Ray Stibek, […]

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Last Week: 3 Charged With Child Abuse; Kraut Fest Snags BoDeans

 You were busy, we were busy this week. Here are our top five most read stories from the week. 3 Park Students Charged with Felony Child Abuse After Fight Kraut Music Fest Hooks The BoDeans Strawberry Moonrise in 30 seconds Slide Registration Opens June 10  Why Bubblers Are Making A Come Back In Racine  

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Kraut Music Fest Looking For Volunteers

Organizers of the Kraut Music Fest are looking for volunteers for the four-day festival that will feature 30-plus bands on two stages. The event will be held June18 through June 21 at the Caledonia-Mount Pleasant Memorial Park, 9416 Northwestern Avenue. The festival emphasizes music (30+ bands on two stages) but will also include many favorite […]

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Kraut Music Fest Hooks The BoDeans

The BoDeans will be kicking off the Kraut Music Festival, according to organizers of the four-day music festival. Originally, the band Los Lonely Boys were to kick off the festival, but they are now playing Friday night, said Niki Corbett, marketing director for Kraut Music Fest. But the band change isn’t the only addition to […]

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Kraut Music Fest Receives Liquor License, Fireworks Permit

The Kraut Music Festival received several approvals from the Caledonia village board that will allow it to sell hard liquor, shoot off fireworks and hold the four-day music festival. The event is slated to be held June 18 through June 21 at the Mount Pleasant-Caledonia Park, 9614 County Road K, in Franksville. The festival is expected to generate more revenue […]

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