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Racine County: 10 stories you may have missed this week

RACINE COUNTY — The start of September kicked off this week and the news was flying off the press. Children are back in school. The fall season is upon us. Events are in full swing. You name it, it’s happening in Racine. Perhaps, you may have missed what’s happened this week. If you’re someone who […]

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5 Things to do: Labor Day weekend in Racine County

Labor Day is observed on Sept. 5. The day honors and shows appreciation to the American Labor Movement. Those celebrating this federally recognized holiday often use the weekend to take time off to have parties and events. This time is seen as the unofficial end of summer. In Racine County, there are various events happening […]

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5 Things to Do This Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day weekend is upon us. The first Monday in September highlights the American labor movement. Likewise, it acknowledges the contributions American workers have made. This three-day weekend wraps the end of summer together. So, how are you spending the last hurrah? In Southeastern Wisconsin, there are different ways you can enjoy the three day […]

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Labor Day Holiday Travelers Asked to Buckle Up, Be Patient, and Safe

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) and its Division of State Patrol are asking Labor Day holiday travelers to buckle up, stay alert, and be prepared for slower traffic in work zones and along major travel corridors. Peak travel periods are expected between noon and 8 p.m. on Friday and during the same timeframe on […]

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My Labor Of Love Requires Humility

Yesterday my daughter, Katie, posted a meme on her Facebook wall about how much she has been working between having three jobs and volunteering. This got me thinking about Labor Day, and the work I do. Katie starts her last year of college next week and I reminded her that she is building her life. […]

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What Labor Day Means to You

Today is Labor Day, a national holiday established in 1894 after Chicago Pullman train workers went on strike to protest unfair working conditions and nearly put a halt to railroad traffic across the country. According to the website, recognizing the contributions of American workers with Labor Day was the culimination of riots and other activities sparked […]

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What’s Closed on Labor Day

In observance of the Labor Day holiday, here’s what’s closed: Schools are closed Most banks are not open Government offices; local, state and federal are closed No mail delivery No garbage pick-up; in Caledonia and Mount Pleasant, there will be a one-day delay. In the City of Racine, there will not be pick-up on Monday […]

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Labor Day Weekend Fun Ahead

Labor Day Weekend may be the traditional end of summer, but it’s certainly not the end of family fun in Racine County. An all-day music event, special zoo activities, a Downtown party and a lighthouse view are all on the way. Real Racine has you covered. Country music and more. A big Labor Day Party […]

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Labor Day weekend happenings

Just because Labor Day weekend is upon us doesn’t mean the end of summertime fun. In Racine County, you’ll find live music, a new local art exhibit, the last call for water-skiing and a Labor Day celebration. Real Racine has you covered. Highlighting area artists. Take a glimpse at the area’s art talent during Saturday’s […]

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