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Racine Roundup on TMJ4: WE Energies Cookie Book, Refuel changes locations, Wadewitz book fair

The Racine Roundup aired on TMJ4 during the 4 O’Clock news on Thursday, Nov. 3. This week, Racine County Eye Web Editor Loren Lamoreaux discussed various stories with TMJ4 anchors, Ryan Jenkins and Susan Kim. The segment started by with a continuation of coverage on this year’s WE Energies Cookie Book. Lamoreaux shared the special […]

Posted inCelebrations, Community, Pets

Santa in a Shoebox

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Right? Tis the Season for gift giving, cookie baking, and spreading cheer. One particular event is all about making the holidays special for those in need. The local organization Santa in a Shoebox has become a holiday tradition to many families across Southeastern Wisconsin. Boxes are filled […]

Posted inCommunity, CORONAVIRUS

Face mask competition entries

State Representative Greta Neubauer (D-Racine) kicked off the Racine County Eye face mask competition. “Racine, it is time to #MaskUp. Consider this the beginning of an unofficial contest for the coolest mask and outfit combo in Racine. Here are the submissions from me and my boyfriend” says Greta’s Facebook status. From all ages and backgrounds, […]

Posted inBusiness Spotlight, Community, Food & Drinks

Business Spotlight: SapSap Laotian BBQ

UPDATE: Since the writing of this Business Spotlight, SapSap has opened a brick-and-mortar location at 2343 Mead St. The article has not been adjusted due to the nature of the story. Original story: SapSap, a restaurant that features Laotian BBQ, is your ticket to food heaven. A pop-up restaurant, located at The Branch at 1501 […]


Face Mask Competition

Greta and her boyfriend showing off their matching t-shirts and masks. The inspiration behind the Racine County Eye Face Mask competition came from Racine’s very own, Greta Neubauer. She is a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the city of Racine and eastern Racine County. “Racine, it is time to #MaskUp. Consider this the […]

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2016 Lakeside Bike Parade Puts on a Show

Kids of all ages – big and small, short and tall – put on a show Monday night during the Lakeside bike parade. Adult volunteers gathered at the Mount Pleasant Police Department’s Lakeside COP house near 23rd and Mead streets to help neighborhood children decorate their bikes with streamers, boas, flags, ribbons, pinwheels and more. Then, […]

Posted inBreaking

EYE Spy Game: Week 4

Dear Spies, Thanks for visiting the EYE Spy page. Your mission — if you choose to accept it — is to find the missing Racine County Eye medallion. If you succeed and are the first to find the medallion, you will win prizes from our fabulous advertisers who have so graciously agreed to be our “agents-of-influence.” […]

Posted inPolice and fire

2 Accused Shoplifters Land in Hospital

Mount Pleasant police and rescue crews from South Shore Fire Department were called to Malicki’s Piggly Wiggly Thursday for two shoplifting incidents that ended with suspects going to the hospital. Store security told Racine County Eye that two people were caught in two separate incidents trying to steal merchandise from Piggly Wiggly, 5201 Washington Avenue. […]

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Police: Woman Turns Herself In After Stealing 26 Steaks

Mount Pleasant police say a 53-year-old Racine woman stole 26 steaks from Malicki’s Piggly Wiggly on Washington Avenue and then tried to turn herself in at the Racine County Jail. Barbara Kile was charged Monday in Racine County Circuit Court with one felony count of retail theft. If convicted, she faces up to 3-1/2 years […]

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