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Dickert, Hargrove Talk Hospitality Center, Homeless Solutions

**Editor’s Note: After the Hospitality Center last week ceased overnight emergency shelter, Racine County Eye heard from residents asking where the candidates for mayor of the City of Racine stand on the issue of homelessness in general and what the city’s role could be in finding a long-term solution for overnight emergency shelter. Both incumbent […]

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Update: Listen to Racine Mayor Candidates on WGTD with Racine County Eye

Mayor John Dickert and Pastor Melvin Hargrove participated in a radio forum on 91.1FM WGTD radio Saturday hosted by the radio station and Racine County Eye editors Heather Asiyanbi and Denise Lockwood. During the forum Len Iaquinta from WGTD and the RCE editors asked the candidates questions in a conversational manner about a range of […]

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Racine Mayor: Dickert, Hargrove Advance To Spring Election

Racine Mayor John Dickert led in the primary while Melvin Hargrove trailed in second place most of the night, according to the city of Racine website. Dickert has been pro-development while Hargrove believes more training needs to be done to better the city’s workforce for the jobs already here in Racine. Excited about how people came […]

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Primary Election To Be Held In Racine And Sturtevant On Feb. 17

Residents from Racine and Sturtevant will head to the polls to decide on three primary election races on Tuesday, Feb. 17. Racine residents will choose two of four candidates for Racine Mayor. In addition to the mayoral race, residents living in Racine’s fifth district will also need to do the same for their common council representative. Sturtevant has four people vying for municipal […]

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Mayoral Candidate Forum: Role Of Government In Business Development

In an increasingly competitive environment for development, how a government attracts and retains new businesses is important to understand, especially since unemployment continues to be an issue in Racine. With Racine voters heading to the polls on Feb. 17 to choose among four candidates — Janice Hand, Ed Diehl, Melvin Hargrove, and incumbent John Dickert […]