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Memorial Day weekend travelers asked to plan ahead, buckle up, be patient, and safe

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) and its Division of State Patrol are asking Memorial Day weekend travelers to plan ahead, buckle up, expect slower traffic in work zones and along major travel corridors. Peak travel times are expected to occur between noon and 8 p.m. on Friday (May 24) and Monday (May 27). Construction […]

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Everything’s coming up chocolate this weekend!

Chocolate takes the spotlight this Memorial Day weekend – especially in Burlington (aka Chocolate City USA)! Real Racine also has the scoop on a big arts/craft show, a fun 5k and Memorial Day observances. Everything chocolate. This summer’s season of fun begins at Burlington ChocolateFest, an annual celebration of all things chocolate. The ChocolateFest grounds, […]

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Racine County Memorial Day Celebrations

From our friends at Real Racine: Veteran’s Memorial Day Parade in Burlington. 9 a.m. Monday (May 25). Starts at Kane and Edward streets and proceeds to Echo Park. Racine’s Memorial Day observance and parade. 10 a.m. Monday. Starts at West Boulevard and Washington Avenue and proceeds to Graceland Cemetery. West Lawn Memorial Park observance, 90th […]

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Who Do You Honor For Memorial Day?

It’s important to remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country, but not just on Memorial Day. Still, I always think of my dad, Hal Lockwood, on Memorial Day — but for a different reason than you might think. He’s the spry lookin’ fella in the photo on the left. And while […]