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Governor Proclaims ‘Bucks In Six’ Day in Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE – Gov. Tony Evers proclaimed today (July 22) as “Bucks In Six” Day in Wisconsin as the city of Milwaukee hosts a victory parade celebrating the Milwaukee Bucks’ championship win over the Phoenix Suns in game six of the 2021 NBA Finals, winning their first NBA Championship title in 50 years. In so doing, the Milwaukee Bucks fulfilled the prophecy of former Bucks guard, Brandon Jennings, which has become their longtime rallying cry of “Bucks in six!”Here […]

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Racine’s Monument Square To Become “Deer District Racine” In Support Of The Milwaukee Bucks During the NBA Finals

City of Racine – Today, Mayor Cory Mason announced that Racine’s Monument Square will become “Deer District Racine” for the remainder of the NBA Finals. With support from the City’s Department of Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services (PRCS), Downtown Racine Corporation, Pub on Wisconsin, and Littleport Brewing Company, Monument Square will be set up for […]

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Bucks star, WNBA champ here Sunday

Milwaukee Bucks star Matthew Dellavedova and Dallas Wings coach and Australian Rules footballer Erin Phillips will be attending the Mateship Cup this Sunday (Oct. 14) during US Australian Football League (USAFL) National Championships. The match starts at 2 p.m. at the Soccer Complex of Racine (SCORe), 9509 Dunkelow Road. They are serving as Honorary Patrons […]

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11-year-old entrepreneur to compete in Project Pitch It

Eleven-year-old Alex Hart-Upendo will compete against a number of other entrepreneurs in the second season of “Project Pitch It,” a competition for Wisconsin entrepreneurs similar to Shark Tank. Sponsored by Cardinal Stritch University, the Milwaukee Bucks, Lindy Enterprises Inc., and a number of other companies, the competition helps entrepreneurs grow their companies. For Alex, winning […]

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Milwaukee Bucks Choose Oshkosh For Development League

Racine will not be the future home of the Milwaukee Buck’s Development League Team. But Racine Mayor John Dickert says this doesn’t squash plans for a downtown event arena. Alex Lasry, senior vice president for the Milwaukee Bucks, announced his decision Wednesday afternoon that Oshkosh would be the team’s new home. In a press release, Dickert congratulated […]

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Ask and Answered: Why Can’t The City Consider Other Arena Locations?

Editor’s note: Ask and Answered is a new feature for the Racine County Eye. We’ll take readers questions about municipal issues they have east of the interstate and our columnist Missie Mauldin will answer them. If you have a question, email The construction of an event center on 3.5-acres on the southeast corner of Lake […]

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Mental Health, Pritchard Park Expansion Highlighted In County Budget

Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave presented his 2017 budget with a focus on “the big picture,” which included expanding the county’s mental health services, and a turf football field and ice skating rink at Pritchard Park. But for those who were looking for a commitment from the county to building an event center in downtown […]

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NBA D-League to Racine? Handicapping the Odds

If it all goes according to plan the Milwaukee Bucks will have an NBA Development League team by the fall of 2017. This is an exciting development with additional intrigue because – along with Grand Chute, La Crosse, Oshkosh, and Sheboygan – the Belle City is a finalist to get the team. So who is the favorite to ultimately land the […]