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Home-grown InSinkErator business sold to Whirlpool for $3 billion; Plant and HQ are staying

RACINE – InSinkErator, a home-grown brand of food waste disposers and instant hot water dispensers, is being sold to home appliance giant Whirlpool Corp. for $3 billion. Whirlpool, based in Benton Harbor, Mich., and Emerson Electric Co., of St. Louis, and InSinkErator’s owner since 1968, announced the planned all-cash transaction Monday morning. The acquisition, which […]

Posted inBusiness, Culture, Food & Drinks, Local news, Shopping, Things To Do

10 Outstanding farm stands to visit in Racine County

Racine County offers a variety of produce, crops, and locally-grown goods. Shopping at farm stands allows you to support small businesses and find products made or grown close to home. Items like fruits, vegetables, eggs, honey, canned goods, and much more can be found at a local stand near you. Check out these farms stands […]

Posted inCommunity, Culture, Life, Parenting

Disability Pride Month: Racine’s accessible beach makes a difference in wheelchair user’s life

Colten Stapleman, an 8-year-old boy from Mount Pleasant, isn’t letting his disability stop him from soaking up the sun at North Beach, 100 Kewaunee St., in Racine. During Disability Pride Month, the child and his mother, Jill Stapleman, are choosing to share their story, in hopes that others take advantage of the Mobi Mat, a […]

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Business Spotlight: Neuro Advantage Rehabilitation

Owners and best friends, Megan Kramp and Elizabeth Olley have embarked on an exciting journey together that they hope will provide an underserved population some much-needed relief. Neuro Advantage Rehabilitation, 13200 Globe Drive, Suite 206 in Mount Pleasant, opened on May 17 this year and provides a unique niche in the rehabilitation world, neurologic-centric physical […]

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RUSD girls co-op Swim and Dive Team starts Aug. 9, swimmers needed

Racine Unified School District will be launching The Racine Unified Co-op Girls Swim and Dive Team. All girls that attend an RUSD high school are welcome to attend and join. The swimming and diving season starts before the 2022-2023 school year. There will be no individual schools with swimming and diving teams. The Racine Unified […]

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Willkomm’s Mobil closes; to be replaced by 4th Rocket Wash

MOUNT PLEASANT – Willkomm’s Washington Avenue Mobil, 6840 Washington Ave., here has closed and will be replaced by a Rocket Wash automated car wash. Willkomm Companies confirmed the June 30 closing on its Facebook page and website. They reported that the convenience store/restaurant and car wash buildings currently on the Washington Avenue site will be […]

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Man charged with 10 child pornography charges also going to trial for sexual assault

A Mount Pleasant man already scheduled to go to trial for the alleged 2021 sexual assault of a mentally ill person was also charged last week with 10 counts of possessing child pornography. Casimir Kielbasa, 43, was charged in Racine County Circuit Court Friday with 10 felony counts of possessing child pornography. If convicted, he […]

Posted inElections, Government, Local news

New polling location for some Village of Mount Pleasant residents begins Aug. 9

MOUNT PLEASANT – Residents in Wards 9, 13, 14, and 24 of the Village of Mount Pleasant will have a new polling location starting Aug. 9. The new location, which will be ready to welcome voters for the upcoming Wisconsin Partisan Primary, is Racine Bible Church, 12505 Spring St., in Sturtevant. This is located between […]

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2020 election critics challenge local GOP incumbents; Vos, Wanggaard targeted on August 9 primary election

RACINE COUNTY – Two long-time Racine County legislators are being challenged in the August 9 Republican primary 2020 election by candidates that are questioning the integrity of the 2020 general election in which President Joe Biden narrowly defeated Donald Trump. Wisconsin Voter Alliance, an organization critical of the 2020 Wisconsin election, placed billboards like this […]