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4th Annual Kris Kringle Tour in Downtown Racine Dec. 11

The holidays are here and with that comes cherished local traditions. Here in Racine, we celebrate our Danish heritage with a Kris Kringle Tour! O&H Bakery teams up with the Downtown Racine Corporation to host a free whirlwind tour through our historic downtown that includes more than 30 of the downtown businesses, all with Kringle […]

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O&H Teams With Distillery For Whiskey Kringle

RACINE – O&H Danish Bakery has teamed with a Scottish distillery to produce a limited-edition, small-batch Whiskey Kringle. The Whiskey Kringle is made with tender pastry filled with a Highland Park Whisky-infused caramel and topped with a buttery streusel. After baking, the kringle is coated with a honey whisky glaze and topped with a drizzle […]

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Razor Sharp Fitness, O&H Bakery Use ZERO Loan Program

Razor Sharp Fitness and O&H Danish Bakery are the latest recipients of the ZERO Loan Program. The program is a business lending initiative built to provide immediate financial relief to local businesses hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Racine County Economic Development Corp. (RCEDC) administers the program. Terri and Michael Bannon, owners of Racine’s Razor […]

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O&H Expanding: Restaurant Planned for Former Golden Keys Site

O&H Bakery is expanding by razing the former Golden Keys restaurant to make way for a new building that will house a restaurant with space for two additional tenants. Mount Pleasant plan commissioners unanimously approved the site plan and certified survey map Wednesday, a story in The Journal Times reads. Peter Olesen told the newspaper […]

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Bliffert, O&H Bakery Named to Fastest Growing Business List

Two local businesses were named to a list of fastest growing businesses in Southeast Wisconsin; Bliffert Lumber in Sturtevant and O&H Bakery in Mount Pleasant/Racine. The Milwaukee Business Journal on June 23 put out its annual list of local companies that met the following criteria: Annual revenue between $3 and $500 million Recorded a profit […]

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Racine Kringle Making National News

Fans of the flaky deliciousness of Racine kringle may soon have to share the goodness with a larger audience. Crews from CBS News Sunday Morning visited the Racine area recently to film segments about kringle at three locally owned bakeries; Larsens and Bendtsen’s on Washington Avenue in West Racine and at O&H Bakery’s new flagship store […]

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Week In Review: Firefighters Save The Day, Wheaton Employees Complain About Lunch, Break Pay

You were busy this week and didn’t have much time to keep up on the news, but we’ve got you covered. Here are our top 5 most read stories this week. Caledonia Firefighters Save The Day And A Deck Years Of Unpaid Lunches And Breaks At Heart Of Wheaton Complaints Homicide Victim From Sunday Night […]

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O&H Bakery Washington Ave. Store Opens Sept. 29

The day you’ve all been asking about arrives Sept. 29: O&H Bakery’s new store on Washington Avenue officially opens for business. Bakery employees attending Mount Pleasant Day Saturday handed out seasonal flavored donut holes (full disclosure: they were delicious) and confirmed that the subtle note on blue paper was correct. “Yes, we open Sept. 29,” one […]

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Sturtevant Leads County in New Construction Development

The Village of Sturtevant leads the county in new construction growth with the majority of development attributed to UNFI’s 450,000 square foot building at Highways H and 11. Village Administrator/Clerk Mary Cole told trustees Tuesday that the equalized value of Sturtevant rose by 6.55 percent, and the village’s successful tax incremental financing district – of […]

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