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Racine residents traveling to Moral March in Washington DC June 18

RACINE – Diane Valencia and Maria Maldonado Retana of Racine will be among thousands of people expected this Saturday (June 18) at the Poor People’s Campaign Moral March to Washington, DC. Valencia is a long-time local community activist. Maldonado Retana, now a legal US resident, will represent immigrants who have to depend upon the goodwill of […]

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March Forth to Earth Day: The Impact of the Pipeline on Mother Earth; Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

The March Forth to Earth Day project, an Environmental Conservation Organization, started on March 4th, 2022. Rallies in various cities across Wisconsin kicked off a movement for the Earth and our future. Wisconsin activists and environmentalists have participated in eight consecutive weeks of activism focused on climate change. The project will conclude on Earth Day, […]

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Environmental Activists To ‘March Forth for Earth Day’

RACINE – Local activists and environmentalists will gather Friday for the first in a series of events to “March Forth to Earth Day.” The event, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Cesar Chavez Center, 2221 Douglas Ave., will focus on halting the re-construction of Enbridge Line 5, a 68-year-old pipeline that carries crude oil, […]

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Gerald “Jerry” Cross Was A Minister, Photographer, Writer, and Film Maker

Gerald M. Cross, “Jerry”, 87, passed away in the comfort of his home on Tuesday following a battle with ALS. He was born in Grand Island, Nebraska on August 10, 1930, the son of the late T.M. and Frances (Nee: Churchill) Cross. Jerry graduated from Iowa State University and went on to Garrett Seminary where […]

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Racine Remembers: The Women’s Club of Racine

When the Women’s Club of Racine celebrated 100 years of service in 1996 several club members compiled and published a detailed club history. The following is excerpted from that history: In 1894, a group of women were invited to a tea to meet a New York woman, a guest of the wife of the proprietor […]

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Obituary: Margaret Morrison Lukow Well Known Racine Artist

Surrounded by her loving family, Margaret Morrison Lukow, 82, passed away on Monday, July 25, 2016, at University Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. Margaret—known to many as Peg or Maggie—was born in Evanston, Illinois, on Sept. 26, 1933, to Harry and Louise (née: Knobel) Morrison. Maggie attended Purdue University, where she became a life loyal Alpha […]

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