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MKE Fresh Meat Market Receives Nod From City

Racine residents will soon have another grocery store and butcher shop called MKE Fresh Meat Market available to them. Owned by Jaspreet Gill, the store will be located at the old Value Village, 2917 Durand Avenue, site. Gill received a preliminary recommendation from the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on Tuesday for a retail fermented malt […]

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Backpack Giveaway Set For Thursday

Helping children start the school year off right, MH Imaging LLC, 6800 Washington Ave., will hand out 250 backpacks filled with school supplies to students on Thursday. MH Imaging provides medical imaging services. The health care provider aims to help children in poverty access basic school supplies because one in five children don’t have the […]

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Trauma Advocates Available in Union Grove, Racine for Debriefing

Following a county-wide manhunt for a man suspected of kidnapping a woman and shooting at police in Union Grove, the Women’s Resource Center will have trauma advocates for those effected by the event. Law enforcement officials apprehended kidnapping suspect Stantavious Armond Sillas, 20, on Monday afternoon after a shootout in the parking lot at Piggly Wiggly, 4400 67th […]

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Update: Stantavious Sillas Dies from Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

**Updated 8:30 p.m. Stantavius Sillas, a 20-year-old man who led law enforcement officials on a countywide manhunt, died at 6 p.m. Monday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Mount Pleasant police Chief Tim Zarzecki confirmed Sillas’ death in an email message to Racine County Eye. Sillas shot himself during his apprehension Monday, a press release from MPPD confirmed. […]

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Greater Grain Gluten-Free Goods Store To Close, Training Program To Relocate

The Greater Grain Gluten-Free Goods grocery store, located at 4811 Washington Ave., will be closing, but the training program Careers Industries operated will move to a new location inside the Piggly Wiggly store, 5201 Washington Ave. Careers Industries, a non-profit organization, runs the store and provides retail training to people who have developmental and cognitive disabilities. The […]