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Dangerous levels of E. coli found in Quarry Lake Park; swimming area closed

High levels of E. coli have caused the Racine County Parks department to announce the temporary closure of the swimming area at Quarry Lake Park on Facebook. The former limestone quarry, which is now a spring-fed lake, is off limits for swimmers until further notice. The park is located at 3533 Northwestern Ave. in Racine. The picnic areas […]

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Woman seriously injured, driver arrested in Quarry Lake Park incident

MOUNT PLEASANT – An 18-year-old Racine woman was seriously injured after falling off a car trunk “doing doughnuts” in the Quarry Lake Park parking lot late Saturday. The driver was arrested and charged with multiple offenses, according to the Racine County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies and emergency personnel were called to Quarry Lake Park, 3533 Northwestern […]

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Five Things To Do With Your Kids

Everyone is feeling cooped up these days, especially our kids. They’re used to seeing their friends and going to public places to socialize. Here are five things you can do in Racine County to get them out of the house. Geocaching Geocaching is basically like a treasure hunt, and we all know how much our […]

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Water clarity improvements will close Quarry Lake Park for about a week

Quarry Lake Park will close for approximately one week to allow work to improve the water clarity of the lake. The park will be closed, weather permitting, from September 26 through October 4. A contractor will be on site to perform work that includes applying a safe treatment to eradicate algae growth, said Julie Anderson, […]

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Man In Critical Condition After Swimming Accident

A man is in critical condition at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee after a swimming accident Saturday afternoon at Quarry Lake Park. The name of the 23-year-old man has not been released pending notification of his family members, according to a press release by the Racine County Sheriff’s Department. At 4:36 p.m. someone called 911 for […]

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Fly Away and Rock Out

This Racine County August weekend you can fly high, rock out and just enjoy family fun. Real Racine has you covered. Fly or drive. A free transportation celebration is planned for 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday at the annual Burlington Airport Fly-In/Drive-In, 703 Airport Drive. Nearly 100 aircraft and as many classic cars that can […]

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