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RPL Celebrates National Library Week April 4-10; Includes Deals With Library Card, Free Parking

RACINE – The Racine Public Library (RPL), 75 7th St., celebrates National Library Week all this week (April 4-10) with a library card promotion and free parking. For seven days, starting Monday, anyone with a valid RPL library card can receive special discounts and deals at these area businesses: Blue BearBonifide NutritionCulver’s (21st Street)Dew EstheticsDimple’s […]

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Local Organizations Receive Beyond the Classroom Grants

MADISON –  Four Racine organizations and two in Kenosha are among 115 out-of-school providers receiving a total of $49.5 million through the Beyond the Classroom Grant Program. The awards were announced this week by Gov. Tony Evers. The Beyond the Classroom grants were made available to eligible nonprofit organizations providing virtual and in-person programming for […]

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Public Invited To Open House At SC Johnson Community Aquatic Center

In partnership with the Racine Family YMCA, County Executive Jonathan Delagrave is inviting Racine County residents to an open house at the SC Johnson Community Aquatic Center. The open house will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  on Thursday. The SC Johnson Community Aquatic Center is located at Racine County’s Pritchard Park, 2800 […]

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Lots of fun in Racine County

You’re looking at one of the summer’s busiest outdoor weekends in Racine County. Beach volleyball, running, vintage farm equipment and celebrations are all on tap. Come along with Real Racine. Four days of music. Kraut Music Fest 2016 brings four days of entertainment — Thursday through Sunday — to Caledonia-Mount Pleasant Memorial Park, 9416 Northwestern […]

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Excellence in Racine: Samad Qawi Recipient of SC Johnson Scholarship

William Horlick High School senior Samad Qawi has been awarded a $5,000 renewable SC Johnson Young Leaders Scholarship. Qawi is in the top 10 percent of his class and plans to attend the University of Wisconsin-Madison this fall as a pre-med Neurology major. He was awarded a full-tuition scholarship from UW-Madison because he participated in the PEOPLES program (Pre-college Enrollment […]