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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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Racine Heritage Museum to feature Alfonso Iannelli exhibit

The Racine Heritage Museum is featuring an Alfonso Iannelli exhibit from Dec.1 to Oct. 31 called “Blessings to Blenders.” It is showcasing the works of 20th century Italian-American designer, architect, and sculptor Alfonso Iannelli (1888-1965). Some of Iannelli’s works include many sculptures, product designs for advertising, and works based on a liturgy. The collection of […]

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Racine Remembers: The Mitchell Company

The story of the Mitchell Company is one of ingenuity and quality craftsmanship. The following are excerpts from Larry A. Goodwin’s Mitchell-Lewis Research – Part I. Dr. Goodwin’s entire six-page article can be found at the Racine Heritage Museum Archive/Research Center. Mitchell’s Road to Racine County The year was 1834.  Captain Gilbert Knapp had staked […]