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Designated Winter Warming Centers in Racine County

With the temperatures dropping and the winds blowing, warming centers are a necessary outlet for many in our city. Racine residents in need of shelter, heating assistance, or warm clothing can call 211 for resources available. In addition, in Racine County, the following locations are available as winter warming centers. These locations serve as temporary […]

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Racine Heritage Walking Tours Resume Saturday

RACINE – The Racine Heritage Museum’s Heritage Walking Tours return this Saturday after being sidelined in 2020. The tours are offered at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays, rain or shine, through September 11. Walking Tour Details The Heritage Walking Tour is a 1.1-mile, 90-minute guided tour of Downtown Racine, the lakefront and the Root […]

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Woman Rescued From Burning Vehicle; Charged With Drug Possession

CALEDONIA – A Greenfield woman, rescued from a burning vehicle on Interstate 94 here Sunday, was charged with drug possession. The Racine County District Attorney’s Office charged Christine Marie Pape, 29, with two counts of possession of narcotic drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of illegally obtained prescription and four counts of misdemeanor bail jumping. […]

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Jefferson Lighthouse Spreads Holiday Cheer to Senior Citizens

This holiday season just got a little brighter for local senior citizens. Jefferson Lighthouse, an International Baccalaureate school within Racine Unified School District, is aiming to put a smile on many faces this holiday season. Staff, students, and families have come together to spread holiday cheer via an inspirational Youtube video. Third-grade teacher, Student Council […]

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Carolin Brühl

Racine is a special place that leaves an impression on those who live here and those who visit here. Foreign Exchange student, Carolin Brühl, from Germany will forever be thankful for her time spent in Racine. This Thanksgiving, she reflects on her time in Wisconsin. The Racine Gratitude project does not exclude anyone from participating, […]

Posted inCORONAVIRUS, Health, Local news

Flu shots who should get them and why

Thinking of skipping out on a flu shot this year? You might want to re-think that decision. What is Influenza? Influenza is a contagious respiratory illness, and the severity of the illness differs depending on the person and strain. Influenza can cause severe symptoms. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, it can […]

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Facing eviction? Wisconsin Rental Assistance Program helps renters

RACINE COUNTY – Renters facing eviction because of income loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic may be eligible for rental assistance under a new program. The Racine Kenosha Community Action Agency Inc. is now accepting applications for the Wisconsin Rental Assistance Program (WRAP). WRAP provides rent and security deposit payments up to $3,000, paid directly […]

Posted inCommunity, Non-Profits

Faith Hope and Love sustains flood damage

The Faith Hope and Love headquarters, 740 College Avenue, flooded after a storm came through Racine on Monday. The damage is over $7,000. Consequently, children are suffering. Items such as Duffel for Kids bags, backpacks, and other merchandise are not salvageable. Blankets, stuffed animals, storybooks have been ruined. These items waiting for shipment will no […]

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Meal Services in Racine

Meal services in Racine County are now available for residents. Due to COVID-19 changes may occur, but as of now, this is the current information to follow. Where are meal services happening in Racine? Look no further, follow this guide for times and locations. Use the Racine Meal Service Guide for access to meal services […]

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