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Boater found dead in Lake Michigan near Racine Yacht Club

An 80-year-old Janesville man was found dead in the water at the Racine Yacht Club, 1 Barker St., Saturday morning. A person called 911 at 8:30 a.m. after they found the nonresponsive man in the water. Personnel from the Racine Fire Department, Racine Police Department and the Racine County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD) responded to the […]

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Obituary: Joseph “Ol’Joe” McGauran Was An Avid Sailor

Joseph Richard McGauran, “Ol’Joe”, 71, passed away Wednesday at Ascension All Saints Hospital.  He was born in Marinette on August 11, 1945, and was the son of the late William and Margaret (Nee: Duxbury) McGauran.  Joe graduated from Marinette High School in 1963. He was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1966 and served 3 […]

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Obituary: Richard Lennertz Lived A Profound, Dedicated Life

Surrounded by his loving family, Richard C. Lennertz Sr., 86, passed away Thursday, April 6, 2017 at his residence. Born in Racine, July 24, 1930, Richard was son of the late Anthony and Margaret (Nee: Regas) Lennertz. Richard graduated from St. Catherine’s High School in 1950 and then he attended Marquette University. During the Korean War, […]

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Fun holiday weekend ahead

Let’s ring out summer with a blast! This three-day holiday weekend includes a Downtown party, a river celebration, an ethnic festival and bacon. Real Racine is here to help you rock your Labor Day weekend. Starting early. Kick off your holiday weekend with First Friday in Downtown Racine from 4 to 9 p.m. Take a […]

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Zoo family fun and much more

Family fun at the zoo, a scenic horseback ride, sailing, poetry and summer foods are all on tap in Racine County this weekend. Real Racine has you covered. Zoo + terrific Saturday. Racine County has a terrific zoo and zookeepers. To celebrate, the Racine Zoo, 2131 N. Main St., invites everyone to Zoo-riffic Saturday Zookeeper […]

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Obituary: Mary Jane Hush Enjoyed Golf, Bowling And Bocce Ball

Surrounded by her loving family, Mary Jane Hush, 87, passed away Sunday at her residence.  Mary was born in Racine on Aug. 5, 1928, daughter of the late John and Margaret (Nee: Viecci) Schiralli. Mary Jane was employed by Western Publishing for more than fifty years. She served as secretary and treasurer of Local 223 […]

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Obituary: Jeffrey Flegel

Jeffrey Dean Flegel, 72, passed away Thursday at Wheaton Franciscan All Saints Medical Center. He was born in Racine, Feb. 11, 1944 son of the late Dean and Lora (Nee: Kramer) Flegel. Jeffrey graduated from St. John’s Military Academy “Class of 1962.. He then moved on to receive a degree from Milton College. On Oct. 22, […]

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Obituary: Penelope Gagnon

Penelope “Penny” J. Gagnon, 78, passed away Wednesday, at Wheaton Franciscan – All Saints Medical Center. She was born in Racine, January 24, 1938, daughter of the late Clarence and Elizabeth (Nee: Pritchard) Keller and was a lifelong resident of Racine. On Oct. 26, 1957 at the First United Methodist Church she was united in […]

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2016 Splash And Dash Set For Jan. 1

So with the warm weather, maybe this would be a good year to take a dip in Lake Michigan for the 2016 Splash and Dash at noon Jan. 1. Held at North Beach, the Racine Yacht Club will open its doors to the public at 7 a.m. Those brave enough to take on the challenge […]

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Historic Tour of Racine Includes Public Buildings, Private Homes

The annual Preservation Racine tour of historic homes opens the doors of public buildings and private homes this year. Tickets are $15 in advance through Sept. 25 at the Preservation Racine website or $17 at any of these locations on this year’s tour: Wind Point Lighthouse residence, 4725 Lighthouse Drive North Bay Village Hall, 3615 […]

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