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State Grants Awarded to 9 County Cultural Organizations

RACINE COUNTY – Nine Racine County organizations are among 385 cultural organizations across the state to be awarded COVID-19 Cultural Organization Grants. The $15 million in grants, announced by Gov. Tony Evers, will provide critical funds to assist cultural nonprofit organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program is administered by the Wisconsin Department of […]

Posted inCommunity, Obituaries

Mary Ann Miller Farley Was A Dedicated Volunteer

Mary Ann Miller Farley passed away with her husband and daughter by her side on Thursday in Racine, Wisconsin. She was born March 2, 1931, in Racine, Wisconsin to Mary Elizabeth “Dolly” Middlecoff Miller, of Duluth, Michigan, and Bernard “Bernie” Henry Miller, of Racine, Wisconsin, co-founder and co-owner of Miller Bros. Insurance Company. (The original […]

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Niki, An Armur Tiger, Dies At Racine Zoo

Niki, a 19-year-old Armur tiger living at the Racine Zoo, has died, according to officials with the Racine Zoological Society. Armur tigers, which are mainly found in Russia, are considered to be critically endangered as there are only an estimated 350 to 400 left in the wild. One of the oldest tigers living under human […]

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Racine Zoo Hires On New Executive Director

The Racine Zoo has hired Elizabeth Heirdorn as its executive director. Heirdon replaces Jay Christie, who left as the president and chief executive officer in September. She started the job April 6. “I look forward to leading this great team of people and becoming an active part within the Racine community, which I’ve heard so many positive things […]