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UPDATE: Kenosha man charged with arson at marina makes first appearance, bail set at $25K

UPDATE (Oct. 24, 12:57 p.m.): RACINE — The Kenosha man charged with setting his family’s boat on fire while it was docked at the Reefpoint Marina was in Racine County Circuit Court on Monday for a first appearance. Kenneth Koger, 27, was charged with arson and criminal damage to property. According to his family, the […]

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Port-of-call #98; Golden Rule Peace Boat docks in Racine

RACINE — Nearing the end of a 10,000-mile, 15-month journey, the volunteer crew of the Golden Rule Peace Boat arrived at Racine’s Reefpoint Marina on Tuesday afternoon. The 30-foot, two-masted wooden sailboat is a project of Veterans for Peace that visits communities to educate the public about the dangers of nuclear weapons. The Golden Rule […]

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The Golden Rule Peace Boat headed to Racine Sept. 5-6

RACINE — The Golden Rule Peace Boat, a 30-foot sailboat with a storied history, is coming to Racine on Sept. 5 and 6. The two-masted wooden ketch, a project of Veterans for Peace, is on a 15-month voyage to educate the public about the dangers of nuclear weapons proliferation. The boat’s Milwaukee stop is set […]

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UPDATE: Severe storms impact Racine: roof threatens to collapse and boat slips break loose

UPDATE (8:25 a.m. July 27): On Wednesday evening, the Racine Fire Department cleared Littleport Brewing to reopen. UPDATE (4:35 p.m.): RACINE — A structural engineer is assessing the damage to a downtown building that had to be evacuated during Wednesday’s storm when the roof began to leak causing residents to fear that a collapse might […]

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Coast Guard Auxiliary offering free vessel checks on June 17 at Reefpoint Marina

RACINE — With the boating season now in full swing, owners in Racine are encouraged to take advantage of an important opportunity from the Coast Guard Auxiliary this Saturday. The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Division 41 is hosting free vessel checks for all Racine boat owners at the Reefpoint Marina, 2 Christopher Columbus Causeway, from […]

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Downtown Racine Corporation to host Bend and Brew: free outdoor yoga at Reefpoint Marina starts May 31

RACINE — The Downtown Racine Corporation (DRC) is gearing up for the sixth annual Bend and Brew event, offering free outdoor yoga sessions at Reefpoint Marina’s scenic grassy park at the end of Christopher Columbus Causeway. Led by Yoga Roots Racine, the yoga sessions will occur from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. on Wednesdays, then from […]

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Disabled Veterans Fish in Salmon-A-Rama

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Wisconsin Chapter) and Salmon Unlimited Wisconsin joined forces to allow disabled veterans to fish on Lake Michigan. Paralyzed Veterans of America strives to enhance and uplift the lives of veterans who have experienced spinal cord trauma or who suffer from a spinal cord disease, MS, or ALS. Salmon Unlimited Wisconsin hosts Salmon-a-Rama, […]

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3 Unique Places to Stay in Racine County Summer is finally here. Between festivals, the lakes, shopping, dining, and the warm temperatures, Racine is a great place to spend time during the summer. Whether you’re passing through or looking for a place to staycation, there are three places in Racine County that you don’t want to miss out on visiting. 1. Snooze […]

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See a show, try fishing this weekend

The summer fun continues in Racine County this weekend. There is live theater, festival fun, Lake Michigan fishing and beautiful gardens. Real Racine has you covered. Watch out for Audrey. The Racine Theatre Guild’s presentation of “Little Shop of Horrors” opens Friday on the Theatre Guild stage, 2519 Northwestern Ave. This part-Broadway, part-science fiction musical […]

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Salmon-A-Rama is “The Big One”

Salmon-A-Rama, one of Lake Michigan’s biggest annual fishing tournaments, opens at 12:01 a.m. Saturday and runs until 11 a.m. Sunday, July 17. This derby-style contest covers the entire lake and offers competition (and cash prizes) in nine divisions. The tournament headquarters in the ReefPoint Marina parking lot, 2 Christopher Columbus Causeway, is an exciting place […]

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Your Valentine’s weekend is here

This Valentine’s weekend in Racine County has lots of entertainment options including live music, art and even an exotic dinner with exotic animals. Come along with Real Racine. A jazzy evening. What better way to spend an evening then with Davina and the Vagabonds? This Twin Cities-based band specializes in New Orleans jazz and blues […]

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Catch some weekend fun

Try your luck under the water, catch some laughs or go for a party night. It’s all happening in Racine County this weekend. Real Racine has some suggestions. Beads, party, repeat. Mardi-Crawl, the 14th annual winter party, is Saturday night in Downtown Racine. Just $3 lets you ride the shuttle buses among 13 participating nightspots […]

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Summer Party Time

You’ll find a little bit of everything in Racine County this summer weekend. It kicks off with an outdoor party and continues with basketball, a new musical comedy, a nighttime boat parade and much more. Come along with Real Racine. First Friday is amazing. Where is the best place to be on a Friday evening […]