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Obituary: James Jude

 After a wonderful life, James Matthew Jude, 94, passed away June 5, 2016, at Ridgewood Care Center. Jim was born in Racine, Sept. 19, 1921 to the late Talferd and Gertrude (nee: Blumenhaus) Jude. On Feb. 10, 1945, he was united in marriage to Arleen L. Barber. They celebrated 61 years of marriage, in the […]

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Volunteer Opportunities Available In Racine

Check out these volunteer opportunities in the Racine area. The Racine Art Museum and the Wustum Museum have docent volunteer opportunities. New docent training begins Monday, February 29th, 2016. No experience or previous knowledge is needed.  Learn more at:;; (262) 619-.3536. Senior Companion Inc. has volunteer opportunities to visit with older people in […]

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Woman Dies in Crash Near Ridgewood Care Center

An 80-year-old woman died Tuesday night after her car crashed into a snowbank near Ridgewood Care Center in Mount Pleasant. Racine County Medical Examiner Michael Payne confirmed that Audrey Galati of Racine was the victim of the accident. He said she had extensive medical history and appears to have died from a heart attack. Police Sgt. […]

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27 Food Service Employees to Lose Their Jobs

by Heather Asiyanbi The decision to change food service providers at Ridgewood Care Center could mean job losses for 27 employees. Ridgewood is a skilled nursing facility located at 3205 Wood Road in Mount Pleasant. Amanda Lindenmoyer, senior manager of human resources for Sodexo, wrote in a letter obtained by The Journal Times that Sodexo is closing […]

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