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Obituary: Frank “Happy” Aiello

Surrounded by his loving family, Frank A. Aiello, affectionately known as “Happy,” 84, passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at his residence. Born in Racine, May 14, 1933, Frank was the son of the late Eugenio “James” and Aquila (Nee: Piselli) Aiello. He graduated from St. Catherine’s High School in 1952. During the Korean War, […]

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Obituary: Gerald G. Sackman Enjoyed Snowmobiles And Hunting

With his loving family by his side, Gerald G. “Jerry” Sackman, age 82, passed away peacefully early Wednesday at his residence.  Gerald was born in Racine on November 7, 1934, son of the late Andrew and Edna (nee: Hamilton) Sackman and was a lifelong resident. Following graduation from Washington Park High school “Class of 1953”, Jerry […]

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Students get a ‘Reality Check’

About 600 Racine Unified high school students got a taste of financial reality Wednesday (Oct. 26)  at Educators Credit Union’s annual Reality Check Day. The event, described as “a month in the life of being financially independent,” gives students first-hand experience in making key spending decisions on every day items like housing, transportation, insurance, food […]

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Obituary: Glen Kurhajec

Surrounded by his loving family, Glen A. Kurhajec, 76, passed away Monday at Wheaton Franciscan – All Saints Medical Center.  Glen was born in Racine, December 11, 1939, son of the late Emil and Marjorie (Nee:  Sands) Kurhajec. On April 27, 1963 at St. Rita’s Catholic Church he was united in marriage to the love of […]

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Return to the Jazz Age this weekend

Return to the Jazz Age, enjoy the best in chocolate and listen to beautiful music. It’s all happening in Racine County this weekend. Real Racine has these suggestions for you. Relive the ’20s. Take a little weekend trip back to the Jazz Age at Tribute to Bix Fest this Thursday through Sunday at the Racine […]

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Vegas comes to Racine – and more!

It’s a fine weekend to take in some art, enjoy music or try your luck – all in Racine County. Real Racine has some great ideas for you. What happens in Vegas. The Racine Founders Rotary Club invites you to an evening of Las Vegas-style entertainment at Vegas Night from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday […]

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Weekend fun – indoors and out

This weekend’s fun is found indoors and outdoors. It includes chili tasting, home remodeling, a benefit dance and ice fishing. Come along with Real Racine. Chili for fun and fame. Hot ‘n spicy or on the mild side — the area’s best chili makers will show off their stuff at the Winter Carnival and Chili […]

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