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Root River Environmental Education Community Center Offers Voyager Series Workshops Starting July 1

The Root River Voyager Series – environmental education workshops for community members ages 9 and up – starts on Thursday, July 1 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Root River Environmental Education Community Center (REC), located at 1301 W. 6th Street. Topics will include the basics of canoeing and kayaking, water quality, invasive […]

Sunset Paddle on the Root River

River Bend Nature Center is pleased to offer canoe and kayak rentals on the evening of the full moon on Friday, July 31st. Boats may be launched from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m., and all boats must return by 9 p.m. Wind down, experience nature as it emerges at dusk on the quiet summer river. […]

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BREAKING: Boy Drowns In Root River

A 14-year-old boy has died after he drowned in the Root River near the Washington Park Golf Course at 3:46 p.m. Tuesday. The boy, whose name has not been released, was swimming with friends. He went under, but never resurfaced. Rescue personnel from the Racine Fire Department found the boy. Life saving measures were performed, […]

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Get outdoors this weekend!

This is a great September weekend to get out, see and do in Racine County! You can choose from among outdoor parties, living history and a river celebration. Come along with Real Racine. A musical finale. All good things must come to an end. The 2014 season for B-Town Sounds wraps up Thursday evening at […]