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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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Big fish – big contest this weekend!

A big lake filled with big fish means just one thing — a big fishing tournament. Salmon-A-Rama, one of Lake Michigan’s largest fishing tournaments, opens its nine-day run on Saturday morning. This mid-July weekend also brings German hospitality, marching bands, festivals and family fun. Come along with Real Racine! Go fishin’. The boats and fishing […]

Posted inArts & Entertainment, Culture

Ironman triathlon brings a BIG weekend!

Get ready for the BIGGEST weekend of the summer! It’s led by an international triathlon on Sunday. You’ll also find a major fishing tournament, marching bands, a sailboat race, two new stage productions and an outdoor basketball tournament. It’s all happening right here in Racine County. Come along with Real Racine. Triathlon takes the spotlight. […]

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Obituary: Gerald Kennedy Proudly Served

Gerald “Gary” L. Kennedy Sr., age 84, passed away Monday at Ridgewood Care Center.  Gerald was born in Fort Dodge, IA, January 27, 1933, son of the late Albert and Juanita (Nee:  Pavey) Kennedy. Gary proudly served in the United States Army.  He was employed with Jacobsen Manufacturing for thirty-nine years, retiring in 1996.  An avid outdoorsman, […]

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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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‘Footy’ is Here This Weekend

It’s fast-moving fun – Australian Football comes to Racine County this weekend. It’s also time for competitive fishing, a new musical comedy and a walk in the garden. Real Racine has some great summertime ideas. Discover “footy.” It’s faster paced than football, tougher than rugby and fun to watch. The United States Australian Football League […]

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Salmon-A-Rama Staying in Racine, Moving East

  Salmon-A-Rama is moving, but not out of Racine. Instead, the annual fishing competition and tradition will call a parking lot at the Reefpoint Marina home for a trial run, according to a story in The Journal Times. There had been some discussion around Salmon-A-Rama moving out of Racine because, event co-Chair Tom Pietila told the […]

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