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Posted inDevelopmentLocal news

Work Begins On New $6 Million Sports Complex

RACINE, WI — Racine County officials joined Green Bay Packers President Mark Murphy in putting the first shovel in the dirt in the $6 million S.C. Johnson Community Sports Complex at Pritchard Park Wednesday. In partnership with the Racine Unified School District, Racine County Murphy joined Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave and Racine Unified Superintendent […]

Posted inBusinessLocal news

Gene Johnson dies at 87

Imogene “Gene” Powers Johnson, the matriarch of the Johnson family, died Saturday at Ascension All Saints Hospital, according to a story by the Racine Journal Times. Johnson’s husband Sam Johnson was the patriarch of the Johnson family companies. In a letter sent to the Journal Times, the family characterized Sam and Gene’s relationship as “an […]

Posted inBusiness

SC Johnson Donates Dollars For Summer Youth Camp

A sizable donation from SC Johnson will keep a summer youth camp in Racine County free of charge. The local private manufacturer donated $25,000 to the Volunteer Center of Racine County’s Summer Service – Learning Camp. The program takes 11- to 18-year-old youth and teaches them volunteerism and community service during 12 separate week-long sessions. […]

Posted inElectionsGovernment

Rosenbaum Earns Sturtevant Trustee Seat

Soon-to-be village trustee Mike Rosenbaum will be a new face on the Sturtevant Village Board. The board is also losing Trustee Chris Wright, who came up short in the at-large election. Wright was the chair of the Finance and Budgetary Committee and the Economic Development and Redevelopment Committee. On the election, Wright said, “I wish […]