Posted inCommunity, Non-Profits

The Community Buzz: What’s Up With Local Nonprofits

For a full look at what local nonprofits are up to, check out our nonprofit community feed here. Here’s a snapshot of the things you’ll find among our local nonprofits: November is National Family Caregivers Month. Known as the “invisible workforce,” caregivers are constantly on the job without much recognition or thanks. According to AARP, 64% […]

Posted inArts & Entertainment, Culture

Chocolate and more this Saturday

A chocolate-filled Saturday is in store for you in Burlington. This weekend also includes a celebration of 1920s jazz, a local talent competition, a craft fair and your last chance for a comedy play. Real Racine has lots of great suggestions.. More than chocolate. Saturday’s annual Chocolate Extravaganza brings amateur cooks and bakers flocking to […]

Posted inCommunity, Obituaries

Sister Roserita Kimmel Spent Many Years In Service To Others

Sister Roserita Kimmel, O.P., 85, passed away at Lakeshore Manor, Racine, Wisconsin on Friday. Mary Jane was born on January 15, 1933 to Dorsey and Rose Marie (nee: Feldpaush) Kimmel in Detroit, Michigan. On August 30, 1948 she joined the Racine Dominicans and at her reception in 1949 she was given the religious name Sister […]

Posted inBreaking, Obituaries

Obituary: Sister Oda Marie DeGroot Gave A Lifetime of Service

Sister Oda Marie DeGroot, O.P., 100, passed away at Lakeshore Manor, Racine on Wednesday. Born October 27, 1916, Oda Marie was the daughter of Henry and Wilhelmina (nee: Hurkmans) DeGroot in Northland, MI. On August 30, 1937, Lambertha Mary joined the Racine Dominicans and at her reception in 1938 she was given the religious name […]

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Obituary: Sister Lois Vanderbeke, O.P.

Sister Lois Vanderbeke, O.P., 80, passed away at Lakeshore Manor, Racine, WI on Saturday, June 4, 2016. Lois Marie was born May 7, 1936 to Joseph A. and Leontine (nee: Blomme) Vanderbeke in Detroit, MI. On August 25, 1955 she joined the Racine Dominicans and at her reception in 1956 she was given the religious […]

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Obituary: Daniel Mousseau

Daniel J. Mousseau, 87, passed away May 31, at Hospice House, in Pleasant Prairie, WI. Dan was born in Racine, WI on June 16, 1928, son of the late Omer A. and Mary A. (nee: McCarthy) Mousseau. On August 19, 1950 he was united in marriage to Elaine M. Duquette in Plymouth, WI. They were […]

Posted inCommunity, Events

A weekend for art and artists

It’s a weekend for artists, wildlife trivia and lots of live music. This weekend also brings poetry and a 400th anniversary. Real Racine has some terrific suggestions.   Art up close. It only comes around once a year and it’s fascinating! Get Behind the Arts Studio Tour 2016 provides a rare, up close, behind-the-scenes at […]

Posted inCommunity

Public Defender, Justice Advocate Receive Women Of the Year Award

Public defender Jennifer Bias and justice advocate Elaine Kinch were named Women of the Year by the Racine Dominicans for their work in Racine and other communities in the state. Since 2005 the Racine Dominicans, a community of Catholic sisters and lay associates, have honored woman through the Woman of the Year Award, which recognizes […]

Siena On The Lake Phase III Project On Ice, Phase II On Track

The third phase for Siena On The Lake, which included building independent living units for seniors, has now been put on hold due to lagging pre-sales for its apartments and increased costs from building phase II, said Jean Mullooly, director of communications for the Racine Dominicans. The Siena on the Lake project included a $45 million […]

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Siena On The Lake Presents Plan To Extend 4 1/2 Mile Road

As part of a developer agreement on a multi-phase expansion project, officials representing the Siena Center project presented preliminary plans to extend 4 1/2 Mile Road to Erie St. at a Caledonia village board meeting on Monday. The Siena on the Lake project included a $45 million senior living campus to be built in three phases […]

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