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3 Locals Land on UW-Whitewater Men’s Basketball Roster

Today marks the first full season of men’s basketball since 2019-2020 for UW-Whitewater. The first non-conference game will be away as the team travels to Monmouth College in Illinois. The UW-Whitewater Tip-Off Tournament will begin in one week on November 12 with a home game against Gustavus Adolphus (Minn.). Three local students have earned spots […]

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Mary Ahnen Blessed with 10 Children

Marilyn Catherine Ahnen, “Mary”, 81, passed away peacefully on Wednesday at Aurora Medical Center in Kenosha, surrounded by her family. She was born in Racine on May 7, 1936 to Frederick and Constance (Nee: Kessler) Kowalsky. Mary graduated from St. Catherine’s High School, “Class of 1954.”  On November 16, 1957, she was united in marriage […]

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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: Michele Peters

Michele J. Peters, age 71, passed away Wednesday July 6, 2016 at Willowcrest Care Center. Michele graduated from St. Catherine’s High School “Class of 62”.  She worked in the insurance industry and in project management. Michele is survived by her children, Christopher (Lisa) Sorenson, Laura Mulvenna, Wendy (Guy) Leach and their children; siblings, Marcia Ortiz, […]

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Obituary: Barbara Cramer, An RN with Many Pastimes

Surrounded by her family, Barbara A. Cramer, 73, passed away Monday at her residence. Barbara was born in Racine, Oct. 18, 1942, daughter of the late Sylvester and Lucille (Nee: Gross) Soens. Barbara attended St. Joseph’s Grade School, St. Catherine’s High School “Class of 1960” and graduated from St. Mary’s School of Nursing in 1963. […]

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Obituary: Gale Haakenson

Gale Claire Haakenson, 72, passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at her home in the loving arms of her husband Tom. She was born in Milwaukee, WI, June 20, 1944, daughter of the late Chester and Julia (Nee:Joo) Krusienski. Gale attended St. Catherine’s High School, Dominican College and Patricia Stevens Modeling School. She worked at […]

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