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Racine Unified, Sturtevant Village Board Agree On REAL School Permit

After hours of negotiation, the Sturtevant Village Board and Racine Unified School District came to an agreement on terms for a permit allowing the construction for the REAL School to begin soon in the village. The conditional use permit was approved unanimously by the planning commission and the village board following a marathon negotiation in […]

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Racine County Real Estate: Sportsplex, Auto Repair and Restaurant Sell

Over 100 properties changed hands in Racine County between June 12 through June 16, according to Racine County property transfer records. Here are the highlights: The Racine Unified School District bought the Sturtevant Sportsplex for $5.25 million. Racine Unified Buys Sturtevant Sportsplex Import Specialists, 2121 Ole Davidson Rd., was sold to Racine-based Akil LLC for […]

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Racine Unified Buys Sturtevant Sportsplex

The Racine Unified School District is now the official owner of the Sturtevant Sportsplex building, which it bought for $5.225 million, according to the State Department of Revenue website. The district will borrow the money to buy the property with a 10-year repayment plan and the expectation that renting out the facility for various sporting […]

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School Board Approves SportsPlex Purchase for REAL School

REAL School students are expected to begin the next school year in Sturtevant after the school board Monday night approved the $5.2 million purchase of the Sturtevant SportsPlex. This was the last major decision of the sitting board before new members are sworn in next week. Racine Unified staff members recommended the SportsPlex purchase as […]

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Racine Unified Reaches Tentative Deal To Buy Sturtevant SportsPlex

The Racine Unified School District has reached a tentative agreement to buy the Sturtevant SportsPlex for about $5.2 million, but the deal still needs to be approved by the School Board. The Renaissance School, which had been looking at buying the Sportsplex, recently bought the building it currently occupies, according to Racine County property transfer records. The […]

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Trustees Talking State Budget with Vos, Final SportsPlex Rezone Conversation

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, Tuesday will visit the Sturtevant Village Board during a Committe of the Whole meeting to talk with trustees and any residents in attendance about Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed 2015-2017 budget. Vos was in Mount Pleasant a few weeks ago to conduct a similar Q&A with that village board. The Speaker’s […]

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Rezoning SportsPlex to School Public Hearing Wednesday

Sturtevant trustees will hear comments and concerns Wednesday about rezoning the Sturtevant SportsPlex from industrial to commercial so the Renaissance School can set up shop there for a K4 – 8th grade private school. Renaissance is a private school, and many of its students attend using state-funded vouchers. Lutheran Urban Mission Initiative (LUMIN) is the organization that operates […]

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Groups Pushing For Independent School Districts To Host Fundraiser

Citizens for a Caledonia School District, a nonprofit group trying to form an independent school district in Caledonia, is hosting a movie night/activity for residents and families with children from 2 to 5 p.m. March 22 at the Sturtevant Sportsplex, 10116 Stellar Ave., in Sturtevant. The event is a fundraiser for the group to pay for literature drops and mailers […]

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Renaissance Busing Dispute Could be Headed to Court

A busing dispute between the Racine Unified School District and Renaissance School could be headed to court. At issue is the district’s decision to end bus service at the end of the month for 44 Renaissance students because they are then transported to the school’s Kenosha campus, a story in The Journal Time reads. Specifically, […]

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Lehmann Expansion Approved, SportsPlex Public Hearing Scheduled

The Sturtevant Planning Commission Thursday approved an addition to Lehmann’s bakery and set the public hearing to rezone Sturtevant SportsPlex for Renaissance School. Lehmann’s, 9117 Durand Avenue, needs to expand to meet the growing demand for kringle, a story in The Journal Times reads. Having its signature pastry featured at Sam’s Club has increased the […]

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Sturtevant SportsPlex Rezone Headed to Plan Commission

Rezoning the Sturtevant SportsPlex from industrial to commercial property will go before the village Planning Commission in the coming weeks. Approving the change is the first step for the Renaissance School’s relocation and consolidation from two buildings in Pleasant Prairie and Mount Pleasant. Renaissance is a private school, and many of its students attend using […]

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SportsPlex Could Rezone Into Renaissance School Building

Beleaguered Sturtevant SportsPlex owner Fernando Bahena Tuesday told trustees that he is willing to surrender his liquor license if that’s what it takes to move the Renaissance School into his building. The SportsPlex is located in the Renaissance Business Park south of Highway 20. Bahena attended the village continual committee meeting with representatives from the […]

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