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Another shot at summer

Summer may be winding down, but there is still plenty to do in Racine County. You can visit a Vietnam War memorial, catch some live music, see championship football and enjoy an all-day fiesta. Come along with Real Racine! History pays a visit. The Moving Wall, a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Memorial, visits Racine […]

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Story and song this weekend

Tales in song and story, one of the summer’s biggest car shows, a festival and another chance to run are all coming your way in Racine County this weekend. Real Racine has some great suggestions. Many musical stories. The art of storytelling through music is celebrated at the 3rd Annual Tall Tales Music Festival in […]

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Sunday Triathlon Traffic Delays Expected

Motorists should prepare for temporary traffic delays this Sunday (July 19) because of the Ironman 70.3 Racine triathlon. The event will bring more than 2,300 triathletes from around the world to compete in swimming, bicycling and running. Racine’s North Beach serves as the transition point among the activities. The first wave of competitors starts a […]

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Area Republican Legislators Push For Racine Unified Board Changes

Area Republican Legislators want changes made in the election process for the Racine Unified School District Board. On the heels of Caledonia and Sturtevant residents wanting their own school districts, Sen. Van Wanggaard (R-Racine) and Rep. Tom Weatherston (R-Caledonia) crafted a provision in the state budget that would mandate that unified school district boards no longer be elected at-large positions. […]

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Welcome to Easter Weekend

Welcome to Easter! You’ll find family fun this weekend in Racine County. Try these ideas from Real Racine. First one of the year. Racine’s liveliest 10-year-old is celebrating a birthday. First Fridays marks its 10th anniversary at 5 p.m. Friday with a celebration at Uncorkt, 240 Main St. The Downtown business operators who founded the […]

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Do You Know Who’s Buried at American Metal Technologies?

  There are headstones standing at the northeast corner of the American Metal Technologies surrounded by a black, wrought iron fence. Some long-time Sturtevant residents know the small graveyard is there, but other neighbors probably didn’t realize one of the village’s founding families is buried there. Sturtevant was founded around 1854 by settlers Hezekia Johnson and Peter […]

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Weekend fun – indoors and out

This weekend’s fun is found indoors and outdoors. It includes chili tasting, home remodeling, a benefit dance and ice fishing. Come along with Real Racine. Chili for fun and fame. Hot ‘n spicy or on the mild side — the area’s best chili makers will show off their stuff at the Winter Carnival and Chili […]

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Caledonia To Put Independent School Question On Ballot

Caledonia residents will have the opportunity to vote on whether they support forming an independent Caledonia school district and separate from the Racine Unified School District. Voters will be asked to answer the non-binding advisory referendum question during the spring election, which will be held April 7. The Caledonia village board unanimously approved putting the […]

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Get Out in Racine County!

  It’s a GREAT weekend to get out and do something in Racine County! You can get fit and be inspired with The Biggest Loser RunWalk, catch some local comedy, celebrate autumn or spend a day in the country (with homemade pies!) Come along with Real Racine. An inspiring run. You can meet — and […]

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Kiss the Cook Opening Soon in Sturtevant

Kiss the Cook is changing location but not the delicious food diners love. Located currently at the corner of Taylor and Durand Avenues in the City of Racine, the restaurant is moving to 9225 Durand Avenue in Sturtevant. “We’re very happy to welcome Kiss the Cook,” said Village President Steve Jansen at a village board […]