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2022 Turkey Trot takes place Thanksgiving Day in Racine, Oak Creek

RACINE, OAK CREEK — The 2022 Turkey Trot is happening on the morning of Thanksgiving Day in Racine and Oak Creek. Before you gobble homemade stuffing and delicious pumpkin pie, trot to the finish line for a good cause. This annual event orchestrated by encourages participants to donate food and necessities to be distributed […]

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2 ways to defrost your turkey in time for Thanksgiving

It’s almost time for Thanksgiving. The turkey, the star of the show, comes bearing responsibility. It’s all about timing. In order to complete your feast, make sure you leave enough time to properly defrost your bird. On top of peeling potatoes, making cornbread, preparing the stuffing, and chopping vegetables, there is an essential job that […]

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Local family provides Thanksgiving meal to a family in need, plans to help at Christmas

RACINE — The Little Family is making a big impact this Thanksgiving. Mary Little and her two children, Emmett and Kalliope, are putting the “giving” in Thanksgiving. By providing a family in need with a turkey and all of the fixings, they are sure to make the holiday a memorable one for a family that […]

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Racine Roundup on TMJ4: Rendering Thanks, Unlocking Racine, Creative Flex

The Racine Roundup aired on TMJ4 during the 4 O’Clock news on Thursday, Nov. 17. This week, Racine County Eye Reporter Emma Widmar discussed various stories with TMJ4 anchors, Steve Chamraz and Susan Kim. The segment started by talking about the 13th Annual Dan & Rays Rendering Thanks Thanksgiving feast. Community members are welcome to […]

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Food Pantry Readying for Thanksgiving

A crew of community volunteers on Wednesday unloaded 120 turkeys that will become Thanksgiving meals for dozens of local families next week. The turkeys soon filled three freezers at the Holy Communion Lutheran Church food pantry, 2000 W. Sixth St. Volunteers also unloaded four pallets of miscellaneous food items delivered by the Racine County Food […]

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Racine/Kenosha Community Action Agency Hosts Holiday Food Basket Program

The Racine and Kenosha Community Action Agency (RKCAA) will be hosting its annual Holiday Food Basket Program during the 2021 holidays. This program operates in conjunction with The Racine County Food Bank, the City of Racine, Racine County, labor, civic groups, churches, schools, and businesses in the area. The program was started to ensure food […]

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Toni Black

Toni Black and her fiance smile for a photo together Toni Black is grateful for her fiance and being employed at this time. COVID-19 has shown Racine residents how being a part from our loved ones makes us appreciate them even more. As a part of the Racine Gratitude Project, Black shares a glimpse of […]

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The Main Project Food Drive

The Main Project is a community initiative empowering youth with opportunities locally. With a hands-on approach, they are determined to help those in need, especially this Thanksgiving. They aim to provide families with resources and support to help individuals reach their goals. Currently, the Main Project is planning a food drive. This event is in […]

Posted inCelebrations, CORONAVIRUS

CDC Recommends Virtual Thanksgiving Gatherings This Year

The coronavirus pandemic has reshaped so many things this year and Thanksgiving is next on the list. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has shared guidelines on how families can have a safe holiday, recommending smaller dinners and virtual gatherings. Holiday travel isn’t advised because it poses a higher risk of spreading the virus […]

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Wisconsin Weather: Snowstorm Forecast For Thanksgiving Travel

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and planning the logistics of your holiday travel can be a stressful affair. The same question seems to emerge every year: When is the best time to hit the road in southeastern Wisconsin. Adding to this year’s Thanksgiving travel calculus is the potential for a big snowstorm. AccuWeather, who […]

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