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Racine’s Jennifer Schmidt Competes at the 100th Miss America Competition

Racine native and current Miss Wisconsin Jennifer Schmidt was one of 50 contestants on stage at the Miss America’s 100th-anniversary edition competition. The competition was held on Thursday, Dec. 16, at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT, and broadcast on NBC Universal’s streaming platform, Peacock. Leading up to Thursday night’s finale, Schmidt and the […]

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Hometown Hero: Sophia Karegeannes

Sophia Karegeannes wears many hats, including a crown. The Racine County Eye Hometown Hero of the week is a future nurse, Miss Racine 2020, a reading tutor, CNA, and active community member. During National Nursing Week, we honor her commitment to the healthcare field and the Racine community. Photo Credit: Denise Watrous Karegeannes is a […]

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Imogene P. Johnson believed in giving back to the community

Imogene “Gene” Powers Johnson was a remarkable woman whose intelligence, humility, grace and beauty were matched equally by her strength of character, boundless compassion and lifelong passion for education and learning.  She was a loving daughter and sister, a devoted wife, as well as an incredible and devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Her determination and […]

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Mary Ann Miller Farley Was A Dedicated Volunteer

Mary Ann Miller Farley passed away with her husband and daughter by her side on Thursday in Racine, Wisconsin. She was born March 2, 1931, in Racine, Wisconsin to Mary Elizabeth “Dolly” Middlecoff Miller, of Duluth, Michigan, and Bernard “Bernie” Henry Miller, of Racine, Wisconsin, co-founder and co-owner of Miller Bros. Insurance Company. (The original […]

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Obituary: Michele Babu

With her children at her side, Michele Marye Babu, 72, passed away peacefully Friday at Wheaton Franciscan All Saints Medical Center. She was born in Fall River, MA on July 2, 1943. She was the daughter of the late Felix and Estelle (Nee: Horyza) Mankowski. Michele graduated from Washington Park High School “Class of 1961” […]

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People Of Racine County Eye: Meet The Man Behind The Band Kristian Iliev

Racine resident Kristian Iliev has big dreams for his band: The Racing Pulses, and one of them includes cutting a full-length album someday. Iliev started the band when he attended Walden High School. Later he met Mathieu Evans, who lives in Racine, is also a member of the band. “Matt is smart,” Iliev said. “He’s one of the smartest people I know.” […]