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‘THE PASSIONS PROJECT | LGBTQ+ Racine’ showcased at UW-Parkside until March 30

KENOSHA — On display at the UW-Parkside Library Art Space is a visual art movement created by Racine local, Heidi Wagner. THE PASSIONS PROJECT | LGBTQ+ Racine showcases a series of stories of Racine’s vibrant LGBTQ+ community by offering the viewer a glimpse into their passions. THE PASSIONS PROJECT | LGBTQ+ Racine is a series […]

Posted inLocal news, Schools

SME PRIME: High school students build needed manufacturing skills via industry-backed program

MOUNT PLEASANT — Noah Salchow, a junior at Academies of Racine-Case (Case High School) SME PRIME program, 7345 Washington Ave., has learned welding and is now getting a hands-on education in the repair and maintenance of the highly technical, automated equipment found in many area factories. “I’ve found it really interesting,” he says. “I’ll just […]

Posted inGadgets & Geeks

Twin Disc and its role in D-Day

By Paul Holley June 6 marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day – a key event in World War II. Starting that day, wave after wave of Allied troops (approximately 156,000) invaded the Axis-held beaches of Normandy, France. A product made by Racine’s Twin Disc was there, too. Virtually every marine gear used by the Landing […]

Posted inBusiness, Schools

Twin Disc Exec, Chris Eperjesy, Takes New Job At Arctic Cat

Christopher Eperjesy, vice president of finance and treasurer at Racine-based Twin Disc Inc., has been named the chief financial officer at  Minnesota-based Arctic Cat Inc., which makes all-terrain vehicles, side-by-sides, and snowmobiles. Eperjesy, 47, starts the new job on Monday, Feb. 16, according to a press release by Arctic Cat. “I am excited to join Arctic […]

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