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2023 Trick-or-Treat Schedule for Racine County

RACINE COUNTY — Trick-or-Treat in Racine County without any hassle or stress. Know the times, dates and locations throughout Racine County that offer trick-or-treating in 2023. The Racine County Eye’s 2023 Racine County Trick-or-Treat Schedule provides information to make sure that you and your family have a happy Halloween and collect a lot of sweet […]

Posted inCommunity, Government, Local news, Police and fire

Nominations sought for first responder recognition in 62nd Assembly District

RACINE COUNTY — Rep. Robert Wittke, R-Wind Point, is seeking nominations for a First Responder to be formally recognized by the Wisconsin State Assembly. The nomination deadline is Friday, Sept. 29. Rep. Robert Wittke (R) Racine Wittke, who represents the 62nd Assembly District, is interested in learning about deserving first responders (police, sheriff, firefighter, EMS/EMT) […]

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Racine Unified School Board filling 2 vacancies; application deadline Sept. 13

RACINE — The Racine Unified School District (RUSD) Board of Education is seeking to fill two School Board vacancies created by recent member resignations. The application deadline is Wednesday, Sept. 13. The vacancies were created by the resignations of Auntavia Jackson, who represented District 6, and Matthew Hanser, who represented District 8. Both members resigned […]

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High waves, wind, rip currents prompt Beach Hazard Warning for Lake Michigan through Aug. 30

RACINE, KENOSHA — Residents and visitors in Racine and Kenosha counties are being warned about rip currents if they plan on swimming in Lake Michigan through Wednesday evening. The National Weather Service issued a Beach Hazard Warning on Monday, Aug. 28 for Wind Point Lighthouse Beach in Racine and Simmons Island Beach in Kenosha that […]

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Flash Flooding Warning in effect until 9 p.m. for Racine County

RACINE, MILWAUKEE COUNTIES — A Flash Flood Warning is in effect until 9 p.m. in Northeastern Racine County per the National Weather Service. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. A Flood Advisory is simultaneously in effect until 7:45 p.m. Some locations that will experience flooding include Racine, Mount Pleasant, Sturtevant, Wind Point, Caledonia, […]

Posted inEnvironment, Government, Local news

New site for Racine area household hazardous waste collection; next event is April 15

RACINE — The drop-off site for household hazardous waste is now at 1831 Phillips Ave. The next collection event is from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. THIS Saturday (April 15). The hazardous waste collection is presented by the City of Racine Wastewater Utility to prevent hazardous materials from entering the area’s water supply. The event […]

Posted inElections, Government, Local news, Politics

Assembly District 62: Wittke seeks 3rd term, challenged by Hammes

RACINE COUNTY — Robert Wittke (R) is running for his third term in the 62nd Assembly District. Wittke is challenged by Tony Hammes, who is running for office for the first time. Racine County Eye asked the candidates the same questions via email and have only edited their responses for grammar, spelling, punctuation, and capitalization. […]

Posted inCulture, Local news, Things To Do

Dewitt family Jack-O-Lantern tower in its 11th year, public welcomed to visit

CALEDONIA — For over a decade, the Dewitt Family has gone above and beyond when it comes to carving pumpkins. This year is no different; on display at their home in Caledonia is the great Jack-O-Lantern tower. The attraction showcases 220 brightly lit pumpkins. The tower stands prominently at the family’s home at 5127 Wagon […]

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Pritchard Park pickleball courts grand opening set for Oct. 19

RACINE – A grand opening and dedication ceremony for the county’s newest public pickleball courts is set for 3 p.m. Wednesday at Pritchard Park, 2800 Ohio St. Community members are invited to see the new facility and bring along their paddles and balls for a friendly game after the event. No registration is necessary. The […]

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2022 Trick-or-Treat Schedule for Racine County

If you are looking for something sweet, it’s best to know where and when you can Trick-or-Treat. The 2022 Racine County Trick-or-Treat schedule provides information to make sure that you and your family have a happy Halloween. Trick-or-treat dates and times are subject to change per each Racine County city, town and village. Updates to […]

Posted inBusiness, Culture, Food & Drinks, Local news, Shopping, Things To Do

10 Outstanding farm stands to visit in Racine County

Racine County offers a variety of produce, crops, and locally-grown goods. Shopping at farm stands allows you to support small businesses and find products made or grown close to home. Items like fruits, vegetables, eggs, honey, canned goods, and much more can be found at a local stand near you. Check out these farms stands […]

Posted inCommunity, Environment, Kenosha Lens, Kenosha Nonprofits, Local news, Non-Profits

Root-Pike WIN Springs Into Action to Restore, Protect and Sustain Local Watersheds

Earth Day and Arbor Day are in the rearview mirror, however, the time to take action for the planet never ends. The Root-Pike Watershed Initiative Network (Root-Pike WIN), is working to keep the focus on restoring, protecting and sustaining all watersheds within the Root-Pike basin. According to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR), “the […]