Posted inCommunity, Non-Profits

Women’s Resource Center Hosts Virtual Silent Auction Supporting Domestic Violence Survivors

The Women’s Resource Center of Racine will be hosting an online silent auction as part of their Domestic Violence Awareness campaign this weekend. The auction will be held October 29 – 31. Proceeds will go towards supporting the Center’s mission of combating domestic violence, and helping survivors to move forward with their lives. About the […]

Posted inObituaries

Obituary: Honorable John Jude

Honorable John S. “Jack” Jude, age 71, passed away unexpectedly, Saturday at his residence.  John was born in Racine, December 22, 1945, son of the late James M. and Arleen L. (Nee:  Barber) Jude. Jack attended St. Edward Elementary School.  Furthering his education he graduated from St. Francis de Sales Seminary High School, college, and […]

Posted inObituaries, Schools

Obituary: Racine Belle, Educator Annastasia ‘Stash’ Batikis

Annastasia “Stash” Batikis, born May 15, 1927 to Steve J. Batikis and Mary (Contandenedis) Batikis in Kaukauna, Wisconsin moving to Racine at the age of two, was called to be with our Father and Savior the Lord Jesus Christ on Saturday. Stash was preceded in death by her father Steve, her mother Mary, along with […]

Posted inPolice and fire

20 Women Recovered from Sex Trafficking Operation

A national sex trafficking operation has recovered 20 women locally, according to the Racine Police Department. Racine police Sgt. Jessie Metoyer issued a press release Wednesday night detailing how local law enforcement assisted the FBI in a week-long operation that recovered 149 women and girls and resulted in the arrest of more than 150 pimps and […]

Posted inBreaking

Trauma Advocates Available in Union Grove, Racine for Debriefing

Following a county-wide manhunt for a man suspected of kidnapping a woman and shooting at police in Union Grove, the Women’s Resource Center will have trauma advocates for those effected by the event. Law enforcement officials apprehended kidnapping suspect Stantavious Armond Sillas, 20, on Monday afternoon after a shootout in the parking lot at Piggly Wiggly, 4400 67th […]

Posted inCommunity

The Big Bundle Up Collects 353 Items

Congratulations, area residents. You did it again! Your generous donations totaled 353 winter clothing items, including coats, sweaters, gloves and hats, to “The Big Bundle Up” campaign conducted by Real Racine and the Wisconsin Department of Tourism. The 2014-15 campaign, held from Nov. 24 through Jan. 4, collected warm clothing for local charities. The Real […]

Posted inCommunity, Events

Professionals Laughers, Art, Off to the See The Wizard and More

Start with some picking.  The twice-monthly acoustic bluegrass jam kicks things off on Thursday at the Route 20 Outhouse, 14001 Washington Ave. (Highway 20), Yorkville. The free picking starts at 6 p.m. A winter laugh.  Everybody can use a laugh this weekend. The Comedy Tonight series at the Racine Theatre Guild, 2519 Northwestern Ave., features […]

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