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$300 bus fee for late private school enrollees

$300 bus fee for late private school enrollees

CALEDONIA — When Andrea Pierce and her family moved to Caledonia in June, she took more than a month to decide where to send her daughter, Ell…

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Festival Hall work approved

Festival Hall work approved

RACINE — The city will spend $463,300 to replace the colonnade roof at Festival Hall, along with the roofs of a picnic shelter and concessions…

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Car rolls into pond, no injuries reported

Car rolls into pond, no injuries reported

MOUNT PLEASANT — A stop to try to scare away some geese had an unfortunate outcome Wednesday afternoon when a car slid into a pond in front of…

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County sues city over dispatch payment

County sues city over dispatch payment

RACINE — Racine County has filed suit against the City of Racine to recover about $350,000 it says it is owed for police and fire dispatch services.

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Dickert broke tie in CVS vote

RACINE — A tied vote on whether to rescind the City Council’s move denying zoning for a would-be CVS pharmacy on Washington Avenue was broken …

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Gallery: September in photos

Gallery: September in photos

View photos taken by Journal Times photographers of local people out and about in Racine County throughout the month.

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Zahn’s plan zapped

Zahn’s plan zapped

RACINE — A plan to revive the long-dormant Zahn’s building on Monument Square, with the Racine Public Library as anchor tenant, has died.

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Last-minute CVS vote fails

Last-minute CVS vote fails

RACINE — A motion to rescind a vote denying zoning for a would-be CVS pharmacy at Washington Avenue and Ohio Street narrowly failed Tuesday ni…

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Man rescues neighbor from fire

Man rescues neighbor from fire

RACINE — Quick action from a neighbor likely saved a woman Tuesday afternoon after a fire at a northwest-side condominium.

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Local family makes gifts for others to find

Local family makes gifts for others to find

RACINE — If you’ve found a Love Rock in the Racine area in the past year, chances are very good it came from Jennifer Simonsen and her children.

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Photos: Back to school for Racine Unified students

Photos: Back to school for Racine Unified students

Racine Unified schools opened their doors Tuesday to students for the first day of the 2015-2016 school year.

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Unified projects enrollment boost

Unified projects enrollment boost

RACINE — As students began a new school year Tuesday, preliminary projections indicate the Racine Unified School District will have hundreds m…

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District offering tours of Caddy Vista before school is demolished

District offering tours of Caddy Vista before school is demolished

CALEDONIA — Anyone who wants one last look at Caddy Vista School before it meets its end will have their chance.

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Sports Junkies: Horlick coach's actions were wrong

Sports Junkies: Horlick coach's actions were wrong

Journal Times reporter Gery Woelfel tells 105.7 The Fan's Steve "Sparky" Fifer that Horlick football coach Brian Fletcher crossed a line and h…

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Proposal to replace roofs of Festival Hall colonnade, out buildings: $463,300

Proposal to replace roofs of Festival Hall colonnade, out buildings: $463,300

RACINE — Three years ago, Public Works officials came to aldermen seeking approval to pay upwards of $500,000 to replace the roof at Festival Hall.

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Horlick's Fletcher suspended one game for comment

Horlick's Fletcher suspended one game for comment

RACINE — Brian Fletcher, coach of the Horlick High School football team, has been suspended for one game by the Unified School District follow…

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Prep Notebook: Local tennis coaches moving around

Prep Notebook: Local tennis coaches moving around

High school girls tennis coaches played a little musical chairs over the summer.

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Chancery to change, Harbourwalk to become a Hilton DoubleTree

Chancery to change, Harbourwalk to become a Hilton DoubleTree

RACINE — The Harbourwalk Chancery will become a new independent restaurant, and the Harbourwalk Hotel will become a Hilton DoubleTree.

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Woman struck by car on North Memorial Drive

Woman struck by car on North Memorial Drive

RACINE — A 46-year-old woman suffered serious injuries after being struck by a car just before 4 p.m. Monday in the 200 block of North Memorial Drive.

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AARP pushing legislation to support those who assist sick, elderly

MADISON — Advocates say a bill pending in the state Legislature would lend more support to a growing number of family caregivers, though oppon…

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Racine-bred Army Corps general appointed to river commission

Racine-bred Army Corps general appointed to river commission

CINCINNATI — Growing up in Racine along the shores of Lake Michigan, Brig. Gen. Richard G. Kaiser probably never envisioned he one day would h…

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