As 2019 comes to an end, Journal Times reporters are sharing their favorite stories of the year.
Here are Racine City Hall reporter Christina Lieffring's favorite five stories of the year and why she chose them:
My undergraduate degree is in anthropology so I will take any chance I can get to dig through The Journal Times' archives and learn more about Racine's history.
For my Fave Five, I chose stories where I got to take my time and go back in time to put the present in context.
My fifth pick, however, is a photo album from the 2019 Racine County Fair. My first reporting job was covering agriculture, so nothing makes me happier than taking photos of children with the animals they've worked hard to raise and prepare for the competition.
RACINE — While Milton Hagopian only served as Racine’s acting police chief for about half of 1977, it was a memorable six months in a memorable life.
RACINE — What would people learn about you if they could go through your notes? Not just notebooks, but half-baked ideas sketched on scrap paper?
RACINE — Stowed away among about 200,000 artifacts that the Racine Heritage Museum, 701 Main St., doesn’t have space to display is a chunk of …