Racine participated in the contest for the first time last year and won a Criteria Award for Overall Impression, Fuller said. Proceeds from the Greater Racine in Bloom plant sale will likely help the committee fund gift card prizes for residents nominated ...
15 a.m., Oak Grove Cemetery, Highway G and 76th Street, Raymond; 9:30 a.m., St. Louis Cemetery, 13207 Highway G, Caledonia; 10 a.m., Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, 7 Mile and Nicholson roads, Caledonia; 10:30 a.m., Caledonia Memorial Cemetery, 6800 block of ...
The Color Run Racine
Don’t forget that the Memorial Day parade is at 10 a.m. Monday at West Boulevard and Washington Avenue in Racine followed by observances at Graceland Cemetery. Memorial Day observances are also scheduled for 11 a.m. at the Southern Wisconsin ...
LOCATION.--Lat 42°45'05", long 87°49'25", in NE 1/4 sec.6, T.3 N., R.23 E., Racine County, Hydrologic Unit 04040002, on left bank 30 ft downstream from State Highway 38 bridge in Racine, 350 ft downstream from Horlick Dam, and 5.2 mi upstream from mouth.
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Racine Federated Inc., founded in 1970, is a privately held Racine, WI based manufacturer of flow measurement instrumentation and internal concrete vibrators. Racine Federated consists of seven divisions including Blancett®, Dynasonics®, Flo-tech(TM ...
In the weekly Democratic Radio Address Rep Cory Mason (D - Racine) announced their plan to force the Wisconsin taxpayers to pay an additional $1.8 billion to more than a decade worth of failing schools across the state and to slash a parent’s ability to ...
Racine, WI is located on Lake Michigan, at the mouth of the Root River approximately 30 miles (50km) south of Milwaukee and 60 miles (100km) north of Chicago, IL. racinewi
The first permanent settlement here was established in 1834 as Port Gilbert. Later Racine was incorporated as a city on the 8th of August in 1848.
Improvement of the harbor in 1844 and the coming of the railroad in 1855 brought industrial growth to the city. Racine is a port of entry, and its manufactures include farm machinery, processed foods, automobile parts, machine tools, floor wax, and electrical equipment.The city has been a major industral center for much of its history and the Gateway Technical Institute is also located in Racine.
Just a few minutes east of Interstate 94, Racine is within a thirty minute drive to Milwaukee, and is less than sixty minutes to Chicago, making access easy for either business or pleasure jaunts.
Racine has many architectural interests. Three buildings in Racine were designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The reliefs on the county courthouse were designed by Carl Milles. Of note also are the cream city brick houses throughout the city.
The Gothic-style buildings of the DeKoven Centeroriginally housed Racine College, an Episcopal preparatory school for boys founded in 1852. Today, the campus continues to host a variety of activities, including: retreats, conferences, recreation events, weddings, picnics, business seminars and luncheons.
The Racine Zoological Gardenslocated on the north side of downtown covering 32 acres, the Zoo is home to over 250 animals representing 76 species including lions, wolves, rhinos, orangutans, kangaroos and more.
The main building at the zoo was built between 1936 and 1939 and is still the focal point of the Zoo. Here you can see the big cats up close and watch the orangutans swinging from rope trapezes. After a major renovation effort in 1994, the animals' enclosures were enhanced by building display areas resembling natural habitat surroundings.
The Wind Point Lighthouse
The Lake Michigan shoreline along Racine has much to offer with scenic vistas from Cliffside Park, North Beach offering cool relief in the summer and Festival Hall overlooking the Harbor . Many festivals and events are held on the shoreline each year. Lake Michigan truely is a wonder and a focal point of life in Racine.
Winding through the city and emptying into Lake Michigan at the harbor is the Root River. Along the Root River are a series of parks and trails accessible to the public. Rapids drive was named for the area of the river where the dam now stands and even today in times of high water, kayakers can find class III rapids about a quarter mile down river from the dam near Quarry Lake Park. Great fishing can be found near Horlick Dam and Lincoln and Island parks. The Root River is a great draw for hikers, fishermen and kayakers.