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Bench Marks The Spot Scavenger Hunt Running All Summer Long | Local News I Racine County Eye - Racine, Wisconsin  Racine County Eye

The Downtown Racine Corporation's 18th annual public art project of benches with celebrating, “Racine's Past, Present & Future,” has officially been unveiled to ...

A 'dream court' come true: With new street, court Caron Butler's journey comes full circle  Journal Times

RACINE — Caron Butler took his first jump shot at the outdoor court at Roosevelt Park more than two decades ago; now, members of a new generation can take ...

Teens' arrests connected to Park High School lockdowns  Journal Times

RACINE — Two teenagers have been detained and one of them, a 15-year-old, is charged with attempted first-degree intentional homicide in connection to a ...

23 Seniors Awarded Racine PTA Council Scholarships  Mount Pleasant, WI Patch

23 Seniors Awarded Racine PTA Council Scholarships - Mount Pleasant-Sturtevant, WI - The Racine PTA Council awarded scholarships and other special ...

Edward D. Newman | Obituaries |  Journal Times

July 15, 1943—June 4, 2019. RACINE – Edward D. Newman passed away on June 4th, 2019 surrounded by his family. He was born on July 15, 1943 in ...

Police: Shots fired reports put Racine Park High School under lockdown — twice  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

RACINE -- Racine Park High School was on lockdown twice on Wednesday, Feb. 6 after reports of gunshots fired in the area. Authorities say the latest lockdown ...

Student accused of bringing marijuana to Racine Park High School

RACINE — A 17-year-old Park High School student is facing a felony charge after he was found to have brought 17.9 grams of marijuana to school, according to ...

Lawrence J. Nitzke | Obituaries |  Journal Times

July 11, 1946—June 2, 2019. Lawrence (Larry) J. Nitzke, 72, Danville, IL passed away peacefully at 1:30 a.m., Sunday, June 2, 2019, at the Danville VA Hospital ...

Educators Credit Union opens branch inside Park High School  Journal Times

RACINE — Educators Credit Union will be living up to its name — literally. A new ECU branch opened Monday at Park High School.

Terry L. Rigby | Obituaries |  Journal Times

November 7, 1948—May 27, 2019. RACINE—Terry Lyle Rigby age 70 passed away Monday, May 27, 2019, at his residence. He was born in Racine, November ...

Teens charged in shooting connected to Racine Park High School lockdowns

RACINE — Two teenagers have been detained and one of them, a 15-year-old, is charged with attempted first-degree intentional homicide in connection to a ...

‘Punched me in my jaw:’ Jurors hear testimony from student in Racine police officer battery case  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

RACINE -- Testimony was underway Wednesday, Jan. 9 in the trial of a Racine police officer charged with misconduct in public office, battery and disorderly ...

Boys basketball: Allen hired as new Park coach  Journal Times

RACINE — Tray Allen was named Friday by Park High School activities director Joe Miller as the school's new boys basketball coach.

2 students apprehended for allegedly making threats in Racine high schools  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

RACINE -- Racine police say they apprehended two students for allegedly making threats at Racine public high schools. The district also canceled classes at ...

Graduation rates improve at Case, Horlick, Park | Local News  Journal Times

RACINE — Students in the class of 2018 across the state graduated at higher rates than previous classes. Racine Unified rates fell slightly overall but increased ...

Regina A. Dlugi (Nee: Hulsey) | Obituaries |  Journal Times

July 21, 1971—May 25, 2019. RACINE—Regina A. Dlugi, age 47, passed away Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Ascension All Saints Medical Center after a ...

Racine Police to reinstate Officer Nabors after he's found not guilty  Journal Times

RACINE — Racine Police Officer Brinelle Nabors is poised to return to active duty after more than three years on administrative leave after he was found not ...

Hitting all the right notes; Racine Unified musicians perform Saturday  Journal Times

RACINE — All five groups of young Racine Unified musicians that performed Saturday for Wisconsin School Music Association judges received top marks.

County working on details for agreement with Racine Unified on Pritchard Park  Journal Times

RACINE COUNTY — It's official. Racine County and the Racine Unified School District are partnering to help build a sports complex and plaza at Pritchard Park.

Trial begins for Racine officer accused of excessive force  Journal Times

RACINE — The trial of the Racine Police officer accused of using excessive force against a Park High School student in 2015 began Tuesday as last-minute ...

High school girls: Park's Betker continues to roll for Panthers soccer  Journal Times

When it comes to scoring on the soccer field this season, Park High School's Alexis Betker is one of the best in Racine County—and in the state.

Park's Days commits to Tulane | Prep Sports |  Journal Times

RACINE — As Nobal Days sat beside his father, Al, during their return flight from New Orleans Sept. 15, Nobal just had a feeling.

Update: Students apprehended after making Horlick, Park threats  Journal Times

RACINE — Two students were apprehended after allegedly making threats of violence at Horlick and Park high schools, police said Tuesday.

Robert Carl Pedersen | Obituaries |  Journal Times

MOUNT PLEASANT – On Friday, May 10, 2019 surrounded by his loving family, Robert entered the presence of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Trial continues for RPD officer accused of using force against Park student  Journal Times

RACINE — The trial of the Racine Police officer accused of using excessive force against a Park High School student in 2015 continued Wednesday, as jurors ...

Racine high school students apprehended after making threats; Case High School closed Tuesday

Two students were apprehended after allegedly making threats of violence at Horlick and Park high schools, police said Tuesday.

Ascension's medical mission event to provide free health care to anyone in need  Journal Times

RACINE — This weekend, nearly 400 volunteers are to converge at Park High School to provide free health care to community members in need.

Ascension All Saints' free medical mission serves hundreds  Journal Times

RACINE — A young man with a yearlong toothache. A cancer survivor with no money for a checkup. An uninsured father with a daughter worried about his ...

High school basketball: Horlick pulls off monumental upset in Division 1 regional final  Journal Times

Jason Treutelaar referenced the David and Goliath story Saturday night with his players and challenged them to take a stone out of their bag, put it into a sling ...

Racine man, Park High grad, is global technician champion  Journal Times

RACINE — Bill Bertagnoli always thought his son Matt was special. But it wasn't until he wanted to cut his lawn one day that he knew Matt might have some.

High school football: Case defeats Park for first Southeast Conference win  Journal Times

MOUNT PLEASANT — The Case and Park high school football teams were both searching for their first Southeast Conference victory of the season at Hammes ...

High schools: Case, Park dominate indoor track meet  Journal Times

The Case and Park high school boys track and field teams got the spring prep season off to a flying start Tuesday.

In Photos: St. Catherine's beats Park 10-6 at Racine County Baseball Showcase  Journal Times

Park's Spencer Coe throws a pitch during the Panthers' 10-6 loss to St. Catherine's during the Racine County Baseball Showcase on Friday at Horlick Field.

Lowest-performing Unified schools docked for absenteeism | Local News  Journal Times

RACINE — Some of Racine Unified's lowest-performing schools on the 2017-18 state report cards — released last week — were docked for absenteeism.

In Photos: Park boys basketball falls to Franklin  Journal Times

Park's Nobal Days, left, and Richie Warren, right, guard Franklin's Ron Wilson during the Panthers' 56-43 Southeast Conference loss on Thursday at Park High ...

Boys basketball: Park to honor Owens on Wednesday  Journal Times

This won't be just another city showdown for Jim Betker.

Park High School students team up to create 'rainforest'  Journal Times

RACINE — For Wednesday and Thursday, Park High School rooms 261 and 263 were not classrooms; they were portals into a tropical rainforest, complete with ...

Craft and Vendor Fair | Things to do in Racine County  Journal Times

Park High School, 1901 12th St., will host its fourth annual Craft and Vendor Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 30. The free event will be held.

IN PHOTOS: Park boys beat Kenosha Tremper in a WIAA Division 1 regional semifinal  Journal Times

Park High School senior guard Larry Canady shoots a 3-pointer over Kenosha Tremper junior guard Jyon Young during the Panthers' 69-51 victory over the ...

Student accused of bringing marijuana to school | Crime and Courts  Journal Times

RACINE — A 17-year-old Park High School student is facing a felony charge after he was found to have brought 17.9 grams of marijuana to school, according to ...

Student with rare disorder flourishes at Park High School  Journal Times

RACINE — Chasitty Luna-Ponce wakes up at 5:10 every morning to make a 45-minute trip to Park High School.

High schools: Prairie girls soccer knocks off unbeaten Union Grove  Journal Times

Friday night made for an instant classic between two of the best girls soccer programs in Racine County at The Prairie School.

Former Park athlete looks at positive after losing legs in boating accident  Journal Times

As he speaks from his home in Carpentersville, Ill., Henry Owens is thoughtful, considerate and composed. There is no hint in his voice of any of the ...

Results are in: How schools fared on state's yearly report card  Journal Times

Every year, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction releases a series of assessments, known as "School Report Cards," of every public and voucher ...

In Photos: High school girls track season off and running  Journal Times

Katie Jester of The Prairie School runs in the 55-meter high hurdles March 14 at Park High School. Jester, who finished third in 10.22 seconds, is one of the ...

High schools: Park wrestling stays unbeaten in SEC meets  Journal Times

The Park High School wrestling team's perfect start to the season continued in style Thursday night.

Park High School's JROTC instructors to be honored in Madison  Journal Times

RACINE — Two Racine Unified instructors are being recognized in Madison as state Assembly “hometown heroes.”

Basketball: Park's Days likely to stick with Tulane, despite Dunleavy firing  Journal Times

It appears likely Nobal Days will remain committed to Tulane University after the dismissal of the coach who recruited him.

Boys basketball: Park's Canady making most of his senior season  Journal Times

It was last March 10 and Larry Canady's game was inexplicably missing in action.

Honor Roll: Park High School | A+ |  Journal Times

RACINE — These Park High School students were named to the first-semester honor roll for the 2017-18 school year:

Yolanda Pavia Naleid | Obituaries |  Journal Times

November 11, 1919—May 24, 2019. RACINE—Yolanda (nee: Pavia) Naleid passed away on Friday, May 24, 2019, at the age of 99 and now joins “Her Bill”, ...

High school boys: Prairie tennis edges Waterford at Racine County Invitational  Journal Times

The Prairie School boys tennis team edged Waterford to win the Racine County Invitational Saturday.

High school baseball preview: Burlington will again contend for state berth  Journal Times

With another spring comes another exceptional Burlington High School baseball team.

In Photos: Park boys, Case girls win in SEC basketball doubleheader  Journal Times

Case's JaKobe Thompson drives to the basket against Park's Richie Warren during the Panthers' 83-62 Southeast Conference win on Friday at Park High ...

Police say threat made at REAL School not credible  Journal Times

STURTEVANT — After threats were made at three Racine Unified schools last week, a threat was reported at the REAL School, 10116 Stellar Ave., on Tuesday.

Parks Mau Is RUSD Student Of The Month For February  Mount Pleasant, WI Patch

Mau Is RUSD Student Of The Month For February - Mount Pleasant-Sturtevant, WI - Park High School student Greta Mau has been named as the ...

Track and field: Mar. 13, 2019 | Prep Sports |  Journal Times

Horlick's Javvion Vinson flies by Case's Jeremy Freeman as they compete in the 400-meter dash during an indoor track meet Tuesday evening, March 12, 2019, ...

Racine Invitational volleyball: St. Catherine's/Lutheran boys shine  Journal Times

RACINE — The St. Catherine's-Lutheran boys volleyball team was on top of its game entering the 24-team Racine Park Invitational tournament on Saturday at ...

All-County softball preview: Winds of change whip up in county  Journal Times

It's a year of dramatic change for high school softball in Racine County.

Teen reportedly left in ditch for 40 minutes after fatal hit-and-run  Journal Times

RACINE — Assistant District Attorney Micha Schwab called the actions of Johnny Lee Taylor Sr. — the 71-year-old Kenosha man who has been charged in the ...

Boys basketball preview: Talented Park gearing up for another run  Journal Times

A group of super seniors are poised for one more run at 1901 12th St. Nobal Days, who recently signed with Tulane University, is the inside presence for this ...

Peter Jackel: Park's wrestling program on the rise  Journal Times

Times have changed and it's so much more difficult to be a high school wrestling coach in Racine than it used to be.

High school basketball: Park's Days getting close to announcing college choice  Journal Times

Nobal Days is hoping to make one of the biggest decisions of his life within the next month or so.

In Photos: Park boys, Case girls win in basketball doubleheader at Case  Journal Times

Larry Canady attempts a shot during Park's 81-75 double-overtime victory over Case Tuesday night in Case's fieldhouse. Canady, a senior guard, scored a ...

High school girls: Union Grove softball gets past Burlington 8-7  Journal Times

In a back-and-forth battle between Southern Lakes Conference softball rivals, Union Grove squeaked past Burlington on Tuesday.

High School girls track: Waterford could face stiff challenge in SLC  Journal Times

This year's high school girls track and field offers a vast array of talent with experience potentially making the difference.

Video shows two women roughly handle, pour liquid on man at group home  Journal Times

RACINE — A video surfaced online Friday showing two women outside a local group home facility appearing to roughly handle a man, dump a liquid on his face ...

Out on the Town: WSMA Concert Music Festival  Journal Times

Students from area schools participated in a Wisconsin School Music Association-sanctioned Concert Music Festival on Saturday at Park High School.

High school girls: Prairie soccer team keeps a good thing going  Journal Times

After wrapping up a hard-earned 3-2 victory over Union Grove in the first day of the Racine County Invitational at about 9 p.m. Friday, The Prairie School girls ...

High schools boys: Horlick, Waterford tennis start off on a good note  Journal Times

It was just the start they were looking for. The Horlick and Waterford high school boys tennis teams competed at the Mukwonago Invitational on Friday at ...

All-County football: First-team selections made it a season to remember  Journal Times

It could be argued that this was the most memorable season in the history of high school football in Racine County.

Busing limit implemented 70 years ago; some want a change  Journal Times

RACINE — At the time the two-mile busing limit for Wisconsin students became law, there was another pressing issue facing the state's districts: How would ...

Wrestling: Park's Bolton likes where wrestling is taking him  Journal Times

RACINE — As a fifth grader at Frank Elementary School in Kenosha, a bored Dashawn Bolton put pencil to paper one day and started drawing a snake in rich ...

High school basketball: Canady, Panthers make a statement  Journal Times

The Park High School boys basketball team was hungry for a win Tuesday night against Southeast Conference opponent Horlick.

High school girls: Park's Betker maintains torrid pace on soccer field  Journal Times

Alexis Betker co ntinues to be on a roll. The sophomore for the Park High School girls soccer team produced a hat trick in the Panthers' 7-0 nonconference ...

Swim team alleges RUSD twice reneged on Case pool  Journal Times

RACINE — On Monday, more than two dozen Case High School students, swimmers, divers and family members questioned the Racine Unified School Board's ...

High school football: Horlick rumbles to 41-6 win over city rival Park  Journal Times

The 93rd installment in a long-standing intracity high school football rivalry featured an irresistible force and an immovable object—both wearing Horlick High ...

High school girls: Burlington softball regains winning formula  Journal Times

It was quite a turnaround for the Burlington High School softball team Tuesday.

In Photos: Park wrestling edges Case in SEC dual meet  Journal Times

Park's Ladainian Johnson, left, grapples with Case's Cristian Servantez during the 160-pound match at Southeast Conference dual meet at Case. Johnson ...

In Photos: Park, Horlick battle in SEC game at Horlick Field  Journal Times

Horlick pitcher Christian Montano throws during the Rebels' Southeast Conference game against Park on Wednesday at Horlick Field. JAKE HILL, For The ...

High schools: Park's Nobal Days impresses at national Top 100 camp  Journal Times

He doesn't have the muscle yet to leverage himself in the paint and some players score more points in minutes than Nobal Days averages in a game.

In Photos: Union Grove wins soggy Racine County golf invitational  Journal Times

Park's Alex Hutchinson watches his tee shot on the 18th hole on Thursday during the Racine County Invitational at Meadowbrook Country Club. Hutchinson ...

High schools: Case boys basketball gets back on winning track  Journal Times

It was the kind of performance Jake Berce wanted to see heading into the postseason.

Videos in 2015 Park High School incident that prompted lawsuit released  Journal Times

RACINE — The Journal Times has obtained a pair of videos that show portions of a 2015 incident at the center of a lawsuit brought last month by a former Park ...

In Photos: Case, Horlick and Park battle at SEC boys tennis tournament  Journal Times

Horlick's Joe Abel returns the ball on Thursday during the Southeast Conference boys tennis tournament at the Racine Tennis Club. Abel played No. 1 doubles ...

In Photos: Horlick Rebels, spurred by home crowd, roll past Park Panthers 41-6  Journal Times

All photos by ADAM ROGAN,

Wrestling: Healthy Burlington makes statement at regional meet  Journal Times

An already impressive Burlington High School wrestling team finally had health on its side Saturday.

In photos: The first day of school in Racine  Journal Times

Alan Klingenmeyer gives words of encouragement to his daughter, Kate, 8, a third-grader at Jefferson Lighthouse Elementary School before the first day of ...

High schools: Waterford's Halter back to his winning ways in wrestling  Journal Times

The best was back in action for the Waterford High School wrestling team Saturday afternoon.

High schools: St. Catherine's Gerber throws no-hitter as Angels improve to 2-0  Journal Times

Another day, another no-hitter. The St. Catherine's softball team continued its impressive start to the season on Friday with a 13-0 nonconference win over Park ...

Sports Hall of Fame: Clay molded himself into greatness  Journal Times

At 6-foot-2 and 225 pounds as a high school sophomore, John Clay truly was a superman in shoulder pads from the start.

RPD officer charged with excessive force in Park High incident  Journal Times

RACINE — Charges have been filed against a Racine police officer who is accused of using excessive force against a Park High School student in 2015.

High schools: Wininger dominates for St. Catherine's boys golf at mini-meets  Journal Times

Grant Wininger has played in a handful of tournaments over the last two weeks for the St. Catherine's High School boys golf team, and it appears nothing can ...

High school girls: Lutheran's Schmierer handles Catholic Central in MCC softball  Journal Times

Kat Schmeirer wore out her welcome pretty quickly in Burlington Tuesday.

High school boys: St. Catherine's Wininger wins MCC player of the year honors  Journal Times

Grant Wininger golfed his way to Metro Classic Conference Player of the Year on Tuesday at Ives Grove Golf Links, and in convincing fashion.

High schools: Union Grove girls soccer storms back for big win  Journal Times

The Union Grove High School girls soccer team started slow, but finished strong in its first Southern Lakes Conference match of the season on Thursday.

High schools: Union Grove golfers win Racine County Invitational  Journal Times

The Union Grove High School boys golf team continued its dominance of the Racine County Invitational Thursday.

High school boys: Luchinske in total command for Horlick baseball  Journal Times

Owen Luchinske took ownership of the strike zone for the Horlick High School baseball team Thursday.

Racine native bringing one-woman show from NYC to Racine  Journal Times

RACINE — She was one of New York City's first female detectives. She was known for her grit, brute strength and media superstardom. She made more than ...

High school girls: Prairie edged in clash of state-ranked soccer powers  Journal Times

In a clash of state-ranked high school girls soccer titans, Prairie finished a close second on Friday night.

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