BY JIM MERCIER Imagine for a moment, that you are out of milk. No problem, just run to the nearest grocery store and pick up a few gallons, right? Well, if you were around prior to the 1890s, before the use of milk bottles, it would have been a little more difficult (and less sanitary) to do that. … [Read More...]
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BY DAVE BLANK The Atlanta Kookaburras, Dallas Magpies, Nashville Kangaroos and the defending champions Golden State Roos (men) and the San Francisco Iron Maidens (women) are among the teams expected to participate in the United States Australian Football League (USAFL) National Championships at the … [Read More...]
BY KATIE MATTESON Park High School alumna Erika Bozinovski adored her pom pon coach, Marilyn Mrkvicka. After graduation in 1999, Bozinovski kept in touch with “Mrk” and continued to choreograph routines and serve as assistant coach for the team while she studied dance at the University of … [Read More...]
Restaurant Name: Annetta’s Cafe Owner’s Name: Marta Rapeta Year Established: 2002 Location and Contact Info: 8023 Durand Ave., Sturtevant, WI 53177, (262) 898-2083 Hours of Operation: 5 a.m. - 3 p.m. 7 days a week Cuisine: Family Concept: Simple Price range: Almost everything under … [Read More...]
BY KATIE MATTESON Have you heard about the Root River Rollers? It’s group of 22 women and one man, ranging in age from 18-60, who belong to Racine’s very own women’s flat track roller derby team. What’s roller derby? “It’s like football, only tougher,” the team’s skater liaison Nicole Miller … [Read More...]
Martin’s outdoor studio. A chic with her chainsaw. BY KATIE MATTESON Meet Sherry Lou Martin, chainsaw artist. She’s the one decked out in pink, including her chainsaws. Her business: Chics with Chainsaws. “Sawdust is my glitter,” she said over the din of the chainsaw motor during a … [Read More...]
Business Name: Trek Bicycle Store Racine Contact Info: 5509 Durand Ave., Racine, WI 53406, (262) 770-3294, trekstoreracine.com Year Established: 2016 Hours of Operation: In season 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sunday Off season 10 a.m. - 6 … [Read More...]