Owner Jamie Griffith plays with a couple of her guests. Carl Matteson photo Guests of Nest Playspace enjoy a pretend camping trip. Carl Matteson photo Laurie James leads a music class. Carl Matteson photo BY KATIE MATTESON “Is this your house?” say some of the wide-eyed preschoolers who … [Read More...]
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A company employee badge. The factory as it appeared in 1895. BY JIM MERCIER What is one thing that police officers, firefighters, miners, postal delivery workers, food service workers and the military all have in common? Well, they all relied on a Racine firm to provide them with … [Read More...]
BY MARGO DRUMMOND In 1886, the Wisconsin State Democratic Convention was held in Union Grove. At that gathering a 39-year-old former slave named Peter D. Thomas was nominated to serve as Racine County Coroner. Due to spelling errors on several ballots cast for Thomas the election hung in doubt. A … [Read More...]
Photo submitted BY DAVE BLANKThe signs are starting to pop up around the area! Have you seen them? It will now be easier than ever for visitors, as well as residents, to find their way around the greater Racine area thanks to the distinctive wayfinding signs that are now being installed. For … [Read More...]
Owner Bob Cook (right) and his nephew, Brian Cook, hold up a pair of jeans with a 76-inch waist. Below, employees David Pierce and Dre Griffin join the Cooks to show a 10X jacket and Cook and Griffin display a dress shirt with 26-inch neck. Business Name: Tiny’s Big & Tall Location … [Read More...]
Carl Matteson photo Carl Matteson photo (Pictured, from left) Bill May, Steve Klinkhammer, Tom Friedel and Rich Craney (not pictured) form the leadership team from Racine Area Veterans Inc. Carl Matteson photo BY KATIE MATTESON Vietnam veterans Steve Klinkhammer, Bill May, Rich Cranley … [Read More...]
Carl Matteson photo Please introduce yourself: My name is Melvin Hargrove and I am a lifelong resident of Racine. I have been married to Marie Hargrove for 31 years. We have a son (Isaac) and two daughters (Gabrielle and Kiera), great niece (Kaylee) and one grandson (Riley). I am currently … [Read More...]