SC Johnson headquarters tour, Racine, Wisconsin

SC Johnson headquarters tour, Racine, Wisconsin

The SC Johnson headquarters in Racine, Wisconsin is a peculiar little enclave. The company’s heritage campus includes its iconic, Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Research Tower and Administration Building, as well as the Golden Rondelle Theater, transplanted from...
Radiation therapy, First Fridays, Marc Maron

Radiation therapy, First Fridays, Marc Maron

I have 17 of my 30 radiation therapy treatments done. So far things haven’t been too bad. I have just the slightest little bit of pinkness starting on my skin. During radiation therapy, it’s important to keep your skin moisturized. As soon as each...
Mitchell School fire in Racine, Wisconsin: Video, photos

Mitchell School fire in Racine, Wisconsin: Video, photos

My wife Amy was already up at 2 a.m. when the fire truck horns started blasting down our street. Mitchell School was on fire. Mitchell Middle School and Mitchell Elementary School are co-located. The entrance to Mitchell Middle School is on Drexel Ave. at Webster St....
Gast & Sons power equipment, Caledonia, Wisconsin

Gast & Sons power equipment, Caledonia, Wisconsin

Caledonia, Wisconsin — Gast & Sons power equipment shop at 111 6 Mile Rd., with the setting sun reflecting off a window. Gast & Sons offers sales and service of Gravely and Simplicity tractors and mowers, plus snowblowers, chippers, power brushes,...
Racine Art Museum: Free First Fridays

Racine Art Museum: Free First Fridays

Racine, Wisconsin — Visitors investigate the Racine Art Museum during Free First Fridays hours on an August evening. First Fridays is a monthly event in downtown Racine, during which admission to the art museum is free of charge...
Beachside Oasis mural ‘Fiesta,’ Racine, Wisconsin

Beachside Oasis mural ‘Fiesta,’ Racine, Wisconsin

Racine, Wisconsin — West facade of Beachside Oasis (formerly North Beach Oasis) at 100 Kewaunee St. in Racine’s North Beach Park on the Lake Michigan shore, featuring a Hispanic-themed mural entitled “Fiesta.” The mural was created in 2008 by...
Racine’s Main Street bridge closing for 4 months

Racine’s Main Street bridge closing for 4 months

The Main Street bridge at the north end of downtown Racine will be closed for four months — December, January, February, and March — beginning this Friday, November 30, according to a Journal Times story. The bridge needs a protective coat of paint, which...
Wisconsin recall election: Lehman, Wanggaard debate set

Wisconsin recall election: Lehman, Wanggaard debate set

Former State Senator John Lehman is set to debate current State Senator Van Wanggaard this Thursday night at 7 p.m. The candidates are running against each other in the June 5 recall election for Wisconsin’s 21st Senate District. The live Wisconsin state Senate...
Racine on TV: ‘Around the Corner with John McGivern’

Racine on TV: ‘Around the Corner with John McGivern’

For a few months now, we’ve been watching Around the Corner with John McGivern on Milwaukee Public Television. It usually airs Thursday nights at 7:30 on WMVS Channel 10, and Friday nights at 8:00 on WMVT Channel 36. The show is a breezy half-hour tour of a...
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