Memorial Day 2019: Closings and Events

This Monday is Memorial Day. In honor of those who made the ultimate sacrifice, all city and county government offices and courts will be closed, along with public libraries and schools. Emergency services will be Read More

Green Initiatives for the Home 15 Easy Ideas

Green Initiatives for the Home: 15 Easy Ideas

As people become more aware of environmental health and want to do something to improve it, coming up with ideas for green initiatives has never been easier. Saving the planet and saving money go hand-in-hand, Read More

Gadgets and Geeks - wk. 3
Gadgets & Geeks

John W. Hammes and the garbage disposal

As the old saying goes – necessity is the mother of invention. In the case of John W. Hammes, a disliked chore (taking out the garbage) resulted in the invention of a household appliance that Read More

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Restoring the River of Pike

by Katie Knoff in Environment Comments Off on Restoring the River of Pike

Did you know there is another major river in Racine other than the Root River? It’s called the Pike River and sections of it have been on the EPA’s Impaired Waters list since 1998. The Read More