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Racine secures minor league hockey team, to build new arena

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Posted at 2:17 PM, Mar 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-02 08:02:40-05

A report says that one of the main cities south of Milwaukee will become a center for hockey, through the construction of a new downtown arena.

Mayor John Dickert's office told the Business Journal that the city is building a 3,000 to 5,000-seat arena, 130-room hotel and convention center.

The arena will house a franchise in the United States Hockey League, which also includes teams in Green Bay and Madison.

The project will cost $49 million in total.

Brookfield's Hammes Company will play a part in the construction of the first phase of the project.

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