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WGTD July 21, 2017

One of the most popular bluegrass bands---here in southeastern Wisconsin---is featured on WGTD's "Noon Tunes" the week of July 24-28. We'll be playing the music of The KR Bluegrass band all week. We've included a link here to one of the songs we'll be featuring. To read... Read More

WGTD July 21, 2017

Wisconsin is so close to landing Foxconn that a memorandum of understanding could be announced in two weeks, according to a couple of Republican legislative leaders.

What does Gov. Walker have to say about that?  "I've talked to neither of them directly about a... Read More

WGTD July 20, 2017

The SC Johnson Company made another BIG splash in its hometown of Racine Thursday. The company announced a $6.5 million dollar donation to build a huge outdoor community aquatic center at Pritchard Park on Ohio Street.

The centerpiece will be two separate swimming... Read More

WGTD July 19, 2017

Foxconn speculation could be driving an already-strong interest among developers in the I-94 corridor in Kenosha and Racine counties.

Three new industrial developments are up for preliminary consideration at Thursday night's Kenosha Plan Commission meeting,... Read More

WGTD July 19, 2017

Updated at 5:30 p.m. 

Racine---The father of the little boy who died of a gunshot wound last week is now facing charges, even though the circumstances of three year-old Jeremiah Pitt’s death remain unclear.

30 year-old Jeffrey Pitt, Jr. was... Read More

wpr.org July 19, 2017

Republican Governors Association Accepted $25K Donation From Trade Group

(WPR)---Democrats are calling Gov. Scott Walker a "hypocrite" for accepting a political donation from a pro-marijuana group while pushing more drug testing for public... Read More

WGTD July 18, 2017

So what are the chances of Wisconsin landing Foxconn?

"It seems as if we have a very strong possibility," said Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca on WRJN Tuesday morning. "I think Wisconsin is very competitive based on conversations that we've had," Barca added... Read More