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WGTD October 12, 2018

Governor Scott Walker says health insurance rates for plans sold in the private market under the Affordable Care Act will drop next year by more than 4 percent.  Walker attributes the reduction to a new reinsurance program he signed into law this year that takes effect... Read More

WGTD October 12, 2018

A 21-year-old Mount Pleasant man---apparently speeding on an ATV---was killed---very early Friday morning---after ignoring a Road Closed sign on Braun Road. According to a news release from the Mount Pleasant Police Department---the victim---and a passenger---were... Read More

WGTD October 11, 2018

Racine Mayor Cory Mason unveiled his proposed 2019 budget for 2019 Wednesday night, telling city council members that it's designed to strengthen neighborhoods and promote the correction of various racial and economic-based inequities in the community while at the same... Read More

wpr.org October 10, 2018

Poll Shows Race For Governor Tightening While US Senate Race Remains Lopsided

(WPR)---The race for governor tightened in the latest poll by Marquette University Law School with Republican Gov. Scott Walker leading Democratic challenger Tony Evers... Read More

WGTD October 10, 2018
Kenosha County Sheriff Dave Beth on the left, with his opponent, Dave Zoerner, on the right.

Kenosha County Sheriff Dave Beth and his challenger in the Nov. Election, Dave Zoerner, debated the issues Oct. 3. The forum was organized by Forward Kenosha. Here's a complete audio recording of the event. 

WGTD October 9, 2018

Five new health clinics are either under construction or on the drawing boards in eastern Kenosha and Racine counties.

It’s apparently a response to Foxconn, pre-Foxconn population growth and shifting needs.

Lisa Just is a regional president for Advocate... Read More

WGTD October 9, 2018

Racine---Work is expected to begin soon on the second phase of the sports complex that’s being developed at Pritchard Park, already home to the SC Johnson Aquatic Center.

Up next for construction: A state-of-the-art, multi-purpose stadium and several baseball and... Read More

WGTD October 9, 2018

Racine---Foxconn apparently plans to use for its own purposes fewer than half of the square footage of the building it's buying in downtown Racine.

In a bulletin issued primarily for the benefit of architectural firms, Foxconn says it’s looking for proposals on... Read More