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WGTD February 24, 2017

Pleasant Prairie isn't waiting any longer for Abbott Labs to develop the last large tract of buildable land in the village along I-94. It's moving forward on it own.

The village announced late Friday that it plans to buy 458 acres of Abbott-owned land in the... Read More

WGTD February 23, 2017

Mt. Pleasant---Goodwill Manufacturing is expanding by acquiring an existing spec building near I-94 and Highway 20 and building an addition that'll nearly double its size. According to a news release from the Racine County Economic Development Corp., the company will use... Read More

WGTD February 23, 2017

(WPR)---Ed Garvey, a progressive activist and nationally recognized labor lawyer from Wisconsin died Wednesday. Garvey, a Burlington native, was well known in political circles for representing workers and unsuccessful runs for governor and Congress. 

Garvey was... Read More

WGTD February 23, 2017

 

 

ELKHORN---For the past year Elkhorn has had an unusual sight on little-used railroad tracks that cut through the southern edge of town: a nearly full length freight train missing both an engine AND an explanation.  The mystery--in part---is due to the... Read More

WGTD February 22, 2017

A historic stretch of warm weather has ended in southeast Wisconsin but not before an all-time winter record was set.

In Milwaukee Wednesday. a high of 71 was recorded.

That's not only a record for the date, but it's the warmest winter day ever, or at least... Read More

WGTD February 22, 2017

Updated 2/22/17 8:40 p.m. 

Burlington native and former gubernatorial candidate Ed Garvey died Wednesday after a battle with Parkinson's Disease. The 76 year-old Garvey was the first executive director of the National Football League Players Association,... Read More

WGTD February 21, 2017

Kenosha---The thieves that have been breaking into car dealerships and driving off with vehicles apparently aren’t picky.

On the same night that several vehicles were stolen in Libertyville, another crew broke into the Nissan dealership along I-94 in Kenosha... Read More

wpr.org February 21, 2017

(WPR)---Tony Evers and Lowell Holtz will face off for Wisconsin's schools superintendent seat in the April 4 election. The two knocked out a third candidate, John Humphries, in Tuesday’s nonpartisan primary.

Incumbent Evers is seeking a third term as state... Read More