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TOP STORIES April 26, 2017

Beetle Is Killing Thousands Of Trees In Tourist Hot Spot

(WPR)---The invasive emerald ash borer is killing thousands of trees in Door County — a tourist hotspot for the state of Wisconsin. The ... Read More

WGTD April 26, 2017

Town of Paris---A truck accident that involves the release of anhydrous ammonia gas has prompted the Kenosha County Sheriff's Dept. to issue a warning to homes and businesses in a broad area around the accident scene.

Anyone in the vicinity of highways KR and 45... Read More

WGTD April 25, 2017

Updated 3p to reflect suspect's age, court status

Kenosha---There's been an unfortunate change in the tenor of the story of a Bradford High School student who was stabbed at school Tuesday morning.

Police are now saying that the student--who hasn't... Read More

WGTD April 24, 2017

With the closure of a homeless shelter in Kenosha just days away, a task force started to make plans on just how to go about helping the population that’ll soon be turned away by First Step, a low-barrier shelter on 63rd St. that over the past 14 years has accepted... Read More April 24, 2017

(WPR)---Gov. Scott Walker said Monday he has "no interest" in increasing vehicle registration fees to help pay for road projects in Wisconsin, but stopped short of saying he'd veto the increase if lawmakers put it in the state budget.

Walker has repeatedly... Read More

WGTD April 24, 2017

The Sipos & Young Band---from Kenosha---is paying a return visit to "Noon Tunes" the week of April 24 - 28. Chris Sipos and Rachel Young have been performing around Kenosha, southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois for quite a while. Sipos & Young also play... Read More

WGTD April 23, 2017

Kenosha---An emergency meeting of a task force on homelessness will be held Monday afternoon as a local shelter prepares to close its doors. First Step--a volunteer-run agency on 63rd St. that takes in almost anyone in need--is to close next weekend rather than fight the... Read More

WGTD April 22, 2017

Kenosha---Over 250 demonstrators marched on 30th Ave. in front of Gateway Technical College Saturday morning, part of a world-wide demonstration in support of science. 

The Kenosha protest was organized by the progressive group, Forward Kenosha, and held in... Read More