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WGTD December 9, 2016

A Winter Storm Watch has been posted for much of southern Wisconsin, including Kenosha, Racine and Walworth counties, from Saturday evening through Sunday.

Forecasters are predicting a total accumulation of between four and seven inches for the WGTD listening area... Read More

WGTD December 9, 2016

Kenosha---Carthage College has just received its largest, single contribution in school history.

Longtime benefactor Jan Tarble donated $15 million to create a career and welcome center, enhance career readiness programs and fund a pair of endowments that'll... Read More

Racine Journal Times December 9, 2016

(Racine Journal Times) — The exact date that Racine radio station WRJN hit the airwaves is up for debate.

Some histories say Dec. 6, 1926, others say Dec. 11, 1926.

But everyone agrees that the station has been broadcasting continuously for 90 years this... Read More December 7, 2016

(WPR)---Wisconsin ranked 30th in the nation in private sector job growth from June of 2015 through June of 2016 under the latest "gold standard" job numbers released Tuesday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Private sector jobs grew here by roughly 1 percent over... Read More

WGTD December 7, 2016
Kenosha News Team

Updated with photos, edits and additional.  1p

Some popular bylines at the Kenosha News are disappearing. 

Two editors and two 'Guild' members accepted a "voluntary separation plan" as the daily newspaper sought to cut costs.  

Editorial... Read More

WGTD December 6, 2016

Kenosha---Former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is expected to appear here next week to participate in the taping of a national cable TV program. 

Sanders will discuss trade issues in the aftermath of the presidential election with Chris Hayes, host of "All... Read More December 5, 2016

House Speaker Paul Ryan had a hopeful tone when speaking Monday about achieving policy goals under the next administration. The congressman, who represents Wisconsin’s 1st District, has no shortage of high-priority initiatives he plans to pursue in the next congressional... Read More

WGTD December 5, 2016

State Rep. Robin Vos goes for a ride in the back of an ambulance to make the case that Wisconsin needs to spend more on road maintenance. 

The Assembly Speaker released a video Monday that shows him and his cousin--who works for the Burlington Rescue Squad---... Read More