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WGTD May 30, 2016

Kenosha---The body of a middle-aged man was pulled from Pike Creek in the area of the 2000 blk. of Alford Park Drive Monday morning.

Police say a positive ID is pending, and they're asking anyone with information to give them a call.

This is the second... Read More

WGTD May 28, 2016

Town of Sharon---Four people are dead and two others are in critical condition following a collision that involved a semi, a pickup and a SUV that occurred just before noon Saturday.

The 2011 Chevy 2500 pick-up purportedly blew a stop sign at Townhall Road and... Read More

WGTD May 27, 2016

Kenosha---Starting next fall in public school classrooms, the standard equipment list will include kits designed to help staff ward off attackers.

Kenosha Unified Facilities Director Pat Fennimore, who’s taken the lead in instituting a new security training... Read More

wpr.org May 26, 2016

At Least One Bluffside Home In Mount Pleasant Removed, Others Threatened

Thursday, May 26, 2016, 9:20am

By Chuck Quirmbach    

Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources said higher water levels in Lake Michigan... Read More

WGTD May 26, 2016

Kenosha---Substitute teachers who work for Kenosha Unified are some of the highest paid in the state. Even so, the district still has a hard time finding enough of them.

At a work session Thursday night, the school board came up with a plan to give high-performing... Read More

wpr.org May 25, 2016

Aides Offer Testimony In Federal Trial On 2011 Redistricting

Wednesday, May 25, 2016, 4:15pm

By Shawn Johnson    

Republican aides who drew Wisconsin’s legislative map downplayed any partisan motive in court Wednesday, even as a... Read More

WGTD May 25, 2016

Q-Is it true that Baxalta is being sold? A- It appears that the Baxalta purchase will go through. Stock Holders will see the change as of July 1st 2016

Q-What will the trading symbol be?  A-SHPG

Q-If I currently own Baxalta stock what will my result be?  A-... Read More

WGTD May 25, 2016

Veterans and veterans advocates are speaking out against the V.A. Secretary’s remarks that long wait times at Veterans Administration hospitals should be compared to “waiting in line at Disney theme parks.”  The incoming Walworth County veterans service officer is among... Read More