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WGTD December 13, 2018

Gateway Technical College recently picked up a $100,000 grant from…wait for it…Metallica. Yup. Metallica…the hard rock band. Beginning next semester---Gateway will offer a restructured 7-credit telecom cabling certification course at a highly reduced cost to students as... Read More

WGTD December 13, 2018

A small cloud may have drifted over the future of the historic Yerkes Observatory in Williams Bay. The University of Chicago announced in March that it would close the observatory to the public---but---maintain a minimal operation for educational and research programs.... Read More

WGTD December 10, 2018
HWY 50 in Kenosha and HWY H; the scene of a multi-vehicle crash Sunday

Kenosha---Police are investigating a multi-vehicle crash where the offending driver was found with a gunshot wound. The crash occurred Sunday at 3:29pm on the 8800 Block of HWY 50 in Kenosha. When officers arrived at the scene they found the offending driver, a 25-year-... Read More

WGTD December 10, 2018

Racine---eSports is coming to Racine Unified next year. eSports encompasses the world of competitive, organized video gaming. Competitors from different leagues or teams face off in the same games that are popular with at-home gamers---including---Fortnight, League of... Read More

WGTD December 10, 2018

Kenosha police say that a suspect---believed to be involved in the murder of Deonte C. White---was taken into custody by patrol officers on a Probation and Parole detainer the day White was found dead in an alley near 25th Avenue and 67th Street. Charges will be referred... Read More

WGTD December 7, 2018

Kenosha---It is very unclear what transpired in the last minutes of 58-year-old Tamara Brague’s life before she drowned in the waters of Lake Michigan off the Kenosha Yacht Club on Friday night August 31st of this year.

This is what we do know according to field... Read More

WGTD December 4, 2018

Madison---Governor Scott Walker has appointed Attorney Maureen Martinez to serve as a judge on the Racine County Circuit Court---replacing retiring Judge Emily Mueller.

Martinez has practiced law since 1996---serving as an Assistant District Attorney in Racine... Read More

WGTD December 4, 2018

In part of the I-94 construction zone in Kenosha and Racine counties, a new traffic pattern will be unveiled in time for Thursday morning's commute. 

New north bound pavement on the south end of the project will be opened. North bound traffic will be shifted... Read More