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WGTD May 23, 2017

A non-profit that’s based in the City of Racine is expanding its reach in order to help others power their homes and businesses with solar energy.

Last year Greening Greater Racine laid the ground work to enable 18 homeowners in the city to participate in a money-... Read More

WGTD May 23, 2017

Updated 12:15p

Kenosha---A southerner who impressed the search committee as being a "scholar-teacher" with strong communications skills will become the next president of Carthage College. 

John Swallow currently serves as executive vice-president... Read More

WGTD May 22, 2017

Racine---Olympia Brown Universalist Church has become the first church in the city to declare itself a “sanctuary support” congregation for undocumented immigrants in danger of deportation.

At a membership meeting Sunday, the congregation voted overwhelmingly to... Read More

WGTD May 22, 2017

All this week (May 22 - 26) we are featuring Julie LeDuc from Kenosha. Julie is a professional violinist—composer---instructor---and---performing artist. She’s been studying the violin since she was 3 years old---and---she loves classical music---sacred music---folk---... Read More

WGTD May 19, 2017

Salem Lakes---A 21 year-old man was killed when the van he was driving slammed into the back of a school bus that was stopped on the highway for a pickup Friday morning.  

The man--from Antioch-- was identified as an employee of Dikow Cyzak Tile in Kenosha. His... Read More

wpr.org May 18, 2017

JFC Votes To Spend $2.5M Per Year On Higher Ed Grants Instead

(WPR)---Republicans on the Wisconsin Legislature’s budget committee have rejected Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to freeze tuition at Wisconsin’s technical colleges.

Walker called for... Read More

WGTD May 18, 2017

For students in the teacher training program at UW-Parkside, student teaching is a different deal than it was in the past. 

Long gone are the days in which students sit around in K-through-12 classrooms observing and taking notes before getting thrown into the... Read More

WGTD May 18, 2017

Fighting back tears, Miss Kenosha 2017 described her on-going battle against depression. 

"I've never talked about this before so I'm sorry," Kaitlyn Rhey told an audience Wednesday evening at Civic Center Park just south of the courthouse. The occasion was a... Read More