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WGTD August 26, 2016

A nun---who taught at St. Joseph High School in Kenosha in the 1970s---was one of the two Catholic nuns stabbed to death in their Mississippi home yesterday. 68-year-old Sister Margaret Held---who has been a member of the School Sisters of Saint Francis for 49 years---... Read More

WGTD August 26, 2016

Sister Margaret Held---one of the two Catholic nuns apparently murdered in their home in Mississippi yesterday---may have taught at St. Joseph High School in Kenosha back in the 1970s. Some Kenoshans have posted this on Facebook---but---WGTD has not been able to... Read More

WGTD August 25, 2016

Racine Unified's new Olympia Brown Elementary School, on 5 1/2-Mile Road, in Caledonia, is ready and waiting for next week Thursday when students arrive to begin the new school year. Last night there was a dedication ceremony held that included some of those students, as... Read More

WGTD August 25, 2016

There is GOOD news and BAD news about unemployment here in Wisconsin. First---the GOOD news. New data from the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development shows unemployment dropped in 30 of the state’s 32 largest cities from June to July. Now the BAD news. Mount... Read More

WGTD August 24, 2016

IF the Milwaukee Bucks decide on Racine as the home for their planned Developmental League team, a new 38-hundred seat, $40-million dollar multi-use event center could be created on the former Wisconsin Electric site, along the lakefront. The venue could also house a... Read More

WGTD August 24, 2016

The new football stadium at Kenosha’s Bradford High School has a new name. Olen Arrington Junior's son urged the Kenosha Unified School Board last night NOT to name the new stadium at Bradford High School for his father, ending two weeks of intense debate over what to... Read More

wpr.org August 22, 2016

U.S. Senator Says Change Would Cut Higher Ed Costs

Monday, August 22, 2016, 4:10pm

By The Associated Press    

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson has an idea for making colleges cheaper — ditch the instructors and start playing online videos for... Read More

WGTD August 22, 2016

Kenosha---Donna Matthews may not be your typical alleged murderess, but the bail amount she received at her initial appearance in Kenosha Court Monday was in line with what you’d expect in a case of 1st Degree Intentional Homicide: A million dollars.

Matthews,... Read More