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WGTD August 18, 2017

Vandalism remains a problem at Kenosha’s Dream Playground, the community-built, million-dollar, handicapped-accessible facility.

 At one point earlier this week, three pieces of playground equipment were out of commission because vandals had cut straps or done... Read More

WGTD August 17, 2017

(WPR)---The Wisconsin Assembly has passed a $3 billion tax incentive package for tech manufacturer Foxconn.

Three Democrats — Reps. Cory Mason, of Racine; Peter Barca, of Kenosha; and Tod Ohnstad, of Kenosha — joined 56 Republicans to vote for the incentive... Read More

WGTD August 17, 2017

The folk trio Dangerous Folk pay a return visit to WGTD's "Noon Tunes" the week of August 21-25. David HB Drake, Julie Thompson and Cap Lee hail from Milwaukee and love to sing and play "the good old songs we grew up on." Here's a link to their version of the Harry... Read More

WGTD August 16, 2017

Madison---A vote on the $3 billion Foxconn incentives package is expected in the Assembly Thursday.

Democrats, including Kenosha’s Tod Ohnstad, are still fighting for changes. "These jobs offer a great opportunity but by the same token we still have concerns that... Read More

wpr.org August 16, 2017

Department Of Revenue: Wisconsin Triples Number Of Wineries In 10 Years

(WPR)---Early on a Monday morning, volunteers uncorked dozens of wine bottles on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, preparing 93 local wines for judging in the first... Read More

WGTD August 16, 2017

A Kenosha alderman allegedly stalked and harassed an ex-girlfriend for over three years, even though he received a verbal warning from police that was followed by a written warning that threatened prosecution.

Led into court in handcuffs Wednesday, G. John Ruffolo... Read More

wpr.org August 16, 2017

Senator Says Incentives Package Lawmakers Are Pondering Is 'A Risk Worth Taking'

(AP)---U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson is questioning whether Wisconsin should bear the full $3 billion in financial incentives being considered to lure electronics giant... Read More

WGTD August 16, 2017

Kenosha---A resolution in support of the state's efforts to bring Foxconn to southeast Wisconsin won the approval of the Kenosha County Board Tuesday night. Only three supervisors voted no. 

The resolution does not go into the details of the controversial... Read More