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WGTD July 26, 2017

The body of a woman found in Mt. Pleasant Monday afternoon may be that of a missing Kenosha teenager.

While police haven't publicly identified the victim, numerous posts on the father's Facebook page Tuesday reference the Mt. Pleasant case.

Earlier in the... Read More

WGTD July 25, 2017

The Kenosha County Sheriff's Dept. is giving a tip of the Stetson to Twin Lakes area farmers who pulled dozens of vehicles out of the mud at Country Thunder this year. The event, beleaguered by periods of heavy rain--ended Sunday.

Sheriff's Dept. personnel along... Read More

WGTD July 25, 2017

The man who led Kenosha County government back in 1988 when Chrysler laid off over 5,000 workers in Kenosha and ended auto assembly says he can’t think of a Foxconn downside. "Always better to have more jobs than less," said John Collins in a WGTD interview.

Asked... Read More

WGTD July 25, 2017

Mount Pleasant Police Chief Tim Zarzecki says the female body---discovered Monday afternoon---in a ditch in Mount Pleasant is NOT that of Lynn Rickard---the woman who went missing from her Town of Dover home about a month ago. A news release indicates that the body was... Read More

WGTD July 24, 2017

Gateway Technical College has streamlined its program that teaches students how to maintain and trouble-shoot automated manufacturing systems.

The new program isn't a response to Foxconn, the Taiwanese electronics company that purportedly is looking to build a... Read More

WGTD July 21, 2017

One of the most popular bluegrass bands---here in southeastern Wisconsin---is featured on WGTD's "Noon Tunes" the week of July 24-28. We'll be playing the music of The KR Bluegrass band all week. We've included a link here to one of the songs we'll be featuring. To read... Read More

WGTD July 21, 2017

Wisconsin is so close to landing Foxconn that a memorandum of understanding could be announced in two weeks, according to a couple of Republican legislative leaders.

What does Gov. Walker have to say about that?  "I've talked to neither of them directly about a... Read More