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News August 21, 2017

Experts Say Size, Level Of Uncertainty Make Deal Unprecedented

(WPR)---Backers of Wisconsin's deal to bring a Foxconn electronics factory here have compared it to the Louisiana Purchase. To the Green Bay Packers signing Hall of Famer Reggie White... Read More

WGTD August 21, 2017

Updated at 5:45p to include comments from Parkside

Somers---UW-Parkside is receiving a $500,000 grant from SC Johnson Company to cover the cost of building and equipping a high-end science lab. It's the largest single gift to Parkside's College of Natural... Read More

WGTD August 21, 2017

One person was killed---and---two others suffered serious injuries in a three vehicle accident in Somers  Monday morning.

For an unknown reason, the driver of a GMC Envoy crossed the centerline on Highway 'S' just west of 'EA' and the Union Pacific tracks at about... Read More

WGTD August 21, 2017

McTernan Wireless---in Kenosha---was robbed again overnight. Kenosha police responded to an alarm coming from the store at 2601 75th Street just before 2:30 this morning. Police discovered that a glass door had been smashed and a number of cell phones and tablets---worth... Read More

WGTD August 20, 2017

A Kenosha woman's dream to help reduce homelessness by opening a rooming house is running into problems.

Josie McAlister wants to divide a duplex at 6027 18th Ave. into ten bedrooms. Residents would share kitchen and bathroom facilities. But the plan falls short... Read More

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." Below is their version of the Harry Belafonte... 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 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