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KUSD: Smoking in the Boys (And Girls) Room About to Get Harder

Apr. 23, 2024 12:25p 

(WGTD)---Kenosha Unified is planning to use money from a class action lawsuit to buy dozens of devices that are designed to detect vaping by students in bathrooms.

Director Chosen for Kenosha County Food Bank

Apr. 20, 2024 1:30p

(WGTD)---A member of both the Racine City Council and the Racine County Board has been chosen to serve as executive director of the Kenosha County Food Bank.

Melissa Kaprelian will manage the initiative that serves as a clearinghouse for

Open House at Lincoln--a School Targeted for Repurposing--Draws a Large Crowd

Apr. 20, 2024 12:50p

(WGTD)---A series of commemorations designed to pay homage to the histories and past and present students and staff of Kenosha Unified schools that are about to be either closed or repurposed will continue next week.

City Seeks to Control Placement of Signs

Apr. 20, 2024 12:20p

(WGTD)---Not everybody got the message that the City of Kenosha is more forcefully starting to enforce an ordinance that prohibits the placing of signs in public right-of-ways.

UW State Funding Erosion; Enrollment and Birth Rate Declines Underscore Discussion on Future of Higher Ed

Apr. 19, 2024 2:30p

(WGTD)---Carthage College President John Swallow joined Jay Rothman, president of the Universities of Wisconsin, in lamenting the gradual erosion of state support for higher education in Wisconsin.

Democrat Peter Barca Announces Bid for Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District

Apr. 18, 2024 7:45p

(WPR/WGTD)---Democrat Peter Barca, a former state representative who served in Congress 30 years ago, announced a new congressional run Thursday. 

Racine County Authorities Step in to Protect Baby; Criminal Cases Launched

Apr. 18, 2024 7:40p

(WGTD)---A Burlington couple who left a trail of kids and allegations of neglect through several states is facing child abuse charges in Racine Court.

33-year-old Devin Hoppe and 35-year-old Jackie Moseman are being held in jail

WPR Director Details Reasons for Service Realignment

Apr. 17, 2024 2:30p

(WGTD)---Changes in listening patterns is what drove Wisconsin Public Radio to realign its two broadcast services, NPR News & Classical Music and The Ideas Network.

Yuhas, Gaschke Selected for KCB Leadership Roles; Bogdala Sworn in as Kenosha Mayor

Apr. 17, 2024 noon

(WGTD)---At the organizational meeting of the newly-elected Kenosha County Board Tuesday night, board leadership swung from the right, to the center, and depending on your point of view, possibly even beyond.