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WGTD March 18, 2019
"ShopKo" Exterior in Kenosha

Shopko is no more. The retailer once known as a Wisconsin area staple will cease to exist this June. The Kenosha and Racine area locations had already begun liquidating earlier this year after Shopko announced it was closing both stores - among dozens of others- and... Read More

WGTD March 18, 2019

A fire in Union Grove early Monday morning sent one man to the hospital---and---destroyed a home in the 1200 block of High Street. 

Racine County Sheriff’s Deputy Eric Schneider was among the first to respond to a 911 call from a neighbor just before 5am. The... Read More

WGTD March 18, 2019

(AP/WGTD)----Foxconn says it manufacturing facility in Mount Pleasant will be producing liquid crystal screens by the end of 2020 with construction beginning later this year. 

In February, Foxconn recommitted to building what is known as a Generation 6 factory... Read More

WGTD March 17, 2019

Mt. Pleasant---An update on Foxconn is scheduled to be presented to the public Monday evening at Mt. Pleasant Village Hall. According to a spokesperson for the village, the report is a resumption of monthly meetings on the topic that were put on hold during the winter... Read More

WGTD March 16, 2019

A sudden burst of snow and freezing rain coated area roads with ice early Saturday morning and prompted a four-hour-long closure of I-94 in Racine County, according to a news release from the Racine County Sheriff's Dept. 

While a series of crashes occurred... Read More

WGTD March 13, 2019

Sturtevant---Two entries from Gateway were among the 30 winners in the second round of Foxconn’s “Smart Cities-Smart Futures” competition. The awards were announced Wednesday at the SC Johnson iMET Center in Sturtevant.

Don Heckel, an Architectural-Structural... Read More

wpr.org March 12, 2019

New Study Finds Economic, Environmental Benefits With A Move Away From Fossil Fuels

(WPR)---A new study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Center on Wisconsin Strategy — or COWS — has concluded Wisconsin could generate jobs and improve... Read More

WGTD March 11, 2019

Updated 8p to reflect the nature of the citations. 

Kenosha---Shots were fired, officers were threatened, panic broke out and a 17 year-old was trampled during a party in a bar that's apparently still under renovation.

Although the former Finney's... Read More

WGTD March 11, 2019

Updated 11:30a

(AP/WPR)---Democrats have chosen Milwaukee to host their 2020 national convention.

The Democratic National Committee's decision will take the party to the heart of the working-class upper Midwest that delivered President Donald Trump... Read More

WGTD March 9, 2019

Updated at 10:15p to question bar's status; 3-10 to indicate that a message was left for the bar's agent.  

(WGTD)---Extra hands had to be called in early Saturday morning to quell a disturbance at a new bar in Kenosha's uptown neighborhood. 

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