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WGTD June 16, 2019

June 16, 2019 9p; Updated June 20

(WGTD)---The Kenosha Plan Commission gave preliminary approval Thursday night for an expansion of the Shalom Center, the city’s primary shelter for homeless people.

The proposed nearly 10,000 square foot addition... Read More

WGTD June 15, 2019

June 15, 2019 10:50p

(WGTD)---An 18-year-old Racine man who has had several brushes with the law within the past 15 months was shot and killed by police early Saturday morning. The man has been identified as Tyrese West. 

According to a news... Read More

WGTD June 14, 2019

June 14, 2019  11:45am

(WGTD)---A $48 million dollar, 173-room hotel----with expanded conference space--- is being planned at the Festival Hall site in downtown Racine. At a Friday morning press conference---Mayor Cory Mason and David-Elias Ratchie from Gatehouse... Read More

wpr.org June 13, 2019

June 13, 3:30p 

(WPR)---Republicans on the Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee voted along party lines Thursday to pass a two-year state budget that rejected many of Gov. Tony Evers' top priorities, saying their plan lives within the state's means while... Read More

WGTD June 12, 2019

June 12, 2019 10:35p

(WGTD)---Carthage College has become one of just a handful of schools in the region to offer as a competitive sport women’s wrestling.

Athletic Director Michelle Manning said the recent decision was met with a positive reaction... Read More

WGTD June 10, 2019
Photo Credit: Instagram - Khaila Wilcoxon, on stage in New York City before the 2019 Tony Awards

June 10, 2019 Updated - 9:29p 

(WGTD)---22-year-old Kenosha native Khaila Wilcoxon is appearing in the Tony Award-winning musical "Hadestown," which picked up a number of Tonys Sunday night. She is part of the 17-member cast of “Hadestown", a modern... Read More

wpr.org June 10, 2019

June 10, 2019 3p

(WPR)---Assembly Speaker Robin Vos has hailed the Joint Finance Committee's vote last week to replace Gov. Tony Evers' transportation budget proposal with a Republican plan.

The governor had ... Read More

WGTD June 9, 2019

June 9, 2019 915p 

(WGTD)---A conversation on global sex trafficking that’ll be held at the Golden Rondelle Theater in Racine later this week will be preceded by a screening of the critically-acclaimed film titled... Read More

WGTD June 8, 2019

June 8, 2019 10:20a 

(WGTD)---After years of declines, Racine Unified is quietly preparing for enrollment increases.

Although estimates vary greatly, enrollment within five years could bounce back up to 20,000, a 1,500 student increase. “The... Read More

WGTD June 7, 2019

June 7, 2019 6:15p

(WGTD)---A second inmate at the Kenosha County Detention Center east of the airport has come down with the mumps, according to a news release issued Friday evening by the Kenosha County Sheriff's Dept. 

The detainee was... Read More