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WGTD May 21, 2019

(WGTD)---Gardeners in Kenosha with a creative flair who plant things in parkways—that skinny strip of land between the street and sidewalk—can breathe easier.

The practice is now legal, after the City Council voted 12-2 Monday night to adopt an ordinance that... Read More

WGTD May 21, 2019

Updated 4p

(AP, WGTD)---The Wisconsin Supreme Court has suspended Racine County Judge Michael Piontek for 5 days without pay citing “concerning” and “obviously unethical” behavior.

In an unsigned order issued Tuesday, the unanimous court said that... Read More

WGTD May 21, 2019

One person died in an early morning house fire on Coolidge Avenue in Racine on Tuesday. Sergeant Adam Malacara---from the Racine Police Department---said the body of the victim was badly burned and a positive identification has not yet been made.

A dog was also... Read More

WGTD May 21, 2019

(WGTD)---About 150 people packed the school cafeteria at Kenosha’s All Saints Catholic School North Monday night  for an informational meeting about the consolidation of the school's two campuses. In a letter---sent to parents last week---All Saints indicated that---due... Read More

WGTD May 21, 2019

Updated 1030a; 3:30p

(WGTD)---Authorities have identified the Cheddar's shooting fatality as Khaled M. Alchaar, a 19-year-old man who lived just north of the restaurant in Windsong Village Apartments.

Alchaar was shot outside of the restaurant... Read More

WGTD May 18, 2019

(WGTD)---All Saints Catholic School is closing one of the two K-8 schools it operates in Kenosha.

In a letter sent to parents this week, the school system said it plans to merge its north side campus--the former Holy Rosary School adjacent to the church by the... Read More

WGTD May 15, 2019

(WGTD)---John Dickert is going to work for Peter Barca.

The former three-term Racine mayor has been hired by the new state Revenue Department Secretary to serve as administrator of the Local Finance Division. 

Barca is a former state representative from... Read More

WGTD May 15, 2019

Kenosha---About two-hundred supporters of Lutheran pastor and seminary student Betty Rendon rallied outside of the Kenosha Detention Center near the airport Wednesday evening. Inside, Rendon and her husband were being detained on orders from ICE.

Rendon, who works... Read More

WGTD May 15, 2019

Kenosha---Words of advice at an economics forum for employers who are stressing over unfilled job vacancies in the tight labor market: Qualified candidates are out there, but extra and more creative efforts may be required to reach them.

The comments came at... Read More

WGTD May 14, 2019

(WGTD)---A major addition to Racine's downtown was announced Tuesday. 

Mayor Cory Mason and Madison-based Hovde Properties unveiled a $40 million hotel/apartment complex---with sweeping views of Lake Michigan---to be built on a 3-1/2 acre site at Lake Avenue and... Read More