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WGTD January 14, 2019

Kenosha---In a bid to minimize the amount of expensive dredging needed to keep open to navigation Kenosha’s Lake Michigan harbor channel,  a pair of city council committees gave tentative approval Monday night to plans to build a three-point-six million dollar extension... Read More

WGTD January 14, 2019

A Kenosha bar that features a D-J playing hip-hop music on weekends may lose its cabaret license because of an excessive number of police calls to the bar and surrounding residential neighborhood.

The city’s License and Permit Committee voted unanimously Monday... Read More

wpr.org January 14, 2019

(WPR/AP)---"Incredible" and "unbelievable."

Those are two of the words Barron County District Attorney Brian Wright used to describe Jayme Closs' escape last week from her alleged captor, Jake Thomas... Read More

WGTD January 14, 2019
Dr. Carol Anderson, author of White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of our Nation’s Divide,” and “One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression is Destroying Our Democracy”

Named one of the people transforming America by Politico, Dr. Carol Anderson joined host Troy McDonald on Saturday’s edition of Generation Now; WGTD’s show for Millennials and Gen Z. Anderson, a New York Times Best-selling author, has been featured on The Daily Show with... Read More

WGTD January 13, 2019

New research on generational poverty—and its impact on teaching and learning—got some recent attention at Gateway Technical College.

The research was a recent topic of discussion at an in-service, led by Emma Hendriethe, Director of Student Support and Services,... Read More

WGTD January 13, 2019

A long-running goal of officials in Pleasant Prairie is to create a village center: A downtown-like location that merges commerce, connectivity, culture and recreation in a manner and style unique to Pleasant Prairie.

A recent purchase by the village of acreage... Read More

wpr.org January 12, 2019

(WPR/AP)---Attorneys for a man suspected of kidnapping a Wisconsin teen and killing her parents are calling it "a very tragic situation."

Charles Glynn and Richard Jones, attorneys for 21-year-old Jake Thomas Patterson, said in a statement late Friday that there's... Read More

wpr.org January 11, 2019

Jake Thomas Patterson, 21 Of Gordon, Has Been Arrested And Is In Custody For Murders, Kidnapping

(WPR/AP) ---Authorities have identified the suspect in the kidnapping of Jayme Closs and the murder of her parents as Jake Thomas Patterson, 21, of... Read More

wpr.org January 10, 2019

Barron County Girl, Missing Since October, Found in Northern Wisconsin

Jayme Close, the 13-year-old Barron County girl who was missing since October, has been found alive.

The Barron County Sheriff's Dept. posted the news to Facebook at around 8 p.m.... Read More

WGTD January 10, 2019

Updated at 3:35p to add item on Flowers' arrest and charges. 

A 36 year-old man was shot to death in an alley in Racine early Thursday morning. Police were summoned to the 1900 blk. of Hickory Grove Ave.on a report of shots fired at 4:32 a.m. Attempts... Read More