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WGTD February 15, 2019

From the Racine Symphony

The Racine Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce the top finishers in our annual Young Artists’ Competition. Held on Sunday, February 10, the Competition drew high school instrumental students from Racine and Kenosha counties... Read More

wpr.org February 15, 2019

Hundreds Opposed To Mercury Discharge Into Lake Michigan

(WPR)---Utility company We Energies wants to increase the amount of mercury it can release into Lake Michigan from its coal-burning power plant in Oak Creek.

The Wisconsin Department... Read More

WGTD February 15, 2019

From the Racine Theatre Guild

Plunge into darkness and try not to scream during “Wait Until Dark” at the Racine Theatre Guild from Friday, February 22 through Sunday, March 10.

Susy Hendrix lives a simple life as a housewife, despite being blind.... Read More

WGTD February 15, 2019

(WGTD)---All kinds of writers have explored the wide expanse of the United States and written about it -  but James and Deborah Fallows undertook that exploration in a different fashion-  by flying their small plane to more than 25 different small cities across the... Read More

wpr.org February 15, 2019

Lawmakers Say Facility's Stormwater Run-Off Could Exacerbate Flooding In Des Plaines River Watershed

(AP/WPR)---Illinois Democrats are asking Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers to re-evaluate the environmental impact of a Foxconn Technology Group facility... Read More

WGTD February 15, 2019

(WGTD)---Rookie Kenosha County Sheriff's Dept. Deputy Genoh Cole says she feels prepared to deliver a baby on her own in an emergency after undergoing hands-on training at Gateway Technical College this past week. But it's not exactly something she's eager to do.  

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wpr.org February 14, 2019

Democrat Peter Barca Left Seat To Serve As DOR Secretary

(AP/WPR)---Gov. Tony Evers has called a special election for April 30 to fill a vacant Assembly seat in Kenosha.

The vacancy was created when Democratic Rep. Peter Barca resigned... Read More

WGTD February 11, 2019

The Kenosha community is preparing to welcome seven Tall Ships to its harbor during the Kenosha Tall Ships event August 1st through the 4th.

These authentically built ships are of the design that sailed the oceans and Great Lakes in the 1800s. 

The event... Read More

WGTD February 11, 2019

Pressure on Racine County’s foster care system has been eased somewhat by the addition of two new group homes. Both offer short-term foster care while more permanent placements are sought.

The owners are people who’ve spent most of their professional lives caring... Read More

WGTD February 10, 2019

Updated 2-11 9p

Kenosha---The driver who caused a three-vehicle accident at a busy downtown intersection Sunday night did so after allegedly running a red light and driving drunk.

21 year-old Alejandro Paz-Garcia was charged Monday with reckless... Read More