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Posted inGovernment

Contractors in Place for Potential Eminent Domain Ahead of FoxConn

The Village of Mount Pleasant is moving forward with preparations and preliminary work for the coming Foxconn development. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is still negotiating the final contract between the state and the Taiwan-based technology manufacturer for the record-breaking manufacturing facility slated for Mount Pleasant. In the meantime, the village board has approved […]

Posted inBusinessEye on EmploymentGovernment

Foxconn Building in Mount Pleasant

It’s official: Foxconn announced Wednesday that it will build its technology manufacturing facility in Mount Pleasant. Broken into three phases, the massive industrial complex will be located along Braun Road between 90th street and I-94 and represents a capital investment of at least $10 billion. Land Acquisition Could Mean Eminent Domain Jenny Trick, executive director […]

Posted inBusinessGovernmentWisconsin Jobs

Mount Pleasant OKs $14 Million For Roads, Business Park

The Mount Pleasant Village Board approved at its meeting Monday night borrowing nearly $14 million for a number of capital expenses. Municipal bonds will pay for roads, public infrastructure at the Land and Lakes Business Park, a new fire truck, and incentives for the Land and Lakes development “What’s precipitating the financing at this point […]

Posted inPolice and fire

Criminal Complaints: Aug. 11 Through Aug. 14

Editor’s note: All information was taken from the criminal complaints provided by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office. Defendants are innocent until proven guilty. McDonald’s Employee Pockets Thousands From Restaurant A Kenosha woman was charged with theft after stealing thousands of dollars from McDonald’s, 2610 Green Bay Road. A business administrator with the company reported […]

Posted inBreaking

Gang Members Charged With Attempted Homicide

Two members of the Dirty-Ps gang from Racine’s south side have been charged with first-degree attempted homicide. The charges stem from an April 22 shooting near the 400 block of North Memorial Drive. Jordan L. Jones, 18, and Isaiah McGlorn, 18, were charged for their involvement in shooting a young Racine man in the leg. […]