Posted inConstruction, Development, Local news

Weekend I-94 Closures: List For Jan. 31 To Feb. 2

OAK CREEK, WI — People who are expecting to travel on I-94 in southern Milwaukee County and northern Racine County will see a number of closures due to continuing construction on the freeway. According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, here are the closures scheduled for this weekend. Friday, Jan. 31 Overnight full closure of […]

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Winter Storm Caused $30 Million In Damage In 3 Counties

RACINE COUNTY, WI — After a round of recent storms levied major damage along Lake Michigan’s shoreline in Racine, Milwaukee and Kenosha Counties, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers moved to request a damage assessment from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The process is the first step in determining whether the state will request a federal disaster […]

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$48 Million Lakefront Hotel Project Gets Major Move

RACINE, WI — After looking at the legal challenges of building a hotel and convention center on land originally reclaimed from Lake Michigan, city officials and a developer unveiled revised plans for the proposed $48 million project. Racine Mayor Cory Mason was joined by Gatehouse Capital developer David Rachie, State Representatives Bob Wittke and Tip […]

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2,000 Pounds Of Ground Beef Recalled For Possible Contamination

Chicago-based Amity Packing Company is recalling more than 2,000 pounds of raw ground beef products that may be contaminated with a clear, thin pliable plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service says. Health officials say the problem was discovered after Pre Brands LLC received two consumer complaints reporting findings of clear, […]

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S.C. Johnson To Recycle Miller Park Cups To Make Plastic Bottles

MILWAUKEE, WI — Fans use more than one million plastic cups during the 81 home games the Milwaukee Brewers play at Miller Park during the regular season. S.C. Johnson announced a new partnership with the Brewers organization on Friday, saying they will provide S.C. Johnson-branded plastic cups, with the intention of having the cups recycled […]

Posted inGovernment, Local news

69 Bills Wisconsin Lawmakers Passed In 2019 That Affect Your Life

MADISON, WI — Lawmakers in Wisconsin passed a total of 69 bills into law so far during the 2019-2020 legislative session. Even though we’re only halfway through the state government’s legislative period, it’s clear that divided government has had a chilling effect on the number of bills that have been passed. For example, during the […]

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Flu Hits Young People Hard This Season: Cases In Wisconsin

Unlike most years, the 2019-20 flu season is hitting younger Americans especially hard, as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention received reports of seven additional child deaths this week, bringing the total to 39 — more than double the number at this time last year. Approximately 44 percent of reported flu cases this season […]