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Kenosha mayor wants to focus on rebuilding relationships, youth in coming years

Kenosha Mayor John Antaramian speaks to the press at the a press conference held at the Civil War Museum announcing listening sessions in the city following social unrest. Photo by Daniel Thompson/The Uptown Observer. KENOSHA ⏤ For its mayor, Kenosha needs to focus on its youth as future leaders of the community. Mayor John Antaramian, […]

Posted inUptown Observer

HARIBO hires general contractor for Pleasant Prairie build

KENOSHA COUNTY ⏤ HARIBO Group has selected Gilbane Building Company as the contractor to oversee its Pleasant Prairie build. The Germany-based confectionery company made the announcement Monday. Milwaukee-based Gilbane will serve as the general contractor on HARIBO’s first North American facility. The manufacturing facility is located in Prairie Highland Corporate Park, west of I-94 and […]

Posted inBreaking

BREAKING: Royal Capital Group to build $50 million development

RACINE – Mayor Cory Mason and Milwaukee-based Royal Capital Group  LLC announced a $50 million commercial-residential project on the shores of Lake Michigan. The proposed project is being dubbed: @North Beach and will be built on the former Walker Muffler Manufacturing site. Mason and Kevin Newell, president of Royal Capital Group, made the announcement Wednesday […]

Posted inCommunity

Rezone of Nursing Home tabled.

This is a recording of the Mount Pleasant Planning Commission meeting held at 1:00pm October 19, 2016.  The main event, the same as last nights public hearing, was the rezoning petition by the owners of Campbell Woods, LLC.  They were looking for a rezoning of the property from residential single family to residential multi-family. After […]

Posted inBusinessGovernment

Villages Have 10 Days to Agree or Lose 350 Jobs

Leaders from Mount Pleasant and Sturtevant have 10 days to salvage a land swap deal or risk losing a potential development that could bring 350 manufacturing jobs and $30 to $50 million in personal property investment. While Mount Pleasant trustees Tuesday morning directed Administrator Kurt Wahlen to continue negotiations with Sturtevant officials, trustees in that […]

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Land Swap Talks Fall Apart, Development May be in Question

Talks to reach a final agreement about a land swap deal between Sturtevant and Mount Pleasant fell apart Wednesday, putting a potential future development on Highway 11 in jeopardy. Approved by Sturtevant trustees July 15 after weeks of closed session meetings, the deal would mean Sturtevant grows by 66-1/2 acres, and Mount Pleasant gets sewer and […]