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Ryder Last Mile Leases Mount Pleasant Warehouse

MOUNT PLEASANT – Ryder Last Mile Inc., a national logistics solutions provider, has leased 75,290 square feet in a warehouse at 1570 International Drive here. The speculative warehouse development is one of three constructed by Chicago-based HSA Commercial Real Estate in the 184-acre Park 94 business park. The 116,000-square-foot building, completed in 2020, is described […]

Drug Take-Back Event

On Saturday, April 24th from 9 AM -1 PM the Village of Mount Pleasant​ Police Department, located at 8811 Campus Dr., in a partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), will participate in a Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative for unused or expired prescription medication. The Mount Pleasant Police […]

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Local Officials React To New Foxconn Deal

RACINE COUNTY – Local elected officials sounded happy and relieved that the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. (WEDC) and Foxconn Technology Group reached a new agreement on subsidizing a manufacturing complex in Mount Pleasant. The original agreement was developed in 2017 by Republican officials, led by former Gov. Scott Walker. The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Legislature approved the […]

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Amended State, Foxconn Contract: Smaller, More Flexible

MADISON – Contract amendments approved Tuesday by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. (WEDC) Board of Directors and Foxconn Technology Group significantly reduces the scope and anticipated employment levels for a manufacturing facility in Mount Pleasant. Foxconn, a Taiwanese contract manufacturer, will now be eligible to receive up to $80 million total in performance-based tax credits […]

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Woman seriously injured, driver arrested in Quarry Lake Park incident

MOUNT PLEASANT – An 18-year-old Racine woman was seriously injured after falling off a car trunk “doing doughnuts” in the Quarry Lake Park parking lot late Saturday. The driver was arrested and charged with multiple offenses, according to the Racine County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies and emergency personnel were called to Quarry Lake Park, 3533 Northwestern […]

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16 and older? Get your COVID-19 vaccine, Racine County officials say

RACINE COUNTY – As of Monday, all Wisconsin residents 16 and older are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Racine County officials reported “plenty of appointments available” at sites throughout the county this week. County officials added that the two-dose Pfizer vaccine is the only COVID-19 vaccine currently approved for Individuals ages 16 and 17. […]

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Kenosha Man Accused of Dognapping

MOUNT PLEASANT – Dognapping, and other theft-related charges, were filed by the RacineCounty District Attorney’s Office against Raymond K. Prideaux, 37, of Kenosha.Prideaux allegedly attempted to take an American Bulldog from a pet store here earlier thisweek. According to the criminal complaint, Prideaux entered Petland, 2310 S. Green Bay Road, onTuesday and told an employee […]

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Motorcycle versus pedestrian crash: 2 taken to hospital

MOUNT PLEASANT – Following a motorcycle versus pedestrian crash Saturday, March 13, on Highway 32 and 25th Street, rescue personnel transported two people to the emergency room. Dispatchers at the Racine County Joint Dispatch Center called officers out for a report of a single-vehicle motorcycle crash, according to a press release by the Mount Pleasant […]

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Three arrested in Mount Pleasant following fiery three-vehicle crash

MOUNT PLEASANT – Police arrested all three drivers following a fiery three-vehicle wreck near the intersection of Durand Avenue and Sheridan Road early Sunday morning, authorities said. Christopher Sanchez, 33, Kraig Herbrechtsmeir, 56, and Herbert Aguirre-Lopez, 45, all face operating while intoxicated charges connected to the wreck. The crash happened about 2:47 a.m., according to […]