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UPDATE: Attempted homicide charges awaiting 19-year-old Racine man in shooting on Case High School student

UPDATE 3:00 p.m.: Mount Pleasant Police Sgt. Eric Giese has clarified that while the shooting of 16-year-old Zysean Golden may have been gang-related, only the assailant, Tyrese G. Love, is known to be gang-affiliated. The victim, Golden, does not have any known gang activity. ORIGINAL STORY: MOUNT PLEASANT – A 19-year-old Racine man is in […]

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Village of Mount Pleasant off-season parking restrictions start Oct. 1

The Village of Mount Pleasant announced on its Facebook page a reminder to its residents about off-season parking. Their post “RV season is coming to an end” reminds homeowners within the village of the rules about recreational vehicle storage. Municipal codes for parking restrictions According to the village, between Oct. 1 and April 30, in […]

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10 Trunk-or-Treat Events in Southeastern Wisconsin

Instead of going door to door this Halloween, families can go trunk to trunk. In Southeastern Wisconsin, 10 Trunk-or-Treat Events are happening that you and your family can participate in. Get those costumes ready and plan your schedule to fit in these Trunk-or-Treat events. 1. Gateway Technical College 2nd Annual Trunk-or-Treat Gateway Technical College is […]

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Major portion of County KR reopens with 4 lanes; Phase II nears completion

RACINE COUNTY — Phase II of the long-term County KR reconstruction project is nearing its end with the reopening of between County H and WIS Highway 31 (Green Bay Road) on Aug. 31. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) has been working with the Village of Mount Pleasant and Racine County on this major construction […]

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2022 Citizens Police Academy of Mount Pleasant accepting applications through Aug. 24

The Village of Mount Pleasant Police Department is searching for individuals to join its Citizens Police Academy. This program aims to educate participants about the various areas of law enforcement. The Citizens Police Academy provides residents with a better understanding of the roles of officers and their training. Those enrolled will meet for 12 weeks […]

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August ’22 road construction alerts from the Village of Mount Pleasant

The Village of Mount Pleasant recently released road construction traffic alerts for the month of August via their Facebook page. The Public Works Department through the Village of Mount Pleasant works to provide a safe environment for drivers and their families by maintaining our roads and adjacent right-of-ways. To help residents, tourists, and travelers streamline […]

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Update: Issue resolved, We Energies: Power outage affects more than 3k residents in Racine County

Update: The outages that occurred due to this incident have been resolved as of July 8. There are currently 3,236 people within the Racine County area without power due to an incident. We Energies serves over 14,000 people in the Village of Mount Pleasant, where the outage took place. The official cause of the power […]

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Ashley Capital starts renovation on MP building; constructing 2 more

STURTEVANT and MOUNT PLEASANT – Ashley Capital has started the renovation of Building IV in Enterprise Business Park here. The 438,000-square-foot structure, completed in early 2020, was most recently occupied by Amazon as a last-mile distribution facility. The development firm plans to restore Building IV to its original shell condition and have it ready for […]

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New polling location for some Village of Mount Pleasant residents begins Aug. 9

MOUNT PLEASANT – Residents in Wards 9, 13, 14, and 24 of the Village of Mount Pleasant will have a new polling location starting Aug. 9. The new location, which will be ready to welcome voters for the upcoming Wisconsin Partisan Primary, is Racine Bible Church, 12505 Spring St., in Sturtevant. This is located between […]

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Campus Park: Phase 2 of construction begins now in Mount Pleasant

Campus Park, Mount Pleasant – The Village of Mount Pleasant announced today that phase 2 of the construction at Campus Park has officially begun. Campus Park is located at 8500 Campus Drive. The 38 acres of space is adjacent to the Village of Mount Pleasant’s Village Hall. The green space is slowly but surely transitioning […]

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Once vowed to be ‘Eighth Wonder of the World,’ Foxconn survives as a spec development

Hoping to build a political legacy, President Donald J. Trump mused in 2018 that the expansive Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park in Mount Pleasant would be the “Eighth Wonder of the World.” The first phase of the project — while still a substantive investment for the area — is slightly more than one-third of […]

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Mount Pleasant PD Announces Speeding Crackdown

MOUNT PLEASANT – Drivers will want to keep a close eye on the speedometer, particularly along main roadways here. The Mount Pleasant Police Department (MPPD) announced Friday that it has created a traffic unit specifically to enforce speed limits along with other traffic violations. “The Mount Pleasant Police Department takes traffic-related complaints seriously, and is […]

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HSA Commercial Real Estate Leases Mt.Pleasant Building to Medical Device Company

MOUNT PLEASANT – Chicago-based HSA Commercial Real Estate has leased space in its Park 94 Building, 1570 International Park Drive, here to medical device and supply company Typenex Medical LLC. Typenex Medical signed a build-to-suit lease for 41,310 square feet. The firm is expected to occupy the space in March 2022, according to an HSA […]

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Nominations Now Open For Spring 2022 Election Seats

RACINE COUNTY – Wednesday (Dec. 1) is the first day that candidates for local office can circulate nomination papers for the Spring 2022 election, scheduled for April 5. Local government voters will elect board members, supervisors, alderpersons, trustees and judges. The deadline for filing nomination papers in most cases is Jan. 4, 2022. If necessary, […]