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Mount Pleasant completes land deal with Microsoft for data center campus

MOUNT PLEASANT — Microsoft Corporation (Microsoft) has successfully concluded its $50 million land purchase of a 315-acre parcel in the Village of Mount Pleasant. The tech giant intends to establish a data center campus on the site. The Village of Mount Pleasant, Racine County, Racine County Economic Development Corporation (RCEDC), Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), […]

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$1 billion Microsoft data center agreement approved by Mount Pleasant Village Board

MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. — Microsoft Corp. has taken a significant step forward in its plans to build a 315-acre data center campus after the Mount Pleasant Village Board approved three agreements related to the development. Microsoft plans to develop a $1 billion data center campus on the property, which Foxconn Technology Group originally planned to make […]

Posted inKenosha Lens, Local news, Weather

Snow emergency declarations in Racine and Kenosha Counties for March 24-26

RACINE, KENOSHA — Multiple counties within Racine and Kenosha Counties have declared a snow emergency for their municipalities The following snow emergency restrictions are in effect: Municipality Time Parking restrictionsVillage of Mount PleasantMarch 24 from 9 p.m. to noon on March 26During the hours of the snow emergency, parking restrictions are in place to allow […]

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Travis Yanke: Village of Mount Pleasant Trustee #1 candidate

Racine County Eye asked candidates to fill out a questionnaire so that our readers could learn more about them. These are Travis Yanke’s answers for the Mount Pleasant election. Travis Yanke What position are you seeking?Village of Mount Pleasant Trustee #1 How long have you lived in Mount Pleasant?Since 2009 Age48 OccupationDirector of US Medical […]

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Eric T. Martinez: Village of Mount Pleasant Trustee #5 candidate

Racine County Eye asked candidates to fill out a questionnaire so that our readers could learn more about them. These are Eric T. Martinez’s answers for the Mount Pleasant election. Eric T. Martinez What position are you seeking?Village of Mount Pleasant Trustee #5 How long have you lived in Mount Pleasant?1.5 years Age59 OccupationSmall business […]

Posted inKenosha Lens, Kenosha Police and Fire, Local news, Police and fire

Kenosha man stopped for speeding, arrested on 17th traffic-related offense

MOUNT PLEASANT — A 35-year-old Kenosha man with a long history of driving after revocation – 16 previous times – added a 17th to his traffic record after his arrest for speeding on Friday in the Village of Mount Pleasant. Dean W. Burns remained in custody in the Racine County Jail on Monday on a […]

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Nancy Washburn: Village of Mount Pleasant Trustee #3 candidate

Racine County Eye asked candidates to fill out a questionnaire so that our readers could learn more about them. These are Nancy Washburn’s answers for the Mount Pleasant election. Nancy Washburn What position are you seeking?Village of Mount Pleasant Trustee #3 How long have you lived in Mount Pleasant?I have lived in Mount Pleasant for […]

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Kim Mahoney: Village of Mount Pleasant Trustee #3 candidate

Racine County Eye asked candidates to fill out a questionnaire so that our readers could learn more about them. These are Kim Mahoney’s answers for the Mount Pleasant election. Kim Mahoney What position are you seeking?Village of Mount Pleasant Trustee #3 How long have you lived in Mount Pleasant?6 years Age53 OccupationSenior Litigation and Legal […]

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Snow emergency declarations in Racine and Kenosha Counties for March 9

RACINE, KENOSHA — Multiple counties within Racine and Kenosha Counties have declared a snow emergency for their municipalities. The following snow emergency restrictions are in effect: Municipality Time Parking restrictionsCity of RacineMarch 9 from 6 p.m. to noon on March 10No parking is permitted during a snow emergency on either side of the city’s arterial […]

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Traffic stop for speeding turns into 3rd OWI charge for Kenosha man, facing 5 years

MOUNT PLEASANT — A traffic stop for speeding on March 5 in the Village of Mount Pleasant led to the third drunken driving charge against a 42-year-old Kenosha man. In addition to the speeding and drunken driving charge, Charles Young also faces four misdemeanor counts of bail jumping and one misdemeanor count of operating after […]

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Developing: Snow emergencies declared as blizzard of 2022 looms

SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN — Snow emergencies are currently being declared in Racine and Kenosha Counties. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas now that Southeast Wisconsin is bracing for its first blizzard of the new winter season. The City of Racine and the Village of Mount Pleasant have both declared snow emergencies ahead of the […]

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3rd annual Mount Pleasant tree lighting celebration features photos with Santa on Dec. 4

MOUNT PLEASANT — The third annual tree lighting celebration in the Village of Mount Pleasant will take place on Dec. 4, from 4 to 6 p.m., at Mount Pleasant Village Hall, 8811 Campus Drive. Tree lighting and more Village residents and other community members are welcome to join in for a night full of holiday […]

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Mount Pleasant rollover crash under investigation from Friday night

MOUNT PLEASANT — Village of Mount Pleasant Police are continuing to investigate a rollover crash late Friday night that left a 52-year-old Racine man with severe injuries. According to a press release issued Monday morning, police were dispatched to the 11000 block of Highway 20 at about 10:46 p.m., for a report of a vehicle […]

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K9 Officer Ares of Mount Pleasant Police Department dies

MOUNT PLEASANT — The Mount Pleasant Police Department K9 Unit announced on Monday, Oct. 10, 2022, the death of K9 Officer Ares. The Belgian Malinois served the Village of Mount Pleasant alongside Sgt. Eric Giese as team on the K9 Unit. Officer Ares began his career with the Village of Mount Pleasant Police Department in […]

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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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