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Reckless driving call finds drugs, 10-year-old child passenger in vehicle

RACINE COUNTY — A call reporting reckless driving in the Town of Norway on March 12 led to the arrest of a 39-year-old Racine man for two criminal charges. Steven M. Grant is charged with misdemeanor counts of operating while intoxicated with a minor child in the vehicle and possession of drug paraphernalia, which carry […]

Posted inKenosha Lens, Kenosha Schools, Local news, Schools

Gateway District, Campus Ambassadors named for 2023

Gateway Technical College has named its District and Campus Ambassadors for the 2023-24 school year. The District Ambassador serves as the student voice of Gateway Technical College to the Kenosha, Racine and Walworth County communities. They also attend public events for the college for speaking engagements. Students who are nominated for this honor display outstanding […]

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Beloit man with long criminal history arrested for retail theft; faces 24 years in prison

BURLINGTON — A 46-year-old Beloit man with a criminal history that dates back to 1996 now faces six new criminal charges after his arrest for retail theft on Dec. 9, in Burlington. Kevin Skilling is charged with four felony bail-jumping counts, along with misdemeanor counts of retail theft and obstructing an officer. Each of the […]

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Suspected drug overdose leads to Wind Lake man’s arrest on 4 criminal charges

WIND LAKE — A call for a suspected drug overdose earlier this week led to the arrest of a 31-year-old Wind Lake man on four criminal charges. Matthew S. Walkowski, 27901 Homestead Road, faces felony charges of possession of narcotic drugs as a repeat offender and possession of cocaine, along with misdemeanor counts of possession […]

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10 haunted houses, hayrides, and walking tours in Southeastern Wisconsin

Are you looking to get into the Halloween spirit? Visiting a haunted house, taking a hayride through a haunted forest or even doing a walking tour can be the answer. Get spooked and find thrills across Southeastern Wisconsin this September and October. Check out these 10 spots for an eerie and whirlwind adventure in Southeastern […]

Posted inBreaking, Kenosha Lens, Local news, Weather

UPDATE: Tornado Watch for Racine, Kenosha, Walworth Counties

RACINE/KENOSHA/WALWORTH – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Tornado Watch for Racine, Kenosha, and Walworth Counties. This alert was issued at 7:45 p.m. for southeastern Wisconsin. This weather alert remains in effect until 1 a.m. on June 15. Tornado Watch A Tornado Watch according to the NWS means that weather conditions are favorable […]

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National Weather Service Issues Winter Weather Advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory that is in effect until 6 p.m. CST for today, Jan. 5, 2022. The Winter Weather advisory affects Marquette, Green Lake, Fond du Lac, Sheboygan, Sauk, Columbia, Dodge, Washington, Ozaukee, Iowa, Dane, Jefferson, Waukesha, Milwaukee, Lafayette, Green, Rock, Walworth, Racine, Kenosha counties. It will also […]

Posted inEnvironment, Local news

Southeast Wisconsin Solar Group Buy Chooses Solar Vendor, Holds Informational Webinars for 2021 Group Buy Season

City of Racine – The Southeast Wisconsin Solar Group Buy (SWSGB) has selected Eagle Point Solar as its solar installer this year. Since 2010, Eagle Point Solar has been committed to the installation and deployment of solar photovoltaic systems throughout the Midwest. As the area’s largest installer with more than 1700 installations and 35 MW of […]

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WGTD Honored for its Coverage of Blake Shooting Case, Race Relations

The Wisconsin Broadcasters Association at its annual gala honored WGTD FM for its coverage of the shooting of Jacob Blake and the station’s programs on race relations and racial inequities. WGTD received a first place award in the medium market category for “Best Coverage of Civil Discourse and Social Change.” In addition, the 91.1 Players […]

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