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Racine County Welcomes FoxConn

At a ceremony at Mount Pleasant Village Hall, Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave, Mount Pleasant Village President Dave DeGroot and Foxconn representatives officially signed the  ...

Foxconn recruits workers for new plant in Mount Pleasant; “We want to make this our home”

One day after they revealed the future location of their massive plant, Foxconn officials on Thursday, October 5th were recruiting potential employees to work at the Mount Pleasant facility.  Foxconn officials are wasting no time filling the 13,000 jobs the company has promised to create at its new Wisconsin pla ... Read More

Foxconn chooses Mount Pleasant

STURTEVANT — Taiwanese technology company Foxconn plans to build its promised $10 billion manufacturing campus in the southwestern corner of Mount Pleasant, as was widely suspected, officials confirmed Wednesday.  ... Read More


UPDATE: The Common Council voted to refer this item to the Finance and Personnel Committee. ORIGINAL: The Common Council will consider giving the green light Wednesday night to create a river walk area along the Root River. ... Read More


A plan to redevelop the 134-acre parcel that includes Regency Mall, several of the out lot parcels,  Target and the High Ridge Center strip mall may move forward. At a meeting set for Tuesday night, the Common Council will consider approving a development agreement between the City of Racine and Hull Property Group, which owns Racine Mall LLC. The agreement includes forming a tax incremental finance (TIF) district 20 and a business improvement district. ... Read More

Merz to invest $3 million here, retain 165 jobs

Merz North America will plant deeper roots in Racine County with a $3 million consolidation and expansion that will retain 165 good-paying jobs and create up to 20 more. ... Read More

Great Lakes CCC lands $200K EPA grant

RACINE — The federal Environmental Protection Agency has chosen Racine-based Great Lakes Community Conservation Corps to receive a $200,000 environmental workforce development and job training grant. ... Read More

New Industrial Building Planned For Mount Pleasant

The Land and Lakes Development Co. plans to build a 308,000 square-foot speculative industrial building starting this summer in the Park 94 business park. Part of a 60-acre business park development, Illinois-based Land and Lakes will break ground on the second phase of the project. The recent sale of a 132,000-square-foot spec building to Zilber Property Group spurred on the second phase of the project. ... Read More
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