Kenosha casino

Politics & Government
1:00 am
Mon January 26, 2015

Kenosha Left to Pick Up The Pieces in Wake of Casino Decision

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (at podium) spoke Friday following Gov. Walker's decision to reject a Kenosha casino
Credit Marti Mikkelson

Gov. Scott Walker sent shock waves through Kenosha late last week when he rejected a proposed $800 million tribal casino at Dairyland Greyhound Park.

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Regional
10:54 am
Fri January 23, 2015

Walker Rejects Menominee Plans for Tribal Casino in Kenosha

Supporters of the proposed Hard Rock casino in Kenosha say it would have created hundreds of jobs, and helped the Menominee tribe climb out of poverty
Credit Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin

Gov. Scott Walker has turned down the Menominee Nation's bid to develop a casino at the site of the former Kenosha greyhound track.

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Regional
12:49 pm
Tue January 20, 2015

New Edition Of 'Indian Nations of Wisconsin' Chronicles Progress

The second edition of Loew's book includes new material, maps, and photos covering the recent advances of Native communities in Wisconsin.
Credit onwisconsin.uwalumni.com

A decision by Governor Scott Walker is still pending as to the future of a proposed Menominee casino in the Kenosha area.

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Regional
1:00 am
Wed December 17, 2014

Hundreds Expected at Kenosha Casino Rally

An artist's rendition of the proposed Kenosha casino project

About 500 people are expected to attend a rally Wednesday night in Kenosha to support the construction of a tribal casino.

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Regional
1:00 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Ads Ramp Up As Casino Deadline Looms

An artist's rendition of the proposed Kenosha casino

Now that the November election is history, a different kind of campaign has begun – perhaps you’ve noticed the ads.

Gov. Scott Walker has until February to decide whether the Menominee tribe can build a huge casino gaming complex at the former Dairyland Greyhound Park. Efforts to sway public opinion are infiltrating the airwaves.

Walker laid out several criteria the Menominee must meet, in order for him to approve their casino plan. Those include that it would not increase the level of gaming in Wisconsin, and that all 11 tribes here agree to the development.

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Politics & Government
11:03 am
Thu August 28, 2014

Walker Says He'll Take His Time Making Kenosha Casino Decision

An artist's rendition of the proposed Hard Rock Cafe and casino complex in Kenosha
Credit WATG

Gov. Scott Walker said he won’t cave in to pressure, as southeastern Wisconsin leaders called on him to immediately approve a huge tribal casino.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Mon August 25, 2014

With Election Looming, Will Walker Approve Kenosha Casino?

Gov. Scott Walker has until February to decide whether Kenosha gets a huge tribal casino. But might he announce a decision sooner?

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Politics & Government
5:15 pm
Fri February 28, 2014

Gov. Walker Wants Until Feb. 2015 to Make Decision on Kenosha Casino

Gov. Walker is asking for 180 more days, to decide if the Menominee Tribe can develop a casino in Kenosha. He initially had until August 23, 2014.

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Politics & Government
10:05 am
Mon December 16, 2013

Experts: Walker's Caution Indicates Approaching Election Year

Gov. Scott Walker has been taking his time deciding whether to approve a Kenosha casino and whether to make it harder to strip schools of Indian mascots.

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Politics & Government
1:19 pm
Mon November 11, 2013

Walker Orders Talks on Potential Casino

Gov. Walker has directed his administration secretary to meet with tribal leaders about the possible development of a Hard Rock casino in Kenosha.

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