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Last Home in Foxconn Site Could Be Sold

Last Home in Foxconn Site Could Be Sold

Mount Pleasant officials discuss buying property of holdout homeowners Kim and Jim Mahoney.

Mt. Pleasant Village Board Won’t Get Longer Terms

Mt. Pleasant Village Board Won’t Get Longer Terms

Faced with referendum, board drops proposal to increase board member term to three years.

Huge Foxconn Campus Remains A Puzzle

Huge Foxconn Campus Remains A Puzzle

Mt Pleasant officials trying to lure other manufacturers, may need state help to pay bondholders.

Mount Pleasant Seeks Company for Foxconn Site

Mount Pleasant Seeks Company for Foxconn Site

First project update in two years. Site remains largely vacant.

Mt Pleasant Attorney Pushed Board to Extend Term Lengths

Mt Pleasant Attorney Pushed Board to Extend Term Lengths

Watchdog group charges little public notice given, board faces referendum on issue.

As Foxconn Fails, Mt. Pleasant Board Extends Term Lengths

As Foxconn Fails, Mt. Pleasant Board Extends Term Lengths

Residents force referendum on whether board members should serve three, not two years.

Food-Coloring Business Will Lease Foxconn Building

Food-Coloring Business Will Lease Foxconn Building

Denmark-based company Oterra may hire 100 workers at largely empty Mount Pleasant campus.

Back in the News: Mount Pleasant Charged For Foxconn Water Shortfall
Back in the News

Mount Pleasant Charged For Foxconn Water Shortfall

Village paid more than $1 million for 2019 and 2020, but officials say this won't continue.

Final Lawsuit Over Foxconn Eminent Domain Settled

Final Lawsuit Over Foxconn Eminent Domain Settled

Village of Mount Pleasant used eminent domain to obtain land for the development.

Mount Pleasant Agrees to Settlement in Foxconn Lawsuit
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Mount Pleasant Agrees to Settlement in Foxconn Lawsuit

“They stole the land and knew they would lose in court.”

Questions About Foxconn Project Consultant’s $336,000 Pay

Questions About Foxconn Project Consultant’s $336,000 Pay

Mount Pleasant has paid consulting group $1.2 million, with no job description or exact work records.

New Book Bashes Foxconn Project

New Book Bashes Foxconn Project

‘Foxconned’ offers broad critique of big government economic development projects.

Officials Stand By Foxconn Project Despite Murky Future

Officials Stand By Foxconn Project Despite Murky Future

The manufacturer announced it would build electric cars in Ohio last week.

Village Clerk Threatens Indefinitely Confined Voters in Mt. Pleasant
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Village Clerk Threatens Indefinitely Confined Voters in Mt. Pleasant

“In defiance of state guidance, Village Clerk Stephanie Kohlhagen threatens voters with fines and jail in an astounding act of voter intimidation.”

Village Board Unanimously Votes to Blight Local Business for Foxconn
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Village Board Unanimously Votes to Blight Local Business for Foxconn

“With no discussion or public comment, the Mount Pleasant Village Board rams through action to blight the property of a local business in Foxconn Area One, after barricading entrance and charging owners with trespassing.”

Village Paid Foxconn Project Manager Nearly $1 Million

Village Paid Foxconn Project Manager Nearly $1 Million

Private contractor billed Mount Pleasant for $973,750 and has just gotten a raise.

Local Skepticism Grows On Foxconn’s Future

Local Skepticism Grows On Foxconn’s Future

Opinions in Racine County shifting as company’s plans keep changing.

Homeowners Near Foxconn Say They Were Misled

Homeowners Near Foxconn Say They Were Misled

Now their homes are gone for road widenings that never happened.

Podcast Shines Light on Mount Pleasant’s Rush to Win Foxconn Deal
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Podcast Shines Light on Mount Pleasant’s Rush to Win Foxconn Deal

“Village sacrificed due diligence and public input to claim once in a lifetime development.”

Village Improperly Wielded Eminent Domain Power
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Village Improperly Wielded Eminent Domain Power

“Village officials admit they had no jurisdiction over controlled access roads - took eminent domain actions against property owners for Foxconn development.”

Runoff At Foxconn Site Raises Concerns

Runoff At Foxconn Site Raises Concerns

Project director says rain event was unusual and problem was addressed the same day.

Village of Mount Pleasant to Certify Foxconn Redevelopment & Blight Resolution in Illegal Meeting
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Village of Mount Pleasant to Certify Foxconn Redevelopment & Blight Resolution in Illegal Meeting

“CDA lowers the bar from censorship to outright secrecy in attempt to avoid their own residents. Chairman Richardson should step down immediately.”

Mount Pleasant Village Officials Threaten and Censor Foxconn Area Residents
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Mount Pleasant Village Officials Threaten and Censor Foxconn Area Residents

“Village refuses to allow members of the public to speak about Foxconn redevelopment plan affecting their own properties.”