Union Grove

High school fruit sale through today

ORDER NOW: The annual Florida’s Best Fruit and Nut fundraiser by the Union Grove Union High School Band is in progress. Fresh fruit and nuts shipped directly from Florida will arrive at the high school between Monday, Dec. 8 and Friday, Dec. 12. Visit http://tinyurl.com/ughsbandfruitsale for this year’s sales catalog, […]


UG Congregational UCC offers free community meal

A free community meal is Tuesday, Nov. 18, 5:30-6:30 p.m., at Union Grove Congregational UCC, 1106 11th Ave. Carryouts are available after 6 p.m. All are welcome. Details: 878-1690 or ugcongucc@sbcglobal.net.    


Celebrate local book launch Sunday at Country Rose

Authors Hilda and Emily Demuth will celebrate the launch of “Hattie’s War,” their latest historical novel, on Sunday, Nov. 9, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., at Country Rose Bakery and Café, 19319 Washington Ave., Union Grove (corner of highways 45 and 20). The public is invited to enjoy Civil War music […]


Boy Scouts holding food drive Saturday

The Union Grove Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts will be holding a food drive Saturday, Nov. 8, starting at 9 a.m..  The food drive will benefit the Union Grove Food Bank.  Bags or boxes of nonperishable food and toiletries should be left outside the door for the Scouts to pick […]


Help with energy services available

     Help for Racine County people seeking home energy assistance is available by appointment in Union Grove at Graham Library, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., on the second Tuesday of each month through March (Nov. 11, Dec. 9, Jan. 13, Feb. 10, March 10). Applicants must bring in their […]


Pumpkin chucking is a smashing success

By Patricia Bogumil Editor The routine for chucking pumpkins sounds easy after a few dozen times: soft swish, hard thwack, occasional clunky thunk, weird splat. Cheers! But getting to that fun spot takes hours of behind-the-scenes mechanical planning, re-designing and constant trial-by-error re-figuring. Teams at Saturday’s Pumpkin Chuckin’ Contest at […]


Tickets for Breakfast with Santa and Elves

Tickets go on sale Saturday, Nov. 8, for the annual Breakfast with Santa and Elves in Union Grove. The Saturday, Dec. 6, breakfast is sponsored by the Greater Union Grove Area Chamber of Commerce. Tickets will be sold at the Chamber office on the first floor of the Union Grove […]


Car rear-ends dump truck killing driver

A 21-year-old Kenosha County man died Thursday morning when the car he was driving rear-ended a dump truck in the Town of Raymond. The crash occurred shortly before 6:30 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 45 and 4-1/2 Mile Road, according to a press release issued by the Racine County […]


Trick or Treat!

Trick-or-treat times in the Union Grove area are Friday, Oct. 31: towns of Dover, Kansasville and Raymond, 6-8 p.m.; towns of Norway, Yorkville and Village of Union Grove, 5-7 p.m..


Patrons creeped out in haunted house

  By Patricia Bogumil Editor Patrons complained to the owner of a Halloween haunted house venue in Mount Pleasant that someone inside had groped and sexually assaulted them Oct. 19. Following investigation, Daniel Lee Rosmann, 51, of Kenosha, is charged with various misdemeanors, including disorderly conduct, lewd and lascivious behavior […]


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