Union Grove

Man arrested for suspected sexual assault of girl, 15

A 52-year-old Town of Dover man is being held in the Racine County Jail on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl. The man, who is not named here pending formal charges, allegedly engaged in “inappropriate sexual activity” with the girl, according to a press release issued Friday by the […]


‘Inspired by Ryan’ Fair seeks artist donations

by Julie Rossman Correspondent The Fourth Annual Inspired by Ryan Arts Fair is coming to the Union Grove Elementary School gymnasium on Saturday, March 28. Event coordinators are currently looking for donations from local artists to be sold at the event, with all proceeds going to the MACC Fund (Midwest […]


Two candidates advance after Dover Town Chairman election vote

In the Feb. 17 Dover Town Chairman primary election, voters selected incumbent Thomas Lembcke (100 votes, 46 percent) and former supervisor Mario Denoto (83, 38 percent). Eliminated in Tuesday’s vote was resident Mario Lena (31, 14 percent). Lena ran a campaign promising to root out what he alleged to be […]


Shepherds College plans first-ever mission trip

  By Julie Rossman Correspondent Spring break in Jamaica commonly conjures up images of long sandy beaches, warm blue waters and lots of down time. But for a group of Shepherds College students, spring break in Jamaica will be lots of work – and they couldn’t be more excited. Shepherds […]


Three compete again for Dover board chairman

By Patricia Bogumil Editor Three candidates who vied two years ago for election as   Dover Town Board Chairman are vying against each other again. A Tuesday, Feb. 17, primary election will whittle down the field of three to the two top vote getters, who will then advance to the April […]


2015 Yorkville Youth Baseball/Softball Registration

     Yorkville Youth Baseball and Softball will be holding registration for the 2015 season on Thursday, Feb. 5 from 4-7 p.m.  and also on Saturday Feb. 7 from 10 a.m.-1: p.m. in the library at the Yorkville Elementary School, 18621 Washington Ave., Union Grove. These are co-ed programs open to youths ages 8-17. The boys […]


Hansen appointed as County Executive until April election

By Patricia Bogumil Editor The temporary assignment of Peter Hansen as Racine County Executive was made permanent Jan. 13 by County Board Chairman Russell Clark. In this case, “permanent” means mid-April, or after the April 7 spring election in which voters will select one of two candidates currently vying for […]


Growling man charged in rampage at group home

  Racine County Circuit Court officials have requested a competency hearing for a 30-year-old man who allegedly went on a rampage at a group home in the Town of Yorkville Jan. 18, head-butting a worker, breaking furniture and resisting arrest. At one point, according to the criminal complaint filed in […]


Waterford grad dies in crash in Dover – Slippery road seen as a contributing factor

  By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief A 21-year-old Waterford woman died Jan. 27 after the car she was driving slid into the path on an oncoming pickup truck on Highway 75 near Eagle Lake. Cassandra Pokorny, a 2012 graduate of Waterford Union High School, was taken to Aurora Memorial […]


Diva Quest competition is Saturday

The Riverport Chorus will host its ninth annual Diva Quest competition Saturday, Jan. 31, at 6 p.m. at Waterford Union High School. The annual scholarship event has 10 finalists, who will perform a solo and with the chorus. The first-place scholarship is $1,000, while second is $500 and third $250. […]


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