Union Grove

Four churches participating in joint Holy Week services

  Four churches in the greater Union Grove area will join together for ecumenical Holy Week services. On April 2, at 7 p.m., a Maundy Thursday service will be hosted by Yorkville United Methodist Church, 17645 Old Yorkville Road (just north of Highway 20). The service will include symbolic hand […]


Two vie for election to Union Grove Union High School board

By Patricia Bogumil Editor One position on the Union Grove Union High School Board of Education is contested for election on the April 7 spring election ballot. Voters will choose between incumbent Paula Craven-Jasperson, a lifelong resident who has served on the school board since 2010 and challenger Jeff Zeller, […]


Drainage district funding OKd by Raymond, mulled by U

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Members of the Union Grove Village Board and Raymond Town Board offered different viewpoints this week as they discussed their community’s relationship with the Yorkville/Raymond Farm Drainage District. Heads of the drainage district are requesting its three member municipalities collectively contribute $50,000 annually for the next […]


Fugitive manhunt paralyzes Union Grove area

  Suspect dies Monday after 24 hours on the run By Patricia Bogumil Editor A manhunt for a fugitive whom police described as armed and dangerous ended Monday afternoon in Mount Pleasant some 24 hours after it began – but it did not end peacefully. The manhunt conducted from late […]


Search for armed fugitive ends in his capture, death

Search for armed fugitive ends in his capture, death

The Racine County Sheriff’s Department reported shortly after 2:30 p.m. Monday that the search for Stantavious Armond Sillas, 20, ended in his apprehension. According to a release from the Sheriff’s Office, county investigators working with Racine Police K-9 units and Mount Pleasant police officers tracked  Sillas to where he was […]


County 4-H festival March 28 at Union Grove High School

More than 50 4-H members are participating in the 14th annual Racine County 4-H Communication and Performing Arts Festival on Saturday, March 28, 1-4 p.m., at the Union Grove High School Performance Center, 3433 S. Colony Avenue (Highway 45), Union Grove. The event is free to all families, friends and […]


Yorkville gain is East Troy’s loss

Amy Foszpanczyk hired as new principal By Patricia Bogumil Editor With words of praise, best wishes and definite reluctance, the East Troy School Board approved the resignation of Amy Foszpanczyk March 9 ­– an action eagerly anticipated by the Yorkville School Board of Education. At its March 12 meeting, the […]


Yorkville school registration set

Yorkville School’s 4- and 5-year-old 4K and kindergarten registration is March 31 and April 1. The 4- and 5-year-old kindergarten screening is from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., with 4K on March 31 and 5K on April 1. Children must be 4 and 5 years old on or before Sept. […]


Vos and Wanggaard set listening sessions

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, and Sen. Van Wanggaard, R-Racine, are holding joint listening sessions on Monday, March 23, in their Racine County districts. The sessions are an opportunity to hear from residents about the proposed 2015-17 biennial budget from Gov. Scott Walker. The schedule includes: • Burlington Council Chambers, […]


LeRoy Butler visits Union Grove Elementary

By Julie Rossman Correspondent The atmosphere was electric Feb. 24 as Green Bay Packers great LeRoy Butler addressed students and faculty at Union Grove Elementary School. It didn’t seem to matter that none of the children knew him when he played for the Packers. When he greeted the students with […]


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