Union Grove

Shepherds plant sale set

Shepherds College greenhouse plant sale will be held during the month of May. On Fridays, the hours are noon to 5 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; and Memorial Day, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Make your selections from a variety of annuals, herbs and vegetables. Bring your own […]


Proposed assessment shift gets two thumbs down

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Municipal leaders in the Village of Union Grove and Town of Raymond are the latest to jump in and speak out against a proposal to shift assessment services from the local level to a countywide system. In his upcoming 2015-17 biennium budget, Gov. Scott Walker has […]


Westosha seniors welcome Union Grove

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent With the intent of offering a greater array of classes and services to older adults, Union Grove officials are exploring the possibility of strengthening the village’s partnership with the Westosha Senior Center organization. Westosha staffers have been meeting with members of the Union Grove Village Board […]


Boy, 10, dies from injuries suffered in ATV crash

By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer A 10-year-old Kansasville boy injured in an All Terrain Vehicle accident last week has died. Timothy Jorgenson, a fourth grader at Cooper Elementary School in Burlington, died April 2 – three days after the incident. Jorgensen had been taken by Flight for Life to Froedtert […]


The votes are in, but some April 7 election results are uncertain

By Patricia Bogumil Editor In elections, as in baseball games, it ain’t over ’til it’s over. Right now, it’s not clear exactly when the end results for a couple of local races will be. Unofficial results for two local contests in the April 7 spring election – one Village of […]


Tuesday, April 7, is spring election day

By Patricia Bogumil Editor Voters head to the polls Tuesday, April 7, to decide the outcome of local, county and state positions.      • Waterford Graded School Board. The WGSD Board election has garnered the most local and vocal interest, with three, three-year board positions open. A trio of self-proclaimed […]


Shepherds College instructor is 2015 special ed Teacher of the Year

     Shepherds College instructor, Erin Luchterhand, was recently honored as one of Exceptional Parent Magazine’s 2015 teachers of the year in the field of special education. The magazine, with a readership of more than 500,000, is the nation’s oldest and most respected monthly publication serving the special needs community. Luchterhand […]


Kash for Kidneys fundraiser set

North Cape School and its Student Council are joining together in a fundraising effort to honor first-grade teacher, Mrs. Jessica Harris. In November, Harris made a living kidney donation to her father, and after learning about this, the Student Council decided to assemble a school/community-wide fundraiser called Kash for Kidneys. […]


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, […]


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