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Three dead in shooting at drag strip

Three dead in shooting at drag strip

Authorities still searching for suspect in what may have been a gang-related shooting By Jason Arndt Staff Writer What started as an evening of fun at the Great Lakes Dragaway took a tragic turn Sunday when a gunman shot and killed three people at point-blank range, Kenosha County Sheriff David […]


Village contemplates sale of public land

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A proposal to sell publicly owned land in Union Grove is on the table, though no formal action has taken place. The village Plan Commission on Aug. 7 met behind closed session for an agenda item pertaining to the sale of property at York Street and […]


Panel OKs street closure for pair of business-related events

  By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A Union Grove panel recently approved a request to close portions of 7th Avenue on Friday to accommodate a pair of business-related events. The village’s Water, Wastewater, Storm Water, Streets and Parks Committee authorized the request, which affects Seventh Avenue, east of Main Street. The […]


County fair shines under fair skies

County fair shines under fair skies

By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Ideal weather made the Racine County Fair the place to be last weekend as nearly 90,000 people crossed through the gates during the event’s five-day run at the fairgrounds in Union Grove. “We had a great fair,” said fair board President Scott Gunderson. “How […]


Fair praise

Fair praise

Rachel Ipavec, 12, a Racine County 4-H Horse Project member, stops to praise a pony during an exercise session at the Racine County Fairgrounds on Sunday. The fair’s five-day run last week attracted nearly 90,000 people. See this week’s editions of the Burlington Standard Press, Waterford Post and Westine Report […]


Village poised to fill vacancies

Board could name new administrator, trustee soon   By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The six sitting members on the Union Grove Village Board could soon select a candidate for a village administrator position. It also could appoint a resident to fill a vacancy on the Village Board in the near future. […]


Woman flees from police after taking scrap metal

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for July 20 for a Kenosha woman charged with stealing scrap metal then fleeing from police in the Town of Yorkville. Jennifer L. Bixby, 41, was charged July 10 in Racine County Circuit Court with second-degree recklessly endangering safety and misdemeanor theft as a party […]


Union Grove officials looking to have welcoming presence

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Union Grove officials would like to throw the welcome mat out a bit more prominently in one area of the village. At last week’s Village Board meeting, municipal staffers and members of the elected body continued to discuss placing additional “welcome” signs in strategic areas of […]


Mounted patrol brought in to search for Kansasville woman

Mounted patrol brought in to search for Kansasville woman

Nearly three weeks after a Kansasville woman went missing, police continue to look for her – now bringing in mounted patrol from Milwaukee to help in the search. On Tuesday, the Racine County Sheriff’s Office and members of the Milwaukee Police Department’s mounted united continued to search for Lynn M. Richard, […]


Union Grove panel looks to bolster downtown commercial corridor

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Union Grove officials could soon mine the resources and expertise of a state organization as efforts to breathe new life into the village’s downtown corridor continue. Trustee Gordon Svendsen, who chairs the village’s Community Development Authority, discussed with fellow panelists a program designed to amplify the […]


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