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Yorkville School evacuated over threat

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Yorkville District Administrator Dave Alexander admitted Tuesday afternoon it’d been a long day. Shortly after the bell had rung at Yorkville to start the day Tuesday, a teacher brought in a note to him that was found in a bathroom that mentioned both a gun and […]


Suspect has been hiding out in cornfields

Suspect has been hiding out in cornfields

Sheriff plans to saturate the area with officers until Obregon is captured By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff Writer Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth said Wednesday authorities plan to “saturate” the northwestern Kenosha County area with law enforcement officers in an effort to find and capture Andrew Obregon – a suspect in […]


Yorkville school evacuated over threat

Yorkville school evacuated over threat

Student, 14, in custody; school to reopen Wednesday A 14-year-old Yorkville Elementary School student was in Racine County juvenile detention Tuesday after allegedly leaving a threatening note in a school bathroom. Sheriff’s officials evacuated the school after learning at 8:40 a.m. Tuesday about the handwritten note, which made reference to […]


Manhunt continues in Kenosha area

Manhunt continues in Kenosha area

A search remains underway for a person of interest in a local homicide investigation. The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department said Sunday that they had linked two overnight robberies to Andrew Mario Obregon, a person of interest in the death of Tywon Anderson. Obregon is thought to be armed and dangerous. […]


Health Department: Success measured by what does not happen

By Maureen Vander Sanden Correspondent Officials recently got a glimpse at the work Central Racine County Health Department has been doing for the village over the present year. “Union Grove elected officials, staff and residents have been great partners in efforts to provide for a healthy, safe community,” said Health […]


Village approves conceptual plans for CTE expansion

By Maureen Vander Sanden Correspondent A growing Union Grove company recently got a nod from officials for a 37,650 square foot expansion on the west end of the village. Architect Ed Haydin, of Arc-Int Architecture, presented a conceptual plan during the Aug. 31 Plan Commission meeting for an addition onto […]


Crash in Yorkville sends two to hospital

Two people were transported to Wheaton Franciscan Hospital in Racine after a single-car crash Wednesday night. According to a press release from the Racine County Sheriff’s Department, the Racine County Communications Center received a 911 call at about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday night. The driver was traveling southbound on 67th Drive […]


Stabbing incident leads to charges against woman

A Yorkville woman who allegedly threatened to stab the father of her child Sept. 13 has been charged with several felonies in Racine County Circuit Court. Devin Marie Lincoln, 21, is charged with first degree reckless endangerment and battery with great bodily harm – both with domestic abuse, repeater and […]


Village Board appoints new recreation director

By Maureen Vander Sanden Correspondent The Village of Union Grove appointed a new Recreation Director at Monday’s Village Board meeting. Troy Anderson was recommended by the Recreation and Welfare Commission among four other applicants and approved anonymously by the Board for immediate hire. He replaces Kim Terpstra who resigned in […]


Garage fire

Several area emergency services responded to a garage fire in Yorkville early Friday morning, which resulted in no injuries. According to a press release from the Racine County Sheriff’s Department, deputies were dispatched at about 1:40 a.m. Friday. Raymond Fire and Rescue, Kansasville Fire and Rescue, Union Grove – Yorkville […]


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