Union Grove

Intruder slashes man’s throat

Intruder slashes man’s throat

Complaint: He broke into Kansasville home with intent to kill A 28-year-old Kansasville man is facing attempted homicide charges after allegedly breaking into a Dover home with the intent of killing its occupants Saturday morning. Ronald E. Kaehne has been charged with two counts attempted first-degree intentional homicide, as well […]


Disorderly conduct charged in Dollar Store disruption

A psychological evaluation and competency hearing have been ordered for a Sturtevant man whom police report caused a disturbance inside and outside the Dollar General Store in Union Grove on Jan. 4. Joel T. Davis, 38, Sturtevant, is charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct. According to the criminal complaint filed Jan. […]


Fatal one-car crash in Yorkville

A driver died Jan. 10 following a one-vehicle accident that occurred about 10:27 p.m. in the 20000 block of Spring Street in the Town of Yorkville. Racine County Sheriff ceputies and members of Union Groove/Yorkville Fire and Rescue were dispatched to the scene, and found the unresponsive driver trapped in […]


Calling all farmers to Jan. 30 appreciation dinner

      Shepherds Ministries is holding its first annual Farmers Appreciation Dinner on Friday, Jan. 30, on the Shepherds Ministries campus, 1805 15th Ave., Union Grove. All Racine and Kenosha area farmers are invited to attend this free event. “We want to communicate to farmers that their work matters,” said Dr. […]


Ladwig’s departure brings changes in Racine County leadership

Ladwig’s departure brings changes in County leadership By Patricia Bogumil Editor By Patricia Bogumil Editor A domino-like effect on Racine County government follows the Dec. 30 resignation of Jim Ladwig as Racine County Executive. Ladwig announced in October that he would resign from his elected post to become the new […]


Several Union Grove-area contested races will be on the April 2015 ballot

By Patricia Bogumil Editor Several local races on the April 7,2015 Spring Election ballot include:      • Union Grove High School. Incumbent board member Paula Jasperson faces a challenge from Jeffrey Zeller.       • Town of Dover. Incumbent Town Board Chairman Tom Lembcke is challenged by Mario Lena and Mario […]


UGES 4K and Kindergarten registration set

The 2015-16 4K and Kindergarten registration for Union Grove Elementary School is Tuesday, Jan. 6; Wednesday, Jan. 7; and Thursday, Jan. 8, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the school main office, 1745 Milldrum St., Union Grove. 4K registration   • At registration you will have needed to complete the […]


Raymond church to host musical recital on Sunday

  Amy Beck, organist/pianist for Raymond Community Church, will perform a recital of “Songs of God’s Seasons” at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 4, at Raymond Community Church, 8217 W. Highway G, Franksville. The recital will feature Amy’s favorite musical selections, including duets with her mother, Carol Beckman; sisters, Stephanie James […]


Public health switch on track for Jan. 1 start – some service locations will change in 2015

By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer When Jan. 1 rolls around, most local communities will be served by a new public health provider. Central Racine County Health Department will slide into the hole left by the closing of Western Racine County Health, which has been providing public health services in the […]


Walworth man charged with child sexual assault – police say they met at the Racine County Fair

Joseph G. Deegan, 26, Walworth, is charged with second-degree sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl police say he met at the Racine County Fair in July 2014, a month after his release from prison for dealing drugs. According to the criminal complaint filed Nov. 26 in Racine Circuit Court: A […]


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