Union Grove

Village’s new development district looks to generate interest

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After passing smoothly through a number of channels last year, the Village of Union Grove officially has a fifth tax-incremental financing district, or TID, on its books. Now comes a game of wait-and-see. “Everything (for TID No. 5) was approved late last year,” Village Clerk-Treasurer Jill […]


New year, new lights: LED project a go in village

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor After putting off the project for a year, the Village of Union Grove is set to see significant savings in the installation of new lights at the Village Hall and Department of Public Works building. Using grant money from the state, the village will install new […]


Library announces upcoming programs

Graham Public Library, 1215 Main St., offers the following programs. Adult programming Village Ink Writer’s Guild meets Mondays at 6:30 p.m. This group is an opportunity for creative writers to come together and support one another, to take risks and develop skills and confidence as writers. Open meetings are held […]


Manhunts, deaths mar 2015 in the area

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Each year, the world around us seems to change – sometimes in a heartbeat. In 2015, news came from all over the area. It came in various forms – both good and bad, happy and sad. And as 2015 winds to a close, Southern Lakes Newspapers […]


School Board spots up for grabs in spring

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent While the filing deadline and primary and general election dates are the same for the upcoming local spring election, there are also a number of variables at play for the school districts scattered throughout the Union Grove area. Across Wisconsin, the deadline for filing candidacy paperwork […]


Two men die in Dover crash

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor In what Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling called a “horrific scene,” two area men died Tuesday morning after a crash on Highway 75 in the Town of Dover. Jarett Heck, 20, of Salem, and Zachary Faulhaber, 22, of Kansasville, were pronounced dead at the scene, according […]


Update: Victims in fatal crash named

Update: Victims in fatal crash named

Two men, ages 20 and 22, died Tuesday morning after they were ejected from their vehicle during a crash on Highway 75 in the Town of Dover. On Wednesday morning Racine County Sheriff’s officials identified the victims as Jarrett Heck, 20, of Salem, and Zachary Faulhaber, 22, of Kansasville. Both […]


Stepping up to stock the pantry: Union Grove students extend food drive to ‘Stuff the Bus’

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Union Grove Union High School students decided to step a bit farther out of their comfort zone this fall to push their Stuff the Bus food drive to new levels. After collecting 1,000 pounds of food last year for the Racine County Food Bank, the Student […]


Obregon’s mother is released

By Jason Arndt STAFF WRITER While Andrew Obregon remains jailed on 32 criminal charges, his mother was placed on probation for a year last week for her role in helping the alleged murder suspect. Susan Obregon, 60, originally charged with two felony counts of harboring a felon and a misdemeanor […]


Local volleyball player earns NCAA reward

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor For two of the previous three years, Union Grove Union High School graduate Jo Wilks has had that painful “left out” feeling – her Furman University Paladins women’s volleyball team losing in the championship match of the Southern Conference tournament. So, when Furman, which is in […]


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