Union Grove

More signage to be added to high-speed area

By Rumasa Noor Correspondent After a discussion with the water, wastewater, stormwater, streets and parks commission in Union Grove, Martha Sheahan was able to convince the authorities to place traffic signs between Cardinal Lane and Pheasant Run at the meeting of August 17. Sheahan brought forward the issue to the […]

 
 

Annual ice cream ride set for Sunday

The annual Ice Cream Ride to benefit ALS will take place Sunday starting at 11 a.m. Registration is from 11 a.m. to noon at the Town of Burlington Town Hall, 32288 Bushnell Road, Burlington. The ride begins at noon. There are four different stops on the ride: Gus’s Drive-In, 3131 […]

 
 

Pilot injured in helicopter crash

A pilot who authorities believe was spraying crops was injured Aug. 7 when his helicopter crashed in a farm field in the Town of Dover. Racine County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a farm field just south of Highway 20 near Beaumont Avenue about 11:18 a.m., according to information released […]

 
 

Union Grove gearing up for a Super Saturday

By Maureen Vander Sanden Correspondent Organizers are in the final planning stages for the 19th annual Super Saturday, set for Sept. 12. Centered around Union Grove’s Village Square and along Main Street, the family-focused community event will again be packed with activities throughout the day, from an early-morning 5K run […]

 
 

Union Grove resident raises speeding issue

By Rumasa Noor Staff writer High speed limits in residential areas are often a matter of concern for many people, especially for parents of young children. In the July 28 meeting of the Police Commission of Union Grove, a parent and a resident of Union Grove, Martha Sheahan, raised concerns […]

 
 

Racine County Fair enjoys ‘great week’

Racine County Fair enjoys ‘great week’

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Just about everything that needed to go right pretty much went right at the Racine County Fair last week. As Scott Gunderson, the president of the Racine County Agriculture Society, put it, the only thing costing the fair record attendance was the forecast for storms Sunday […]

 
 

Pilot injured in helicopter crash

A pilot who authorities believe was spraying crops was injured late Friday morning when his helicopter crashed in a farm field in the Town of Dover. Racine County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a farm field just south of Highway 20 near Beaumont Avenue about 11:18 a.m., according to information […]

 
 

Addressing a shortage of substitutes

Yorkville School struggles to find qualified candidates By Rumasa Noor Staff Writer Some schools in southeastern Wisconsin have been struggling with a shortage of substitute teachers for the past few years. “At Yorkville School, we have always maintained a small but stable, quality pool of substitute teachers. There is a […]

 
 

Village Board debates sheriff’s contract

Some want more options for village police service By Rumasa Noor Staff Writer The Union Grove Village Board on Monday continued its discussion from the July 13 meeting about the sheriff’s contract for 2016. In the July 13 meeting, Trustee Chris Gallagher questioned why the village isn’t able to have […]

 
 

This One’s for Ewe: Your guide to the Racine County Fair

This One’s for Ewe: Your guide to the Racine County Fair

Lauran Winkler, a member of the Raymond 4-H Club, gets her Dutch-Holland Rabbit, Lopez, settled in his cage at the Racine County Fair on Tuesday, the day before the fair officially opened. The fair runs through Sunday at the fairgrounds in Union Grove. (Photo by Julie Rossman) The annual Racine […]

 
 
 
 
 

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