Union Grove

Gift opens eyes to color spectrum

Gift opens eyes to color spectrum

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Growing up, Tristian Castleman didn’t know what he wasn’t seeing. It took until the Virginia native got to Shepherds College in Union Grove to begin dealing with the fact he was color blind. A first-year student at the post-secondary school for people with intellectual disabilities, Castleman […]


Condo association request nixed by village

By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT A request to shift oversight of a roadway from a condominium owner’s association to the Village of Union Grove has been denied by a panel responsible for streets-related issues. The village’s Water, Wastewater, Storm Water, Streets and Parks Commission on April 18 voted against the request, […]


Panel backs long-range economic development

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A long-range plan looking into future economic development throughout Southeastern Wisconsin has received the backing of a Union Grove panel. The village Plan Commission on April 4 officially accepted Southeastern Wisconsin Region Commission’s five-year comprehensive economic development strategy plan. The document is closely intertwined with the […]


Deputy dog helps officer take a bite out of crime

One of the Racine County Sheriff’s Department dogs should be getting partial credit in an arrest on Saturday. Cody Nicoletti, 30, of Kansasville, remained in Racine County Jail Monday after he allegedly approached and then assaulted a deputy around 2:30 a.m. Saturday. Nicoletti was charged Monday in Racine County Circuit […]


Uncontested races put many into office

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor With so many area races without challengers Tuesday night, most school districts in the area and municipal races in Union Grove and Wind Point were without drama. The following people won seats in their respective races: Union Grove Village Board: Gordon Svendsen, Timothy Mallach, Michael Younglove. […]


Nielsen earns circuit court seat over Siefert

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Mark Nielsen in Branch 4 and Eugene Gasiorkiewicz in Branch 2 won seats on the Racine County Circuit Court Tuesday night. Gasiorkiewicz was running unopposed, but Nielsen was running against Joseph Siefert for the seat left open by John Jude – who announced his retirement last […]


Sheriff seeks help to ID suspect in thefts

Sheriff seeks help to ID suspect in thefts

The Racine County Sheriff’s Department on Tuesday afternoon released the following video of a suspect and a vehicle believed to be involved in the theft of money from coin boxes at the BP station in Kansasville. Anyone who recognizes the suspect or the vehicle is asked to call the Sheriff’s […]


High school student charged after threat

A Union Grove Union High School student was charged with a pair of felonies after allegedly making a threat against classmates last week. David J. Kopecky, 17, posted his bail March 24 – the same day of the incident. According to the press release from the Racine County Sheriff’s Department, […]


Raymond School honor roll

Second Trimester Grade 8: Riley P. Morrison, Mackenzie R. Geschke, Geneva L. Hebron, Kyleigh D. Ray, Brandon G. Krivsky, Xenia R. Montgomery, Meaghen R. Lehner, Autumn Kopac, Izabella Demarest, Gage N. Hanzel, Drayton B. Doberstein, Ethan T. Squires, Kathryn L. Risch, Madison L. Cerny, Colin P. Young, Hannah C. Owen, […]


Breaking news: threat made at Union Grove High School

Breaking news: threat made at Union Grove High School

Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling confirmed a threat was made at Union Grove Union High this morning. “At this point, there’s no information to verify that school students are in danger,” Schmaling said in a text about 2:30 p.m. Students remained at school for the day, while David J. Kopecky […]


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